Beginning on August 22, 2023, Elizabeth Horton Sheff will join the Goodwin University Magnet School System (GUMSS) as the Alumni Specialist, responsible for nurturing and broadening the district’s relationships with their alumni. Horton Sheff is known throughout the state as … Continue reading Elizabeth Horton Sheff to join Goodwin University Magnet School System
Goodwin University and LEARN, a Regional Educational Service Center based in Old Lyme, Connecticut, have announced the appointment of Matthew Peel as Assistant Director of Connecticut River Academy (CTRA) at Goodwin University and Meaghan Freeman as Assistant Principal of Riverside … Continue reading Goodwin University Magnet School System hires Peel and Freeman to support Connecticut River Academy and Riverside Magnet School
Goodwin University and LEARN, a regional educational service center based in Old Lyme, Connecticut, have announced the appointment of Sarah Burke of Manchester as Assistant Superintendent of Special Education, Jessica Gomez-Bedosky of Woodbury as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, … Continue reading Goodwin University Magnet School System Fills Key Leadership Roles
A Metaversity creates an immersive VR experience for students. Learn how Goodwin’s magnet school system is pioneering new technologies to benefit students. Continue reading Metaversity opens new world of learning choices to Goodwin Magnet School System
Goodwin University and LEARN have appointed Kayleigh Conrad as the new Assistant Principal of Riverside Magnet School. Read the exciting news! Continue reading LEARN and Goodwin University Announce Kayleigh Conrad as Assistant Principal of Riverside Magnet School
Kimberlee Matthews has been appointed principal of Riverside Magnet School (RMS) in East Hartford, CT, starting in July 2022. Read the announcement here. Continue reading LEARN and Goodwin University Announce Kimberlee Matthews as Principal of Riverside Magnet School
Connecticut River Academy scholars made a great showing at the 2022 Aspirations in Computing (AiC) Awards. Discover the CTRA students who received honors. Continue reading Connecticut River Academy Shines at Aspirations in Computing Awards
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
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
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
Creative Scholar Spotlight: Damarilis “Dama” Rosado How this Latina activist, artist, designer, singer, and soon-to-be small business owner found success at Connecticut River Academy (CTRA) Expected graduation year: Class of 2021 Hometown: Hartford, CT Interests: Designing, drawing, music, painting, reading, singing, and … Continue reading Creative Scholar Spotlight: Damarilis “Dama” Rosado
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?
Before your child came into your life, you may have researched the best baby gear and read all of the baby books. You wanted to be sure your bundle of joy was cared for with safe products and healthy child-rearing … Continue reading How to Choose an Elementary School for Your Child
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?
As a parent, you want to find the right preschool program for your little one—a preschool in which your child will thrive. But with the amount of preschools out there, determining which programs offer the quality you’re seeking can be … Continue reading What is a NAEYC Accredited Preschool?
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
Popping the Bubble to Pursue her Dreams: How CTRA Scholar Taylor Marchand Took Control of Her Career Destiny Taylor Marchand was “the weird tomboy girl who wasn’t afraid of spiders or bugs” growing up, and she found it challenging to … Continue reading Taylor’s Story: Popping the Bubble to Pursue her Dreams
Goodwin University is sad to share news of the tragic passing of our colleague Craig Drezek, Superintendent of Goodwin University Magnet Schools and Dean of Early College Programs and Educational Partnerships on June 3 as a result of his battle … Continue reading Craig Drezek, Superintendent of Goodwin Magnet Schools, Passes