Educational

The McAuliffe Shepard Discovery Center will open a Discovery Lab, a new permanent space specifically designed for tinkering, making, and discovery, on Friday, August 3rd. The opening will be part of the Discovery Center’s Super Stellar Friday event where the Center is open extra hours every first Friday of the month from 6:30-9:30 PM with special programming. Read more →


Hitchiner’s first class of seven employees will graduate Saturday (June 23) having completed 400 hours of classroom work over three years. For Hitchiner’s needs, this training equates to a four-year college degree, said Timothy C. Sullivan, Esq., company Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Services. Read more →


From June 19 through June 23, Concord Community Music School will host the Alan Fraser Institute, a chance for pianists and other musicians to work with an internationally renowned practitioner of the Feldenkrais method. The teachings of the Alan Fraser Institute are described as “improved physical organization for deeper artistic expression,” and can help musicians at any level (and any age) achieve musical breakthroughs with every instrument and voice. Read more →


Fulfill your musical resolutions and register now for the Concord Community Music School’s spring semester, which starts January 29. From classical to classic rock, early childhood programs to ensembles, and flutes to fiddles, the Music School offers a wide range of opportunities for students of all ages and levels to pursue their musical interests. Read more →


SB 193 is a highly consequential piece of education legislation. Key structural aspects of the bill will disproportionately target property-poor communities and could complicate efforts to forecast enrollment and effectively manage budgets. In order to help inform the public about the latest version of SB 193, Reaching Higher’s analysis looks at the key provisions. Read more →


Have fun and learn from the experts at this unusual expo that helps old house and barn owners and enthusiasts with appropriate and affordable solutions. Create your own show “itinerary” and explore preservation strategies, architecture, craft and history through hourly lectures, visits with high quality exhibitors, demonstrations and “Old House and Barn Doctor” sessions Read more →


Jillian Conway, a senior at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) and a resident of Marshfield, Mass., has been awarded the 2017 Yankee Chapter PRSA Scholarship. This year for the third time, the annual scholarship is sponsored by EDvestinU®, the NH Higher Education Loan Program’s Nonprofit Student Loan Lending and Refinancing Program. Read more →


Concord Community Music School has received an Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation grant for $10,000 as part of the bank’s Targeted Grant program, which is focused on supporting immigrants in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. The grant is in support of Concord Community Music School’s dedication to including New Americans as faculty, performers, students, and community partner organizations. Read more →