The Kenner Collegiate Learning and Life Skills Program is designed to offer students with developmental disabilities opportunities for growth in numerous facets of their lives. At present, there are four high school LLS classes at Kenner Collegiate. Each class differs in the age range of the students enrolled. As well, each of these classes is complied of students possessing a variety of learning disabilities. The primary areas of programming include: kitchen and culinary skill development, functional mathematics, functional language and communication skills, social skills development, work experience opportunities and healthy and active living. Community activities are also a part of the overall LLS schedule.
Each LLS classroom is maintained and facilitated by a classroom teacher and support staff personnel. An emphasis on transitioning students into the community is viewed as essential. Students are integrated when possible into mainstream classes as well as job placement sites in and outside of the school. Various community agencies are contacted in order that students benefit from several sources of community and social services support.
Ultimately, the philosphy within Kenner Collegiate's Learning and Life Skills Program is to provide the students with the skills necessary to reach their utmost potential in order to live independant and a fulfilling life in the greater community.