Life Skills Program Sylabus

Teacher: Mark Excell-Rehm

Contact information: mexcell-rehm@osd.wednet.edu and Ph. 360-596-8026

The life skills program provides a variety of opportunities and experiences to facilitate increased knowledge and independence. Specific skills are taught individually and in groups and are generalized through functional classroom and community-based activities.

Areas of learning include

  • academic readiness
  • social skills and development
  • leisure and recreational skills
  • vocational skills
  • adaptive skills
  • health and safety awareness
  • community access
  • functional life skills


Students in the Life Skills classroom are expected to be respectful of others and property; to participate to the best of their ability; and comply with all District policies and school rules.

Grading is A-F or pass/fail and is based on attendance and participation.