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
- Develop leadership skills
Age 14-22/Grades 9-12+
Initial contact from SPED Director, followed by referral packet sent to:
40 Linnell Circle
Billerica, MA 01821