TIL – Transition to Independent Living

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Welcome to the Transition to Independent Living Page

*Accepting applications for the 21/22 school year.*

We have adapted our services to provide support remotely through video conferencing, email, & phone. Our team is still accepting applications and we’re conducting interviews and tours remotely. We will be operating this way until further notice.
Contact us below with any questions or concerns.

Mission Statement
The Transition to Independent Living Program endeavors to provide an environment with:

  • Enriching collegiate experiences
  • Interactive and inclusive environments
  • Learning outcomes transferable to lifelong productivity
  • Career education resulting in gainful employment
  • Self-determination and knowledge of individual strengths
  • Empowerment through education
Employee: Title: Contact:
Aaron Markovits Program Director 661-763-7773 E-mail
Alex Gonzalez Dorm Staff/ Maintenance 661-763-7784 E-mail
Amanda Wilkerson Life Skills Aide 661-763-7769 E-mail
Brooke Ambrose Instructional Assistant 661-763-7922 E-mail
Cindi Powell Wellness Coordinator 661-763-7859 E-mail
David Powell Life Skills Aide 661-763-7769 E-mail
Debbie Rios Sr. Secretary 661-763-7769 E-mail
Donna Lewis Weekend Support 661-763-7963 E-mail
Gabriel Gonzalez Vocational Specialist 661-763-7842 E-mail
Isaac Self Life Skills Aide 661-763-7769 E-mail
Jeanette Davis Job Trainer / Career Education Assistant 661-763-7842 E-mail
Jessica Salazar Life Skills Aide 661-763-7769 E-mail
Jessica White Intake Technician (tours applying etc.) 661-763-7775 E-mail
John Dodson Career Education Facilitator 661-763-7770 E-mail
Jose (Phil) Centeno Dorm Staff / Maintenance 661-763-7784 E-mail
Karina Mora Life Skills Aide 661-763-7769 E-mail
Laura Hill Life Skills Aide 661-763-7769 E-mail
Laurie Wooten Life Skills Aide 661-763-7769 E-mail
Lee Schryver Direct Support Facilitator Assistant 661-763-7918 E-mail
Michael Chiaramonte Life Skills Aide 661-763-7769 E-mail
Nicole Jenkins Life Skills Aide 661-763-7769 E-mail
Patty Owens Weekend Support 661-763-7963 E-mail
Paula Patterson Transition Specialist Assistant 661-763-7848 E-mail
Pearl Ramirez Life Skills Aide 661-763-7769 E-mail
Ramona Carty Life Skills Aide 661-763-7769 E-mail
Sandra Fernandez Life Skills Aide 661-763-7769 E-mail
Susan Wells Transition Specialist 661-763-7834 E-mail
Trista Reich Life Skills Aide 661-763-7769 E-mail
Warren Owens Weekend Support 661-763-7963 E-mail