Brush Hill Academy

The Brush Hill Academy (BHA) is a forward-thinking, alternative education program in which general education and special education teachers provide small group and individualized support, with a maximum of 12 students per class. A clinical consultant provides group counseling and consultation to staff to provide support in managing at-risk behavior. The program serves general education and special education students who may be considered at-risk and who may have mild social/emotional needs.

The program is located at the Lower Pioneer Valley Career and Technical Educational Center, giving students access to a state-of-the-art vocational programs. The academic piece of the program follows the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks. Career and technical education follows the Massachusetts Vocational Technical Education Frameworks. Students may take academic courses online, face-to-face or in a hybrid format.



Marie Ryan


Renee Mackay


William Brackett