Tag Archives: education

Youth Served

The Children's Preschool playground

“Kathy!” Later: “Kathy!” Later: “Kathy!”

At The Children’s Preschool on Whitney Avenue, kids in colorful jackets are bouncing across the playground, chattering and giggling as they…

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Live and Learn

Elisabeth Kennedy, Catherine Shannon, Catherine Fisher at Beacon Self-Directed Learning

“This is not a school,” former school teacher Elisabeth Kennedy says, and technically, she’s right. Beacon Self-Directed Learning, the nonprofit center she helps run with Catherine Shannon and Catherine Fisher at the eastern end of Whalley…

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Power Trip

SmartLiving Center

United Illuminating is in the business of distributing energy. At the UI-managed SmartLiving Center, however, the goal is to get customers to use less.

The Center, a small museum of sorts dedicated to energy …

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Dream Teams

The Future Project

The bell rings, and it’s a blur of high tops and backpacks on a Thursday afternoon at New Haven Academy on Orange Street. Some of the Inaugural class of New Haven Future Fellows has arrived, and they have things to …

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