Acts of Generosity: Scott Schmadeke and BJ’S Wholesale Club

2024-05-28T10:13:58-04:00May 27th, 2024|Categories: News from NECC, Insight|Tags: , , , |

In just three years, BJ’s Wholesale Club has become a valuable community partner. In addition to sponsoring events, BJ’s has donated goods and supplies, pumpkins for the decorating contest at Halloween, literacy kits for students, and is one of NECC’s newest vocational partners.

Teacher Feature: Julie LeBlanc

2023-11-30T11:17:56-05:00November 30th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC, Insight|Tags: , , , |

As a vocational specialist, Julie LeBlanc, MS, BCBA, LABA is responsible for developing and overseeing job opportunities within NECC and in the local community, as well as working with students and their teams to determine the best vocational work for them.

International Staff Boost Southborough Staffing

2023-05-05T16:08:59-04:00May 5th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC, Insight|Tags: |

For the last couple of years, the COVID pandemic and a national staffing shortage have burdened NECC staff and restricted the availability of extracurricular activities for students. While NECC’s staff count has been slowly increasing, this fall, the Center received an influx of help in the form of international staff.

Science Enrichment returns to NECC

2023-05-05T16:09:58-04:00May 5th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC, Insight|Tags: |

For nearly 20 years, the Academic and Education departments have collaborated with educational coordinators to sponsor six-week science enrichment units that culminated in a Science Fair for NECC students. This January, after a three-year hiatus, science enrichment returned to NECC, albeit in a reimagined form.

NECC Students Have a Ball with Special Olympics Basketball

2023-05-05T16:12:59-04:00May 5th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC, Insight|Tags: |

Throughout the months of February and March, NECC students participated in Special Olympics Basketball. During their gym sessions, students took part in basketball skills and games, while APE/OT/PT staff served as coaches and provided instruction for these skill-building activities.

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