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Ms. Carpenter from Simi Valley CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Pre-Vocational Skills for Students with Disabilities

My students need pre-vocational task sets to help them develop job skills.

  • $3,448 goal

This project expired on January 26, 2018.

This project expired on January 26, 2018.

My Students

My students have a variety of disabilities which impact their daily lives. Some have mobility issues while others struggle with cognitive skills, fine motor skills, and learning to navigate the social world. As a teacher of students with a wide range of needs, I see their hard work and dedication daily.

My students are bright, motivated learners who need support to learn how to access their world.

They want to succeed in everything they do and with a little help, I know they can do anything they put their minds to. I am sure that with access to tools that will help them explore and grow, they can do great things and show the world how amazing they all are.

My Project

My students are high schoolers on a functional skills curriculum. Part of their needs fall in the area of pre-vocational skills. My students need to learn basic sorting, bundling, and packaging, as well as how to use appropriate tools to complete various jobs. With the addition of these materials in our class, students will be able to finally access some skills they will need in order to be more successful and independent as adults.

Students with moderate/severe disabilities have limited options in the job field, but with greater focus on basic skills within the classroom, we hope to change that.

Students will have a broader base of skills to take with them into a post-secondary program and a greater understanding of how some of their basic classroom skills can one day apply to a career. My students work hard and are capable of so much more than most people realize. These materials would help them demonstrate to the world that they are, in fact, employable.

Ms. Carpenter
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pre-Vocational Skills Master Task Set • Hands-On Tasks Inc. $2,404.40 1 $2,404.40

Materials cost

$2,404.40

Vendor shipping charges

$240.25

State sales tax

$220.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$36.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,930.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$517.19

Total project goal

$3,447.91

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