Mr. John Karzar, Director of Special Services Jkarzar@wethersfield.me (860) 571-8141 | Fax: (860) 571-8148
Tracey Bielenda, Program Coordinator/Special Education Teacher Tbielenda@wethersfield.me (860) 571-8248
Mark Danaher, Transition Career Counselor Mdanaher@wethersfield.me (860) 571-8163

Regular School Day - 8:30 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.

Minimum School Day - 8:30A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Delayed Openings - 10:30 A.M to 2:00 P.M



(860) 571-8248
370 Silas Deane Hwy.Wethersfield, CT 06109

Vision Statement

WTA transitions post-secondary students to the adult world by helping them gain knowledge and authentic experience in the areas of employment, life skills, social and communication skills, and age-appropriate leisure skills in a community setting. The program is individually tailored to meet each student's needs, while addressing overall goals of developing independence and self-sufficiency to the highest extent possible.

Schedule

Our daily schedule is from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM on weekdays.

Monday

8:45 - 9:15 Morning meeting

9:30 - 11:30 Shopping/ Banking/ Internships

11:30 - 12:30 Lunch & breaks

12:30 - 1:30 Functional Academics/ Internships

1:30 - 2:00 Journal Writing, socialization, housekeeping, dismissal

Tuesday - Thursday

8:45 - 9:15 Morning meeting, discussions

9:30 - 11:30 Internships and functional academics

11:30 - 12:30 Lunch

12:30 - 1:30 Internships

1:30 - 2:00 Journal Writing, work evaluation, housekeeping, dismissal

Fridays - Community Experience Day

8:45-9:15 Morning meeting, discussions

9:30-1:30 Community outings (museums, colleges, skating, etc.) Social gatherings with other transition academies, Life skills activities

1:30-2:00 Journal writing, housekeeping, dismissal

Hear from our students

"We get to do a lot of fun activities. My favorites were the outings to the mall, the trash museum, and skating."

-Chelsea C.

"I like going out in the community."

-Cassandra E.

"I like the abundance of life lessons learned daily."

-Jeff H.

"The staff helped me find a job that fit my personal interests and talents."

-Nick P.