Central Aroostook Association Visitor Procedure-Effective August 1, 2015
Guests of Central Aroostook Association will be asked to follow a new entry precedure upon arrival. A brief visitor entry form will be completed that simply states the guest's name, purpose of visit, and details of his/her automobile. A badge will be assigned with time of arrival logged. Upon departure, the badge will be returned and departure time added to the log. Staff will be escorting visitors as needed.
OTC Summer Program Schedule (June 2015)
June 15-Group 1 Movies June 16-Group 2 Fishing June 17-Group 1 Bowling June 18-Group 2 Swimming June 19-Group 1 Swimming
June 22-Group 2 Movies June 23-Group 1 Movies June 24-Group 2 Bowling June 25-Group 1 Swimming June 26-Group 2 Swimming
OTC Summer Program Schedule (July 2015)
July 6-Group 1 Movies July 7-Group 2 Goughan's Farm July 8-Group 1 Goughan's Farm July 9-Group 2 Swimming July 10-Group 1 Swimming
July 13-Group 2 Movies July 14-Group 1 Movies July 15-Group 2 Aroostook State Park July 16-Group 1 Swimming July 17-Group 2 Swimming
July 27-Group 1 Movies July 28-Group 2 Mini Golf July 29-Group 1 Blackstone Farm July 30-Group 2 Swimming July 31-Group 1 Swimming
OTC Summer Program Schedule (August 2015)
August 3-Group 2 Movies August 4-Group 1 Movies August 5-Group 2 Fishing August 6-Group 1 Family BBQ August 7-Group 2 Family BBQ
May 12, 2015-Proficiency-Based Education
By July 1, 2015, each special purpose private school (SPPS) must submit a transition plan to the Maine Department of Education that will include evidence of preparedness, multi-year implementation plan and system of supports for learning. It will be the responsibility of each SPPS to provide instruction based on standards-aligned curricula; and evaluate and report students' progress towards meeting standards as terms and conditions to award diplomas of 8 content areas. The Maine Department of Education will be assessing preparedness and clear connections betweeen evidence and description of greatest strength and greatest challenge. The description will include metrics for the 2015-2016 school year and each year thereafter.
Opportunity Training Center (Special Purpose Private School) Activities
Friday, May 15-Spring Games
Friday, May 29-End-of-year-dance
Wednesday, June 3-Graduation
Monday, June 8-Last Day of School
County Box & Pallet SHARP Recognition
On April 1, 2015, County Box & Pallet became the recipient of the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition (SHARP) award recognizing an ongoing effort to apply work safety in the private sector. County Box & Pallet also recently celebrated three years of no lost time. County Box & Pallet employs 18 staff and specializes in the manufacturing of pallets for area farms and businesses.