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Education. Experience. Life Skills.

Project LIFE is a comprehensive, multi-year transition program in which students develop, practice and strengthen skills that are high predictors of increased adult independence and successful, integrated employment in the community.

Supported by a team of Special Education and Career Tech Personnel, Project LIFE provides the framework and resources to:

Tiers of personalized preparation

Two levels of transition-focused course of study assessments in combination with a comprehensive employment skill scoring rubric and work performance report, show the data that will provide information for a smoother transition to adulthood and employment.

Classroom instruction for both levels develop skills for:

  • Future Employment
  • Daily Living
  • Participation in the Community
  • Self-Determination
  • Social Communication
  • Personal Financial Literacy
  • Basic & Safe Usage of Technology

Project LIFE 101

Project LIFE 101 builds the foundational skills that students need for employment and independence in adulthood. The program consists of:

  • 25% classroom instruction
  • 25% instruction in independent living skills
  • 50% job training experiences in a variety of community businesses

Project LIFE 201

Project LIFE 201 focuses on reinforcing the skills introduced in the first level, increasing the opportunity for success in Project SEARCH®. The program includes:

  • 25% classroom instruction
  • 75% job training experiences in a variety of community businesses

Instruction for both levels of Project LIFE include a transition focused course of study combined with authentic learning experiences designed to develop skills leading to integrated employment and a more independent adulthood.

"The biggest difference that we saw when Cameron started with Project LIFE, and then ultimately through Project SEARCH with Butler Tech, was his confidence. He started speaking and looking people in the eyes and having that confidence in himself that wasn't included in a classroom. He's actually out in the world."

— Vannessa Ives, Project LIFE Parent

Project LIFE Replication

A program worth repeating in your community

Project LIFE is impacting lives coast-to-coast. Designed by a collaborative team of passionate educators, parents and rehabilitation professionals, this proven program is available for national replication. Bring Project LIFE to your community today!

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