SHSM Co-operative Education

Grades: 11, 12

This program allows students the opportunity to earn credits and get practical work experience.

ONLY those students who are registered in an SHSM program or who have indicated interest in participating in an SHSM program in myBlueprint are eligible for Co-op.

Other eligible students include: students currently in IB, AP, Regional Arts, who otherwise would not be able to fit Co-op into their day school schedule.

SHSM Co-operative Education (2 credits)

This is a work experience program that allows you to earn credits and develop skills and experience in an area of your choice.

Every effort will be made to find an in-person or virtual placement. If a placement cannot be found then a virtual co-op program will be offered consisting of Careers, Entrepreneurship and Leadership based curriculum.

You must be available to take place in the the pre-placement program as listed below. Pre-placement focus is on Health & Safety and is mandatory.

All in-school components of the co-op program, including pre-placement and integration will take place as follows:


  • Wed. May 17th/23 (4 – 8 pm) Virtual
  • Wed. May 24th/23 (4 – 8 pm) Virtual
  • Sat. May 27th/23 (9am – 3 pm) In-person
  • Wed. May 31st/23 (4 – 8 pm) Virtual
  • Wed. June 7th/23 (4 – 8 pm) Virtual
  • Sat. June 10th/23 (9am – 3pm) In-person


  • Dates: Tuesday, July 4th/23 – Thursday, August 3rd/23
  • Days: Monday to Friday
  • Time: 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Hours may vary depending on placement

Integration Days

Integration Classes and Pre-placement In-school days will be held at St. Theresa of Lisieux CHS

  • Friday, July 14th, 2023 (8:30 am – 2:30 pm)
  • Friday, Aug 4th 2023 (8:30 am – 2:30 pm)

Additional synchronous and/or asynchronous learning may be scheduled as required.


All program offerings are subject to student enrolment. Space is limited, so register early.

If you have registered, please consider yourself in the program unless otherwise contacted.

All registrants will be contacted the first week of May from the YCDSB Secondary Continuing Education Department with onboarding instructions and will subsequently be contacted by their Summer School Co-op teacher.