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Adults with Disabilities

Adults with Disabilities & Career Technical Education Apprenticeships

Building Trades & Construction/Mechanical Construction/Product Assembler

Prepare for employment in the assembly and packaging field. Train in sorting, wiring assembly and disassembly. Learn to use heat and L-bar sealers, shrink-wrap, blister pack, skin wrap equipment, and document shredding skills and equipment. Provides knowledge, training and practical experience for students requiring special adaptations to workplace skills to improve product assembly training. Students are paid based on piece-rate.

Course No Days Time Location Teacher
68100.019 M - F 8:00 am - 12:00 pm &
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Willow Center R. Palermo
68100.119 M - W 9:00 am - 12:30 pm &
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Delhaven Community Ctr. T. Seal

 

Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation/Custodial Building Maintenance

Prepare for employment in the custodial maintenance field. Become familiar with equipment and chemicals and learn basic skills on the job. Work experience training sites include: restaurants, offices, schools, motels, etc. Students are paid an hourly rate based on their productivity.

Course No Days Time Location Teacher
68200.019 M - F 8:00 am - 12:00 pm &
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Willow Center M. Roberts

 

Food Service & Hospitality/Fast Food Worker 

Learn general food and salad bar preparation, busing, dish washing, server skills, and cashiering. Learn bakery techniques used in restaurants, markets, and retail. Students are paid an hourly rate based on their productivity.

Course No Days Time Location Teacher
68300.019 M - F 8:00 am - 12:30 pm &
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Willow Center D. Fore

 

Agriculture & Natural Resources/Ornamental Horticulture/ Landscape Gardener - Nursery Manager

Learn landscape and gardening, working at residential and commercial sites. Train for employment in nursery and landscaping while using and maintaining modern equipment and mastering techniques used in the industry. Students are paid an hourly rate based on their productivity.

Course No Days Time Location Teacher
68400.019 M - F 8:00 am - 12:00 pm &
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Willow Center M. McIntyre

 

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Adult Based Education

Adult Basic Education: English Language Arts & Mathematics

Provides student with basic skills instruction in reading, communication, math and a better foundation for performing everyday living tasks.
Students register in the class.

Course No Days Time Location Teacher
10700.011 M - F 8:30 am - 12:00 pm  Willow Center P. Sill



Distance Learning

Course No Days Time Location Teacher
51000.012 TWTh 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm IRS Workshop P. Sill


 

Adult Basic Education: Life Skills & Functional Academics/ Life Skills & Workplace Skills Training

Learn educational foundation to manage personal care and hygiene as well provide an educational foundation, basic functional academic, and skills to participate in the workforce.

Course No Day Time Location Teacher
68110.214 Sat 8:00 am -
11:30 am
Delhaven Community Ctr. E. Benavidez

 

Registration Procedures
  • All students are referred via a Regional Center or the Department of Rehabilitation
  • A tour is scheduled and an interview.
  • Registration is processed with parent/care-provider input with student and an authorization from their Regional Center or Department of Rehabilitation representative.
  • Enrollment determined by counselor.

For further information

You may contact IRS at
(626) 934-2920.

 

Adults with disabilities undertaking food service tasks
Adults with disabilities undertaking building maintenance tasks

Congratulations

IRS counselor George Stransky was recognized at the San Gabriel Pomona Regional Center's Vendor Advisory Recognition Breakfast.

 

He was honored for over 30 years of service in the filed and was presented a certificate of appreciation for his work this year on the Advisory Committee.

 

He represents Adult Vocational Programs for the region and is beginning his second year of the three year post. 

 

Congratulations George!

Past IRS Celebrations

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Graduation 2013
 

Food Service Project
 

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Hawaiian Lei Day

IRS Valentine s Day Celebration
 

2013 Hat Day celebration
 

2013 Christmas Celebrations at IRS