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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Summer Earn & Learn

Watauga encourages students with disabilities, aged 14-22 to participate in the Summer Earn and Learn Program. Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas is partnering with Texas Vocational Rehabilitation Services to place 217 students. Summer Earn and Learn is a statewide strategy that includes employability skills training and paid work experience for students with disabilities.  Last year, more than 1,500 students statewide (161 within WSNCT service area) participated in the Summer Earn and Learn and worked in positions as design graphics assistants, customer service representatives, peer counselors and others.

Eligible students include those with an individualized Education Plan or a 504 Plan. Student must be 14-22 years of age and must be less than 22 years of age as of September 1, 2017.

To participate in the program, please visit:

For additional information, contact the Texas Workforce Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor assigned to your school or call Rosla Hocker at (817) 436-4127.

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