Category: Education

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…

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…

Habitat for Humanity CEO To Receive Honorary Degree

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County CEO Carolyn Vermont will receive an honorary Associate’s Degree from Housatonic Community College (HCC) at its 55th Commencement on May 26. Habitat for Humanity seeks to build community and to improve lives by partnering with low-income families, community volunteers and donors to build decent and…