BEST

Business Expertise for Student Training and Transition (BEST) is a half-day, 10-month workplace immersion program at Dominican College for diploma-bound high school students attending Rockland BOCES. BEST provides intensive job, social and independent living skills training to students who are transitioning from high school, or going on to college, or competitive employment.

Academic Program Features:

  • Interns rotate among departmental assignments within Dominican College
  • Job development and placement are based on each intern’s interests, strengths and skills
  • Young adults graduate with job skills and experience

Social and Emotional Supports:

  • Support is given in the form of accommodations, adaptations and on-the-job coaching

Student Profile:

Diploma-bound high school juniors and seniors attending Rockland BOCES programs

Collaborations:

Dominican College and Rockland County Association for Learning Disabilities