Mountain Empire USD

Located in the Cleveland National Forest

WorkAbility1 is a California school and community transition program working to benefit students, employers, and the community at large, which successfully meets the needs of local job markets.  WorkAbility1 promotes independent living and provides comprehensive pre-employment  worksite training, employment and follow -up services for youth in special education who are making the transition from school to work.

WorkAbility1 provides Special Education students the opportunity to obtain marketable job skills while completing their education.

Vision/Mission Statement

The Vision of the Mountain Empire Unified School District, Special Education Division is that all individuals with disabilities will successfully participate in preparation for the workplace and independent living.

For more information on the WorkAbility 1 program, qualification requirements, application process and to pick up an application, please contact:


 Yennifer Shuster



Degrees and Certifications:

Yennifer Shuster

WA1 Coordinator

(619) 473-8869 ext. 1144