The hallmarks of Project SEARCH are total workplace immersion and a singular goal of competitive employment for every programme graduate. We strive to achieve that goal by creating an atmosphere of high expectations.
Our result measures are based on a rigorous definition of full time, paid employment that includes the following criteria:
- Employment in an integrated setting (i.e. among co-workers with and without disabilities)
- Year-round, non-seasonal work
- At least 16 hours a week
- Prevailing wage
2013-2016 Project SEARCH Outcome Summary:
|% Employed (Enrolled)||62%||67.4%||71.6%||70.1%|
|% Employed* (Completed)||68.6%*||73%*||75.5%*||75.5%*|
|Avg. Hourly Pay||ND||$9.13||$9.61||$9.79|
*Based on outcome reporting by 98% of Project SEARCH program sites and adjusted for missing data
using the Markov Chain Monte Carlo Multiple Imputation.