Prerequisite(s): The referral process begins with the transition coordinators at the comprehensive high schools. Besides having a current Individual Education Program (IEP), EBCE students must be finishing the last one or two years of their high school education. Successful EBCE candidates are those who need and want a bridge to work and adult services before exiting high school. They understand the benefit of unpaid work in the community and can function independently at career exploration sites. They are capable of taking public transportation independently after minimal training and responsible in following individualized schedules. .