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Community & Employment Transition

Kennewick School District offers the Community & Employment Transition (CET) program as an option after the comprehensive high school experience that provides transition services for students/young adults receiving special education services between the ages of 18-21 years old. These services align with the student’s age-appropriate transition assessment, post-secondary goals, and course of study outlined in their IEP. CET’s primary mission is to assist participants obtain job internships and career exploration. 

How do I get more information about CET?

You or your student’s case manager can invite a member of CET Staff to attend an IEP meeting to discuss the option of attending CET services.  

CET students Receive:

  • Opportunity to participate in internships with job-coaching support.
  • Access a variety of support options.
  • Individualized post-secondary plans and outcomes.
  • Specially designed instruction in functional academics.

Job Partners

  • Oasis Physical Therapy
  • Walgreens – Locations on 27th Avenue and Clearwater Ave.
  • Swift Rehabilitation
  • Kadlec Cancer Center
  • Windsong Memory Care
  • The Groomery
  • Gale Physical Therapy
  • Rite Aid
  • Round Table Pizza
  • Yoke’s Fresh Market
  • Canyon View Elementary School Cafeteria
  • Shelby’s Floral

If you would like to become a job partner, please reach out to us.

Learn more about Special Services in Kennewick School District.

Program ContactS

Chad Littrell
Assistant Director of Special Services
(509) 222-5089

Kevin Zoerb
CET Coordinator & Teacher
(509) 222-6697