N e w F r e e d o m I n i t i a t i v e A w a r dH.C.C. VAST awardedU.S. Secretary of Labor’sNew Freedom Initiative Award“For it’s exemplaryand innovative effortsin furthering theemployment goals ofpersons with disabilities.”
Pictured at the Dept. of Labor in Washington, D.C.from left: Sue Moraska, Program ManagerJudy Embry and her daughter Nicole, a V.A.S.T. Academy graduateThen U.S. Secretary of Labor, Elaine Chao.Nicole is a full-time employee at Smith and Associates for morethan 10 years.N e w F r e e d o m I n i t i a t i v e A w a r d
U.S. Dept. of Education awarded HCC VASTa $2.5 million, 5 year grantto expand transition programs forstudents with intellectual disabilities.
Opportunities include:• Vocational Certificates• Pre-college “Bridge” Courses• Career Readiness Credentials• Internships And Employment Assistance
• Office Assistants• Data Entry• Filing and Clerical• Receptionist• Mail Center ClerksOffice Skills Training Certificate ProgramCustomized training in Office Occupations
Office Skills Training CertificateRequired Courses:TERM I• Business Writing• BusinessCommunications• Intermediate Word• PowerPointTERM II• Intro to Office Skills• Spreadsheet/Excel• Career ReadinessWork Keys• Job Preparation b s
productive internshipand employment opportunitiesAND MORE . . .
• MD Anderson Cancer Center• Texas Children Hospital• Shriners Hospital for Children• TIRR• The Center• The Rise School• Brookwood Community• Memorial Assistance Ministries• City of Houston AdaptiveRecreation Center• Deogi Dog Daycare Resort & Spa• Rodeo Warehouse for HLSR• Spring Branch ISD• Sailing Angels• Crowne Plaza Hotel• Hilton Americas• Thornwood Elementary• CAPS• Houston Arboretum• HCC Child Care Center• HCC Mail Distribution Center• HCC Central College AbilityServices OfficeEmployer Internship Partners
To Become an Employer Partner Call713-718-6832Or e-mail Steve KologinczakEmployment Services Directorsteven.email@example.com