The Able Trust Florida High School HighTech

The Able Trust Florida High School HighTech (HSHT) program provides opportunities for students with disabilities and other barriers to explore potential future careers. The program is designed to help students determine their interests and aptitudes, offer job-shadowing and internships, and provide leadership opportunities. HSHT has been shown to reduce high school dropout rates and increase the overall self-esteem of participating students.


Florida HSHT is an initiative of the US Department of Labor and the Able Trust.
The program is currently offered at (10) ten high schools in Charlotte, Glades, Hendry, and Lee Counties.

If you would like to apply to High School HighTech program please fill out the enrollment formand return to the contact person in your county.


Charlotte County

(Charlotte High School  and The Acdemy at Charlotte Technical Colleges)

Sandra Rosario, Youth Program Coordinator 

Charlotte Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida

(239) 995-2106, ext. 2256 or Cell: (239) 357-4056


Collier County

(Golden Gate, Naples, and Gulf Coast High School)
Taylor Hughes, Youth Program Coordinator
Collier Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida

(239) 281-3676


Glades/Hendry Counties

(Clewiston, LaBelle, and Moore Haven High Schools)

Barbara Ramos Youth Program Coordinator
Glades/Hendry Glades Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida
(239) 281-2261


Lee County

(Cape Coral High School, Mariner High School)
Sandra Rosario
Youth Program Coordinator

Lee Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida
(239) 357-4056