Employability Skills Class consisting of two teachers and three female students and two male students.
Program for Employability Skills Class

Employ + Ability Class

The Employ + Ability Skills Class/Program's curriculum encompasses the following topics:

  • the exploration and development of a student's interests and aptitudes
  • the qualities of exceptional employees
  • activities related to making a good first impression
  • completing a quality job application
  • presenting their very best self in a job interview
  • budgeting exercises
  • critical thinking, effective communication, creative problem solving, cooperative effort, responsibility, goal establishment and leadership.

Additionally, the Employ + Ability Skills Class/Program makes weekly visits to local businesses to tour their facilities and conduct information-gathering interviews. On these visits, students learn first-hand what it is like to work in such a field and hear what employers are looking for and expect from their employees.