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Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS)

Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) offer students with disabilities an early start at career exploration and preparation for adult life. DVR works with students and their families, schools, and community partners to support students with gaining knowledge and experiences necessary so they may make informed decisions about their future.

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Pre-ETS Core Services

  • Job Exploration Counseling
  • Work-Based Learning Experiences
  • Counseling on Opportunities for Enrollment in Comprehensive Transition or Post-Secondary Education Programs
  • Workplace Readiness Training to Develop Social Skills and Independent Living
  • Instruction in Self Advocacy (Including Peer Mentoring)

2022 Pre-Employment Transition Programs

We have finalized plans for our programming for the 2021 – 2022 school year. To view Program names and contact details, view the table below. For program descriptions and and contact details, take a look at the following PDF document:

English: Pre-Employment Transition Programs Listing

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ProviderContact NamePhoneEmailCounties
Voc. RehabilitationChristina McDermottchristina.mcdermott@delaware.govNCC
Voc. RehabilitationAmber Coheeamber.cohee@delaware.govNCC
Voc. RehabilitationDez Lindsaydez.lindsay@delaware.govKent
Voc. RehabilitationDenise Crockettdenise.crockett@delaware.govSussex
Central Baptist
(In-Person &
Virtual classes)
Bernice Dunton or
Sicily Bordrick
Sandi Hanley302-376-8259sandi.hanley@cisworks.orgStatewide
EastersealsJane Schuler302-221-2030jschuler@esdel.orgStatewide
Food Bank of
– Milford
Michelle Cephas302-424-3301
ext. 107
mcephas@fbd.orgKent &
Food Bank of
– Newark
Diana McDaniel302-292-1305
ext. 230
Goodwill IndustriesTracey Mulveny302-504-3556tmulveny@goodwill.orgNCC
Humanity’s KitchenRichard Carter, Jr.302-444-8609
ext. 101
Resources, Inc.
Marsha Nowotny302-536-1387mnowotny@iri-de.orgStatewide
MerakeyMaggie Giles225-590-3124Maggie.Giles@merakey.orgNCC
NaviGate Aspiring
Felicia Aline302-853-0046felicia@navigateetc.comKent &
Service Source
(In-Person &
Virtual classes)
Suzanne Cash302-765-1222cash.suzanne@servicesource.orgStatewide
University of Delaware
(In-Person &
Virtual classes)
Rebecca Jewell302-831-7550rajewell@udel.eduStatewide
University of Delaware:
Rebecca Jewell302-831-7550rajewell@udel.eduStatewide
Table of Contact Information for Pre-ETS Programs

For more information about Pre-Employment Transition Services, visit the Workforce Innovation Technical Assistance Center (WINTAC) website.

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