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Spring Term A classes begin January 19th.
The deadline for registration is January 12th.
Download the class flyer here
9AM or 4PM – Pre-Employment
10AM – Culinary
11AM – Horticulture
1PM – Office Operations
2PM – Self Advocacy
3PM – Independent Living
In-person classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays at Illinois Central College (1 College Dr., East Peoria, IL 61615). Students taking in-person classes will be required to wear a mask and follow safety protocols.
For more information or to send in an application contact Kyle Kocher, Transition Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 309-689-3628.
Spring Term B classes begin March 21. Stay tuned for more details.
By the end of the 8-week course participants will learn how to job hunt using different methods, develop communication skills, learn the parts of an application and practice filling them out, interview basics and practice, safety in the workplace, hygiene, and dressing for work, social skills, criticism workshop, and includes completing a resume.
The purpose of this class is to prepare the student for the workforce with basic skills.
*Culinary, Horticulture & Technology classes will be referred to participate in this program after completion to focus on job development and possible placement upon graduation.
By the end of the 8-week course participants will learn basic gardening rules, safety, garden maintenance, planting/germination, harvesting, plant health and care, participate in a field trip, and spend a lot of time in the EP!C Harvest garden and greenhouse.
Some types of employment opportunities could be working in a greenhouse or nursery (watering, planting, maintaining the greenhouse).
By the end of the 8-week course participants will gain basic cooking skills, learn kitchen safety skills, nutrition information, food prep, learn to follow a recipe, learn to make grocery lists, and read labels. Participants will explore industry careers, participate in a field trip, and apply for their food handler’s permit.
Some types of employment opportunities could be working in a commercial kitchen setting (bussing tables, food prep, banquet type hosting positions).
By the end of the 8-week course participants will gain basic life skills for living on their own. Safety skills – including scams, strangers and disaster plans, kitchen safety skills, house cleaning, laundry skills, hygiene, lawn care, banking & budgeting, and dressing for success. This class meets at our Lyons Court location in Peoria and participants will earn a certificate after completion.
The purpose of this class is to prepare the student for living more independently with basic skills.
Please notify us of any cancellations at least one week in advance.
If a class does not have at least 3 students registered with payment received at least one business day before the start of class the class will be canceled and refunds will be given
No refunds will be given after class has begun.
Student Application can be found here. Please complete then proceed to finish the registration below.