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									                Cromwell High School Transition Program

The transition program at Cromwell High School provides students the opportunity to explore a variety
of careers and employment prospects in the community. This program helps students identify strengths,
interests and skills necessary to transition from school to work, postsecondary education and/or training.

The components of the transition program include the following:

      Career Assessments – students are given a variety of interest inventories to help them determine
       their career interest.

      Learning Style Inventory – students are given a learning style inventory so they have a better
       understanding of their personal learning strength.

      Job Shadow – students learn about a career by shadowing at professional area businesses


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      Internship – students participate in a job shadow internship at a community business for an
       extended period of time. The internship helps students develop career awareness and gives the
       students an opportunity to gain skills needed in the work environment.

      College Tours – students are provided the opportunity to visit local colleges, technical schools
       and training centers to help them identify appropriate postsecondary goals.




      Guest Speakers- speakers are invited to Cromwell High School to help students understand the
       various aspects of a specific career and the education that is required.

      Portfolios – students develop a portfolio of transition related activities. Some of the items
       included in the portfolio are career assessments, job shadows, transcripts, and resumes.




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Questions regarding Cromwell High School Transition Program can be directed to:
        Karen Ireland, Transition Facilitator  at kireland@cromwell.k12.ct.us

								
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