Access limited to local school district:
Students attend/audit classes with students without disabilities:
Internships / Employment:
Types of disabilities are included in this program:
Accepts special diploma, or other non-standard diploma:
Students will be issued a college ID with access to all college events:
Certificate options available:
Students apply at their home high school via their teachers and ESE Specialists. The Employment Institute option is discussed one year prior to graduation during IEP meeting.
Indian River State College
(772) 429-4587 or
The Employment Institute is a partnership between the St. Lucie County Public Schools and Indian River State College. It is designed to give special diploma students who choose to remain in school a chance to learn the job skills needed for success in today's labor market. Students participate in intensified work related activities and skills development, learn how to navigate the transportation system, and attend courses taught by Indian River State College personnel.