Alternative Cooperative Education (ACE) is available at all PSD high schools. ACE provides work experience, related classroom instruction and vocational transition planning for high school students with special needs. Students develop personal and career skills preparing them to live and work independently as vital, contributing members of their community.
- Eligibility: this program is for students on an Individual Education Plan (IEP) who demonstrate a need for transition services. Speak with your case manager to inquire about the program, eligibility and enrollment.
- Services: classroom instruction and experiential learning opportunities to assist the student in developing personal and career skills. Can include: internships, paid work experience, mentoring and career tours.
ACE Supported Employment Introduction Video
ACE Supported Employment provides job coaches and other supports for students with significant challenges and transition needs as they develop vocational and related skills through job trials, internships, paid and unpaid work and other hands on community work experiences.