Pre-Employment Transition Services
Helping Montana’s students with disabilities get EDUCATED, CONNECTED and READY for life, work and independence!
What are Pre-Employment Transition Services?
Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) are activities that provide an early start at job exploration for students with disabilities ages 14-21 to assist with transitioning from school to postsecondary education or employment. Vocational Rehabilitation and Blind Services (VRBS) works with schools and other organizations across the state to deliver Pre-ETS services. Pre-ETS services focus on
- Job Exploration Counseling,
- Work-Based Learning Experiences,
- Counseling on Post-Secondary Programs,
- Workplace Readiness Training, and
- Instruction in Self-Advocacy.
How Can I Access Pre-ETS?
To apply, students may ask their teacher or family to help schedule an appointment with the VRBS Pre-ETS Specialist or the Vocational Rehabilitation Office that serves their area.
Montana VRBS supports special projects to support youth with their transition needs. Examples are the