WACE SCHOLARSHIP SPONSOR - "THE BEST OF CO-OP"
There are one hundred and seventy five merit scholarships awarded to college-bound high school student applicants.
The cooperative education programs have many advantages:
Applications begin accepted now! Visit http://www.waceinc.org
Varies per university Goodwill Employment
ProjectBEST (Beyond Education for Secondary Transition) provides employment readiness training for high school youth with disabilities ages 16 to 21.
Presently enrolled in an academic program or high school
Age 16 to 21
Have a physical, cognitive, emotional or social disability
Have an IEP
Have independent toileting and feeding skills
An absence of severe, disruptive and/or violent behavior problems
Ability to learn in a small group environment without one-on-one supervision
The ability to maintain appropriate workplace behaviors
For more information, contact Michael Votovich:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgUniontown Hospital - Volunteer Opportunity
At Uniontown Hospital, volunteers are an essential part of enhancing the patient and visitor experience. When you become a volunteer, you will enjoy the many rewards such as meeting new people, learning new skills, feeling a sense of accomplishment and contributing to the health of the community.
Consider joining the volunteer services department. You can make a difference by:
Download an application at www.uniontownhospital.com
stop by the high school counseling office or the Information Desk in the main lobby at Uniontown Hospital. For more information, please contact volunteer Services at 724-430-5671. Future Road Builders
Future Road Builders is a virtual pre-apprenticeship program that introduces you to highway construction careers. After just minutes of playing, you can see what it might be like to work as a carpenter, cement mason, laborer, heavy equipment operator, pile driver or truck driver.
DISCOVER YOUR SKILLS
Videos, images and assessment questions give you a better understanding of the industry and uncover the skills you will need for a career in highway construction.
The program tracks your progress by simulating the hours it takes and the amount of money you could earn during an actual apprenticeship program.
AHEAD OF THE CURVE
When you're finished, you will receive an official certificate of completion and will be ready to apply for one of several Union apprenticeship programs.
VIRTUAL TOUR - GET STARTED!!
Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship & Training Program
Cement Masons Local #526
W. PA Laborers' Education and Training Trust Fund
W. PA Operating Engineers Joint Apprenticeship Program
724-668-2244 College In The Classroom
The college in the classroom enrollment program allows student to earn college credits while taking approved courses in high school. To earn college credit, the student must register through the counseling office at the high school, Once the course is completed, a transcript can be obtained through the College’s Registrar’s Office . It is the responsibility of the student to contact the post-secondary school in which they will attend to verify the credits will transfer. Please note that there are special fees attached to enrolling. The following institutions have agreements with the high school.
Mt. Aloysius College -Those courses currently offered through Mt. Aloysius include AP Calculus, AP Physics, Calculus, Honors Trig/Pre-Calculus and Trig/Pre-Calculus. Students must earn a final grade of a “C” or better as well as maintain a 3.0 GPA. To receive the credit. A refund will not be given if both requirements are not met.
Westmoreland County Community College - Those courses currently offered through WCCC include Accounting II, Advanced Accounting, Honors Trig/Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Psychology II, Spanish III, Spanish IV and AP Spanish.Dual Enrollment Programs
Dual enrollment programs allow students to take courses on a college campus if they have met the academic requirements and prerequisites. The courses that are offered through each college or university differ per semester. Penn State Fayette - The Eberly Campus
Penn State University offers an exciting opportunity for high school students to get an early start on their college degree! Students can take college courses at a 50% tuition reduction and earn Penn State credits! In order to be eligible to take classes at Penn State Fayette - The Eberly Campus, students must be a current high school sophomore or junior (2018-2019 school year), have an overall 3.0 GPA or higher and a proficient standardized test score (SAT, ACT, or PSAT, Keystone Exams are also acceptable).
New Applicants are required to supply the following:
After submitting a completed application, you will be notified by phone of the admission decision and given instructions for scheduling courses.