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Continuing Education & Workforce Development

Arc Instructor leading a class.

Through real-world experiences, trainings, internships, and support, participants can pursue meaningful careers. 

Core curriculum integrates academic and workforce skills through classroom and site-based learning at The Arc and through partnerships with community colleges, area learning resources, and corporations. 

Pre-employment curriculum:

  • Employment exploration and job search
  • Career paths and certifications
  • Workplace immersion internships
  • Resume writing, interview skills, professional conduct/appearance
  • Learning styles and strategies for success
  • Work skills and workplace competency
  • Site- and community-based classes

Employer Site Visits

  • Volunteering and service learning
  • Functional academics and practice
  • Computer and mobile skills, internet and email safety
  • Professional communication skills development
  • Healthy relationships

For more information, please contact Steffany Dignum, Director of Business Development, at

Our impact this year has changed our community!

Thank you to our community and business partners!