Career & College Readiness Action Team Hard at Work!
Nearly 40 community members – representing local employers, teachers, school administration, and parents – came together on chilly January and February mornings to begin work on Northfield Promise’s latest action team – Career & College Readiness!
Bridgewater Elementary Book Drive Collects Over 1,000 Books!
The Bridgewater Elementary student council conducted a school-wide book drive with a goal of collecting 1,000 books. They prepared weekly announcements and visited classrooms to promote the drive.
Kindergarten Teachers & Early Childhood Professionals Gather to Talk Kindergarten Readiness
Northfield Promise partnered with the Northfield Public Schools and the Early Childhood Initiative Coalition to host a meeting in January of kindergarten teachers and early childhood providers from across the community. These semi-annual gatherings are a chance to build connections between the schools and early childhood providers
World’s Best Workforce Targets Rolled Out to School Staff
Northfield Promise and the Northfield Public Schools teamed up this winter to help increase awareness among school district staff about the World’s Best Workforce legislation, the targets that have been set for Northfield by the Minnesota Department of Education, and the resources available from Northfield Promise (and the wider community) to help the schools reach these goals.
My Northfield Promise – Hope Langston
Three years ago, I was invited to attend a Data Team meeting because of my strong interest in using data to help refine and target instructional approaches. Sitting around the table was a group of bright, committed people.
Sophomore Career Expo
On Friday, February 12, over 35 professionals from nearly 30 local businesses/organizations gathered in the Northfield High School (NHS) gymnasium to share career information with NHS and Arcadia sophomores.
Northfield High School Students Share Career Interests
This fall, over 1,000 Northfield High School students took time to share their thoughts on their future goals and aspirations. This career interest survey asked students what areas they would possibly like to go into once they complete high school.
My Northfield Promise – Ellen Iverson
Two years ago I attended a Northfield Public SchoolsDistrict Educational Program Advisory Council (DEPAC) meeting where Zach Pruitt was presenting on collective impact. I was enthused by the information he shared about the Cincinnati Strive model and wanted to get involved. I joined the Data Team and then was recruited to join the Council of Champions.
Northfield Promise Presents at the National Community Education Conference
Northfield Promise was invited to present at the National Community Education Conference, held in the Bloomington, MN, September 30 – October 3, 2015.
Greenvale Park Community School – Year 1 = Success!
The Greenvale Park Community School recently released its first Report to the Community, highlighting the results of the inaugural year of the effort. Available in English and Spanish, the report was mailed to all Greenvale Park families, as well as all homes within a mile of the school.