On October 28, 2021, Wepco Plastics, Inc. proudly presented Connecticut River Academy (CTRA) at Goodwin University with the Trailblazer STEAM Grant during their Manufacturing Day event in Middlefield, Connecticut. The grand award of $5,000 was sponsored by Progressive Components through … Continue reading Wepco Plastics, Inc. Awards Trailblazer STEAM Grant to Connecticut River Academy
Goodwin University and LEARN, a Regional Educational Service Center based in Old Lyme, Connecticut, have announced the appointment of Matthew R. Dadona of Avon as Assistant Superintendent of Pathways and Partnerships for the Goodwin University Magnet School System, effective October … Continue reading Matthew Dadona Named Assistant Superintendent of Pathways and Partnerships for Goodwin University Magnet School System
Goodwin University and LEARN, a Regional Educational Service Center based in Old Lyme, Connecticut, have announced the appointment of Sheri Tanner as Director of Middle Level Programming at the Connecticut River Academy (CTRA) on the University campus, effective August 30, … Continue reading Goodwin University and LEARN Announce Director of Middle Level Program at Connecticut River Academy
The Connecticut River Academy (CTRA) at Goodwin University has been named the 2020-2021 National Secondary Magnet School of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America, the national association for magnet and theme-based schools. The Magnet Schools of America Merit Award of Excellence singles out one … Continue reading Connecticut River Academy at Goodwin University Named National Secondary Magnet School of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America
On April 30, 2021, LEARN announced that its Executive Committee of the Board of Directors appointed JT Foster as principal of the Connecticut River Academy (CTRA). Foster, of North Haven, has been interim principal at CTRA since July 1, 2020; … Continue reading LEARN Names JT Foster as New Principal of Connecticut River Academy
Goodwin University and LEARN, a Regional Educational Service Center based in Old Lyme, have announced the appointment of Dr. Salvatore Menzo as Superintendent of Magnet Schools for Goodwin, effective July 1, 2021. For the past 12 years, Dr. Menzo has … Continue reading Goodwin University and LEARN Welcome New Superintendent of Magnet Schools
When it comes to education in the United States, we are becoming more competitive. It is no longer enough to have a high school diploma on its own. To reach success, many students today will plan to attend a college … Continue reading Does a Magnet School Look Good for College Applicants?
The formative years of childhood involve rapid development. For the first eight years of a child’s life, they are a sponge – growing physically, mentally, and emotionally, and fast. The early childhood years are precious and prime to jumpstart a … Continue reading Why is Preschool Important for My Child?
How Morgan’s experience at CTRA, RMS, and Goodwin demonstrated the importance of togetherness and taught her to give back Morgan Sheldon is a creative communicator who enjoys connecting with others and crafting a strong sense of community for those around … Continue reading Morgan’s story: Making a difference with her degree
Timothy Mason grew up in an Eastern Connecticut town with over 150 active farms. Although his hometown boasts green pastures, red farm homes, and the many colors of an agricultural history, Timothy found life there to be a bit “monochromatic.” … Continue reading Timothy’s Story: From CTRA pupil to “paging Dr. Mason…”
Rising from Hardship, Remaining Hopeful, and Reaching for Happiness: How I helped lift my family out of poverty and pursued my professional passions By Bricherland “Bibi” Quinones For as long as I can remember, my mother told me that my … Continue reading Bibi’s Story: Hardship to Happiness
Spring into School-mode with these Free Resources for your Little Learners! Everything Elementary National Geographic Kids Find fun fill in the blanks for your children to create their own stories! This Nat Geo site provides quizzes, amazing animal videos, science … Continue reading Spring into School-Mode with these Free Resources for Elementary Students
From couch to college prepared — spring into school-mode with these free resources to keep your teen in tip-top shape for their next move. General Khan Academy Free courses on math, arts and humanities, economics, college and career planning, computing, … Continue reading Spring into School-Mode with These Free Resources for High School Students