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SeVEDS Request for Proposals for Windham Higher Education Cooperative Website Project

Request for Proposals for Project Design and Intern Mentoring

The Windham Higher Education Cooperative (WHEC), which includes Community College of Vermont (Brattleboro), Landmark College, Marlboro College, SIT Graduate Institute, Vermont Technical College, and Union Institute and University, is seeking proposals for their Consortium’s Website Design.

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BUHS and Brattleboro School Budgets and Issues

Glenn wrote:

"Perhaps someone could start a new thread to talk about school issues? While they all end up boiling down a town tax bill, they're not really in the same category as town and selectboard issues. BUHS, the Brattleboro school district, and the municipality are all a little different"

Good idea, and wish granted. Carry on...

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Fabulous Custom Electric Guitar - Raffle for Compass School International Travel Program

As a fundraiser for our international travel program, the Compass School is running an Online Raffle of a Custom Electric Guitar

For a $10 ticket, you could win this custom made guitar built by father and son guitar makers Rory Struthers (compass junior) and his dad Dick Struthers.

Secure online ticket purchasing, and more information on this link.

Compass student, Rory Struthers, and his guitar building father, Richard have collaborated to build a unique electric guitar entirely out of construction scrap.   This first-of-its-kind, prototype guitar is worth well over $1,000! 

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BUHS Public Information Meeting Postponed To February 5

BRATTLEBORO UNION HIGH SCHOOL BOARD
53 Green Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF MEETING

The BUHS #6 Board of Directors will hold a Public Information Meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 5, 2015 in the WRCC Cusick Conference Room. The regular board meeting will immediately follow. (rescheduled from 2/2)

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Brattleboro Union High School Board Meeting Agenda - Annual Informational Meeting On Budget

In anticipation of the BUHS District #6 Annual meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 10 in the high school gymnasium, the BUHS District #6 Annual Reports are available at all WSESU schools, Superintendent's Office, Brooks Memorial Library, District Town Offices (Brattleboro, Dummerston, Guilford, Putney, Vernon), and www.wssu.k12.vt.us. A public Forum to discuss the proposed FY '16 budget will be held at 6:30 p.m on Monday, 2/2/15 in the WRCC Cusick Conference Room.

BRATTLEBORO UNION HIGH SCHOOL BOARD
53 Green Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
www.wssu.k12.vt.us

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Brattleboro Union High School Board Meeting Agenda

BRATTLEBORO UNION HIGH SCHOOL BOARD
53 Green Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF MEETING

The BUHS #6 Board of Directors will meet at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 26, 2015 in the WRCC Cusick Conference Room.

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Great Board Training Opportunities in Brattleboro

T​his spring, ​Marlboro ​College ​will offer its first Board Leadership Institute​. ​The Board Leadership Institute is a series of skill-building workshops in March and April that, taken together, introduce board members to the most important knowledge and skills for successful board service. Board Teams and Individual Trustees should register here to reserve their place in the Board Leadership Institute.

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Brattleboro Union High School Board Meeting Agenda - Public Information Meeting on the Proposed FY16 Budget

BRATTLEBORO UNION HIGH SCHOOL BOARD
53 Green Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS

The BUHS #6 Finance Committee will meet at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 8 in the WSESU James E. Kane Conference Room, 53 Green Street.

NOTICE OF MEETING

The BUHS #6 Board of Directors will hold a Public Information Meeting on the Proposed FY ’16 Budget at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, January 5, 2015 in the WRCC Cusick Conference Room. The regular board meeting will follow at approximately 7:00 p.m.

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Teaching with Technology Courses Start Jan 9 at Marlboro College's Graduate School

Here's our Marlboro courses that start Jan. 9th!

  • Making in Education. Intro and advanced. Fully online with in-person making. Instructor: Bryant Patten. UVM rate. More Info.

  • Online Collaborative Tools. Teaching the Google Generation.  Fully online. Instructor: Lucie deLaBruere. UVM rate. More Info.

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Brattleboro Union High School Board Meeting Agenda

BRATTLEBORO UNION HIGH SCHOOL BOARD
53 Green Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS

The BUHS #6 Planning and Policy Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, December 15 in the WRCC Cusick Conference Room

NOTICE OF MEETING

The BUHS #6 Board of Directors will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, December 15 in the WRCC Cusick Conference Room.

