EP!C Transition Services Program enables individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to transition into the next phase of their lives moving into adulthood. Programs range for ages 16+ and include Post Secondary, EP!C Skills, and EP!C Exploration. Through these offerings participants can expand upon life skills and employment skills that will assit them in reaching their full potential and the opportuntiy to achieve their personal best.
Participants can choose from several different areas of focus to study. These continuing education courses are held in partnership with Illinois Central College on their Peoria campus.
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EP!C Skills is an opportunity for area special education teachers to bring their classes to engage in various learning opportunities on a weekly basis. Over a twelve week period students will rotate through 4 week sessions of Art Education, Horticulture and Life Skills. For more information please contact Kyle Kocher, Transition Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 309-689-3800′
EP!C Explorations is a class for high school seniors up to the age of 22. This program will continue to engage students in learning independent and social skills outside of their typical high school environment as well as give students an opportunity to experience all areas of adult service programming through EP!C. This class is held from 8:30A – 1:30P on Tuesdays and Thursday.
School districts provide transportation and if your student has a 1:1 aide or has behavioral concerns, an aide must accompany your student to EP!C.
To inquire about this program please have the student’s teacher or counselor/case manager contact Rachel Grys-Doan, Senior Director of Employment Services at email@example.com or 309-689-3607
Partnering with local area high schools:
Dunlap Pathways Program
Washington High School Transition Program
Peoria Heights High School
Farmington Central High School
Pekin Community High School Life Skills
Morton Life Academy
Peoria District 150
Easterseals Learning Academy