The Framingham Education Foundation is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization committed to augmenting the…More educational excellence in the Framingham Public Schools.
With an office in the former Juniper Hill Elementary School, the Framingham Education Foundation funds innovative programs that enhance or reinforce the classroom curriculum.
The Foundation's biggest fundraiser annually is its Spelling Bee in November. In this adult team Bee, every dollar raised goes back into the schools.
The Foundation over sees a C.A.R.E program. C.A.R.E stands for Celebrate and Recognize Educators. Nominees can include an inspiring teacher, a caring nurse, an exceptional leader, etc. Individuals and organizations can make a donation to the Foundation through C.A.R.E in that person's name and the person will receive a certificate of appreciation.
The Foundation also runs a grant program. There are two rounds - March and October. Awards are announced in May and November. Only school professionals may submit proposals and qualify as Project Directors. Students, parents and community groups may collaborate with a Framingham Public School staff member on a grant application, as long as the project is educational.
Walden School 245 Prospect St, Framingham, MA01701 Walden School is a learning center for the deaf located near downtown Framingham. It is a non-profit organization that…More educates and treats deaf children from the ages of 8 to 21. It is licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Board, as well as the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care Board. The staff is over 50 percent deaf and exceptionally skilled in American Sign Language. Its goals are to enable deaf children to function in home and school environments, and help them to be able to fit into society seamlessly.
John C. Stalker Institute of Food and Nutrition 100 State St, Framingham, MA01702 John C. Stalker Institute of Food and Nutrition is an educational program at Framingham State University. The institute…More is a partnership of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and Framingham State University and offers a range of programs and opportunities, including online courses, workshops and certificate programs. It also offers undergraduate and graduate programs, including Certificate in Excellence in Child Nutrition, Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, Nutrition Education Specialist and School Nutrition Specialist programs. Check its website for details on programs or for information on certificates offered.
Early Childhood Alliance of Framingham 454 Water St, Framingham, MA01701 The Early Childhood Alliance of Framingham is a division of Framingham Public Schools dedicated to supporting the…More growth and development of children from the prenatal stages through age eight. It oversees a number of programs such as in-home early literacy programs, various child/caregiver groups, childcare resources, support for educators and childcare providers and advocacy for early childhood education in the community.
Framingham Public Schools Special Education Office provides services to children ages 3 to 22.
The Office…More ensures that all children are provided a complete education, under state and federal guidelines. The office oversees evaluations, referrals and in and out of district placements.
Framingham Public School has co-taught full inclusion classrooms and substantially separate classrooms available for Pervasive Developmental Disorder/Autism,, Learning and Language Disabilities, Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities, Developmental Disabilities & Intellectual Impairments and a Multi-Handicapped program. Programs are not available in all schools.
The Framingham Public Schools Special Education Office is located in the former Juniper Hill Elementary School currently. The office was located at the Joseph Maynard Building, until mold was discovered. The Maynard Building is undergoing renovations.
The Director of the Special Education Office is Betsy McKeon.
Pitney Bowes 959 Concord St, Framingham, MA01701 Pitney Bowes is a business consulting firm that specializes in printing and mailing solutions. The company services…More industries such as healthcare, government, higher education and law.
The South Middlesex Regional Technical School District offers a fall and spring continuing education program at Keefe…More Technical School, under the direction of Superintedent James M. Lynch.
Courses are varied. Some are a couple of hours one night a week. Some are for a couple of hours for one night. Some are long range courses lastling eight and even 20 weeks.
Course categories include computers, cooking, art, music, theatre, health, fitness, sports and photography. More than 2,000 students enroll in continuing education programs per fall and spring semester.
Continuing Education offers English as a second language courses, GED courses, and trade and certification programs.
Registration is available via online, via phone or by mail.
Kiwanis Foundation of New England 118 Union Ave, Framingham, MA01702 The Kiwanis Foundation of New England solicits and donates money and property for the purpose of supporting charitable,…More religious and educational organizations. The foundation also supports the needy by working to help them become self-supporting, gain an education and to become productive citizens. Membership in Kiwanis provides many networking and community service opportunities. The organization's headquarters are located on Union Avenue, one block from the main branch of the Framingham Public Library.
Mountainside Children's Center 40 California Ave, Framingham, MA01701 Mountainside Children's Center is a children's day care center located on California Avenue. The center provides care…More for children ages seven months to kindergarten age. Staff members offer a variety of programs, including Everyday Mathematics and Phonics Fundamentals, to help with early childhood education. The facility is licensed by the Department of Early Education and staff members are certified in First Aid and CPR. Mountainside also features a large outdoor play area with slides, swings and a large sandbox.
Lighthouse Academies is an arts-centered educational charter program for children in kindergarten through 12th…More grade. The program's goal is to prepare under-privileged students for college through a rigorous curriculum that infuses the arts into standard educational subjects. Lighthouse Academies believes that this method of instruction increases student engagement and enhances understanding of core concepts.
Established in 2003, the organization currently has 14 charter schools in six states. The headquarters are located on Route 9 West, past the Masschusetts Pike interchange.
MetroWest Jewish Day School 29 Upper Joclyn Ave, Framingham, MA01701 Founded in 2001, Metrowest Jewish Day School offers a quality education in both general and Judaic studies. The private…More school, located in the former Juniper Hill elementary school, educates children in grades K-6, but plans to expand to grade 8. The school places a strong emphasis not only on Jewish and Hebrew studies, but science, math, literacy, and creative arts as well.