Category: Education

The Stamford Land Conservation Trust Is Turning 50!

The Stamford Land Conservation Trust is celebrating 50 years of protecting open space with a family-friendly event at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center’s Knobloch Farmhouse. The public is invited to attend. Among the expected guests are Mayor Caroline Simmons and many other community leaders. The event will also be an opportunity to learn more…

Connecticut Manufacturing Day Trade Show, Job Fair, and Maker Faire on October 7

Welcoming job seekers to learn about well-paid, in-demand manufacturing positions and celebrating the past, present, and future of Connecticut manufacturing. BRIDGEPORT, CT – Friday, October 7, 2022, is National Manufacturing Day, and Connecticut is celebrating makers large and small with an exciting, free event open to all those pursuing careers in modern manufacturing. Come to…

Senator Blumenthal Announced $250,000 in Federal Funding to the Stamford Public Education Foundation and Reading is FUNdamental

STAMFORD, CT – Community members gathered in the Stamford Government Center lobby on Thursday morning as Senator Richard Blumenthal announced $250,000 in federal funding for the Stamford Public Education Foundation (SPEF) and Reading is FUNdamental (RIF). The press conference began with a warm welcome from Mayor Caroline Simmons, who introduced the senator. Remarks were made…

Connecticut Lt. Governor Bysiewicz highlights Connecticut Summer at the Museum program

From July 1, 2022 to September 5, 2022, Connecticut children age 18 and under plus one accompanying Connecticut resident adult can visit participating museums free of charge through the program STAMFORD, CT – Today, Lt. Governor Bysiewicz was joined by Stamford Mayor Caroline Simmons, State Representative Hubert Delany and staff at the Bartlett Arboretum and…

Governor Lamont announces seven new technology education programs at Connecticut’s public and private colleges and universities

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced the creation of seven new technology education programs at Connecticut’s public and private colleges and universities. The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) and the Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF), in partnership with the Connecticut Office of Workforce Strategy and the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community…

Connecticut Governor Lamont and Education Commissioner Russell-Tucker announce investments to support aspiring educators

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut Education Commissioner Charlene Russell-Tucker last week announced new investments to defray certification-related testing costs for aspiring educators in Connecticut. A total of $2 million dollars of federal, state-level reserve American Rescue Plan Act, Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP-ESSER) funding is being dedicated over a two-year…

Summer butterfly exhibit, “Flutter Zone,” opens Sat., May 28 at The Maritime Aquarium

NORWALK, CT – Journey through a magical habitat flittering with beautiful tropical butterflies – and discover how to support butterflies’ vital environmental role – in “Flutter Zone,” a special summer encounter opening Sat., May 28 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. This walk-through exhibit offers guests the chance to mingle among up to 20 varieties…

Stamford Mayor Proclaims June 1st to be Stamford Public Education Foundation Awards Day In Honor of SPEF’s 15th Annual Event

STAMFORD, CT – The Stamford Public Education Foundation, a non-profit agency that serves the students and families in Stamford’s 21 public schools, today announced its fundraising gala ‘Up On the Roof’ will take place on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, on the Rooftop Terrace at 600 Washington Boulevard. The Honorable Caroline Simmons, Mayor of Stamford has…