Academic Core Classes
OPTIONS offers classes targeted at moving students to their next steps. These classes feature individualized instruction with opportunities for one-on-one assistance.
The core curricula offered through OPTIONS are designed to introduce students to a wide range of skills needed for either the College Transition track or the Certificate of Completion track. The first semester in OPTIONS is dedicated to helping the student transition, monitoring progress, and assessing competencies.
Small classes focus on implementing study skills and strategies, understanding the learning process, identifying student deficits and developing and implementing strategies. OPTIONS classes also focus on reading and comprehension, editing and revising of writing, building vocabulary and math calculations and applications. OPTIONS students also learn about basic computer software programs, exploring strategies for effectively completing class assignments, fiscal responsibility and self-advocacy.