WHSAD students are not expected to wait until they graduate college to begin their first job. Experience in the workplace is as crucial to a student's education as the classroom. The goal at WHSAD is that our students enter college and begin adulthood with the advantage of … [Read More...]
Located in one of New York City's premier neighborhoods along the Brooklyn waterfront, Williamsburg High School for Architecture and Design (WHSAD for short) offers students a unique and engaging four-year course sequence with a focus in architectural drafting, design principles, and historic preservation. Our inter-disciplinary and hands-on approach to architecture, design, and the visual arts integrates internship experiences and skills training throughout core academic content areas. WHSAD students can earn a Career & Technical Education (CTE) endorsed diploma in Architectural Drafting & Design, and up to 6 college credits upon graduation from our program.All of our students are given the opportunity to participate in paid internships with industry partners. Please take a moment to review the following posts to learn more about our program.
Work Based Learning at WHSAD
Please review the following documents to learn more about how to host a WHSAD student for an internship at your company/organization and the skill sets that our students develop through our four year program. If you have any questions, or are interested in hosting an … [Read More...]
What’s Happening at WHSAD
On February 2nd, WHSAD Students who have done exceptionally well in their social studies classes were selected to see a conversation with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor at St. Francis College. This conversation was a part of the Thomas J. Volpe Lecture Series. She discussed topics ranging from her own life story growing up in New York City, to the stresses of figuring out what to do after college. She also discussed her career as a lawyer and a judge … [Read More...]