Landscape & Turf Management

Associated Teachers/Faculty

Mr. Tim Graham and Mr. John Domoracki

Career Program Description

The Landscape/Turf Management program teaches necessary skills in the design, maintenance, and management aspects of landscaping and the broad range of turf management, from sports turf installation and maintenance through commercial property landscaping management. Students learn to plan for and deal with climate and moisture, how to design landscape and hardscape effects for various conditions and settings, such as urban, suburban, or rural, and how to accommodate climate and weather. Landscape/Turf management takes a broad approach to providing students with a wide range of experiences that will allow them to choose a focus for careers or for further education.

Career Paths

  • Sports Turf Maintenance
  • Sports Turf Construction
  • Landscape Maintenance
  • Landscape Construction
  • Landscape Architect
  • Irrigation Technician
  • Business Owner
  • Sales
  • Nursery Employee
  • Golf Course Superintendent

Certifications

  • OSHA 10 Hour Construction
  • Prep for Pesticide Licensure

Industry Partnerships 

  • ND Landscaping
  • Essex County Club
  • Viking Tree & Landscaping
  • Szczechowicz Landscape Services
  • JC Grounds Management
  • The National FFA Organization

Meeting Documents

Advisory Committee Members

Billy Butts, ND Landscape Inc.
Brad Chase, JC Grounds
Anthoney Cine, Essex County Club
Greg Cormier, Tom Irwin CO
Jon Crandall, JC Grounds Management
AJ Demotses, NorthEast nursery
Nick DiBenedetto, ND Landscape Inc.
Nichole Downer, Downer Brothers Landscape
Bill Freitag, Country Gardens
Drew Gagnon, Essex Country Club
Andrew Langlois, Szczechowicz Landscape Services, Inc.
Danielle Lees, SLS Landscaping (Szczechowicz)
Brittany Malgeiri, Wolf Hill Garden Center
Bryce Marquis
Robert Marquis
Jake Marshall, JPM Landscaping
John Marshall, Viking Tree and Landsce
Doug McDuff, Landscape America
Eric Richardson, Essex County Club
Michael Semenchuk, NorthEast Nursery
Joe Szczechowicz, Szczechowicz Landscape Services, Inc.
Andrew Travers, Essex Country Club

Alumni Spotlight 

Michael Weiss, Class of 1989

Where are they now? Weiss Commercial Property Services (Landscape, Snow and Ice Management, and Sweeping Business)

What is their job title? Business Owner

“Essex North Shore has been an essential foundation for my life. The people and knowledge gained by my experience there provided me with a tool kit for life that has equipped me to tackle problems and seize upon opportunities with confidence.”