The WTC academic department provides testing services for individuals with disabilities to help them discover their strengths and weaknesses in areas such as reading, math and writing skills or assess their readiness for college. WTC has many assessment tools that can be tailored to best meet each individual’s needs. The results of these assessments can help consumers and their DORS counselors realistically plan for training programs and employment.
Assessments can include:
The Pre-GED (General Education Development) group instruction program is a 13-week program for individuals with disabilities who require a high school diploma in order to pursue their employment goals but do not meet the academic requirements for the GED Program. Individuals, upon successful completion of the program, may be recommended as being ready for the GED program.
Pre-GED Program requirements:
The General Education Development (GED) group instruction program is a 13-week program for individuals with disabilities who require a high school diploma in order to pursue their employment goals. One-on-one instruction is also available for students for whom the group program is not appropriate due to accommodation needs. All GED students are expected to take the formal GED test upon completion.
GED Program requirements:
Self-paced individual instruction in subjects such as reading and math is available to all students enrolled in training programs at WTC. It’s also available to students who need to increase their academic skills before starting a training program.
Other academic instruction services include:
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The Vocational Rehabilitation program receives 78.7% of its funding through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. For Federal fiscal year 2019, the total amount of grant funds awarded were $47,197,460. The remaining 21.3% of the costs ($12,773,900) were funded by State appropriations.