Employment Readiness

The employment readiness training teaches skills, motivation and confidence to first-time job hunters as well as experienced employees who want to move to the next level.

Job ReadinessLiteracy for On-the-Job Success – One-to-one tutoring is designed to help improve job performance in the areas of reading, writing and math; skills that are utilized in employment-related activities such as reading instruction manuals, writing business proposals, recordkeeping, or math proficiency for certain trades. Group sessions can be custom-created for companies.

Resume Writing – One-to-one assistance is offered in preparing a winning resume!

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESL) – Work-related English is taught one-to-one or in small groups to help adults master skills for success in the American workforce. Preparation for the United States Citizenship exam is also offered. Group classes can be tailored to a company’s needs.

Computer Skills Training – Instruction is offered for popular programs such as Word, Excel or Photoshop to meet individual interests or on-the-job needs.

Adult LearnerSummer Work and Learn – For youth ages 16-21, develops important job skills through work as part of a team creating food gardens, improving community gardens, and working at local Farmers’ Markets. Learn more about this exciting program…

Work Readiness – Students acquire knowledge of the working world, building basic math, reading and writing skills within a work-related context. Career planning is also offered utilizing the Career Ready 101 curriculum and the Work Keys assessments.

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What We Hear:

“[The student] has made significant gains in reading. Her MAP reading score in September was 156 and on the first percentile. We have just finished our spring testing and she is now on the 45th percentile with a score of 188. She is now performing at grade level. All around, she is much happier and confident. Her parents and I can see a big difference in attitude.”
— Teacher, Grade 2, Bennington, VT.

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