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Educational Opportunities

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  • Educational Support Services for Child Care Workers (14)
    HL * YO-1550.1400

    Educational Support Services for Child Care Workers

    HL * YO-1550.1400

    Programs within the formal education system at elementary, secondary or postsecondary levels, or offered by outside agencies, that provide non-instructional services which support the admission of students to an educational program, their health and living conditions while students, their extracurricular activities options, and their ability to choose an appropriate course of study and adjust to and remain in school through the completion of their high school diplomas or college/university degrees. Individuals who nurture and teach children of all ages in child care centers, nursery schools, preschools, public schools, family child care homes and before and after school programs. They play an important role in a child's development by caring for the child when parents are at work or away for other reasons. Some parents enroll their children in nursery schools or child care centers primarily to provide them with the opportunity to interact with other children. In addition to attending to children's basic needs, these workers organize activities that stimulate the children's physical, emotional, intellectual and social growth. They help children explore their interests, develop their talents and independence, build self-esteem and learn how to get along with others.
  • Educational Support Services for Education Administrators (17)
    HL * YO-2000.1800

    Educational Support Services for Education Administrators

    HL * YO-2000.1800

    Programs within the formal education system at elementary, secondary or postsecondary levels, or offered by outside agencies, that provide non-instructional services which support the admission of students to an educational program, their health and living conditions while students, their extracurricular activities options, and their ability to choose an appropriate course of study and adjust to and remain in school through the completion of their high school diplomas or college/university degrees. Individuals who provide instructional leadership as well as manage the day-to-day activities in schools, preschools, child care centers, colleges and universities. They may also direct the educational programs of businesses, correctional institutions, museums, and job training and community service organizations. Education administrators set educational standards and goals and establish the policies and procedures to carry them out. They also supervise managers, support staff, teachers, counselors, school librarians, coaches and others. They develop academic programs; monitor students' educational progress; train and motivate teachers and other staff; manage guidance and other student services; administer recordkeeping; prepare budgets; handle relations with parents, prospective and current students, employers and the community; and perform many other duties.
  • Educational Support Services for Students (28)
    HL * YG-8000

    Educational Support Services for Students

    HL * YG-8000

    Programs within the formal education system at elementary, secondary or postsecondary levels, or offered by outside agencies, that provide non-instructional services which support the admission of students to an educational program, their health and living conditions while students, their extracurricular activities options, and their ability to choose an appropriate course of study and adjust to and remain in school through the completion of their high school diplomas or college/university degrees. Individuals who are enrolled in classes or courses of study in schools, colleges or universities. Included are students in the formal education system (preschool through university and beyond) as well as adults who are receiving instruction in basic academic skills, supplementing their previous education or training or exploring new interests.
  • Higher Education Awareness/Support Programs (12)
    HL-2500.2900

    Higher Education Awareness/Support Programs

    HL-2500.2900

    Programs that encourage students, usually in middle school or high school, to consider higher education and to gain the skills necessary to be successful in the college, university or other postsecondary program of their choice. Services may include guidance from staff and mentors, academic preparation, SAT test preparation, college/university admissions and financial aid workshops, and visits to local colleges and universities.
  • Higher Education Bridge Programs (3)
    HL-2500.3000

    Higher Education Bridge Programs

    HL-2500.3000

    Programs that provide assistance and support for individuals entering college with the objective of improving retention and ensuring that they have an equal footing with other students. The programs are offered by community colleges, four year colleges and universities and other educational institutions; are often available during the summer; may target minority students, international students, non-English speaking students, first generation students, gifted students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, students with disabilities and other non-traditional groups; and may offer academic support (such as writing, mathematics and reading), provide information about study skills (such as time management, individual learning style, study strategies, and expectations for college work), include discussions of campus life and/or offer career counseling. Some programs focus on preparation within specific major fields of study (e.g., science or math), have a parent involvement component, provide opportunities for community service or introduce new students to potential mentors. Many institutions offer more than one bridge program, accommodating the unique needs of their student population.
  • Legal Services for Youth (20)
    FT * YB-9500

    Legal Services for Youth

    FT * YB-9500

    Programs that provide assistance in the form of advocacy, arbitration, class action litigation, legal counseling, legal representation, mediation, paralegal counseling, self-representation assistance and/or court watching which focus on a particular area of law. Individuals who are younger than age 18.
  • Private Special Day Schools (101)
    HH-8000.6000-650

    Private Special Day Schools

    HH-8000.6000-650

    Private preschools, elementary or secondary schools that provide educational services for exceptional learners who attend during a part of the day as distinguished from schools where students are boarded and lodged.
  • Recovery Schools (4)
    HH-6900

    Recovery Schools

    HH-6900

    High schools or colleges/universities that have academic programs or departments that are designed specifically for students who are recovering from dependency on alcohol or other drugs. Recovery schools offer an academic program, recovery assistance and post-treatment support but do not provide primary alcohol or drug abuse treatment services. Students must be sober and working on a program of recovery while in attendance, and receive credit towards a high school or college/university diploma. Upon completion of the program, assistance is generally available to make a transition to another high school, a college/university or a career.
  • Residential Special Schools (60)
    HH-8000.6000-700

    Residential Special Schools

    HH-8000.6000-700

    Educational institutions at elementary and secondary levels that provide special education services for children with disabilities who are in residence while enrolled in the instructional program.
  • Return to Education Support (104)
    HL-2500.7100

    Return to Education Support

    HL-2500.7100

    Programs that provide special support services for individuals, usually women or minorities, who are initiating or resuming a postsecondary course of study. Services usually include assistance with admission and registration procedures, financial aid, library materials, referral services, support groups and workshops which address a wide variety of topics including study skills.
  • School Based Integrated Services (28)
    PH-2360.8000

    School Based Integrated Services

    PH-2360.8000

    Programs, often offered directly by schools, that develop collaborative partnerships with public and private community agencies to meet the mental health, juvenile justice, social service and academic needs of school children whose struggles with multiple problems including poor physical or mental health, inadequate nutrition, substance abuse, family dysfunction or insufficient community support are affecting their educational performance. The purpose of these programs is to develop an integrated services delivery system through which existing resources are coordinated and made available to children and youth, their parents and family members at or near the school site.
  • Special Education Advocacy (28)
    FT-8000.8000

    Special Education Advocacy

    FT-8000.8000

    Programs that work to ensure that children and youth with disabilities receive a free, appropriate, public education often by providing assistance for parents who need support in seeking and obtaining needed early intervention, educational, medical or therapeutic services for their children.
  • Vocational Rehabilitation (68)
    ND-9000

    Vocational Rehabilitation

    ND-9000

    Programs that enable individuals with disabilities, people who abuse drugs or alcohol, or people who have emotional problems to obtain the training and employment experiences they need to achieve economic self-sufficiency. Services may include vocational evaluation, work adjustment, work experience, training in marketable skills and placement in competitive employment or a sheltered work environment.