SC2C September 2017 Action Web

Please join us in welcoming our new AmeriCorps Vista member, Jessie Epstein to Stamford Cradle to Career! 
Jessie joins us from a previous AmeriCorps term as a Healthy Future Corps member in Ossining, NY where she conducted Wellness Program outreach in the health centers and neighboring areas and worked to increase patient attendance of education programs and exercise classes. She also facilitated evidence-based programs that focus on promoting wellness, physical activity, and nutrition for adults, children and families.
We are excited to welcome Jessie into her new position as the College and Career Access Coordinator for the Transition from High School to Postsecondary/ Career CAN. 

AITE and Westhill Ranked Among 2018 Best High Schools

Great news in Stamford! Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that the Academy of Information Technology and Engineering (AITE) was ranked 12 and Westhill High School (WHS) ranked 63, out of 196 schools recently named, on the Niche “2018 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut” list.Earlier in the year AITE was ranked number one on the Niche “Best Magnet High Schools in Connecticut” list.
According to the organization, the 2018 Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of statistics, as well as student and parent reviews from more than 100,000 schools across the United States. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality and high school ratings.
We are so proud of what Stamford has to offer our youth and the resources available to ensuring that all youth succeed in education, career and life. As we shine a light on the hard work of the community, this only reinforces the need to continue to enrich the lives of Stamford youth through our collaborative efforts. 

SPEF Seeks Community Input for Strategic Plan

We are excited to share that Stamford Public Education Foundation is in the process of revising their Strategic Plan and is asking for your input. 
The Stamford PubliEducation Foundation is reaching out to the Stamford community to gather information that will allow them to direct resources to the areas of greatest need. They are interested in hearing from you as they put together their strategic plan, which will shape the direction of the organization and impact the programming provided to the Stamford Public Schools. The survey will take no more than a few minutes but will have a lasting effect on the services that are provided by Stamford Education Foundation.
Please click here to complete the survey. 

2017 Stamford Cradle to Career Annual Convening

The Stamford Cradle to Career Annual Convening is fast approaching and registration is officially open! We will be celebrating our successes from this past year and our plans for the future as we work to ensure that all youth succeed in education, career and life. Join us!
Thursday, December 7, 2017
8:30 - 11:30 am
UConn Stamford Campus
1 University Place, Stamford, CT
Keynote address
Matthew Worwood
Associate Director and Assistant Professor in-Residence, Digital Media & Design, University of Connecticut Stamford
This event is free, but please register here.

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