Promoting Academic Success (PAS)
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Penn State Erie, The Behrend College provides a one-credit course titled Foundations of Post-Secondary Transition. The course is designed for high school students who plan on transitioning to post-secondary training after high school.As part of the Promoting Academic Success (PAS) program, this eight-week course explores strategies and other important information specifically intended for high school students with learning differences as they prepare for college or other post-secondary options.
Some of the topics discussed include:
· Study Skills
· Learning Styles
· Disability Laws
· Assistive Technology
· Problem Solving/Decision Making
2012/13 Academic Year Sessions:
September 13 through November 1
January 31 through March 21
All sessions held 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Office of Educational Equity & Diversity Programs:
PAS Instructor: Michelle Brown, M.B.A., Disability Services Coordinator
Support Staff: Debbie Hayes,
Director: Andy Herrera, M.S.Ed.L
Assistant Director: Nyima Porter, MSW
1 Reed Union Building
4701 College Dr.
Erie, PA 16563
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday