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In partnership with the Bluegrass Workforce Investment Board, our NexTrac CEO
(Creating Employment Options) program will provide vocational and employment services to
out-of-school youth, ages 16-24, who may not be eligible through traditional sources.  

Vocational Evaluation/Assessment & Written Individual Service Strategy (ISS)

Tour BCTC or Other Colleges & Adult Education Assistance  

Post-Secondary Enrollment Assistance Including FAFSA

Short Term In-Demand Industry Training

Customer Service Representative (CSR) or Forklift Certification Training

Volunteer Experience & Job Shadowing

Paid or Unpaid Work Experiences 

Self-Employment Assessment

Tour of the Office of Employment Training (OET)

Registration for WIN (soft skill) training

Referral to other agencies for basic needs, mentorship, or self-employment support

Job Readiness, Job Search & Job Coaching

Life Skills Classes

Financial Literacy Classes

Job Placement & Follow Up

Nextrac ceo:

creating employment options


program services


1.  16-24 years old at time of program enrollment

2.  Not attending any school, as defined under state law

3.  A resident of Anderson, Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Franklin, Jessamine, Madison, Scott, or Woodford county

4.  Must be legally able to participate in services and work in the US

5.  Able to self-manage Activities for Daily Living (ADLs) or have access to services to provide these supports  

     (If the individual is a Medicaid waiver beneficiary, they may be referred to our ACES program for such services)

6. One or more of the following barriers to employment must apply:

In order to qualify for this program, one must meet the following requirements:

  • High school drop out

  • Within the age of compulsory school attendance but have not attended school for at least the most recent complete school year calendar quarter

  • Received a secondary school diploma or a recognized equivalent, meet low-income requirements, and are basic skills deficient or an English language learner

  • Identified as subject to the juvenile or adult justice system, such as those who are...

        o  Homeless, a runaway, in foster care, have aged out of the foster care system, are eligible for                           assistance under section 477 of the Social Security Act, or are in an out-of-home placement

        o  Pregnant or parenting

        o  Disabled 

        o  Meet low-income requirements and require additional assistance to complete an educational                           program and/ or secure and retain employment.


If you are interested in enrolling in this program and believe you meet the qualifications, please contact one of our Program Managers, Mariah Adkins, at or 859.254.0576 ext. 216 OR Dana Moussa at


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