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
Decision-making is a matter of listing out pros and cons, analyzing the advantages and disadvantages of each scenario, and making a final choice to move forward in one direction or another. We make decisions in every aspect of our lives, … Continue reading Giving Your Child the Magnet School Advantage
Magnet schools have been around for many years in the United States, and have evolved immensely since they first came to be. Magnet school programs first developed roots in the 1960s as a way to desegregate publics schools and push … Continue reading What Goes into a Magnet School Program?
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?
High School ECAMP™ Program Meeting State’s Manufacturing Needs As Connecticut searches for new manufacturing solutions, Goodwin’s Early College Advanced Manufacturing Pathway is educating the manufacturers of tomorrow. As part of its dedication to strengthening Connecticut’s economic future, Goodwin College is … Continue reading High School ECAMP™ Program Meeting State’s Manufacturing Needs
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
Magnet schools – whether at the Pre-K, elementary, or high school level – can provide children with a solid and immersive educational experience. Magnet schools offer innovative classroom environments that encourage students to engage with their education and set them … Continue reading Tips for Researching the Top Magnet Schools in CT
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?
Providing a solid education is one of the greatest gifts you can give to a child. An education builds a strong foundation in a child’s life and gives them the knowledge and skills needed to make a valuable impact in … Continue reading The Magnet Education Difference
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
Parents love the idea of having their children attend a magnet school – in addition to their many benefits, magnet schools give children the opportunity to attend a theme-based school with hands-on learning approaches. That said, parents searching for the … Continue reading What to Look for in a Greater Hartford Magnet School
With all the different educational options out there, it can seem overwhelming to make the right educational choice for your child. As a parent, you may be asking: What type of learning environment will they excel in academically? What type … Continue reading How Do Magnet Schools Work?
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?
Goodwin College and LEARN, a Regional Educational Service Center based in Old Lyme, have announced the appointment of Craig Drezek as the Assistant Superintendent of Magnet Schools for Goodwin College, effective October 1, 2018. Drezek’s 23 years of experience in … Continue reading Goodwin College and LEARN Appoint Assistant Superintendent of Magnet Schools
Goodwin Welcomes Project Worth Young Adult Academy The 2017 fall semester brought a new community partnership program to campus, forming a unique synergy between Goodwin College’s Facilities Department and Project Worth Young Adult Academy, a program of South Windsor Public … Continue reading Welcoming Project Worth Young Adult Academy | Goodwin College