Magnet Schools

The Goodwin College community includes these magnet schools: Goodwin College Early Childhood Magnet School, Connecticut River Academy, and The Pathways Academy of Technology and Design.

The Connecticut River Academy

Nine Riverside Drive
East Hartford, CT 06118

An early college high school with an environmental studies theme integrated across the curriculum. Located beside the historic Connecticut River, the school program offers extensive project-based experiences in a technology-rich environment, preparing students for success in college and beyond. From the beginning of 9th grade, students have extensive academic and social experiences at the College and can take credit-bearing Goodwin College courses starting in junior year.

To visit The Connecticut River Academy website, click here.

The Goodwin College Early Childhood Magnet School

29 Willowbrook Road
East Hartford, CT 06118

An early childhood magnet school serving prekindergarten through grade 1 and designed around the Reggio Emilia model of learning. The Reggio approach places children and families at the center of all learning and focuses on exploration and discovery based on the interests of the children. The Early Childhood Magnet School has been created and designed as a laboratory school for students in Goodwin’s growing Child Study and Early Childhood Education degree programs. Fully certified early childhood educators will provide the highest level of learning to students while training the next generation of early childhood teachers and other instructional leaders.

To visit The Goodwin College Early Childhood Magnet School website, click here.

The Pathways Academy of Technology and Design

A Hartford Public School operated in partnership with the College, a model for collaboration between a private college and a city school district. Pathways Academy helps students to acquire technological and critical thinking skills while developing a sense of personal and social responsibility. This combination helps students compete in the rapidly changing world economy. The new Pathways Academy building will feature state-of-the-art facilities in areas such as robotics, nanotechnology, sound recording and advanced computer design. Pathways Academy was recently named one of “America’s Best High Schools” by US News & World Report.

To visit The Pathways Academy of Technology and Design website, click here.

To request more information, contact:
Alan Kramer, Dean of Magnet Schools

Last Modified: 5/2/2014

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