Category: Education

Governor Lamont announces CSDE and CCSU launch teacher pipeline college initiative

NextGen Educators Creates an Innovative Approach That Provides Districts With Immediate Access To New Talent While Allowing College Students To Gain Classroom Experience HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Friday announced that the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) and Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) are partnering in an initiative to launch NextGen Educators,…

SHU to assume management of Discovery Museum

FAIRFIELD, CT – Sacred Heart University announced today that, after a series of talks initiated by leaders of the Discovery Museum, it will assume management of the museum at 4450 Park Avenue in Bridgeport. The museum is down the street from the University’s Fairfield campus. The agreement is effective January 1, 2021, and will continue…

New Canaan’s LiveGirl and S.T.A.R. Join Forces for a conversation on Healing Together

New Canaan, CT – How can I get involved in healing my community? How can I navigate the racial dynamic? These are some of the important questions that will be addressed in an upcoming community conversation, “What’s Next: Post-Election Racial Healing” co-hosted by LiveGirl and Stand Together Against Racism (S.T.A.R.) LiveGirl Founder and CEO Sheri…

Lamont ancourages CT high school students to participate in cybersecurity competition

CyberStart America Registration Now Open, Chance for Participating Students and Schools to Win Prizes, Scholarships, and Recognition HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today is urging high school students in Connecticut to participate in CyberStart America, an innovative, national cybersecurity competition that encourages young adults to explore their aptitude for the exciting, lucrative, postsecondary pathways…

Housatonic Museum of Art Nominated for  2021 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA), announced on Thursday that it has been nominated for The Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) 2021 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. Rep. Jim Himes submitted the museum for the nation’s highest honor that recognizes outstanding American museums and libraries that have made…

STAR Rubino Family Center Announces Expanded Birth through Early Childhood Intervention Beginning September 1

STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way is launching an expanded, multi-lingual program for children experiencing, or at risk of, developmental delays. The enhanced program, generously supported in part by The Community Fund of Darien and New Canaan Community Foundation, and other generous grants expands services from birth through age five, with additional service options for children…

Sacred Heart University receives $25,000 grant toward new “flex-learn” model

Davis Educational Foundation award is funding new pandemic teaching model FAIRFIELD, Conn.—The Davis Educational Foundation has awarded Sacred Heart University a $25,000 grant for new class procedures beginning in the fall semester. The University’s SHU-Flex model will give students the choice to attend live, on-campus classes or live-stream classes from elsewhere. Students also will be…