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Students Transitioning to Employability with Purpose. Build employability skills and explore several different career fields in this entry level transition high school program. Students will gain useful skills to help them succeed in the workforce and explore topics such as Agricultural/Animal Science, General Construction, and Production/Marketing. The program is designed to provide students with industry appropriate employability skills they can utilize in a wide range of career fields as they transition into the work force.

Course Topics

  • Problem-Solving Skills
  • Time and Resource Management
  • Experience Simulated Work Environments
  • Leadership and Collaborative Work Skills
  • Proper Use and Maintenance of Tools, Equipment, Supplies, and Facilities in a Professional Manner
  • Small Animal Care Techniques
  • Professional Communication Techniques for Workforce

Industry Recognized Credentials

  • First Aid/CPR
  • NCCER Core
  • Ducks Unlimited Ecology Conservation & Management Certification
  • 3M Head, Eye, and Face Protection
  • 3M Hearing and Nose Protection
  • 3M Respiratory Protection


Linda Daniel

Independent Living and STEP Instructor

Vanguard Tech Center

Brooke Scully

Educational Aide

Vanguard Tech Center

Career Opportunities

Entry Level

  • Food Industry
  • Lawn Care/Landscaping
  • Industry


  • Manager
  • Supervisor


  • Owner Operator
  • Manager/Supervisor