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 .
- 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
- 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
Questions regarding Cromwell High School Transition Program can be directed to:
Karen Ireland, Transition Facilitator at firstname.lastname@example.org