The vocational services offered at CCA engage and empower families by providing the information and training they need to develop and complete their dreams. Classes and training are provided through a variety of approaches and forums and include:
Intermediate computer classes
Job search support
Connect to Success
Individuals without high school diplomas are encouraged to participate in our General Education Development (GED) program. Students meet twice a week with the option of attending class during the day or evening. Classes prepare students to take and pass the state administered GED test. Upon receiving their GED, students are offered career assessments to aid in determining their next educational goal.
Classes are held:
Monday and Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.
Individuals who need to learn English or want to improve their skills are encouraged to participate in one of four levels of English as a Second Language class. Offered several different days and times to accommodate a variety of schedules, four classes are held each day and time based on level (Level 1, 2, 3, 4). Once referred to ESL, students will be assessed to determine which level is most appropriate. Upon graduation from our ESL program, students are encouraged to enroll in our GED program.
Classes are offered each week on:
Tuesday 9-10:45 a.m. and 5-6:30 p.m.
Thursday 9-10:45 a.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.
Friday 10-11:30 a.m.
Classes are offered:
Wednesday 6-7:30 p.m.
Monday 6-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday 7-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday 7-8:30 p.m.
Thursday 7-8:30 p.m.
Job Search Support Group
At this time, specific classes are taught to develop positive job search skills, share current job leads that have been generated by CCA staff or provided to CCA by specific companies. On occasion motivational speakers are scheduled along with job networking experts. Several companies have also attended this group and conducted on-site interviews and screenings.
Wednesday 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
For those needing improved skills in financial management and budgeting, this service provides one-on-one training with a financial expert volunteer. Schedule is flexible and determined by family and volunteer trainer.
Connect to Success
Through this program, designed to enrich and empower students in grades 9 through 12 and their parents, participants will learn the importance of developing and implementing a post high school plan.
For those individuals currently working in the warehouse industry who would like to qualify for of a higher wage position within their organization, CCA offers a forklift certification program. With this certification, individuals will be qualified to operate a forklift, providing the opportunity to make $10 to $12 per hour at an entry-level rate.