WorkAbility 1 Program

WorkAbility is a nationally recognized program funded by the California Department of Education to provide career development, pre-employment skills and job placement services to students with disabilities, high school and older.

There are three WA1 programs within the Ventura County SELPA:
    - Conejo Valley Unified School District - Denice Welter, Project Manager
    - Las Virgenes Unified School District - Denise Edwards, Project Manager
    - Ventura County SELPA - Joanna Della Gatta, Project Manager

The SELPA project provides services to over 1,000 students in these sites/districts:



Channel Islands High School -

Adult Transition Program

Angelita Sandoval

Fillmore Unified School District

Julie Mendez

Moorpark Unified School District

Bobbie Buzzelli

Tony Papilli

Oak Park Unified School District

Coreen Herzog

Ojai Unified School District

Jana Galura

Oxnard Unified School District

Noemi Tomasetti

Rio Mesa High School-

Adult Transition Program

Angelita Sandoval

Santa Paula Unified School District

Coreen Herzog

Simi Valley Unified School District

Cyndi Page

Erin Edwards

Ventura County Office of Education

Cindy Van Wagner  

Ventura County Office of Education,

Court and Community Schools

Kristy Lim

Other Resources

2017-2018 WA1 Year-end Narrative

Activity Flowchart

Array of Services Worksheets

SCANS - Pre-Employment Checklists-  Form N    Form S

WorkAbility Central- Some documents require you to log in. Please contact Joanna Della Gatta for assistance.

WorkAbility in Gear Brochure

WorkAbility 1 Website

WorkAbility 1 Works! Fact Sheet

Work-Based Learning for Special Education Students Handbook

Worksite Agreement Form