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The WorkAbility I (WAI) grant programs provide comprehensive training in work, employment placement and follow-up for middle and high school students in special education who are making the transition from school to work, independent living and post-secondary education or training. The WAI program is funded and administered by the California Department of Education and offers special education students the opportunity to complete their secondary education while also obtaining marketable job skills for success in the modern labor market.

More information for students at Brea Olinda Unified School District and Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District (PDF)

Schools include: Brea Olinda High School, El Camino Real High School, El Dorado High School, Esperanza High School, La Entrada High Schoool, Parkview, Valencia High School, Venture Academy, Yorba Linda High School  

More information for students at Fullerton Joint Union High School District (PDF)

Schools include: Buena Park High School, Fullerton Union High School, La Vista High School, La Sierra Adult Transition Program, La Habra High School, Sonora High School, Sunny Hills High School, Troy High School


Employment First Activities Brochure (PDF)