WBL Partner Recog

School District Recognizes Community Partners

BALLSTON SPA – The Ballston Spa Central School District recently recognized Curtis Lumber Co. and the Saratoga Center for Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation as valuable partners of the district’s new Work Based Learning Program.

WBL Partner Recog

Gina Gamble, of Curtis Lumber, and Peggy McNally, from Saratoga Center for Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation, are recognized by Matthew L. Wright, supervisor for Ballston Spa Secondary Special Education, and Ballston Spa’s Board of Education President Kevin Schaefer at a recent board meeting./ Photo provided.

The Ballston Spa Work Based Learning Program offers opportunities for students to gain supervised, hands on experience in the world of work.  In conjunction with their high school coursework, this program promotes the development of employability skills so that students are better prepared to enter the workforce upon graduating from high school. Both organizations have been instrumental in providing meaningful work sites for students in the program during the first year of implementation in Ballston Spa, district officials said.

Contact Matthew L. Wright, Supervisor for Ballston Spa Secondary Special Education, for details of the Work Based Learning Program, how to become a community work site or any additional information at (518) 884-7200 ext. 4317.

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