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Career & Technical Education Programs

Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential (LEAP)

Serving youth county-wide, LEAP is a secondary bridging program which provides youth with 6 – 8 weeks of academic skill remediation, work readiness and life skill development as well as college and career exploration and preparation. Following the bridging courses, youth then receive support as they transition into their first year of post-secondary training/education.


  • Between the ages of 16 – 25
  • Involved in foster or juvenile justice systems, are experiencing homelessness, or are residents in transitional housing units


  • One-on-one support
  • 40 hour paid internship
  • College/University enrollment assistance
  • College tours
  • Career exploration workshops
  • Employment assistance

For more information contact Jose Mondragon at (619) 942-1469 or jmondragon@csbcs.org

EXCEL – Work Readiness Program

Excel provides career readiness development services to young adults ages 16 – 21 by providing work readiness development, job shadowing, internships and career development mentoring.

For more information contact Chris Zures at (619) 213-2079 or czures@csbcs.org