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Whittier Union High School District To Achieve and Maintain Excellence...

Program Overview

           Whittier Union High School District
                   "Commitment to Quality Education for All"

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The Infant Development Center & Teen Parent Program is a free program operated by the WUHSD.
 
We are very pleased that you have made the choice to continue with your education and personal development during this busy time of your life. It is no secret that education is the foundation for success in life and that the stronger the foundation built by the parents, the greater the chances are for success for their children. 
 
Your decision to participate in the IDC program will give you the opportunity to make good choices for yourself and your child for many years to come. 
 
Overview
  • A female and male students in need of targeted supportive services related to school success will be served.
  • Students shall have the opportunity to be continuously enrolled in the program through graduation from high school.
  • Students can earn a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Students served who graduate can transition to post secondary education, or into the world of work.
  • Students served will be taught effective parenting skills.
 

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Both female and male students age 18 and younger who have not graduated from high school may voluntarily enroll in the Teen Parent Program if they are expectant parents, custodial parents, or parents taking an active role in the care and supervision of their child.  An eligible student with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) is eligible as long as their IEP remains active.  If a student is continuously enrolled in the Teen parent program and has not graduated before reaching age 19, the student may be enrolled for one additional semester beyond the 19th birthday.  As long as teen parents are enrolled in the Teen parent Program, their children are eligible for services until age five or entry into kindergarten, whichever comes first.