Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: What is the Transition Partnership Project? (Besides being AWESOME!)A: The Transition Partnership Project (TPP) is a vocational educational program for students with mild learning disabilities. Students work closely with the Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) counselor to achieve vocational goals. Teamed with DOR, TPP promotes independent living and provides pre-employment and follow-up services for students who are making the transition from school to work, education, or training.
Q: What type of work experience information does the student receive?A: There are many things a student needs to learn that are best taught in the workplace. TPP matches students with employers for on-the-job training. The training wage is paid by the Santa Ana Unified School District and the Department of Rehabilitation. This provides students time to learn the job before an employer hires them.The TPP class is taught during a period at Godinez. In class, students learn about interviewing, writing resumes, how to interact with employees, the law, and many other useful items. Students have been placed to work in retail stores and child care. Students will receive 100 hours of paid work experience.
Q: What are the advantages to students?A: There are many advantages for students, including: job development and placement services, meaningful work experience at screened training sites, pre-employment skills taught in the classroom setting, job coaching services when necessary, referral to outside adult agencies, and follow-up services after graduation.
Last Modified on October 4, 2023