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Blending Education and Workforce Development: Carpentry

Blending Education with Workforce Development

In our latest Learning POD taught by David Thomas of Blue Spruce Construction, Tutorial Center adult ed students in our Bennington location use their measurement and geometry skills to plan a birdhouse, then learn basic carpentry skills while each building their own. […]


Regina, one of the first students to enjoy the new building works with her tutor, Diana.

Comprehensive, Diagnostic, Learning Evaluations Now Available!

Responding to community requests, we are very pleased to announce that families and schools in Southern Vermont can now obtain professional comprehensive, diagnostic Learning Evaluations right at The Tutorial Center in Manchester Center! Previously, a family seeking such assessments had […]


James perfecting a pineapple upside down cake.

Innovative Adult Ed “Learning Pods” Blend Academics with Work Skills

Haluski, Latvian bread, fruit smoothies, upside down cake….now this is school! “There are a lot of amazing facts I’ve learned, especially since everything we cook, we start from scratch,” says Jessica. “This program made me very interested in baking, cooking, […]


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Manchester Community & Educational Garden Gets Dressed for a New Season!

We are so excited to begin our sixth season of managing the Manchester Community & Educational Garden! This past weekend a group of friendly, dedicated folks came together and got the garden in tiptop shape. Be sure to also take a […]


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Grown, in 60 Seconds! Time-lapse Video

Watch the entire 2015 season of growth at the Manchester Community & Educational Garden as it grew from April to September!