Tutoring, Study Skills Training, Instruction, and Drop-Out Prevention
Services focus on providing academic support, helping a youth identify areas of academic concern, assisting with overcoming learning obstacles, and providing tools and resources to develop leaning strategies.
Alternative Secondary School Services/Drop-Out Recovery Services
Alternative secondary school services, such as basic education skills training, individualized academic instruction, and English as a Second Language training, are those that assist youth who have struggled in traditional secondary education.
Paid and Unpaid Work Experiences
Work experience provide youth with opportunities for career exploration and skill development.
Occupational Skills Training
An organized program of study that provides specific vocational skills that lead to proficiency in performing actual tasks and technical functions required by certain, occupational fields at entry, intermediate, or advanced levels that lead to recognized postsecondary credentials that align with in-demand industry sectors or occupations in the local area
Workforce Preparation and Specific Occupation Training
Reflects an integrated education and training model and describes who workforce preparation activities, basic academic skills, and hands-on occupational skills training are to be taught within the same time frame and connected to training in a specific occupation, occupational cluster, or career pathway.
Leadership Development Opportunities
Leadership development are opportunities that encourage responsibility, confidence, employability, self-determination, and other positive social behaviors
are services that enable an individual to participate in WIOA activities. These services enable an individual to participate in WIOA activities
A formal relationship between a youth participant and an adult mentor that includes structured activities where the mentor offers guidance, support, and encouragement to develop the competence and character of the mentee
Follow up services may include regular contact with a youth participant’s employer, including assistance in addressing work-related problems that arise
Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling
Comprehensive guidance and counseling provide individualized counseling to participants. This includes drug and alcohol abuse counseling, mental health counseling, and referral to partner programs, as appropriate.
Financial Literacy Education
Support the ability of participants to create budgets, initiate checking and savings accounts at banks, and make informed financial decisions
Entrepreneurial skills training provides the basics of starting and operating a small business.
Labor Market Information
Career awareness begins the process of developing knowledge of the variety of careers and occupations available, their skill requirements, working conditions and training prerequisites, and job opportunities across a wide range of industry sectors. The process in which youth choose an educational path and training or a job which fits their interests, skills and abilities can be described as career exploration. Career counseling or guidance provides advice and support in making decisions about what career paths to take. Career counseling services may include providing information about resume preparation, interview skills, potential opportunities for job shadowing, and the long-term benefits of postsecondary education and training (e.g., increased earning power and career mobility).
Post-Secondary Preparation and Transition Activities
Prepares ISY and OSY for advancement to postsecondary education after attaining a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent.