Adult General Education (AGE):
Adult Education students and faculty at the 3 Technical Colleges and Community Schools were trained by a CTACE Adult Ed. Career Advisor to develop a Career Pathway Portfolio utilizing MyCareerShines/Kuder-Career Planning online tool. This platform is supported by the Florida Department of Education to assist adult education students in the selection of Career Pathways. This program explores post-secondary institutions and financial aid, employment opportunities, resume development.
Integrated English Language and Civics Education (IELCE)-Family Literacy:
The CTACE department is expanding the Family Literacy initiative by collaborating with Adult Education ESOL Parent/Guardians, Adult Ed teachers, Broward College professors and TEP Pre-service teachers to develop activities for families to engage in learning together. The Parent and Children Together Time (PACT) component of Family Literacy, will serve as the pillar to the CTACE Family Literacy Initiative. PACT will allow pre-service teachers from Broward College to develop lessons and activities to increase language proficiency and strengthen confidence in reading skills for adult language learners and their children.
Adults With Disabilities (AWD):
The AWD grant focuses on the development of workforce skills and independent living skills and is funded by the FLDOE-Department of Vocational Rehabilitation. This program is located at both Seagull School and Whispering Pines Center (with 8 satellite locations) and serves 375 adults with disabilities.
Grow Your Future:
This Florida Postsecondary Comprehensive Transition Program (FPCTP) granted by the University of Central Florida is successfully transitioning adult students with intellectual disabilities into the Culinary Arts program at McFatter Technical College. Students have the opportunity to earn the ServSafe industry certification, as well a local AgriScience certificate, Workforce Skills Certification System Certificate, and a Work Essentials Certificate. Florida legislation’s intent of FPCTP is to increase independent living, inclusive and experiential postsecondary education, and employment opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities through postsecondary education programs.
Out of School Youth (OSY):
OSY provides participants with positive adult advocates that assist and encourage each participant to enroll in a community school setting and to actively participate in a paid work experience while completing high school. CTACE enrolls out of school youth at 20 various Broward County Public School Community Sites to earn their General Education Diploma (GED) and transition into a positive post-secondary activity. (College, Technical Center, Military, Employment)