“Innovation through Collaboration and Cooperation"
To change the course of history by being the catalyst in closing the employment gap between people with differing abilities.
To become nationally known and regionally based organization that redesigns, reinvents and fundamentally improves transition services in schools and the way individuals with special needs obtain and maintain their careers and employment.
Master Level Job Coaching
Our Career Consultants (Job Coaches) mostly hold certifications in Special Education, Guidance Counseling or Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling. We provide an intensive training and supervision for all CEO Career Consultants to ensure highest level of service. CEO’s job placement through ACCES-VR is rated 30% higher than our competitors in both Long Island region and statewide.
CEO’s Creative Curriculum
CEO has developed a comprehensive curriculum, entitled “Career Services for People in and Beyond Special Education.” Our comprehensive curriculum contains 17 units and over 160 individual lessons on career development topics ranging from filling out a job application to starting your own business. For our school programs, the curriculum is aligned with the New York State Career Development Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential, and each lesson contains handouts and assessments differentiated for learning ability. For our adult and ACCES-VR consumers, our Career Consultants have the option to select lessons that meet the individual needs of the job seeker. Our curriculum is regularly reviewed and edited with up-to-date, evidence-based practices, and is accessible to our career consultants 24/7 via our virtual system known as Transmetrics.
Connecting Curriculum to the World of Work
Our comprehensive curriculum, “Career Services for People in and Beyond Special Education,” is designed to prepare students and job seekers to be competitive in the world of work. The extensive curriculum provides instruction and practice beyond the technical elements of job seeking, such as applications, interviews, and resumes. While those concepts are important in obtaining a job, at CEO we believe it is essential that individuals also learn the skills to keep and maintain a job. Our curriculum includes lessons on good worker traits, such as, interacting with supervisors, getting along with coworkers, preparing for transportation to work, and managing job stress. It is CEO’s philosophy that that these soft skills and social skills, are equally as important as the technical skills of obtaining employment.
Successful and Satisfied Employees
Employee satisfaction is an important element within a business because it directly relates to the productivity of employees. Workers who experience high employee satisfaction are generally more productive. Our programs at CEO, provide supreme quality of service to our districts, students, clients and businesses to ensure employee success and satisfaction.