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Success story: Paul Smith

Success story: Paul Smith

Building a healthy work and life routine, with Paul Smith   What’s better than having a job you like? For Paul Smith, it’s having a job that fits his personality, his strengths, and his passion for staying fit. Smith, age 21, is in his final year as a transition...

Lizzie Alphonso

Lizzie Alphonso

Success Story: Staying in touch with Lizzie Affonso, A transition co-op alum keeps her relationships strong Can you imagine life after graduating from your transition program? How about ten years, or even twenty years after graduation? Do you wonder how all those...

More than a job fair:

More than a job fair:

The Southern Oregon Trade Career Expo Where might you find a marine, a bulldozer, a geologist, and a transition student all in the same place? If you were part of the Southern Oregon Trade Careers Expo, you’d have seen all those folks, and many more. The expo was held...

Beat the Bus Stop Blues!

CET bus rides  just got better for transition students. Navigating the bus routes in Central Oregon just got a whole lot easier, according to Ashley Mohni, strategic programs and partnerships coordinator for Cascades East Transit (CET), “Every bus in Bend is now...

HEP Celebration

HEP Celebration

The Central Oregon High School Equivalency Program (HEP) celebrated these four students as their first to complete the program and obtain their General Education Diploma (GED). HEP is an educational program sponsored by the federal government to help migrant students...

Success Story: Dulce Dunham

A summer opportunity leads to a new career interest When Dulce Dunham joined the Sisters Summer Work Experience, she knew she’d get to try several different kinds of jobs. What she didn’t know was that she’d find a new sense of purpose and a passion for helping...