Capital City Education Alliance’s “Let’s Paint!” Program Engages Burns School Students with Hands-on Learning and Early Intervention Workforce Readiness Skills

Capital City Education Alliance’s “Let’s Paint!” Program Engages Burns School Students with Hands-on Learning and Early Intervention Workforce Readiness Skills

The Capital City Education Alliance’s Let’s Paint! program took place at Burns School during the 2nd Trimester (end of November to beginning of March.)

The “Let’s Paint!” program engages students thru hands on learning on color theory, design and early intervention workforce readiness skills as they learn commercial painting skills. The school has 25 students from grades 6-8th participating in the program.

Read more here in the Hartford Courant, the Hartford News, and in Burns video.

– Total hours worked by students: 1,254 hours
– % of when students wore their shirts: 92%
– % of time when students were on time: 97%
– Total hours work by Staff: 369.5 hours 
– Total number of volunteers: 49
– Total number of volunteer hours: 222.5
– Total number of gallons of paint used: 97

For more information, contact:
Heather Vega
School Counselor/504 Coordinator
Burns Latino Studies Academy
195 Putnam Street, Hartford, CT  06106
860-695-3035 office