Transitions Learning Center, Wyoming

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Background

  • may, 2013, from the website

Transitions Learning Center offers a variety of core and elective classes as well as virtual classes through Wyoming e-Academy of Virtual Education and k12. Students can earn 0.5 Carnegie Unit of Credit for every 60 hours of successful participation. Attendance is essential in all Transitions classes.

Transitions core classroom curriculum meets the needs of students, by offering classes in math, history and language arts.

Elective programs are offered in Core Construction, ProStart and Work Experience.

Core Construction introduces high school students to various hands-on career possibilities in the construction industry. Students can earn 0.5 elective credit for every 60 hours of successful participation. An articulation agreement with Casper College affords students an opportunity to receive college credit.

ProStart is a Transitions program in Culunary Arts that introduces high school students to careers in the restaurant and food service industry. On-the-job training and experience, coupled with a dynamic and comprehensive curriculum designed by the National Restaurant Education Association, fuel the ProStart program. Students can earn 0.5 elective credit for every 60 hours of successful participation.

Work Experience class offers, resume writing, work ethics, team building, career exploration and planning for the future. Students can earn 0.5 elective credit for every 180 hours of approved work by attending short classes and working.

World of Work

Math teacher Dwight Burrows and construction teacher Rob Hill have combined their classes, creating a demonstrated use for the concepts that they’re teaching. They’re building a bridge between math and construction, and the students are doing better than ever.

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