QUEST 1821

  • Purpose:

    QUEST 1821 serves students who qualify for an 18-21-year-old program through an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). The program prepares students for post-secondary opportunities, such as living independently, obtaining a job, navigating the community, and accessing local resources.

    QUEST 1821 provides students with a transition service that allows them to access the community, obtain and practice daily living skills, and prepare them for life after graduation.

    Who We Serve:

    QUEST 1821 serves students in the Leavenworth and Fort Leavenworth area who have 18-21 services identified in their IEP.

    Service Provisions:

    QUEST 1821 provides services as outlined in the IEP. These services may include:

    • Transition Services
    • Vocational Services
    • Speech
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Physical Therapy
    • Transportation
    • Assistive Technology
    • Recreation
    • Specialized Instruction

Example Skills

  • Students will have the opportunity to develop daily living skills and skills to increase independence. The skills that may be introduced and addressed include:

    • Cooking
    • Grooming and taking care of personal image
    • Cleaning
    • Developing a grocery list and shopping for items
    • Managing a bank account
    • Resume writing and job interviewing
    • Accessing community resources
    • Navigating the community
    • Paying bills
    • Developing a personal time schedule
    • Prioritizing tasks
    • Recreation and Leisure skills

      Example Activities

      • Students Students who attend QUEST 1821 will have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities. These activities may include, but are not limited to:

        • Community navigation activities
        • JCCC CLEAR classes
        • KCKCC Pioneer Career Center
        • Grocery Shopping
        • Community scavenger hunts
        • On the job training at a worksite
        • Community Service Learning
        • Obtaining a state ID or driver's license
        • Establishing a bank account
        • Exploring housing options
        • Exploring job options
        • Connecting with outside agencies
        • Participating in local recreational activities such as bowling, fishing, hiking, etc.