College Organizes Professional Development Opportunity for Brunswick High School
Story posted September 16, 2010
With Common Good Day (Saturday, September 25) fast approaching, the College itself has engaged in community-minded educational outreach to a neighbor with an afternoon of professional development programming for Brunswick High School faculty and staff.
The high school teachers were on campus September 15, sitting in on classes, touring labs and the Museum of Art, meeting informally with Bowdoin faculty in disciplines related to theirs, and attending workshops on admissions, academic preparedness, co-curricular education, mentoring student-teachers and writing letters of recommendation.
"The goal of this pilot program is to enhance understanding and communication, and foster mutually beneficial ties between the College and local schools," says Janice Jaffe, the associate director for community-based courses and research at the Joseph McKeen Center for the Common Good, which organized the program.
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