BRIEN MCMAHON YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (YDP)

Description

The YDP

program has ninth graders enrolled and will add only enroll ninth graders each year moving forward. Students receive daily academic support including PSAT Prep, CAPT Prep, and subject tutoring. Participants who have strong academic performances earn the opportunity for a paid internship or job placement. Two days per week is spent in the classroom and three days is spent in a paid internship or job. Students who have not earned strong academic performance are expected to participate in the program for four days per week. Enrichment programs include: Cartooning, Improvisation, Cooking, Art, Photography, Dancing, Videography, Financial Literacy, Cultural and Educational trips, Self-esteem Groups, and Adventure Based Counseling.

This program has a strong technology and science component. Certified Teachers from Brien McMahon coordinates the program and teachers offer project based learning opportunities. There is a focus on civic engagement and students build their leadership skills while learning how government works.

Days Offered:

MONDAY - THURSDAY

2:30pm- 5:30pm

Info:
Spanish: Yes

Referral Required: Yes

Ages: 9th Graders

Who Refers:

Teachers and Guidance Counselor





   
CARVER FOUNDATION OF NORWALK, INC.
T: 203-948 8838  

Keywords:

Academic support, tutoring, internship or job placement and support, enrichment