Northern Vermont University hosts open houses Nov. 10-11

Northern Vermont University will host fall open houses for prospective students and their families Nov. 10 at NVU-Lyndon and Nov. 11 at NVU-Johnson. The free events will include a campus tour, lunch, and the opportunity to talk with faculty, staff, students, and financial aid and admissions representatives. Johnson and Lyndon state colleges will unify officially… Read More »

School District budget forum Tuesday solicits input

The Champlain Valley School District board of directors is hosting a Community Budget Forum on Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Champlain Valley Union High School, Room 160. To encourage participation, childcare and kid-friendly food will be provided. Jeanne Jenson, chief operating officer for the district, will share the present budget details and the… Read More »

Shelburne educators take part in Snelling Center’s Vermont School Leadership Project

Shelburne educators take part in Snelling Center’s Vermont School Leadership Project

The Snelling Center for Government announced that Bonnie Birdsall and Sara Raabe of Shelburne have been accepted into its Vermont School Leadership Project’s class of 2018. Raabe is currently the principal at JFK Elementary School in Winooski and Birdsall is the digital learning leader at Williston Schools in Williston. They join 24 other educators from… Read More »

Education Notes

Shelburne Museum hosts Children’s Literacy Foundation and Champlain Valley Head Start events Shelburne Museum will be the setting Friday and Saturday for storytellers, book giveaways and children from Champlain Valley Head Start child care programs. An at-risk children grant from the Children’s Literacy Foundation is funding the events from 10 a.m. to noon both days.… Read More »

Education notes

Sen. Bernie Sanders to host Vermont college fairs U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will hold two college fairs for Vermont high school students and their families on Oct. 7 at Lyndon State College and Oct. 14 at Castleton University. Representatives from Vermont colleges, universities, and certificate and apprenticeship programs will be on hand to describe… Read More »

CVU educator Stan Williams and Think Tank awarded $15,000 grant

CVU educator Stan Williams and Think Tank awarded $15,000 grant

Anyone who works with children knows something that many others don’t: kids are thoughtful. They love to talk about their ideas, and those ideas are frequently really good. Stan Williams, an instructional coach and humanities teacher at Champlain Valley Union High School, recently received a $15,000 grant to support the school’s Think Tank, a program… Read More »