Mission and Vision

The Washington County Core Team is an inter-agency team of local professionals that support the successful transition of high school youth to young adulthood with a specific focus on career opportunities.

Contact for team: Rocko Gieselman  802-760-8694


Past notes from this school year are attached. Upcoming agenda will likely not be sent ahead of time. Future meeting topics for this school year include:

  • mental health services and benefits counseling
  • training programs
  • summer employment opportunities for youth and employer panel
  • transportation resources for youth


Meeting Dates

  • February 20th Agenda
  • March 19th (cancelled)
  • April 16th
  • May 21st (virtual zoom)

Meeting topics for Spring 2020:

  • Training programs
  • Summer employment opportunities for youth and employer panel
  • Transportation resources for youth”


Vermont Legal Aid Covid-19 Town Halls

Vermont Legal Aid is hosting a series of 30 minute virtual town halls on legal issues related to the Covid-19 crisis. Join us for the first session on Thursday at 10am, where tax attorney Zach Lees will share information and answer questions about the CARES Act stimulus checks.

April 16 at 10am: CARES Act Stimulus Checks

April 23 at 10am: Unemployment Benefit Changes

Attend online at https://zoom.us/j/92311866366

 or listen in by phone at 1 (301) 715-8592 or 1 (888) 788-0099 (meeting ID: 923-1186-6366).

We will also be broadcasting to Facebook live on our page: www.facebook.com/VermontLegalAid 

More legal information related to COVID-19 is available at https://vtlawhelp.org/coronavirus-updates

UVM Extension 4-H program is offering a three session vet science program to be held at UVM April 3, 10, and 18

DOL Calendar of events


Navigating Benefits Covid 19

Department of Labor Barre Resource Center on Visitors

Meals for Youth in Barre area


  • VCIL
  • YDP
  • Local Schools
  • DOL
  • VR


Gap Year Information from VSAC

Vermont Health Link

Nurses Training Scholarship

Benefits Resources

Washington County Area Resources

Affiliated Schools

  • Barre Technical Center
  • Central Vermont Career Center
  • Chelsea Public School
  • Choice Academy
  • Community High School of Barre
  • Harwood Union High School
  • Maplehill Community School
  • Montpelier High School
  • New School/Francis Foundation
  • Northfield Jr/Sr High School
  • Randolph Technical Career Center (only Northfield and Williamstown students)
  • Spaulding High School
  • Twinfield Union School
  • U-32 High School
  • Williamstown High School