Summer Employment Academy 2022-05-27T11:43:19+00:00

Summer Employment Academy

Registration for the 2022 DSAGR Summer Employment Academy is open (June 20 to July 14, Mon-Thur, 9-1pm)!

Register for the 2022 Summer Employment Academy

 

Check out the 2021 Summer Employment Academy Video!

Check out the 2019 Summer Employment Academy Video!

Check out the 2018 Summer Employment Academy Video!

Scholarships are available

A 4-week summer program 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 16-21 years. 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.

Kim Owens
DSAGR Education Director
kowens@dsagr.org

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