Service Occupations Education

  • Two students cook breakfast at the stove.Develop the necessary skills needed to obtain competitive entry-level employment, workplace readiness, interpersonal skills, independence and teamwork, in the service industry.
  • Acquire skills needed in the laundry and dry cleaning industries.
  • Develop hands-on skills for industrial food preparation and kitchen helper.
  • Achieve knowledge needed to work in a cafeteria, dining room, or dish room.
  • Utilize appropriate cleaning techniques according to industry guidelines to clean multiple areas and surfaces.
  • Be able to stock and organize inventory, practice safety, and learn other essential skills within the distribution setting.

Job Titles – Career Pathways
35-2021    Food Preparation Worker
35-3022    Cafeteria/Concession/Coffee Shop Counter Attendant
35-9011    Dining Room & Cafeteria Attendant
35-9021    Dishwasher/Kitchen Helper
37-2011    Janitor & Cleaner
37-2012    Maids and Housekeeping
43-5081    Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
51-6011    Laundry and Dry Cleaning Worker

Student Certifications
Mobile Ladder – American Ladder Institute
Step Ladder – American Ladder Institute
AHA – Heartsaver CPR/AED

➤ For more detailed information about this program, including the grading policy, task list, etc., please refer to the course syllabus.

Ms. Stephanie FiringInstructor – Ms. Stephanie Firing

Before starting at RMCTC, I worked as a Learning Support teacher and Special Education teacher for the Reading School District. While I loved working with my former students, I am excited to embark on a new journey at RMCTC.

I have two children, a daughter and a son. As a family, we enjoy vacationing at the beach and going on hikes.

Bachelor’s Degree, Elementary Education and Special Education, Kutztown University

Certifications and Awards
Level II Teaching Certification from Pennsylvania Department of Education

Work Experience
Special Education teacher for the Reading School District for more than 11 years.

Hire Date: February 2020

Community Service
I have served as a Girl Scout leader.

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