Transition to Work

Clelian Heights School provides Transition-to-Work classes for our students 14-21 years of age. It begins with pre-vocational training in our Transition-to Work classroom and incorporates job training on site as well as in the community. In these classes students explore:

  • A variety of jobs
  • Job skills instruction
  • Preparation for the application and interview process
  • Instruction in the use of job materials and equipment
  • Practice of appropriate work-related behaviors including interacting with co-workers, supervisors, and customers
  • Real world experience in a variety of different work environments


Our students assist many non-profits, service groups, and businesses in the area communities as part of the Transition-to-Work program. These partnerships include:


  • Churches of various faiths
  • Food Banks
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Nursing facilities
  • Offices
  • Pet Shelters
  • Public Libraries
  • Restaurants
  • Retail shops
  • Retreat Centers
  • Schools
  • Thrift Stores
  • Equestrian Boarding and Training Facility