The Mt. Washington Valley School to Career Partnership is...

A coalition between the Mt. Washington Valley business community and the nine area schools in SAU#9 and #13, as well as MSAD 72, and Fryeburg Academy:

  • Josiah Bartlett Elementary School
  • Conway Elementary School
  • Freedom Elementary School
  • Jackson Elementary School
  • John Fuller Elementary School
  • KA Brett School
  • Kennett Jr. High School
  • Kennett Sr. High School
  • Madison Elementary School
  • Pine Tree Elementary School

The Mt. Washington Valley School to Career Partnership builds and sustains local partnerships that support and reinforce a meaningful and relevant educational program for tomorrow's workforce.

Our priority objectives are to provide and/or support:

  • Teacher consultation and training in project based learning, in which students apply their core knowledge into real situations.
  • Quality career exploration and work based learning opportunities, such as job shadows, internships, Career Days.
  • School or site-based, business mentorship programs.
  • Strong business involvement in all aspects of student learning: such as guest speaking, service learning, and real life projects.
  • Teacher externship program in which teachers shadow and intern in businesses during the summer School based enterprises.

What the Students say about the MWV School to Career Partnership:

  • My internship was the most valuable experience in my education.
  • This job shadow experience has made me more enthusiastic about my choice of a future career.
  • It is nice to know that people care about us and give their time. It means a lot.
  • I never knew there were so many interesting businesses in our community.
  • Now I understand why I have to learn math!
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Board of Directors

Christine Gillette, Acting Chair & Treasurer

Lianne Boelzner, Secretary

Virginia Schrader, MWVCTC Director

Kevin Richard, Superintendent

Kevin Carpenter, Principal Kennett High School

Jac Cuddy

Molly Darak

Sue Powers

Jessica Whitelaw

Staff

Joe Riddensdale, Summer Camp Coordinator