Stamford BOE Approves New Mission and Vision for Stamford Public Schools

Stamford Public Schools (SPS) Superintendent Earl Kim announced that at the November regular meeting, the Board of Education (BOE) took the second of two necessary votes to approve a new Mission and Vision for the district. The first vote was taken at the October regular meeting. The BOE approved BOE Policy #0000:
Nov 30, 2017 - 4:55:14 AM

John Ora Named Interim Head of The Long Ridge School

The Long Ridge School has selected an Interim Head of School. John Ora will lead the eighty-year-old North Stamford school starting on July 1, 2018, succeeding Kris Bria who is retiring after twenty-nine years as Head of School.
Nov 29, 2017 - 2:37:43 PM

Senator Duff: Columbus Magnet School’s Young Astronaut Program Wins Grant from Lockheed Martin

Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) recently announced that the Columbus Magnet School Young Astronaut program has been awarded a $2,000 grant from Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin. This grant will allow students to travel to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, where the Sikorsky X2 demonstrator was included the museum’s collection in 2016.
Nov 28, 2017 - 1:07:48 AM

BOE Takes First of Two Votes Needed to Approve the New Mission and Vision for Stamford Public Schools

As part of Stamford Public Schools (SPS) ongoing long-term visioning and strategic planning process, which it has been conducting in partnership with Cambridge Education over the past year, the Board of Education (BOE) took the first step in approving a new Mission and Vision for the district. At the October regular meeting, the BOE took the first of two necessary votes to pass the following new policies. The BOE voted (8:0:0) to approve BOE Policy #0000:
Oct 25, 2017 - 4:27:33 AM

Stepping Stones Preschool Earns Prestigious NAEYC Accreditation

Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk is jumping to the head of the class with a major achievement. Its innovative Early Language and Literacy Initiative (ELLI) program at the museum and in the Norwalk Public School system have received accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)—the world's largest organization working on behalf of young children. All four sites received extremely high marks – over 100%!
Sep 27, 2017 - 4:54:19 AM

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