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STRIVE Program

A learning program that helps you enter the workforce.

Services Offered
  • Intensive wrap-around career based student services to support learning, program completion and job success:  development of a Student Success Plan for the individual’s learning and career goals, case management, academic advising, career coaching and development, tutoring and study skill development, job and job related learning experiences, comprehensive job search support, and mentoring.
  • Assistance to build personal capacity to persist through challenges to complete needed training and education for career/job success.
  • Enrollment in an Associate’s degree program, a certificate program, or a noncredit job training program that leads to a recognized credential and employment in a *High Priority Occupation
To be Eligible for Strive
  • Pregnant or single mother
  • Foster child or exiting foster system
  • Have a criminal record
  • Veteran
  • Physically challenged
  • Low income individual who is an English Language Learner
  • Low income individual who needs a supported environment for skill development
If you are between 17 and 23 years old, and meet any of the requirements above, you may be eligibe for the STRIVE program.

For additional information or to sign up for the program, please contact Christina Moyer at / 610-799-1090 or Admissions at / 610-799-1575.

Eligible career fields and programs of study:
Career Field/Occupation Program of Study
Accountants, Bookkeepers and Auditing Clerks Accounting A.A.S. or Accounting Certificate
Computer User Support Specialists           Computer Specialist – Network Technology A.A.S.
Correctional Officers & Jailers Criminal Justice Administration A.A.S or Corrections Certificate
Customer Service Representatives Business Management A.A.S. or Business Management Certificate
Electro-Mechanical Technicians Electrical Technology A.A.S or Electronics Technology A.A.S
Emergency Medical Technicians EMT Program*
Heating, A/C & Refrigeration Mechanics & Installers        Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology A.A.S. or HVACR Technology Certificate
Heavy & Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers &Industrial Truck & Tractor Operators
CDL Training Program*
Home Health Aides & Nursing Assistants  Nurse Aide Certificate*
Industrial Engineering Technicians Industrial Automation A.A.S.
Maintenance Workers, Machinery Mechanical Technology A.A.S., Manufacturing Technoloy A.A.S. or Advanced Manufacturing Certificate*
Office Clerks and Secretaries Administrative Assistant Certificate
Social & Human Services Assistants Human Services A.A.S.
* - Non-Credit Job Training Courses