Blue Ash Business Association is excited to partner with Sycamore Community Schools and their Work Study Program. This program was created to prepare students with disabilities for employment after high school graduation. BABA is always looking for new groups to partner with that share a common goal to “promote, enhance, and improve both the Blue Ash business environment and the community in general.” –BABA Mission Statement. This partnership will be a great opportunity to do just that.
BABA has been working with Ester Adams, Sycamore Community Schools Transition Coordinator, to learn more about the program and find out how they can get involved. To educate others about the program BABA has invited Ester and her team to the upcoming BABA After Hours Event on October 2nd, 2014, 4:30-6:30. The Location will be at The Rug Gallery, Kenwood Rd. Ester will speak briefly about the program and the benefits of having volunteer work study interns within a business. Ester and her team will stay for the entire event, so that anyone wanting more information can meet with them.
BABA encourages all to save the date and join them at their upcoming After Hours Event. It will be a great time, great information, and is FREE ADMISSION!!! If you have questions in regards to the event contact Chasta Postler atCpostler@cmcproperties.com.
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Below is a program description of the Sycamore Community Schools’ Work Study Program.
Work Study & Transition Program Description
The Work Study and Transition Program at Sycamore High School is designed to prepare students with disabilities for community based, competitive employment upon graduation. Our program assists students ages 15-21 in gaining both volunteer and paid work experience within their community.
About Work Study and the Transition Program:
Work Study permits students to:
Type of jobs / tasks we are looking for from businesses:
Business benefits of working with our programs:
The U.S. Department of Labor and Office of Disability Employment Policy have collected data that demonstrates a significant difference in employment between individuals with and without disabilities:
Department of Labor Statistics:
Sycamore Community Schools hopes to have a positive impact on these employment statistics by offering a variety of purposeful and strategic programs that transition students with disabilities into the adult workforce. We hope that your business can help us make a difference in the lives of our students by providing them with meaningful job experiences.
If you have any questions about our program and would like to learn how you can become involved, please contact Esther Adams.
Sycamore Community Schools
office: 513-686-1770 x 3184