Student Training & Employment Program (STEP)
FoundationCCC | Career Catalyst
FoundationCCC oversees the application, and contracting process, and distributes contract funds for the Solicitation for Proposal. It also serves as the official employer of record for all paid work experience through Career Catalyst. Grantees also have access to a network of peer grantees, support from DOR, and comprehensive training on Career Catalyst services and tools.
have engaged in paid work experiences.
13 workforce development boards
participating in providing students with work experiences.
Arlitha H. (Mother of Clarence H.)
“The key pieces of Clarence’s success in education, work, and life as a student with disabilities (SWD) is a combination of support from family, K-12 and Pathways programs, DOR STEPS work experience, vocational rehab, and community college courses…With his first paid work experience, Clarence not only had the opportunity to practice fiscal management of his STEPS earnings, but invested some of the earnings into a college textbook–a true investment in himself, his education, and his future.”