VERTICAL is an inclusive career readiness training program that offers adult students with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to earn meaningful, industry-recognized credentials that lead to relevant employment in our community.

VERTICAL students will be immersed in the FSCJ experience and have the opportunity to:

  • Actively participate in FSCJ classes on campus
  • Join campus and community clubs and organizations
  • Explore career interests and participate in internships
  • Earn industry credentials that will be relevant to employment

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Students must be 18 years of age or older
  • Have a documented intellectual disability
  • Graduated high school
  • Be able to independently perform classroom tasks, access transportation, provide self-care, and demonstrate appropriate behaviors
  • Client of VR or willingness to become a client

To learn more about the VERTICAL program, email or complete the Interest Form