Career Placement

The Purpose of this course is to enable students with an Individualized Education Plan to apply career knowledge and skills necessary to identify career options, access community resources and apply work-related behaviors in a legal paid employment environment. The course will support the students' success on the job aimed at further progress toward achieving the student's post-school outcomes related to a career. 

Students can earn multiple credits in this course sequentially (over several years) or simultaneously (multiple credits in one year- depends on hours worked).

1 Credit=    5 or more hours per week (20 per/month)
2 Credits=  10 or more hours per week (40 per/month) 3 Credits=  15 or more hours per week (60 per/month)

If you or your student would benefit from this service, please contact your Career Placement Teacher.


Career Placement
Quick Guide to Career Placement

  • Students participate in paid work experience with appropriate supports
  • Transportation NOT provided by OCPS
  • Students monitored by an ESE teacher

Career Placement
Teacher Contact

Colette Kemmer
Oak Ridge, Cypress Creek,
Lake Nona, Freedom, Colonial

Cindy Jacobs
Olympia, Dr. Phillips,
West Orange, Windermere, Edgewater

Patreasa Haywood
Apopka, Wekiva, Jones,
Evans, Ocoee, Acceleration West

Danielle Rideout
University, East River,
Boone, Timber Creek, Winter Park

Kelly Cintron
District Employment Specialist