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High School

Job Training Program

Program Highlights

Daily Job Skill-Related Lessons | Simulated Work Settings | Authentic Work Opportunities: School-Based and Community-Based | Service Projects and Community Outings

Program Description

The Job Training Program is a one year training program which requires a special recommendation from the student's school counselor.

The Job Training Program assists students in understanding their abilities, provides work opportunities that will help a student work to their individual potential, and helps students match their goals with realistic training programs, employment opportunities, and independent living options.
Students learn basic work skills such as following written or sample directions, staying on task, working with good speed and quality in order to meet deadlines, being on time and staying on schedule; and soft skills such as appropriate communication with co-workers, supervisors and employees from other departments.

Teacher Information

Megan Karhusz
High School

Job Training Program Instructor
Phone: (440) 774-1051 ext. 22224

Program of Study

Lab: 3 Credits
Related: 1 Credit
Basic English: 1 Credit
Elective: 1 Credit

Electives are subject to availability and will be scheduled through your counselor.  

Students working around a table
Students working on pamphlets
Male student pets cat as he volunteers at animal shelter                            
    Four female students get together for a smile as they work at GoodWill

Competency Profile

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Employment Resources

Strong partnerships between the JVS and business and industry help students gain work experience through work-based learning experiences, the JVS Summer Internship Program, and senior early job placement. The JVS is committed to helping successful graduates find employment in their career field. A detailed explanation of the student eligibility requirements for these experiences is included in the student handbook.

The JVS maintains an online job board to help connect students and alumni to local employment opportunities. The JVS website also hosts links to online resources for labor market data, as well as statewide and national career information.