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Vermont Wins $33 Million for Pre-K, Delegation and Governor Announce

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 – Vermont was awarded $7.3 million in what is expected to be a $33.4 million, four-year federal grant for pre-kindergarten programs at public schools and Head Start agencies throughout the state.

Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) announced the grant today.

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Heat Pump Workshop Offered January 12

Are you paying too much to heat your home, business, or rental property, or looking to cut your use of fossil fuels? A new generation of super-efficient electric heat pumps, suitable for northern climates, may be the answer for you. These devices provide heat and domestic hot water using 25-50% less energy than conventional systems. They are environmentally-friendly as well – 87% free of carbon emissions in Green Mountain Power territory. Heat pumps can also be combined with solar electric panels to provide 100% renewable energy.

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Vermont Works For Women: Introduction to the Trades Workshop at Brooks Library Dec 10

Save the date! Come learn about wages needed for economic security in Windham County, occupational segregation, the gender wage gap and its effects over a lifetime of earnings and hear a personal story from a local woman in manufacturing. 

Andi Waisman, Brattleboro Project Director for Vermont Works For Women (VWW) will be offering an “Intro to the Trades workshop” to inform attendees about non-traditional careers that earn a livable wage including an upcoming Brattleboro-based training in skilled manufacturing. The presentation will begin at 5 PM on Wednesday, December 10, in the library's meeting room. 

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Brattleboro Union High School Board Meeting Agenda

BRATTLEBORO UNION HIGH SCHOOL BOARD
53 Green Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS

The BUHS #6 Finance Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, December 1 in WRCC Room 294. RE: Special Education Budget

The BUHS #6 Planning and Policy Committee will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, December 1 in the WRCC 1st Floor Conference Room.

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Brattleboro Town School Board To Hold Community Forum On 'Testing' 11/19

The Brattleboro Town school board is holding a public forum this coming Wednesday, 11/19, on the role and the effects of various standardized testing that takes place in our schools.  This has been a point of lively discussion on iBrattleboro and it would be worth encouraging the school board to continue this process of public engagement by attending.

The forum takes place at Academy School on Wednesday, November 19, 6:00-7:30 pm.

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Brattleboro Union High School Board Meeting Agenda

BRATTLEBORO UNION HIGH SCHOOL BOARD
53 Green Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS

The BAMS Committee will meet at 7:45 a.m. on Monday, November 17 in the BAMS Conference Room.

The BUHS #6 Finance Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, November 17 in the WRCC Conference Room. RE: WRCC Budget

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Brattleboro Union High School Board Meeting Agenda

BRATTLEBORO UNION HIGH SCHOOL BOARD
53 Green Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS

The BUHS #6 Planning and Policy Committee will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 3 in the WRCC Cusick Conference Room.

The BUHS #6 Finance Committee will meet at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 6 in the WSESU James E. Kane Conference Room, 53 Green Street.

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Brattleboro Union High School Board Meeting Agenda

BRATTLEBORO UNION HIGH SCHOOL BOARD
53 Green Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS

The BAMS Committee will meet at 7:45 a.m. on Monday, October 20 in the Middle School Conference Room.

The BUHS #6 Teacher Curriculum Committee will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, October 20 in BUHS Room 192.

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Electric Vehicle Fair Showcases Benefits of EVs

Are you thinking about buying or leasing an electric car or bicycle, or interested in learning about the benefits of EV ownership? Come to the Electric Vehicle Demonstration & Forum on Saturday, October 25th from 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm at the Marlboro College Graduate School, 28 Vernon Street in downtown Brattleboro. A wide range of all-electric and plug-in hybrid cars, along with electric-assisted bikes, cargo bikes and electric scooters will be on display and available for test rides in the parking lot from 3:00 – 4:30 pm. Electric vehicle owners and local dealers will be on hand to answer questions.

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Windham Regional Career Center's Fall 2014 Community Education & Training Programs

Windham Regional Career Center Offers Fall Community Education and Training Programs

The Windham Regional Career Center at Brattleboro Union High School is pleased to announce their Community Education and Training Programs for this fall. Betsy Gentile, Workforce Development Manager and Adult Education Coordinator is coordinating 15 community education and training programs to meet the needs of area employers and their employees as well as providing personal and professional enrichment opportunities for all community members.

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