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Programs

Applied Intensive Intervention Model (AIIM)

The AIIM program provides a self-contained, specialized educational and behavioral program focusing on individualized academic and behavior expectations for each student. Entry into all District special programs must take place through the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process.

Cal-Safe

The Cal-SAFE Program serves the unique needs of pregnant and parenting teens, male and female, in schools and programs throughout the district. The program connects all of our students with valuable resources such as health insurance, health care, and community programs.

Twilight

Hesperia Unified School District offers a Drug and Alcohol Prevention class and an Anger Management class after school hours through the Twilight Program. Classes serve junior high and high school students with priority given to students currently enrolled in the Hesperia Unified School District. Classes run for approximately six weeks, with students completing 24 total hours of coursework.

School counselors, administration, HUSD, Juvenile Courts, or Probation officers may refer students to enroll in classes. Parents and students may self-refer for the program. 

For Enrollment: Parents or guardians must call the Twilight Program clerk to begin the registration process. Contact Liliana Latorre-Melchor at (760) 948-3999, ext. 5108.

Twilight Program Documents

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Program

The WIOA Youth Program is designed to assist low-income young adults to achieve their educational and employment goals. If eligible, participants work with a Workforce Development Specialist to create a personalized plan for a successful future.

Students enrolled in this program can take advantage of the 14 core services. These services are:

  • Paid and Unpaid Work Experiences
  • Tutoring, Study Skills Training, Dropout Prevention Strategies
  • Occupational Skills Training
  • Alternative Secondary School offerings/Dropout Recovery Services
  • Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling
  • Integrated Education and Occupational Training
  • Financial Literacy Education
  • Entrepreneurial Skills Training
  • Leadership Development Activities
  • Supportive Services
  • Adult Mentoring
  • Follow-up Services
  • Post-secondary Preparation

Work Transition Program (WTP)

Provide services for special education students that are currently 5th year seniors and who ages 18 - 22. This educational setting will coordinate existing social services programs such as Workability, Workforce Investment Opportunity Act, Transitional Assistance Department, and the Department of Rehabilitation to create a relevant educational experience to meet high school graduation requirements and transition to post secondary education, vocational training, and employment as mandated by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).