Pre-Employment - Windermere

Program Description

Pre-Employment - Project, Academics, Skills & Experience (PASE) is a two year program at Windermere which may lead to Grade 10 equivalency. 

In a supportive, collaborative environment, students build their confidence and skills through a unique combination of core academics, work experience, community involvement, outdoor adventure, and hands-on shop experience.  Students have one elective choice separate from the P.A.S.E. program. 

Student Profile

P.A.S.E. is an excellent choice for students 15-18 years old who are struggling in a traditional classroom setting or are coming from a junior special education program.  

Referral Process

PASE Program referrals must be submitted to Learning Services. 

 Exit Criteria

A successful P.A.S.E. student, based on achievement and interests, can pursue a variety of paths after completing the P.A.S.E program.  

Some possibilities include the following:

Enroll in grade 11 courses towards a Dogwood Graduation Certificate, or an Evergreen School Completion Certificate

  • Enroll in a senior Alternate or Special Education Program

  • Select mainstream courses with part-time enrollment in P.A.S.E. in a mentorship capacity with continued personal and academic development

  • Enter the work force or a post-secondary training program

  • Complete requirements for an appropriate high school ACE IT program

Capacity and Staffing

Grades 10 to 12 (15 - 18 years of age)

15 students

1 Teacher

Program Location

Windermere Secondary 


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