The Road to Success (RTS) Youth Program is a FREE educational and training program designed for out-of-school youth – ages 16 -24, located in the George Washington Carver Center (201 East Drain Street, Bunnell, FL 32210). The goal of the program is to give young individuals an opportunity to obtain a general education diploma (GED), which is accepted at all major colleges and military branches, become members of the workforce, and improve their quality of life.
*NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS*
Case Manager, Taahira Lee, at 386-437-7526 ext 1189 OR
Program Director, Brian Willard, at 386-437-8279
The enrollment process requires that the youth or parent sets an appointment for a pre-screen and the youth takes a TABE test, which provides information about the academic level of the individual.
- The testing takes about an hour.
- It is recommended that a tour of the facility be taken, as well.
- NOTE: TABE tests can be taken MONDAYS through FRIDAYS 8:30AM-1:00PM.
- If accepted into the program, the following documents are needed for enrollment: 1. Birth Certificate, 2. Social Security, 3. Driver’s/Permit License or State ID
Enrolled students receive:
- GED prep and remediation
- Job readiness training
- Functional life skills
- Job/Career coaching
- Graduation pictures
- Participation in a yearly graduation ceremony held at FPC Auditorium in conjunction with Flagler Technical College graduating students
- Opportunities for paid internship with our partner businesses
- Opportunities for CPR/1st Aid and/or Food Handler certifications
- Possibility of participation in student success class based upon entrepreneurship principles
- Classes are Monday – Friday, excluding holidays.
- They are two sessions each day:
Morning: 10:00am-10:45am, 15-minute break (cannot leave campus), 11:00am-11:45am
Afternoon: 12:00pm-12:45pm, 15-minute break (cannot leave campus), 1:00pm-1:45pm
- On Fridays, students take GED practice tests, online TABE tests, receive assistance with resume writing and job searching, and college or military admissions.
- Presentations from community partners are given during the week relating to life and job skills.
- Additional tutoring can be scheduled directly with teachers.
- Attendance and being on time to class are mandatory.
- There is no cell phone use in class.