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Blue Hills Regional Non-Traditional Vocational Students Network at Girls in Trades Conference

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Blue Hills Regional Non-Traditional Vocational Students attended Local 103’s Girls in Trades conference on Wednesday, Nov. 9. From left: Blue Hills Regional non-traditional students Vanessa Lemasa, Sarah Padduck, Rachel LoPorto, Brianna Flannery, Eliana Fontes Lopes, Alyson Thorn, Jayden Craft, Stella Murphy, Samantha Flaherty.

Superintendent Jill Rossetti is pleased to announce that several Blue Hills Regional Technical School non-traditional students had the opportunity to attend a recent Girls in Trades Conference.

On Wednesday, Nov. 9, 30 non-traditional vocational students attended the annual Girls in Trades Conference at Local 103 in Dorchester hosted by Massachusetts Girls in Trades.

As part of the conference, female students who are in a career and technical education (CTE) program in a field that is considered “non-traditional” for their gender were able to meet and network with other women in businesses and various unions to discuss working in trades.

“Our students were so energized after leaving the conference,” said Non-Traditional Co-Advisor and Co-op Coordinator Kim Poliseno. “The girls talked about ways to promote more students choosing a non-traditional shop after exploratory.”

Added Non-Traditional Co-Advisor and Guidance Counselor Sarah Titus, “MA Girls In Trades…

Blue Hills Regional Technical School Hosts Successful 'Reverse' Career Fair

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Instead of students visiting companies’ booths, companies had the opportunity to visit each program they had open positions for and speak with students in numerous fields.

Superintendent Jill Rossetti and Vocational Director Michelle Sylvia are pleased to announce that Blue Hills Regional Technical School hosted a successful “reverse” career fair last week for its students.

The “reverse” career fair was held on Monday, Oct. 17 during regular school hours. Over 100 people from approximately 60 companies visited the school to attend this unique career fair which was a concept imagined by Co-op Coordinator Kimberly Poliseno.

Poliseno came up with this idea after she noticed that during a traditional career fair, students weren’t visiting tables aligned to their skills thus potentially missing out on opportunities. For example, some students might not have approached a healthcare company believing it was only for students in healthcare-related fields not realizing that the company could also have open positions in their Integrated Technology or Facilities department for which they are eligible.

With this idea in mind, Poliseno reimagined…

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