Education
Pasadena Unified Names Principal of Don Benito Fundamental School

Paula Chamberlain, Ed.D Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Brian McDonald has named Paula Chamberlain, Ed.D., as the new principal of Don Benito Fundamental School, pending Board of Education approval. Dr. Chamberlain has served as an assistant principal at Pasadena High School and Blair School and taught elementary, middle, and high school during her 18-year career as an educator. “Dr. Chamberlain’s experience, knowledge, and energy,…

Pasadena Unified Releases More Details on “State of Schools” Address Set for September 26

This year’s annual Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) State of the Schools address by School Board President Roy Boulghourjian and Board of Education members is September 26, 2017, in the gymnasium of Washington STEAM Magnet Academy,…

Removing, Reassigning Teachers Sparks Protest at Daniel Webster Elementary School

Last Thursday’s protest by some parents and students at Daniel Webster Elementary School in Pasadena has ignited city-wide discussions about how the current Pasadena Unified School District budget deficit is impacting its schools and its…

Graphic Design Alumna Michelle Dougherty Wins Emmy for Main Title Design for Netflix’s Stranger Things

An alumnus of the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena has bagged this year’s Emmy for helping create the main title sequence of the hit science-fiction Netflix series “Stranger Things.” Graphic Designer alumna Michelle Dougherty…

Pasadena Unified Launches Attendance Campaign

The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) today announced the launch of “Attend Today, Achieve Tomorrow,” a campaign to improve school attendance and get students to attend class at least 97 percent of the time, which…

ArtCenter College of Design Launches Change Lab Podcast Exploring the Transformative Power of Creativity

Friday, ArtCenter College Design launched a new podcast featuring intimate interviews with leading artists and innovators, using change as a framework to explore their creative coming of age and the ways in which the creative…

Education Events

Tuesday, September 26 - 6:30 pm PUSD State of Schools

Thursday, September 28 - 6:00 pm Annual Christian College Fair

Wednesday, October 11 - 4:00 pm College Fair 2017

Wednesday, September 20

This Week In Education

Tuesday, September 19 PUSD Board Policy Committee Meeting 3:00 p.m. Room 240 351 S. Hudson Avenue Agenda – https://www.pusd.us/cms/lib/CA01901115/Centricity/domain/48/committees/policy/2017-2018/Agenda%20Policy%2009192017.pdf   Wednesday, September 20 Board of…

Saturday, September 23

Free Celebration September 23 for Pasadena as “Early Learning City” Initiative

A new, groundbreaking initiative–Pasadena as an Early Learning City by 2025–will be celebrated during a free, family-friendly event 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept.…

Tuesday, September 26

Pasadena Unified State of Schools Address Set to be Delivered September 26

This year’s annual Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) State of the Schools address by School Board President Roy Boulghourjian and Board of Education members is…

Thursday, September 28

Christian College Fair in Pasadena To Bring Students and Christian Institutions Together

Imagine a high school gym jammed with tables loaded with brochures and giveaways. Hundreds of people crowd the aisles, bearing backpacks or lugging tote bags.…

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ArtCenter College of Design Awarded Prestigious National Leadership Grant to Envision Libraries of the Future

College Librarian and Managing Director Mario A. Ascencio. Photo by Juan Posada. ArtCenter College Design is a recipient of a Library Leadership Grant from The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) in Washington, DC, to improve the experience of patrons using archive and special collections through a human design-centered approach to technology. The $25,000 award to the College is part of a $10 million national investment in 2017 made by the Institute, the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 35,000 museums. ArtCenter’s winning project, Reimagining the User Experience in Archives & Special Collections: Best…

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