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The LIFE SKILLS & TRANSITION classrooms have a productive environment designed to assist students with a variety of special needs.   

The Transition Coordinator along with several students act as mentors to the younger students who help model appropriate behavior and encourage them in creating a positive environment for all.

Director: Randye Eichler
      Office: (916) 774-1260
            Fax: (916) 791-0860
Placer Learning Center
5477 Eureka Road
Granite Bay, CA 95746
    Office Hours
   M-F  7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
         Saturday:  CLOSED          
  Sunday: CLOSED
Our transition coordinator teaches the students:
- banking (i.e., budgeting)
- cooking
- gardening
- volunteering to work
- on the job training
The primary focus is on developing life skills through teaching functional academics and daily living skills with a strong concentration on social skills.
LIFE SKILLS: abilities for adaptive and positive behavior, that enable individuals to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life (World Health Organization, page 1).
Skills that promote the health and well-being of children and adolescents are:

- decision making
- problem solving
- creative thinking
- effective communication
- interpersonal relationships
- self-awareness
- empathy
- coping with emotion
   coping with stress