College Fast track

Syllabus – Course Title: Fastrack: Career/College/Life


Instructor: Mr. Mike Kontrelos – Rooms 213 & 214



  1. General Course Information

Course Title: Fastrack: Career/College/Life

Department: 18 – Special Education

School Level: High

Grade Level: 11, 12

Primary Credit Type: Elective; Course is for juniors and seniors only

Prerequisites: None

Duration: One semester

Credits per Duration: 5

Maximum Duration: 2 Semesters (one year)

Grading: Project-based grading with standard high school scoring


  1. Course Description & Content Learning Objectives:

This course will help students achieve their post-secondary goals using curriculum addressing career exploration and development, job readiness and post-secondary education. Through this course, students will prepare to transition to employment, post-secondary education or both. Students will also develop skills necessary for independence and community living including cooking. This will be accomplished through interactive activities, community based experiences such as job shadows and business tours, guest speakers and classroom activities. This course will also incorporate academic skills development using workplace skills curriculum.