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Jeffrey Caron

Dean of Admission and Exploratory at Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech

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Meet Mr. Jeffrey Caron, Dean of Admission and Exploratory at Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech. His role here at GNBVT is to help families and students from the beginning of the application process to acceptance and throughout the exploratory process. This includes the admission process, applications, lottery, acceptances, and waiting list. In addition, Mr. Caron oversees the freshman exploratory process, orientation, grading process, shop rotations, and final shop selections. His reason for coming to work here was because of the reputation that the school had as a phenomenal place to work and go to school, saying “I was always impressed with how professional everything was.”

Before working here Mr. Caron worked at Dartmouth Public Schools for 10 years as the Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics. Prior to that he worked for the Fall River Public Schools for 3 years, and starting his career over 20 years ago as a teacher in Taunton Public School and at Dighton-Rehoboth Regional HS. His favorite part of working here so far has been the people and getting to know the community. Mr. Caron’s advice for the freshmen is to take advantage of the chance to graduate from high school college AND career ready is a leg up for most people. Take full advantage of every opportunity here at GNBVT to position yourself for your future.

”Mr. Caron is a huge New England sports fan overall. He played basketball at Durfee High School and in Merrimack College. While attending he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. He went on to Fitchburg State University and received a Masters Degree in Education Administration. Outside of school, Mr. Caron enjoys spending as much time with his family as he coaches basketball, so much that he says “I am thankful to have the opportunity to share the game with youngsters in hopes of igniting that spark that it did with me.”

 

Article and Picture by: Alexander Cardelli, Senior Media Technology