LiFT University Information

Days, Time, Location Class Meetings

LiFT U meets Monday-Friday from 8:45am-3:15PM. The locations change throughout the week, but we will start by meeting at LiFT U, and travel as a class to different locations.

Purpose and Descriptions

The courses for LiFT U will reinforce the students' academic foundation and provide an integrated approach to achieve personal independence and growth with a focus on career development, life skills instruction, social skills development, community inclusion, and self-determination.

Supplementary Materials

  • A 2-inch Trapper Keeper type of Binder that zips or snaps closed; with pockets on the inside front and back cover. DO NOT get the type that has an accordion folder inside. The Trapper Keeper type of binder usually lasts longer than 1 year.
  • One set of Two-pocket Insertable Tab divider - 8 per set.
  • A 3 holed pencil pouch to go into the Trapper Keeper
  • Paper hole self-adhesive reinforcements
  • Personal laptop.
  • Smart Phone.
  • 3 packages of 50 sheet protectors.
  • Sharpened pencils, pen, erasers (must bring 2 each day and keep in 3 hole pencil pouch.
  • Pack of colored pencils-sharpened10.
  • A calculator (may be on Smart Phone)
  • One package index cards
  • A Gmail account in student's name
  • A bank account in student's name
  • 1 inch 3 ring binder with 8 subject divider tabs
  • One box of envelopes size 9 1/2 x 4 1/8
  • Every Student MUST have a backpack
  • 1 pair of Headphones labeled with Student Name
  • 2 packs dry erase markers
  • 3 reams of copier paper
  • 2 packages of paper plates (not styrofoam)
  • 4 canisters of Clorox type wipes-any brand
  • 1 box of plastic forks
  • 2 packages of napkins
  • 2 box of tissues
  • 1 bottle of hand sanitizer
  • 1 roll of paper towels

Course classes

Life Skills

  • Executive functioning
  • Transportation education
  • Independent living skills
  • Social interactions & phone skills
  • Appointment setting


  • Personal budgeting & bill paying
  • Math fluency & computation

Reading Comprehension

  • Current Events
  • Selected literature

Career Readiness

  • Individual internships
  • PAES curriculum
  • Learning and understand business based vocabulary words
  • Resume building
  • Interviewing skills
  • Community partner internship