Academic Programs

  • Pasadena Unified School District offers two specialized programs as options for students:  

    • Adult Living Skills Center


    Adult Living Skills Center


    Our mission at PALS is to create and nourish an environment where young adults have the opportunities to be taught in developing and learning new skills needed for their independence.  We will provide young adults with the functional skills, responsibilities, and integrity needed to live empowering lives and be positive contributors in their home and community.
    Core Values: Teamwork, Respect, Integrity, Love

    Interagency Partnerships
    The PUSD Adult Living Skills Center works with Regional Centers, Department of Vocational Rehabilitation Workability I Vocational Training Program, local educational institutions, and various public agencies, and service organizations to help PUSD students make the successful transition to adult life.

    Program Description
    Students entering the PUSD Adult Living Skills Center program will participate in 5 areas of instruction and coaching.

    • Community
    • Vocational
    • Recreation/Leisure
    • Domestic
    • Functional Academics

    Program Information

    • Adult students between 18 and 22 years old
    • Have completed a high school 4-year program
    • Have an active Individualized Education Program (IEP)
    • Resident served by PUSD 

    For more information about Workability, please call:

    • Marco Rodriguez at 626.396.5800 Ext 78107
    • Veronica Wallace at 626.396.5800 Ext 78041

    Located at:  The Former Wilson Middle School