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October Chamber Network Luncheon

"WorkAbility 1 Program"

Please join the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce at our October Chamber Network Luncheon, Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 12:00 p.m. at Big Papa's Steakhouse & Saloon, 1001 W Tehachapi Blvd, C200.

Our guest speaker will be Our guest speaker will be Brittany McCalman, WorkAbility Director for Tehachapi Unified School District. Mrs. McCalman will be discussing the WorkAbility 1 Program.

WorkAbility I is a training program for special education students ages 12-22. It is designed to promote career awareness and exploration while students complete their secondary education program.

WorkAbility I provides students with opportunities for job shadowing, paid and non-paid work experience, and ongoing support and guidance from vocational personnel. WorkAbility I is administered by the California Department of Education, Special Education Department.

The mission of WorkAbility I (WAI) is to promote the involvement of key stakeholders, including students, families, educators, employers, and other agencies in planning and implementing an array of services that will culminate in successful student transition to employment, lifelong learning and quality adult life.

The cost is $15 for Chamber Members, $20 for Non-Chamber members, which includes lunch. Reservations are required. Please make your reservation by calling the Chamber at 661-822-4180. Reservation deadline is Friday, October 13, 2017.