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Vocational Training


Skilled Training Rewarding Independence and Vocational Education 

Program Description

The STRIVE Program consist of a 2 year college program for adults with intellectual disabilities.  The program will provide vocational training with the end goal of the student obtaining a job. This is not an accredited college degree program.  Upon completing the program, each student will receive a certificate of completion. Students who have completed the program will attend the graduation ceremony that is held in May.

Admission Requirements 

  • Program application 
  • Interview with program 
  • At least 3rd grade reading level and/or compensatory comprehension skills
  • Basic math understanding and ability to use a calculator
  • Ability to function independently for a period of time
  • Can follow directions, accepts authority; no severe behavior or emotional problems
  • Can handle and adapt to change; not overly stressed
  • Ability to be successful in competitive employment situations
  • Desire and motivation to complete a post-secondary program
  • Minimum 18 years of age at the start of the program
  • Must have work and/or volunteer experience
  • Must have access to dependable transportation

Program Length

STRIVE is a two year program with a combination of morning and afternoon classes broken down into two levels. 

Program Overview 


Request more information at or call 281.756.3787

Register in the H Building, Room 103
Click here for course APPLICATION (REQUIRED)

Contact Us

Main Campus

Address: 3110 Mustang Road, Alvin, TX 77511
Telephone: (281) 756-3500

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