Transition Academy Funding

July 25, 2019

The Transition Academy serves students with intellectual and other disabilities. Students aged 18-21 are provided this service through the Transition Academy program, which offers instruction in personal health care, communication skills, interpersonal skills, basic home skills, consumer education, job exploration and more. Students in the Transition Academy program also participate in internships.

According to the Newington Public Schools website, Transition Academy students have interned at Hartford Hospital, Eleanor Buck Wolf Nature Center, the Veterans’ Hospital, Bobs Clothing Store, the Newington Senior Center and more.