Transitions Academy

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Transitions Academy

Our Transitions Academy provides adults with mild intellectual disabilities the opportunity to continue their education while preparing for the world of work or other appropriate post-secondary programs. This free two-year program increases math, reading, writing, technology, and soft skills while preparing students to explore career options and learn through real world experiences. Some modules taught in this program include horticulture, government, health programs, child care, carpentry, and food preparation/safety.

The Transitions Academy is offered through our College & Career Readiness department.

Who can enroll?

Individuals with mild intellectual disabilities who desire workforce preparation or want to further post-secondary educational goals may enroll in this program. All students must be at least 18 years old.

What is the cost?

The Transitions Academy is free of charge, and most materials are included.

When are classes offered?

Fall & Spring Semesters
Monday - Thursday
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

9 a.m.  - 2:30 p.m.

Summer Semesters
Monday - Thursday
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Students have a 30-minute lunch break each day.

Where are classes offered?

Classes are offered on our New Bern campus in Perdue Hall, Room 152 and the Business Information and Technology building, Room 111.

How do I register?

Prospective students must contact the Director of College & Career Readiness at 638-4755 or visit the College & Career Readiness office in Ward Hall, Suite 119 to receive an application for completion. Applicants will be given a scheduled assessment and interview for admittance into the program. Space is limited.


Contact Information

College & Career Readiness
Ward Hall, Room 119
New Bern Campus

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