School-To-Work Classrooms (STW) 
 
The Recreation program will restart in the Fall of 2016. 
Check back in September for more information.
 
School-to-Work (STW) is an initiative that builds collaborations among educators, businesses and the community to help students attain the knowledge and experience necessary for employment.

The School-to-Work Internship program was established to present students with independent community-based vocational experiences utilizing built-in natural supports. Student schedules are flexible, with a range of 3-6 hours per day, 2-5 days per week. Through on the job training, students develop specialized trade skills and independent life management skills.

Combining academics with experience in today’s workplace brings a new relevance to learning by allowing students to better understand the connection between educational  choices and future career opportunities.

Through School-to-Work, students :
 
  • Improve problem solving and critical thinking abilities
  • Improve academic performance
  • Develop acceptable work habits and show increased “job readiness”
  • Improve communication and social skills
  • Improve technical skills
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Develop teamwork skills
Age/Grade Range
Age 14-22/Grades 9-12+
 

Referral Process/Contact

Initial contact from SPED Director, followed by referral packet sent to:
Principal: 
Kristine Bonsack
40 Linnell Circle 
Billerica, MA 01821
978-528-7800
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