June 2023 Pre-Employment Program - Cleveland

A 10-Day Camp to Help Students with Disabilities Explore Options for Life After High School
June 12, 2023 - June 23, 2023


June 12, 2023 - June 23, 2023

9:00 am to 3:00 pm EST


Community Tennessee Rehabilitation Center - Cleveland 3069 Overlook Dr. NE Cleveland, TN 37312



June 2023 PREP Cleveland Flyer

Images: 1) photo of young man in wheel chair  reading book, 2) Young woman learning to drive forklift  3) Young woman with disability reading with peers. Text: Pre-Employment Program for Tennessee Students with Disabilities Ages 16-22; June 2023, Community Tennessee Rehabilitation Centers

Our Pre-Employment Program (PREP) is happening for Tennessee students with disabilities this June! This 10-day program is a great chance for students to explore options for life after high school.

Each day, students will have an opportunity to participate in training and presentations on topics related to:

  • Independent Living
  •  Career Development
  • Business Tours
  • Guest Speakers
  • Post Program Job Shadowing and Internship Opportunities


Monday, June 5-Thursday, June 8, 2023

10:00 am - 2:00 pm CST Each Day

Monday, June 12 - Thursday, June 15, 2023

10:00 am – 2:00pm CST Each Day

Who Can Participate:

PREP is open to Tennessee youth between ages 16-22 who are eligible for Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) and/or Vocational Rehabilitation Services.

To Participate or Learn More, Conatct: 

Ron Hanners, VR Career Training Coordinator

Ronald.Hanners@tn.gov |423-634-6723

Catherine Patten, VR Career Training Specialist

Catherine.Patten@tn.gov | 423-478-6688

If you or a student you know is interested in PREP this summer, contact your Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor or representative by May 19, 2023.


For more information about Pre-Employment Services (Pre-ETS) available through the Tennessee Department of Human Services, visit Tn.Gov/HumanServices/Ds/Vocational-Rehabilitation/Transition-services.html.