After a rigorous, six-month search process, our Consultant Selection Work Group has chosen 2Revolutions, LLC as a partner to guide the next phase of work in creating an aspirational and achievable strategic plan for the Manchester School District. 2Revolutions is a national education design lab that has successfully led over
A big thank you to all of our volunteers, donors, and supporters who helped prepare and participate in walking with us in Manchester’s Annual Christmas Parade this weekend! The parade has been a long-standing tradition in the city for over ten years and is run by InTown Manchester, who selected us
Manchester Proud holds celebration to honor the donors, community partners, and volunteers who have joined their effort.
The rain did not keep Manchester Proud supporters away on Tuesday, November 13 from their celebration at Veteran’s Park to honor donors, community partners, and volunteers who have joined the movement and are committed to the success of all public school students in the City of Manchester. Attendees included Mayor
Manchester Proud wants to hear directly from you about your experiences in Manchester! We will be holding listening sessions across the city to hear from students, families, teachers, and district and support staff on what’s important to them, the challenges and opportunities they see, and
Its been an amazing few months here at Manchester Proud! We are truly inspired by the community’s enthusiasm around working together and hearing each other’s experiences, needs, and hopes for the city and it’s schools. Just last week, over 65 Manchester organizations, including the Boys and Girls Club, the Manchester
Manchester Ink Link’s Ben Dion highlighted new businesses in the city in a recent column, all with the common mission of uniting the community and bringing people to Manchester. Like these businesses, investments in our public schools will help families, professionals, and new businesses make the decision to come to
Mayor Joyce Craig is holding community office hours where members of the public are invited to stop by for informal conversation and to share ideas about the city. Each event will include a department head from the city, who will also be available for conversation and to answer questions.
Board of School Committee accepts Manchester Proud’s offer to cover fee for district to join Council of the Great City Schools
The Manchester Board of School Committee accepted an offer from Manchester Proud to pay for the fee to join the Council of the Great City Schools, reported Paul Feely for the Union Leader:
The Currier Museum of Art is hosting an educator workshop, “Making marvels: an interdisciplinary educator workshop with Ethan Murrow,” on Friday, October 18. The workshop is designed for K-12 art, science, history, and English teachers, though all teachers are welcome.
The Manchester Young Professionals Network recently announced its endorsement of Manchester Proud in an email to their members:
Bill Krantz, Principal of McLaughlin Middle School, and Scott Szuksta, Assistant Principal, recently joined Manchester Proud to canvass neighborhoods in their school district. Bill shared with us why he joined Manchester Proud and why he’s encouraging others to do the same.
We recently met Alicia Parker, a longtime resident of Manchester, and her daughter Kimiya, a student at West High School. They joined Manchester Proud last month to canvass their neighborhood. Below, they share about the experience, and why they are part of the Manchester Proud effort.
Mayor Joyce Craig, who has been an ally to Manchester Proud’s efforts, highlighted the movement in a recent article for the Union Leader where she highlighted the effort’s dedication to the city:
Manchester Proud is seeking multilingual volunteers to help reach various communities in the city. We want to hear all voices–and we need your help!
Manchester Proud – a citizen’s coalition committed to uniting Manchester behind an aspirational vision for our City’s schools – launched a month-long canvassing effort on Saturday, September 15 by knocking on over 500 doors and talking with over 150 Manchester residents. Volunteers went out to talk with residents about the
Manchester Proud hosted its first town hall on Thursday, August 28 at the Manchester Public Library on Pine Street. Attendees learned more about Manchester Proud, the community-based movement led by the people of Manchester, and what comes next.
We are in awe of the energy and enthusiasm the Manchester community has shown in support of developing a community-driven strategic school district plan. Check out the latest coverage from the NH Business Review:
Manchester Proud is a community-based movement that brings together parents, students, educators, and community members to drive a collaborative strategic planning process for the city’s district and schools.
On May 14, 2018, the Manchester Board of School Committee voted unanimously to endorse a proposal from Manchester Proud to support a “community-centric” strategic planning effort for the city’s schools.