CREST Collaborative

CREST empowers all learners by maximizing strengths, removing barriers, forming relationships, seeking innovative solutions to create a lasting positive impact into their adult lives, and equipping them with tools to succeed in a safe and supportive learning environment and within the greater community. CREST is supported by caring people, including community members, families, district partners, and local businesses who collaborate to fully address learners’ academic, vocational, social/emotional, and therapeutic needs.

Programs Available

Merrimack Academy Methuen


Merrimack Academy Methuen provides a substantially separate educational environment for middle and high school-aged students.

VISIONS – Vocational Instructional and Supported industrial Opportunities with Natural Supports


VISIONS supports and assists individuals with community work placement at vocational work sites. It also provides individuals with vocational counseling, vocational interest surveys, training, and additional social experiences through a recreation program.