Health, Human, and Public Services: Life-Centered Career Education Pathway

Pathway Summary: 

This pathway is for students focused on career readiness and postsecondary outcomes.  This pathway is for those students with Individualized Education Plans who are taught a modified curriculum and take the Alternate State Assessment.  The goal of this pathway program is to prepare students for independent living, competitive employment, or other postsecondary school programs while also focusing on math and English at a functional level.  In addition to work study opportunities, studies also participate in weekly Community Day sessions. 

 Pathway Courses:

  • Life Skills 1, 2, 3, and 4
  • Developmental Language Arts 1, 2, 3, and 4
  • Developmental Math 1, 2, 3,  and 4
  • Work Study

See Programs of Study and Career Pathways for Other Recommended Electives recommended for this pathway.


Recommended Clubs & Organizations:

  • Daily Knight
  • Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
  • WHS Theatre
  • Interact
  • Unified Sports
  • Unified Theatre
  • Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

Key Business and Industry Partners:

  • Aaron Manor
  • Luigi’s
  • Valley Shore YMCA
  • Julie’s Cup of Joe
  • Walgreens
  • Town of Westbrook Beach
  • Westbrook Summer Camp


Future Careers:

Waiter and Waitress, Banquet Server, Bus Person, Banquet Setup Person, Food preparation Worker, Line Cook, Cafeteria Worker, Baking Assistant, Restaurant Greeter, Nonfarm Animal Caretaker (Pet Sitter, Groomer, Dog Walker), Retail Grocery Worker, Landscaper, Housekeeper, Product Assembler, Janitorial Worker, Warehouse and Distribution Center Worker, Packager, Office Mail Delivery, Library Assistant, Stocker, Copy Shop Assistant, Floral Assistant