Location: Acadian Peninsula
Supports: Employers, Increasing Employment, Post-Secondary Education
As a Transition Facilitator, Mélanie assists high school youth with an intellectual disability in making successful transitions from high school to adult life, primarily focusing on employment. She works with students, the school, and parents to build a network of support to help ensure the successful transition of students from school to work and/or post-secondary education.
With a degree in Community Intervention Techniques, Mélanie worked within the school district for 15 years as an Educational Assistant and School Interventionist. Prior to that, Mélanie worked as a Specialized Educator in Le Gouvernail Inc., a residence for young adolescents with social and behavioral difficulties.