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Businesses Honored for Partnerships, Worksites Provided to D211 Students with Special Needs

Several community businesses were recently recognized for their partnership with District 211 to provide worksites for students with special needs. The businesses were honored by the Board of Education at its Feb.12 meeting. There are 23 local businesses that partner with District 211, and through these partnerships the District is able to provide students with true-to-life work experiences that help prepare students for their lives after high school. “The transition from high school to young adulthood can be nerve-racking and complex for students with disabilities,” said Renée Erickson, director of Special Education at District 211.  ...