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

photo of group of students listening to a presentation from a business owner
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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Blue Hills Regional Technical School Awarded Funding from Baker-Polito Administration for Career Technical Education

Superintendent Jill Rossetti is pleased to announce that Blue Hills Regional Technical School has been awarded funding as part of a state grant program aimed to bolster career technical education in the state.

On Friday, July 22, the Baker-Polito Administration announced it was awarding more than $32 million in grants to modernize equipment at career technical programs and expand training opportunities for young people and adults as part of the administration’s multi-year effort to address skills gaps so more residents can pursue careers in growing industries and employers can hire qualified workers to grow their businesses.

As part of this funding, Blue Hills Regional Technical School will be awarded $544,000 to provide training to 84 participants in the following pathways: Groundskeeping, Electrical, Welding and Collision Repair. Employer partnerships include Kessler Machine & Fabrication, Inc.; Amramp; Lynch Landscape and Tree; By the Yard Landscape; Avenue Auto Body;…