STRIDES: A Program for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
NOW ACCEPTING applications for 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
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)
Community Access Skills (ABE)
Workplace Skills (CTE)
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.
Baking in food preparation class
Learning to use iPads
Reading and writing in Functional Academics class