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Trenton High to offer a specialist course in the non-profit sector

Starting in September 2013, students at Trenton High School will have access to a new Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) [1] geared towards the non-profit sector.

Trenton High [2] has always been connected to the community. Students regularly fundraise, support food drives and engage in safe schools/bullying awareness initiatives.

Through the non-profit SHSM, students will take courses, engage in reach-ahead activities and experiential learning, and earn seven certifications to develop sector-specific knowledge and skills. Courses will focus on community action and responsible citizenship.

Students in the non-profit major will study a bundle of Grade 11 and 12 courses. They will earn:

Future career paths for non-profit majors include the following:

Trenton High School also offers a Specialist High Skills Major in Sports Management.

HPEDSB secondary schools offer 11 other SHSMs, related to manufacturing, construction, environment, health and wellness, and Arts and culture.

For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, kdonnell@hpedsb.on.ca

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