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The Rugby School at Woodfield is committed to fostering workforce and occupational readiness through its innovative Work-Study Program. This program empowers students aged 14 and above to acquire valuable employability skills through a combination of classroom instruction, career exploration, and practical work experience.

Empowering Students for Success:

  • Comprehensive Skills Development: Students acquire crucial employability skills through comprehensive classroom instruction in areas like communication, teamwork, and problem-solving, equipping them for success in diverse work environments.
  • Personalized Career Exploration: Students participate in a career aptitude and interest assessment, gaining valuable insights into their potential career paths and aligning their ambitions with practical experience.
  • On-Campus and Off-Campus Placements: Following successful completion of classroom training and assessment, students are eligible for supervised work placements either within the school or at partnered off-campus sites.
  • Dedicated Job Coaching Support: Throughout their work experience, students receive ongoing guidance and support from dedicated job coaches, ensuring a smooth transition into the workforce. Our Job Placement coordinator partners with a variety of local businesses and tradesmen to develop personalized learning experiences.
  • Earning Potential and Financial Responsibility: Students can begin earning a stipend upon placement, fostering a sense of accomplishment and encouraging responsible financial management skills.

The Rugby School at Woodfield's Work-Study Program goes beyond providing employment opportunities. It equips students with the skills, confidence, and real-world experience necessary to thrive in the dynamic and ever-evolving workforce of tomorrow.

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    Bridging the Gap to Higher Education

    The Rugby School at Woodfield's High School to College Transition Program serves as a crucial bridge for special needs students aiming to pursue higher education. This program equips high school seniors with the opportunity to enroll concurrently in two college-level courses per semester (fall and spring). This fosters academic preparation and builds confidence for a seamless transition to the college environment.

    Key Program Features:

    • Early College Exposure: Students gain valuable hands-on experience in a college setting, alleviating potential anxieties and facilitating a smooth transition from high school. Counselors will help with registering for classes, filing forms for financial aid and seeking scholarships.
    • Enhanced Academic Skills: Enrolling in college-level courses fosters the development of critical academic skills crucial for success in higher education.
    • Confidence Building: Successful participation in college courses boosts student confidence and demonstrates their ability to thrive in rigorous academic environments.

    By providing early college exposure, this program empowers students with the necessary skills and confidence to embark on their higher education journeys with clarity and conviction.

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