Cotting Students Honor Project Bridges Employers 2013 Every spring, the Cotting community recognizes and celebrates our partners in the Project Bridges learning program at the Cotting School. This program offers opportunities for students to experience the world of work in the community first-hand. This year, students presented flowers to The Magic Garden Children’s Center director, above left, for her retirement and nine years of partnership. Sancta Maria Nursing Facility received flowers for five years of partnership. As an additional tribute, Seniors Keaton, Vasti, Dakota, Kayla, Allison, and Kaila spoke about their experience with Project Bridges over the years. For more photos, visit... Read More
The Cotting School Prom this year was one of the most well attended ever. For more great photos, visit us on our Facebook Page.
Marcie Thomas, Team Leader of Program Assistants at Cotting School, received the Albert E. Treischman Memorial Award for Exceptional Service from Stephanie Ward, Board President of maaps (Massachusetts Association of Approved Private Schools), at MAAPS’ Annual Conference on May 3, 2013. This award is intended to acknowledge superior direct service contributions to special needs children by a clinician, specialist or child care worker whose performance and achievement reflect the high principles of the profession and the Association as set forth in the ethical and professional standards of maaps and as required by the complex demands associated with serving special needs children.
Honoring Charles H. Taylor at Cotting School The Trustees of Cotting School voted to name the School’s Physical Therapy Department for Charles Henry Taylor, Jr. Mr. Taylor was a member of the Cotting School Board of Trustees from 1934-1979, and the President of that Board from 1941-1973. He guided the School on a course of steady service with great compassion and wisdom. Depicted in the photo above are Virginia Birmingham, Physical Therapy Team Leader, taking a break from therapy with student, David V., on the granite bench that commemorates Mr. Taylor’s many years of service to students with disabilities.
Senior Trip to Disney a Huge Success 2013 Our Senior Class Trip to Disney World in Florida was a wonderful success! Everything went smoothly from the time everyone gathered at Logan Airport Sunday morning to the goodbyes at the baggage claim Wednesday afternoon. The hard work, enthusiasm and humor of staff helped our wonderful young adults experience joy and fun, and come away with memories they will cherish for a life time! For more photos, visit us on Facebook.