• Transition Programs

     

  • BLAST

    Brevard Learners Achieving Successful Transition

    BLAST is designed to meet the needs of Exceptional Education students who are 18-22 years of age and have met all requirements for graduation and have deferred their diploma.  BLAST encompasses the four domains of transition: Independent Living, Vocational/Employment, Social/Personal, and Leisure/Recreation.  Click here for more information about BLAST.

     

    LEAP

    Learner Empowerment through Agency Partnerships

    LEAP is a community-based, nonpaid internship program (4 hours/day, up to 2 days/week) for young adults in the B.L.A.S.T. Program. Interns must have a desire to work within the community and gain competitive employment skills. There is an application and interview process required.  Interns work alongside a job coach with real world work experiences. Click here for more information about LEAP.

     

    Project SEARCH

    Project SEARCH is a collaborative partnership between Health First, Vocational Rehabilitation, and Brevard Public Schools.  Project SEARCH is a one-year nonpaid internship for students with disabilities, aged 18-22, who have deferred their high school diploma and are a client of Vocational Rehabilitation.  The program is designed for interns and families who are committed to competitive employment after one year.  Interns will participate in three work rotations throughout the year to explore a variety of career paths within the hospital setting.  Site locations include Cape Canaveral Hospital, Holmes Regional Hospital in Melbourne, and Viera Hospital. Applications are available during the second semester of each school year.  Click here for more information about Project SEARCH.

     

    Coordination to Community Programs

    Community and agency programs may be available for young adults aged 22 and over who have accepted their high school diploma.  These programs are designed for individuals who require daily services or additional support in living and work skills training. 

     For more information about Coordination to Community Programs, please visit the following resources:

    The Arc of Space Coast

    BAC

    Easterseals

  • Contact Information

    Terry Matson

    Resource Teacher
    Transition Services
    Matson.Terry@brevardschools.org
    (321) 633-1000 ext. 11549