Co-op

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Your Co-op TeachersContact Us Anytime in the Co-op Office (Second Floor) for More Information

Mr. Houwer – Co-op Coordinator             Mr. Tilt               Ms. Knight  

What is Co-operative Education?

Co-operative Education (Co-op) is a unique educational program that involves a partnership between the classroom and the world of work. It is an extension of the classroom designed to develop job related skills while acquiring 2 to 4 creditsCo-op Info Seminar PPT

What’s new?

You can now count up to two cooperative education credits towards your 18 compulsory credits needed for a high school diploma. See your Guidance Counselor or a Co-op Teacher to talk about this new opportunity.

Why take Co-op?

  • Test-Drive a Career – Do the job and get a chance to see if your career choice is really what you want.
  • Build Your Skills – Work one-on-one with a co-worker in a program designed to meet your interests and strengths.
  • Get Hands-On Work Experience – Overcome the problem of “no job without experience and no experience without a job”. Put real work experience on your resume.

THANK YOU for visiting our website.  We, along with our Co-op Employers, are very proud of the opportunities we provide for students. Thank you for your interest and involvement in our program. This is an amazing opportunity for students to gain work experience while developing transferable skills such as strong initiative, communication, and work ethic. This website contains all of the information and resources necessary for both students and employers to have a successful Co-op experience at Preston High School.

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