yO! Accelerated Career Education
The Accelerated Career Education (ACE) program is part of the A-Tech yO! program and is designed to meet the needs of young people aged 16-21 who are “out of school”. You might qualify if you are a school drop-out or even a high school graduate who is having difficulty finding or keeping a job. We can assist you in these and other areas:
- Intensive Education Track: Official Ohio High School Equivalency Diploma (GED) preparation
- Career Exploration
- Paid Work Experience
- Basic Education
- Occupational Skills Training
- Workplace Survival Skills
- Leadership Skills
- Supported Intensive Work Search
- Life Skills
- Support Services like transportation, child-care and counseling
- 12-month Follow-up Services
Want to see how we might be able to help you make a better future for yourself? Call 440-994-1234 or 1-800-935-0242 and ask for youthOPPORTUNITIES.
All participants in youthOPPORTUNITIES program must meet the eligibility requirements set forth in the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, as well as those defined by the Geauga, Ashtabula, Portage Partnership (GAPP) Inc. Workforce Policy Board. If you are interested in learning more about yO! and the ACE program, your first step is to either call 994-1234 (I- 800-935-0242) or stop in at 2247 Lake Avenue in Ashtabula. Located in the Job Source, the yO! offices can teach you more about yO! programs and help you to complete a yO! Application. The office is open between 8:OO a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for legal holidays.
Your application will be reviewed and, based on the information given, you will either be scheduled for an Eligibility Session or notified that, based on the information provided in the application, you are not eligible for services.
Once you receive final eligibility certification a yO! staff member will contact you to set up an individual conference so that your specific needs can be determined and a personalized plan can be laid out to meet your needs. From there, who knows what we can help you accomplish!
youthOPPORTUNITIES is a program of the A-Tech provided under a WIA contract with the Geauga, Ashtabula, Portage Partnership (GAPP) Inc. Job Source
2247 Lake Avenue
Ashtabula, OH 44004
(440) 994-1234 / 1-800-935-0242