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NEW Dietary Aide Program

Train to become a Dietary Aide in the growing and rewarding field of Nutrition Services!

This program will specifically prepare you to work in skilled nursing and assisted living facility kitchens

Check out the flyer for more details!

 




 

Strides: A Program for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 2:30pm (students may attend part-time)

Location: Castro Valley Adult & Career Education Campus
Workplace Skills and Functional Academics
This comprehensive program includes classes in independent living skills, Adult Basic Education (functional academics), community access, social and communication skills, work experience, and work readiness. Our goal is to help each student develop to his or her greatest potential, meet individual goals, and become as independent as possible. Students choose classes aligned with their goals from the following course offerings (may vary):

Life Skills and Functional Academics (ABE)

  • Functional Reading and Writing
  • Functional Math and Money
  • Consumer Education
  • Computer Skills for Social/Leisure
  • Advocacy/Leadership
  • Social/Communication Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Social Interaction & Relationships
  • English as a Second Language
  • American Sign Language
  • Meal Preparation (planning, shopping, cooking)
  • Health, Hygiene & Fitness
  • Personal Safety and First Aid
  • Current Events
  • Sewing/Mending
  • Newsletter Production
  • Time Management
 

Community Access Skills (ABE)

  • Community Awareness
  • Community/Street Safety
  • Using Public Transportation
  • Community Service
  • Social Skills in the Community

Workplace Skills (CTE)

  • Career Exploration
  • Volunteer Work Experience
  • Food Service Worker
  • Café/Snack Bar Worker
  • Landscaping/Grounds Maintenance
  • Gardening
  • Florist Worker
  • Custodian
  • Recycling
  • Vocational Sewing/Arts
  • Photography
  • Home Repair
  • Office Worker
  • Workplace Communication Skills

Eligibility: Must be 22 years of age, have a primary diagnosis of an intellectual disability, and have the ability to be independent on an adult school campus. A screening committee reviews each application to determine if the program can meet the staff support/educational needs of the applicant.

Tours are available by appointment. For more information, call (510) 886-1000.

 

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Baking in food preparation class
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Learning to use iPads
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Reading and writing in Functional Academics class

CVUSD is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination, intimidation, harassment and bullying based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Violations of this policy should be reported immediately to the site administrator(s) at District Schools. Inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of Student Services, 4400 Alma Avenue, Castro Valley CA 94546, 510-537-3000 x 1257