SPECIAL CAREER EDUCATION

SPECIAL CAREER EDUCATION

 
General Information
Description of ServiceServes students with disabilities from the component school districts. This program provides a self-contained learning environment with modifications as determined by the Committees on Special Education (i.e., 12-1-1 and 8-1-1). The Gary D. Bixhorn Technical Center, the Islip Career Center and Harry B. Ward Technical Center serve high school students who are 15.5 (15 years and 6 months) of age by September 1st until the age of 21. Special Career Education (SCE) creates opportunities for all students by providing them with the technical and academic skills needed to prepare for future employment and a successful path to college or other post-secondary programs. SCE provides technical training to prepare students for a successful career. The structured training gives students the tools needed to be successful in a job after high school and/or further post-secondary education. Each student is encouraged to explore various areas of study and to develop the essential skills to feel competent in entering today's competitive job market, while helping them to learn how to cope with their disabilities in the workplace. For more information or to arrange a tour, please feel free to contact us at (631) 244-1629 or email us at powertosucceed@esboces.org.
LocationSuffolk
Geographical AreaTown of Brookhaven, New York; Suffolk County, New York; Patchogue, New York
 
Client Information
Target PopulationDisabled - Developmentally
EligibilityStudents are recommended for enrollment in this program by the local school district Committee on Special Education.
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Leah Arnold
Contact's Position Director
Contact's Phone (631)244-4099
Contact's Email larnold@esboces.org
Physical Site Address 1 201 Sunrise Highway
Physical Site City, State, Zip Patchogue, NY 11772
Mailing Address 1 201 Sunrise Highway
Mailing City, State, Zip Patchogue, NY 11772
Main Phone (631)244-5900 Islip Career Center; (631)369-8100 Harry B. Ward Career and Technical Center; (631)286-6500 Gary D. Bixhorn Technical Center
Other Phone 631-369-8100
Fax (631)289-2529
Web Address www.esboces.org
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateJul19
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: EASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
Affiliated Program: SPECIAL CAREER EDUCATION
This Service: SPECIAL CAREER EDUCATION
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Developmental Disabilities (YF-1800)
Job Training Formats (ND-2000.3500)
Learning Disabilities (YF-4500)
Prevocational Training (ND-2000.6600)
Special Education (HH-8000)
Students With Disabilities (YG-8000.8000)
Technical/Trade Schools (HD-6000.9000)
Vocational Assessment (ND-2000.9000)
Vocational Education (HH-9000)