Archive for the ‘Alternative Education’ Category

Nick Ritchie Graduates from Arlington High School

T’is the Season! Graduation!

Tutorial Center students are graduating throughout the region! Here are a few that we’ve captured so far. Congratulations to all of you for all the hard work and persistence – it was our honor to help you in this important […]


Dillon Williams working at The Tutorial Center

What Goes Around: Dillon Williams

The individual and corporate support we get from the Northshire community is essential to our meeting the goals of our mission – so we understand how important sustained support can be. And, we try to pass that idea of community […]


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. […]


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, […]


Food Revolution Day

We’re Joining the Revolution!

Actually we’ve been a leader in this movement! But on May 15th we’re amping up our rally cry in support of Chef Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day – a global push to make food education a part of everyday school curriculum world-wide. Over 750,000 […]