• 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