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Education

From traditional schools to progressive programs, Chronogram’s coverage of educational opportunities in the Hudson Valley is wide reaching. Feature articles address controversial issues, like technology and meditation in the classroom, as well as interviews with educators and students. Nontraditional educational opportunities in the Hudson Valley, like Waldorf and Montessori schools, are profiled so that parents can make a more informed decision about where their child goes to school.

 

Kicking Off Your College Career at WCC's Peekskill Extension Center

The Peekskill Extension Center of Westchester Community College is the place to start your first year at college. The center is in Northern Westchester, close to Putnam County, and provides an intimate experience for credit and non-credit students seeking associates/transfer opportunities or workforce development.

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Innovative On-Farm Programs, Enhanced Tutoring for Dyslexic Students at Poughkeepsie Day School

Since 1934, Poughkeepsie Day School has been providing Hudson Valley students with progressive, creative education, blending the exhilaration of intellectual discovery with a solid foundation of skills and turning out students who are resourceful, community-spirited, self-reliant and caring.

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The State Of Sex Education in New York

Only 24 states plus Washington, DC mandate sex education in public schools, according to the Guttmacher Institute: New York is not one of them. Our state does mandate HIV education, but there's no requirement that what is taught be medically accurate or culturally appropriate.

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Drills, Skills, and Thrills at NYMA Summer Leadership Camp

At the NYMA Summer Leadership Program, kids spend two lively weeks learning leadership, STEAM (science, tech, engineering, art, and math) and outdoor survival skills in a supportive, structured setting that teaches accountability and teamwork.

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Peace. Love. Arts. You.

Bethel Woods' Summer Programs for Kids & Teens
Bethel Woods has a mission to inspire and educate.

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Poughkeepsie Day Students Head to Sprout Creek Farm for Experiential Learning

Poughkeepsie Day School has a more than 70-year legacy of getting students out into the world to learn from the local industry and engage with the community. These days, Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten regularly visit nearby Sprout Creek Farm as part of class programming.

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Homestead School: A Montessori Mecca in Sullivan County

Homestead School, a Montessori school in Glen Spey for kids aged 3-14, celebrates its 40 anniversary. Based on an 85-acre working farm, the school offers students unstructured time, life skills, and hands-on tasks, merged with a curriculum rich in arts, literature, science, and planetary citizenship.

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Middle Way School: Next-Level Education Infused with Ancient Wisdom and Compassion

This New Ulster County Elementary Infuses Early Education with Buddhist Wisdom
The nonprofit Middle Way Education was founded in 2017 with the goal of expanding access to these teachings and creating pathways for traditional Buddhist wisdom and knowledge to enhance modern education for the benefit of current and future generations. The flagship school, in Saugerties, NY, is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year for students ages 4-8.

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Microcredentials: Bite-Sized Learning for Job-Readiness at SUNY Ulster

At SUNY Ulster, educators track the latest industry trends and interface with local business leaders to find out what they need, then develop classes teach you marketable skills. Their AdultEDge program offers a variety of courses to train professionals at every level for that next job, promotion, or raise.

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Wild Earth’s Upcoming Nature Programs for Adults

A look at Wild Earth's upcoming nature-based programming for adults.

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Student-Led Learning at Montgomery Montessori

At PreK-8 school Montgomery Montessori, the four pillars of Montessori education—academic excellence, universal values, global understanding, and service—are brought to vivid life every day. Their approach provides a safe environment for hands-on and child-led learning.

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Parsons Dance Returns And Wendy Whelan Arrives @ PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

Parsons Dance Returns And Wendy Whelan Arrives

Thu., Aug. 22, 6-7:30 p.m., Fri., Aug. 23, 8-10 p.m. and Sat., Aug. 24, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. & 8-10 p.m. — New York City-based Parsons Dance, a longstanding PS21 favorite, is back for...
Sunset Yoga on the Roof Garden @ The Inn and Spa at Beacon

Sunset Yoga on the Roof Garden

Mondays-Saturdays, 6:30-7:45 p.m. Continues through Sept. 27 — Purchase a ticket for your desired date to reserve your spot. 6:30pm...

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