United Cerebral Palsy High School Program

This project is a continuation of a program funded since 1994 to provide young adults with disabilities attending high schools in Prince George's and Montgomery Counties, with exposure to careers in transportation and technology. The program is in its seventh year. It is designed to introduce student to the professions, disciplines, and summer employment opportunities in the transportation sector. Students have the opportunity to attend and participate in workshops at the Department and to test their interests and abilities in a real-world working environment. The young adults are provided with career counseling and information pertaining to the career and educational opportunities in the transportation sector. This program helps to ensure equal opportunity in DOT -assisted programs and to promote diversity in the workforce, the transportation industry, and supporting professions.


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    • Status: Active
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Federal Transit Administration

      1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
      Washington, DC  USA  20590
    • Project Managers:

      King, Linda

    • Performing Organizations:

      Cerebral Palsy of Prince George's and Montgomery Counties, Incorporated

      3901 Woodhave Lane
      Bowie, MD  USA  20715-1299
    • Principal Investigators:

      McNelly, Charles

    • Start Date: 20011000
    • Actual Completion Date: 20021000
    • Source Data: RiP Project 7293

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01459322
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Federal Transit Administration
    • Contract Numbers: FTA-MD-26-2002.03
    • Files: RiP, USDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:01PM