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The Education Cooperative Selected for Shaws Give Back Where It Counts Program

October 5, 2020

Have you heard the news? The Education Cooperative has been selected as the beneficiary of the Shaws GIVE BACK WHERE IT COUNTS Program! Each time the $2.50 reusable GIVE BACK WHERE IT COUNTS Bag is purchased at the Shaw’s at Nahatan Street, Norwood during the month of October, we will receive a $1 donation. 

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Fuse MA Fellowship Cohort 2 Updates

September 28, 2020

Our Fuse MA Fellowship with the Highlander Institute kicked off the 2020-2021 school year on September 24th. Program Manager Meg Smallidge & Fuse MA Coordinator Ken Toomey led Fellows through small group check-ins around their independent projects. The second half of the meeting featured a cross-collaborative scavenger hunt and district-specific breakout rooms with pilot teachers and school/district administrators from the Cohort 2 partner districts. Educators discussed various challenges they’re facing as they navigate back-to-school scenarios and shared ideas and strategies that have been working well for […]

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All TEC Programs Are Open For In-Person Instruction

September 2, 2020

Dear TEC Families and Students, At TEC we know that together we create more opportunities and that is how we have developed our plan for the reopening of our vibrant learning community. Throughout these challenging months the TEC Leadership Team and staff has reviewed and aligned our practices and protocols to the COVID-19 guidelines provided to us from DESE, the CDC, state and local advisories to meet or exceed their guidance in order to prepare for the safe reopening of TEC’s in-person […]

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TEC Announces Virtual Course Specific to Physical Education and Wellness Educators

September 1, 2020

Physical Education is Important! Here’s why … As we begin this unusual school year, it is more important than ever to help people in our communities understand that a thriving physical education program is essential to students’ wellness and to a well-balanced school curriculum. This two-credit course is designed to give teachers and administrators the knowledge and confidence to speak of the importance of including Physical Education, Health and Wellness in a well-balanced curriculum. Participants will: identify key components of a […]

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Fuse MA Cohort 2 Summer Institute

August 7, 2020

The format for delivery may have changed, but this year’s summer training for Fuse MA Cohort 2 still had the essential elements: community, collaboration, and content! On August 5 and 6, 2020, Program Manager Meg Smallidge and Services Manager Maeve Murray, along with their Highlander Institute colleagues,  planned an informative and empowering two days of virtual Professional Development for all of the participants. On Wednesday, the Fuse MA Cohort 2 Fellows were welcomed by Executive Director of The Education Cooperative […]

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TEC Campus School: End of Year Video

June 16, 2020

We hope you know how much we truly value each and every member of our school community…you can see it here in our end of year video. – Meredith Faletra, TEC Campus Program Director

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Cohort 2 in the Time of Covid-19

June 1, 2020

Mid-March 2020 forced Cohort 2 Fuse MA Fellows, and indeed all Massachusetts teachers, into a whole new world. With the closure of schools because of Covid-19, educators across the commonwealth had to find new ways to reach their students, both on a personal and educational level. The switch from in-person to virtual teaching and learning required a new mind set, and Fuse Fellows were ready to lead the way! In the first official week of school closures Fuse MA held […]

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Spotlight on Fuse MA Fellow: Rachel Dudley

May 15, 2020

Among the seventeen educators who gathered at The Education Cooperative (TEC) in Walpole, Massachusetts in February 2018 was Dedham teacher, Rachel Dudley. As a fellow in Cohort 1 of Fuse MA, Rachel used  her experience and expertise as a high school Social Studies teacher to coach educators in Norwood. Here, Rachel shares some of her thoughts and memories of the Fuse MA Fellowship. What are your memories of the fellowship? How did your experience change over the year and a […]

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TEC adds new workshops to Build Basic Skills for Remote Learning

April 28, 2020
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TEC Phoenix Academy to hold virtual graduation on May 28, 2020

April 28, 2020

We are excited to announce that on May 28, 2020, nine TEC Phoenix Academy seniors will experience an unprecedented “virtual” graduation. We are proud of our seniors. Families will receive a Zoom invitation.

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