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THRIVE Program Details

To complete the program students need to satisfactorily complete the THRIVE program requirements. These would include classes, internship, & independency skills.

The program consists of four semesters during the two-year program. Each semester will include classes developed to help THRIVE students prepare for transitioning to life after high school. This would include independence, academics, and job skills.


Semester One

  • THRIVE Seminar I: University Foundations
  • Daily & Independent Living Skills
  • Beginning Bowling (eight weeks) and Valuing Difference (eight weeks)
  • Technology Literacy Class and Lab
  • PLATO (computerized program for academic skills)
  • Recreation or Fitness
  • Person-Centered Planning, Communication, and Study Halls

Semester Two

  • THRIVE Seminar II: Learning Strategies
  • Workplacae and Community Skills
  • Personal Math
  • Elective Class (Credit or non-credit basede on student interest or career path)
  • PLATO (computerized program for academic skills)
  • Recreation or Fitness
  • Person-Centered Planning, Communication, and Study Halls

Semester Three

  • THRIVE Seminar III: Transition Planning I
  • Elective Class (Credit or non-credit based on student interest or career path)
  • Internship I (individualized, 12-20 hours per week)
  • PLATO (computerized program for academic skills)
  • Recreation or Fitness
  • Person-Centered Planning, Communication, and Study Halls

Semester Four

  • THRIVE Seminar IV: Transition Planning II
  • Elective Class (Credit or non-credit based on student interest or career path)
  • Internship I (individualized, 12-20 hours per week)
  • PLATO (computerized program for academic skills)
  • Recreation or Fitness
  • Person-Centered Planning, Communication, and Study Halls

Some of the departments/classes that our students have taken (Based on interests) in the past include:

Nutrition & Kinesiology

Personal Health
Adaptive PE
CPR & First Aid
Communicating Ideas on Sport
Fitness to a Global Community
Foundations & Philosophy of Teaching PE
Stress Management

Special Education Education of the Exceptional Child
Art

Art for Elementary Schools
Drawing I & II
2-D Design

Child & Family Development

Child Development
Individual & Family Relationships
Valuing Differences

Academic Enrichment Intro to Writing
Library Science University Library Research Skills
Earth Sciences Earthquake & Volcanoes
History US History from 1877
Dance Jazz Dance
Theater Acting
Photography Intro to Photography

 

Questions about the classes or program please contact the THRIVE Coordinator.

If you wish to donate to our THRIVE Student Success Fund which is used to help families financially for this program, click the following link. Then Click the designation box to pick the THRIVE Student Success Fund. The other option will donate to our programming.

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For more THRIVE information please continue to look through the website, at FAQ's or contact the THRIVE Coordinator.

THRIVE Coordinatorr:

Ms. Karen Fahrmeier
UCM-Lovinger 1270
520 S. Maguire Street
Warrensburg, MO 64093
660-543-4204
fahrmeier@ucmo.edu

February 15th is the priority date for accepting applications for the following academic year.

 

 

 


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