Derry’s Pinkerton Academy chosen as first high school site for WorkReadyNH program
The WorkReadyNH program provides classroom instruction in “soft skills,” which are practices that can be critical for achieving workplace success, said Chip Underhill, executive director of public relations and external affairs for Pinkerton Academy.
The program also assesses basic workplace skills in applied mathematics, reading for information, and locating information.
The state’s Department of Resources and Economic Development selected Pinkerton as the first site for the project, according to officials.
“So these four departments are participating in trying to, in essence, recruit the right students for it,” Cullen said.
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