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Project SEARCH

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Project SEARCH is a one-year transition program for students with disabilities who have met all academic requirements for graduation. Located at Kootenai Health, the program combines classroom instruction with school-year long unpaid internships.

During the school year, students:

  • Receive classroom instruction on employability and independent living skills
  • Participate in internship rotations in three departments
  • Work with a job coach and mentor to learn to perform tasks independently
  • Engage in Job Development activities
  • Graduate with skills needed to obtain a community job

The program is a joint collaboration between:

Kooteani Health

Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Coeur d’ Alene School District

Tesh

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