In today’s competitive workforce, education is more important than ever before. Gone are the days of great careers for those who only obtain a high school diploma. Nowadays, employers of nearly all industries look for candidates with some postsecondary education. … Continue reading High School College Program FAQ
Navigator Voices is a series of interviews highlighting the unique stories of students, faculty, and staff from throughout the Goodwin College learning community. Serena Seepersaud is a Connecticut River Academy (CTRA) graduate who is currently pursuing a degree in Business … Continue reading Navigator Voices: Serena Seepersaud, Business Administration Degree Candidate at Goodwin College
Navigator Voices is a series of interviews highlighting the unique stories of students, faculty, and staff from throughout the Goodwin College learning community. Samantha Rini is a Connecticut River Academy (CTRA) graduate who is currently pursuing her Associate Degree in … Continue reading Navigator Voices: Samantha Rini, Associate Nursing Degree Candidate at Goodwin College
Before a cheering audience of friends and family, the Connecticut River Academy at Goodwin College Class of 2019 celebrated their diversity, their struggles, and their overwhelming success at the seventh annual commencement exercises on Thursday, June 13. “We all have … Continue reading Connecticut River Academy Celebrates Diversity of Thought at Graduation Ceremony
For those families interested in high school options other than the traditional public school route, there are several great alternatives out there including a charter high school and a magnet high school. Both school types are considered cutting-edge, offering great … Continue reading What is a Charter High School, and How is it Different from a Magnet School?
College. That big and mighty place you and your child have probably thought about, but are relieved to have a few more years before it’s actually time. Take a deep breath, because there is no need to be worried at … Continue reading How to Prepare for College in High School
Setting your child up for success is one of the greatest gifts you can provide them as a parent. Most parents have done this at every stage of their children’s lives, in some capacity. Choosing the right high school for … Continue reading 5 Types of High Schools to Consider for Your Teen
With the cost of a private education, private school may not be a viable option for most families and their children. But for those parents who have always planned to have their children attend public school, did you know there … Continue reading Public Magnet Schools: What They Are & What They Offer Students
“Learning by doing” is a common theme in an experiential educational environment. That is because when students are engaged with their hands and their minds, they actually are more focused and motivated to learn. The hands-on learning benefits that students … Continue reading How Hands-On Learning Benefits Children of All Ages
An education is way more than just textbooks, lectures, and exams. An education is about giving students the knowledge, tools, and resources needed to grow and succeed in life. That is why a college high school is an excellent option … Continue reading What is a College High School, and What Can it Mean for Your Teen?
The Magnet School path is a great educational path for children who would benefit from a more hands-on experience, without being confined by their zip code. While there are many different types of schools out there – such as public … Continue reading 4 Types of Magnet Schools to Consider for Your Child
When you look back on your high school education, what do you remember most? Was it the boring, mundane lectures? Or was it the days you got to get out of the classroom and explore the world around you first-hand? … Continue reading The Benefits of a Hands-On High School Education
The teenage years are some of the most crucial and influential years for adolescents. It’s a period in their lives in which they will mature physically, mentally, and emotionally, and start making the transition into adulthood. As they gain traction … Continue reading Should You Choose a STEM Magnet School for Your Teen?
The teenage years of your child’s life is a period of intense growth not only physically, but emotionally and intellectually. Therefore, making sure they are in an educational environment that facilitates that growth is extremely important to their future success. … Continue reading 4 Experiences Your Teen Can Have in an Environmental Science and Technology High School
Magnet schools first emerged back in the civil rights movement as a desegregation tool and to this day, have continued to build their reputations as innovative, visionary, public-choice schools open to all students, regardless of their zip code. Today there … Continue reading What the Best Magnet Schools All Have in Common
As a parent, you know that getting your child into the right school is a top priority. Between checking out the local public school, learning about your magnet and charter school options, and keeping private education in the back of … Continue reading Navigating the Magnet School Application Process in Connecticut
As a parent of a teen, or even a teen yourself, you already know how important high school can be. The bonds made with peers, the academics that capture interests and spark investigations, the extra-curricular activities, clubs, and sports; these … Continue reading 4 Alternative High School Options for Your Teen in Connecticut
We live in a fast-paced, ever-changing world. And within it, there are many great technologies that have helped advance the world of education. Today, students are granted the opportunity to learn with innovative tools, resources, and programs – right in … Continue reading Technical High School vs. Technology High School: What is the Difference?