Special Education Programs

To get started in one of these programs, see your high school counselor or the PCC contact person listed below.

Tigard - Tualatin WISE Program

Student must live in Tigard/Tualatin school district. Adult transition program emphasizing independent living and basic work skills needed to meet student’s TTSD Individualized Education Program goals.

Academic Admission Standards
None; special education placement
Requires enrollment in high school?
No, enrollment is through the district transition school
Referral or Permission Required
School District IEP Team referral
Regular PCC classes or special program classes?
specific program
Other Restrictions
Must reside in Tigard-Tualatin School District and be between the ages of 18 and 21. School district IEP reporting.
Enrollment limit:
None
Financial obligation:
School district pays, except for some incidental fees
Contact
Alice Alleman: 503-431-5489

Community Transition Services

Program emphasizing independent living skills.

Academic Admission Standards
None; special education placement
Requires enrollment in high school?
No
Referral or Permission Required
High school special education case manager
Regular PCC classes or special program classes?
Specific program
Other Restrictions
Must reside in Hillsboro School District, be included in school district IEP reporting and be between the ages of 16 and 20
Enrollment limit:
None
Financial obligation:
School district pays, except for some incidental fees
Contact
David Reiter: 503-319-4415

Culinary Assistant Program

Program emphasizing training in the food service industry: read more on the Culinary Assistant program website.

Academic Admission Standards
No, but included in school district IEP reporting
Requires enrollment in high school?
No, but must be age 18 or older
Referral or Permission Required
None; special needs students only
Regular PCC classes or special program classes?
Both, mostly specific program
Enrollment limit:
Yes
Financial obligation:
Who pays varies among Vocational Rehabilitation Department, school district and student responsibility
PCC Contact
Lee Fan: 971-722-4305