Education Leading to Employment and Career Training (ELECT)
Partnering LIU 12 Staff and Educators With Parenting Students for Successful Education and Career Opportunities
The Education Leading to Employment and Career Training (ELECT) program enables Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12 to help expectant and parenting mothers and fathers successfully achieve educational goals to earn a diploma or GED certificate, and provides services and resources for responsible parenting and child development and to effectively transition to employment or higher education.
ELECT Parenting Self-Referral Form
ELECT Program Celebrates the Holidays
What are the goals of the program?
To provide pregnant and parenting students the opportunity:
- To remain enrolled in school or educational program achieving diploma or GED.
- To continue academic coursework/credits.
- To receive specialized education in prenatal care/development, nutrition, parenting skills, career goals, infant care and child development.
- To receive support and connection with other services that help overcome barriers to successful parenting and graduation.
What services will the Student Parenting Program offer?
Prenatal and parenting education, graduation and post-graduation planning, case management, support services, assistance with applications for subsidized child care, collaborative programs with community agencies, and referrals to community services.
Who can participate?
Pregnant students and male or female parenting students who are residents of York, Adams County under the age of twenty-two, and are enrolled in a program leading to a high school diploma or GED. Students can enter the program any time during the school year or summer.
Is there a fee for this program?
There is no fee to participate in the program.
What are the student’s responsibilities?
To continue his/her academic program, regular attendance at school, and cooperative participation in the IU12 ELECT Program (meeting with his / her Case Manager on a regular basis at school or scheduled quarterly home visits and participating in education programs / presentations).
When and where does this program take place?
The ELECT Case Manager meet with the students at their school or GED location, at home, in a public place, i.e., restaurant, coffee shop, park, etc.