VAC Principal of Business, Transitional Specialist

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    VAC Principal of Business

    VAC Principal of Business class is offered at Clemens and Steele High Schools, as an elective that prepares students after completing on- the- job training for the purpose of future paid employment opportunities. Students will learn how to write a  resume', fill out on- line applications , develop social skills  in the workplace,  learn the importance of being successful as an employee, to include: job integration skills, community involvement and on-the-job coaching.


    VAC Principal of Business Class Schedule

    1st Period 8:40-9:30- Steele High School

    3rd Period 10:35-11:25- Clemens High School


    VAC Paid Employment and Volunteer Program Guidelines

    Our work based VAC program is for students who have a need for support services in finding a paid employment or volunteer job. Students attend "core classes" part of the day and work part time or volunteer at a place of employment where they can earn an income. Students are monitored by a job coach and are assessed for their job performance by the VAC Teacher.

    VAC Volunteer Employment Program Guidelines "new" 

    Students who participate and meet the requirements to become a VAC student may also volunteer at an agency which volunteers employees such as: An Animal Shelter, Food Banks and Goodwill.  Students can earn vocational work experience while receiving volunteer training. Students are monitored by a job coach and are assessed for their job performance by the Vocational Adjustment Coordinator.

    Transition Services

    Transition Services is a coordinated set of activities for students that is designed to be within a results orientated process that is focused on improving the academic and functional achievement of the student, which facilitates the student's movement from school to post school activities, to include: Post-secondary education, vocational education, integrated employment, continuing and adult education, adult services, independent living, or community participation. It is based on the individual student's needs, taking into account the student's strengths, preferences and interests and includes: instruction, related services, community experiences, development of employment and other post-school adult living objectives and if appropriate, acquisition of daily living skills and provision of a functional vocational assessment. [300.43 (a) (2)]

    Texas Transition and Employment Guide  (1).pdf

    For more Information, Please contact Kimberli Johnson

    at (210) 945-6542 or Email Me

    Mrs.  Johnson, VAC/ Transition Specialist 

    Mr. Olivo, VAC Job Coach

    Mrs. Hardaway, VAC Job Coach