Gateway to Independence

Gateway to Independence DCS

At Gateway to Independence there is a transitional program offered to eligible students that includes technical certifications, job training and online college courses.

Students can chose a technical/vocational path or an academic path. There also are important life skills classes that will help students transition into the workforce and community.


There are three program areas that are discussed on other web pages in this section.

  • High school class credits
  • Life skills, such as budgeting, nutrition and assistance with college research
  • Certification programs, such as culinary arts, barbering and telecommunications cabling 
  • Online college courses