Spire’s Post Graduate (PG) program seeks to enhance the skills and qualities that place students in the best position to succeed in future academics, careers, and life. We focus on strengthening resilience, intellectual risk-taking, curiosity, self-discipline, and strong study and executive functions skills. We offer an individualized program that connects the academic rigor required for college prep with the clinical support designed to inspire the individual student to reach his/her full potential.
Academic enrichment that could both backfill essential skills and content at the high school level, as well as incorporate college-level academics through our partnership with the University of CT and our delivery of UConn’s ECE classes, and our Norwalk Community College High School Collaborative.
Opportunities for skill application in the surrounding communities through community service initiatives, internships, and paid part-time and full-time employment opportunities.
Our clinical team of life coaches continues their collaboration with students’ outside providers and provides social-emotional support to students through 1:1 and group counseling. Life coaches incorporate essential emotional regulation and interpersonal skills in their work with students, as well as build upon skills essential to the transition to life after high school, including critical thinking and self-advocacy skills.
Skill-based training focused upon areas such as budgeting and financial independence, culinary skills, resume-writing, public speaking, interview skills, and leadership training in order to best support our students in their healthy and successful transition to adulthood.