College & Career Readiness Transitions

Start to explore or train for a new career while still improving your English or working toward your high school credential with College & Career Readiness (CCR) Transitions.

About to finish the program? Meet with the Student Coordinator of Transitions about what comes next in your college and career experience.

"Intro to ..." career exploration and prep classes

 

Learn more about these career pathways:

  • Business
  • Early education
  • Health care
  • Hospitality
  • IT (computers/information technology)
  • Medical terminology*
  • Skilled trades

*This class meets on a different schedule. Ask your advisor for details.

Want to learn more about a certain career pathway? "Intro to ..." classes are a great way to start.

These are elective classes you can take in the afternoon (1:15 - 2:30 p.m.) or evening (5 - 6:15 p.m.) while still taking your ESL, ABE or ASE foundational classes.

Integrated education and training

Once you know what career path you want to take, you can apply for integrated education and training (IET), which provides workforce training with English support.

IET provides you with the following opportunities:

  • Take a workforce training class
  • Earn industry-recognized credentials
  • Take an English class focused on the topic of your training program
  • Receive workplace readiness training including
    • Customer service
    • Resume writing
    • Interview skills
  • Participate in a job fair with local employers

IETs are available in the following career pathways:

  • Early childhood education
    • EDU 119
     
  • Health sciences
    • Central Sterile Processing
    • EKG Support Technician
    • Healthcare Billing and Coding
    • Massage Therapy
    • Nurse Aide
      • Personal Care Aide
      • BLS CPR
      • Nurse Aide
     
  • Hospitality
    • Basic Culinary and Restaurant Certification
    • Hotel and Restaurant Certification
  • Information technology
    • Technology Basics for Digital Literacy
      • MO 100
    • IT Support Technician
      • CompTIA Fundamentals
      • CompTIA A+ 220-1001 & 1002

  • Skilled trades
    • Facilities Maintenance Fundamentals
    • HVAC
    • Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician
    • Certified Pool Operator

  • Launch your own business
    • What you need to know to start your own business

After you complete the IET, you can continue taking your regular ESL/ABE/ASE classes.

Co-enrollment scholarship program

Co-enrollment is a scholarship program for select students to experience a college or certificate class while enrolled in CCR classes. Depending on the class, students may earn college credit or a certificate that can help them with their next steps after CCR graduation.

Email Susan DeGiralamo at [email protected] for more information and an application.

Co-enrollment opportunities

  • Business
  • Marketing
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Medical Terminology
  • College Transfer Success
  • And more

Requirements

  • Current CCR student
  • 80% attendance
  • ABE 4 or higher
  • Recommendation letter
  • Career goals align with courses offered

Transitioning to college and career

As you prepare to leave CCR, we have many support systems to help you get to your next step, whether that is college, certificate classes or a career.

We provide classes, workshops and virtual meetings where you will be able to do the following:

  • Connect with professionals to support you in career exploration and certificate pathways.
  • Hear from faculty regarding scholarship opportunities, financial aid and additional transitional supports  
  • Collaborate with faculty to complete important paperwork requirements
  • Network with potential employers and learn about future vocational opportunities
  • Connect with mentors, advisers and coaches that assist with orientation and course registrations
  • Develop skills and strategies useful for your next steps

For more information, email [email protected].