Bradley Corporation Education Center
The Class of 2022 student speeches shares stories of gratitude for mentors, instructors, and others who have helped them along their journey. Click this icon “▶️” next to the students’ names to hear their stories.
"I am thankful to be able to share this moment with these amazing people sitting in front of me. I couldn't make it without the guidance of any of you guys, thank you."
"Something I appreciated about the learning environment was that it is a smaller class so you have a more one-on-one experience with the teachers which helped me get through tougher projects and assignments."
JW Speaker Corporation
"I chose to switch to GPSEd because I was struggling academically while I was at Tosa East. GPSEd implemented more interesting topics and content than Tosa East that made doing the work more engaging."
"It is odd realizing that graduation is right around the corner and it’s hard to believe how far I’ve come in just the past year."
"I believe both settings at GPSEd; school and work, have taught me about the importance of communication, and I feel capable and confident enough to communicate all my needs to those around me."
Miba Industrial Bearings U.S.
"Something I appreciate about the apprenticeship experience is that I had structure and support from the teachers which helped me navigate a permanent job placement at MIBA."
"Before I joined the GPSEd program, I was a very shy person. Since then I have learned that I am not just one of the students that blends into the background, and I have mostly come out of my shell."
"Helen Keller summed up this learning environment for me by saying, “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood."
Tailored Label Products
"I decided to pursue a career in the trades and finish my high school education through GPSEd because traditional schooling was not a good fit for me."
"What I appreciate about the classroom environment at GPSEd's Bradley Corporation Center is the classes are small, controlled, and very engaging."
"The fact that there is only a small number of students in the classroom means if you need help understanding something then the teachers will be able to give you more attention and have an easier time personalizing the lessons."
EFCO Finishing Corporation
"There are skills I take away from the apprenticeship, such as showing respect regardless of your feelings, not arguing about nonsense things, arriving on time so I don't miss anything important, making sure everything is done."
"I get to learn what I do and don't like and use that to find what I want to do in my future."
"This program helped me because I feel I am now able to communicate about what type of job I want and how I can go about getting that job."
"I've spent a lot of time assisting Harold, the electrician on the maintenance team. He always takes time to explain the concepts of electricity and how electronic devices work."
"I’m starting to understand more and more what it’s like to be an adult and part of the workforce, and most importantly, I am starting to understand life."
"I appreciate how helpful my teachers are in class. If I ever needed help or had any questions they always had the answers."
"From my placement, I feel I’ve sharpened my skill of getting into what I'm working on deeply, and I’ve found ways to enjoy what I do."
Sussex IM Inc.
"A new survey says that the average American uses only 37% of the information that is learned in school, and I agree. However, I’m confident that I will use at least 90% of the information that I’ve learned while in the GPSEd program."
Waukesha Metal Products
"While being in this program I’ve learned a lot about how different companies work and how each position plays a part in the end goal of the company."