Career & Technical Training

Experience that Builds Confidence and Self-Sufficiency

New Outlook Academy offers career and technical training to equip students with basic employability skills, a positive work ethic and a new path to self-sufficiency and independence.  In addition to exposure to and training in several different career programs, New Outlook students can also earn several different employability certifications. New Outlook Academy is an affiliate of the Pennsylvania Academic/Career & Technical Training Alliance (PACTT).

Career & Technical Training

  • Building & Property Maintenance
  • Photography & Multimedia 

Certification Programs

  • ServSafe Food Service Certification
  • OSHA-10 Safety Certification
  • First Aid/CPR/AED Certification
  • Driver’s Education Virtual Driver Training 

Giving Back to the Community

New Outlook students are also provided the opportunity to complete community service projects throughout their stay.  The objective of this program is to not only help students fulfill court obligations but also teach them the value and intrinsic satisfaction that results from volunteerism. 

Please refer to the to read all about the many projects that our young ladies complete. 

Work Programs & Restitution

New Outlook Academy offers an on-campus student stipend program.  This program allows our young ladies to utilize many of the skills they are acquiring within the program to earn a stipend to satisfy court-ordered restitution obligations or court fees or earn funds to use for their education or independent living upon discharge.