Programs & Services

Pursuit Learning Academy

PURSUIT LEARNING ACADEMY (PLA)

The Pursuit Learning Academy (PLA) is a day program designed to empower and enhance the lives of adults who have intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), autism and/or other similar conditions. The program is developed using research-based curriculum and instructional practices that meet the academic, vocational, or independent living needs and interest of the PLA adult participants.

TRACKS AND COURSES

Adult participates can choose one of four tracks based on their individual needs and interests.

– Independent Living
– Education & Training
– Employment & Vocational
– Recreation & Leisure

Courses are targeted to teach identified skills in areas aligned to the Tracks.

CLASSES

Adult participants can select up to four classes, including at least one elective, from the courses aligned to their selected track. Electives are not required to align to the PLA track however, it is encouraged. Classes offered may vary through semesters. There are four scheduled classes, per day (75-minute instructional blocks per classes), led by Para-educators.

PLA ELECTIVE OPPORTUNITIES

FINE ARTS
– Art Cart (coming soon)
– Music Exploration
– Photo & Video Creations

HEALTH & WELLNESS
– Bloom Fitness
– Sports & Recreation
– Food & Nutrition

PERSONAL GROWTH
– Interpersonal Relationship Building
– Self-Advocacy, Communication & Leadership

SPECIALIZED
– Social Media Marketing
– Journalism
– Technology

STRUCTURED LEASURE
– Movie Genres
– Music Vibes
– Gaming, Puzzles, & Entertainment