Summer Employment Academy
Check out the 2018 Summer Employment Academy Video!
Check out the 2019 Summer Employment Academy Video!
A 4-week summer program (June 17 to July 11, 2019) in which high school students with Down syndrome have on-site career experiences along with in-class soft skills employment training. Eligibility – any student with Down syndrome age 16 years+ who are still in high school. Class are held Monday to Thursday for 4 weeks during the summer at the DSAGR office. Students are in-class two days per week and then on a job site two days per week. The student rotates through 4 different job sites for an individualized and well-rounded career exploration experience. While at the job site, they have the opportunity to practice the soft skills they are learning in class while working with a job coach. Class size is 8 students with Down syndrome.
DSAGR Education Director