School to Work Alliance Program (SWAP)

Helping students find jobs!

School to Work Alliance Program (SWAP) is a Poudre School District transition program that helps youth with mild to moderate special needs find and keep a job. PSD partners with the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation to offer this free program. PSD SWAP earned a Certificate of Excellence from the State SWAP Team for exceeding 100% of their employment placement goals for the past three years.

SWAP serves youth who...

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  • Are 15-24 years old

  • Applicants of/or eligible for DVR

  • Have mild to moderate needs in employment

  • Live within the PSD school boundaries

  • Want to work and/or a desire to develop pre-employment skills

  • Have the capability to work independently


If you qualify, SWAP will help with:

  • Vocational guidance

  • Work based learning

  • Career exploration and development

  • Employment related instruction, resumes, cover letters, interviewing skills, applications

  • Post-secondary counseling

  • Self-advocacy

  • Job development, shadows, and placement

  • 1-year follow-up


Contact Information

SWAP - 1630 S. Stover

SWAP Coordinator
Sean Risatti | 970.490.3286

SWAP Specialist
Michelle Wright | 970.490.3287

SWAP Specialist
Chris Jobin | 970.490.3288

SWAP Specialist
Lorraine Snow | 970.490.3296