The Nuts and Bolts of Job Coaching


Session Dates

Tuesday March 14, 2023 - Online
Tuesday April 25, 2023 - Online

This self-paced five module online course provides participants with relevant information regarding the role of a Job Coach to support students in community-based work settings.


At the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the responsibilities and competencies needed to support transition-aged students build work-related skills in community-based settings
  • Identify relevant Labor Laws and implications when supporting students in employment settings
  • Apply and implement strategies to provide community-based employment education to students with disabilities
  • Reflect on personal skills and practices to identify strengths and areas for growth

Target Audience

Paraprofessionals, other support staff, teachers, transition coordinators, special education directors, or anyone interested in this topic.

Topics Covered: Secondary Transition

Event Info

Event Type:

On-line Courses

Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
Hours of Instructional Time
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:


Kristen Olszyk
800-446-5607 x6848

Content Contact:

Kaylee Wynkoop
800-446-5607 x6888

Additional Info

  1. The course opens on March 14, 2023 and closes on April  25, 2023.
  2. Participants who complete the course will be awarded 5 hours of continuing education credits/instructional hours if they meet all requirements (should they wish to receive a credits).
  3. The course consists of five (5) modules (plus a short welcome module).
  4. Each module contains an overview page, a folder with supplemental materials and resources, a video playlist, an activity, and a quiz.
  5. For each module, participants must view pages, resources, and videos, complete all components of the activity, and earn at least 80% on the quiz (three attempts are permitted).
  6. Each module is estimated to take about 45 min to 1 hour to complete, however, it may vary depending on the participant (i.e., pace, background knowledge, etc.)