June 2023 Pre-Employment Program - Cookeville

An Eight-Day Camp to Help Students with Disabilities Explore Options for Life After High School
June 5, 2023 - June 15, 2023


June 5, 2023 - June 15, 2023

10:00 am to 2:00 pm CST


Community Tennessee Rehabilitation Center - Cookeville 955 E. 20th Street Cookeville, TN 38501



PREP June 2023 Cookeville 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 eight-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 – 2:00 pm 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.


 For More Information or to RSVP Contact: 

Anthony Wesner, VR Career Training Coordinator

Anthony.Wesner@tn.gov | 931-528-9188

Jacki Lawson, VR Career Training Specialist

Jacki.D.Lawson@tn.gov | 931-520-2506

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.