We are in the process of expanding our career programming, aided in part by a $2.6 million federal grant. The building also is used for professional development sessions for teachers. Because the renovations would involve only the interior of the building, the investments required will be less than with many other projects. Those investments will benefit the District for years to come.
Construction is slated to begin in April 2016. Because the first project will be an addition, the work is not expected to impact students and teachers. Additional work, including safety and security upgrades, will be completed over two or three summers.
Yes, workers will undergo background checks before being allowed to enter buildings. All workers will wear badges verifying that they have passed the background checks.