Functional Life Skills
Vocational programs focus on hands-on learning in a simulated work environment. This experience-based learning teaches skills needed to be successful in a job or career.
A variety of vocational programs exist at Slater Middle School. These programs focus on learning basic skills which leads to independence in the work place.
Students wash the cars for staff and parents at Slater. Students generalize socialization and money skills as they interact with individuals.
Students take coffee orders, prepare and deliver coffee to teacher and staff. Students follow multi-step instructions and again utilize their money and pragmatic skills.
Students lean and practice basic pedestrian skills such as walking safely on the sidewalk to planning and completing a trip via SR City Bus.
Throughout the Slater campus our students manage the recycling program.