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Whitnall School District Vocational Skills


Whitnall School District Vocational Skills

Vocational Skills are job-related skills and concepts needed to obtain and maintain employment. One of the primary goals of special education is to prepare students with disabilities for life after secondary education. Vocational skills include any skills that facilitate the successful transition to meaningful employment.

Members: 17
Latest Activity: Feb 22, 2017

Punch-In Employment Course

Module 1

Module 1 Discover Yourself – This module is designed for those who are beginning to prepare for a job search. It will give you the tools to examine your strengths in any potential job and explore careers options.

Module 2

Module 2 Getting Prepared – This module offers the foundational steps to develop your work readiness skills, such as work ethic and leadership. It also jumps into the critical steps of writing a good resume, cover letter and filling out an application.

Module 3

Find A Job  - The Find A Job module helps you set your job search in motion. A job search includes the way you find out, apply, and interview for employment. The module also has a special section on networking skills to locate employment opportunities.

Module 4

Know Your Rights (Module 4) – As a person with a disability, it is critical you understand your rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which is a civil rights law aimed at protecting you from discrimination. 

Module 5

Use Technology (Module 5) – This module is an introduction to Assistive Technology (AT). AT may be a critical component to being successful in your employment goals.

After the Course

Please complete the feedback form once you have completed the Punch-In course. Your feedback is very important! http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1902975/Punch-In-Course-Evaluation

After your course, stay active with Punch-In networking options, webinar and in-person events, blog posts, and employment articles.

Discussion Forum

Module 1 Discussion 14 Replies

Write or record a video on your career goals and aspirations.Continue

Started by Great Lakes ADA Center. Last reply by Adrienne Kleinman Feb 22, 2017.

Introduction Discussion 18 Replies

Write or record a video introducing yourself and post it in this Discussion.Continue

Started by Great Lakes ADA Center. Last reply by Adrienne Kleinman Feb 14, 2017.

Module 2 Discussion

Post your resume. The moderator will provide feedback.Continue

Started by Great Lakes ADA Center Sep 1, 2016.

Module 3 Discussion

Google yourself, share what you find, including others with the same name, share what you find here.Continue

Started by Great Lakes ADA Center Sep 1, 2016.


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