Did you know that the College of Lake County offers a variety of classes to train adults with intellectual disabilities for entry-level employment? This innovative and growing program is called the Personal Success Program. These non-credit classes are offered in Career Exploration, Childcare, Food Service, Keyboarding and Pet Care. New classes have been added this year in Cashiering, Entrepreneurship and Computer Skills for the Workplace. (Watch TheNemoNews.com for more exciting news about the Entrepreneurship Program.) Tuition ranges from $350 to $425 per course.
CLC is hosting an Open House for those interested on Monday, August 12, 2013 from 6-8pm at the Vernon Hills Campus. There will be presentations and a chance to meet the instructors. Preregistration in encouraged. Last spring the Open House was standing room only.
Many of the classes are team-taught by a content area instructor and a special education instructor. These classes are targeted at adults with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities, but are open to the public. Prior to admission, students interview with the Program Director, Michael Garamoni, firstname.lastname@example.org or (847) 543-2994. Contact him for more information.