About Us

About Us

Our Staff

Our team works together to manage the business, while providing training, vocational and business skill development, and coaching.

Carolyn Meckbach

Carolyn, a Program Specialist at Commonwealth Corporation, manages all logistics surrounding the customer order process, as well as marketing for Exclusive Tees.

Don Wilkinson

Don is one of Exclusive Tees’ Technical Skills Instructors.  He has been involved in the screen printing field for over 30 years.  He is also an active exhibiting artist, curator, and an art critic for several publications.

Celia Overby

Celia, a Program Manager with Commonwealth Corporation, oversees the Exclusive Tees program. She has managed experiential education programming for youth for 15 years.

What the Youth Say

Our Impact

Vocational and employability programming, like Exclusive Tees, promotes positive change in youth at risk by actively engaging and supporting them. At Exclusive Tees, young people learn computer design, technical silk screening skills and essential workplace skills like teamwork, attention to detail, and communication.

  • $11

    per hour youth earn MA minimum wage

  • 118%

    increase in salesfrom FY15 to FY16

  • 3,200

    total hours worked

  • 7

    youth certified with nationally-recognized screen printing certification

Commonwealth Corporation designs and executes workforce programs in partnership with businesses, educators, and providers across the state. Commonwealth Corporation partners with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Youth Services (DYS) and the Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) to provide young people with access to a continuum of opportunities – high-quality training, vocational and employability programs, and mentoring – that will give them the knowledge, skills, and confidence they need to build a better future.

Exclusive Tees appreciates the support of the following companies and government agencies: Commonwealth Corporation, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, the Collaborative for Educational Services, and Center for Human Development (CHD).