WHAT THE CATS PROGRAM IS ABOUT:
The Center for Advanced Transition Skills is a partnership between the Los Angeles Unified School District and the Los Angeles College District. This work based learning program primarily serves students with mild to severe disabilities, ages 19-22. It seeks to provide students with a comprehensive transition program that helps them to develop skills in the areas of education, independent public travel, employment, and independent living skills. LAUSD personnel provide participating students with opportunities in personal and career development instruction and entry level work experiences that are assessment driven and based on the students’ dreams and plans for the future. These opportunities are both on campus and in the community, students also participate in community college classes as appropriate. The program makes it possible for students to develop focused career goals as they move towards further independence in an age appropriate environment. The two programs available through Miller CTC are L.A. Mission College and Pierce Community College.