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Education Guide

It’s a new year — Hudson Valley schools, services, and activities are ready for a new beginning with big plans, new challenges, and yes, even fun!

Dutchess Day SchoolEmma Willard SchoolRochester Institute of Technology

Developing naturally and joyfully

Dutchess Day School offers a nurturing, co-ed environment in which children are immersed in an enriched academic learning experience. The accredited faculty delivers a high-quality approach to education, which is essential to developing the maturity and competence students need to function effectively in a rapidly changing world. Using an interdisciplinary curriculum, students experience individual and group learning, prioritizing the diversity and individuality of each person. The teaching staff skillfully applies structure and freedom, encouraging each student to develop naturally and joyfully, setting no limits on their achievements. 

Dutchess Day School
415 Rte 343

Embracing a passion for learning

What drives your passion to learn? Are you an artist? A scientist? A writer? An athlete? A combination of all? At Emma Willard School, we invite you to embrace your passion and use it to shape your individualized learning experience. For over 200 years, Emma Willard School has been a leader in girls’ education, challenging students to question, reason, learn, grow, and lead. Whether you already know your passion, or are still finding your way, Emma Willard School empowers you to define your own path. Our academic pillars of intellectual flexibility, community, equity, and justice ensure that students walk away with a life-long sense of purpose. With a balance of academic rigor, a culture of belonging, and a focus on individual wellness, Emma Willard School prepares boarding and day students in grades 9 through 12 to go out and impact their world. Apply by February 1, and envision yourself at Emma!

Emma Willard School
285 Pawling Ave

A university for shaping the future and improving the world

A top 100 national university, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) offers undergraduate, graduate, and PhDs that prepare students today for the challenges of tomorrow, including career paths not yet mapped out; a leading research program; and an internationally recognized college emphasizing education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. The hallmark of an RIT education is cooperative education, or co-op. Nationally ranked (#5), our co-op program is built into most programs, available in all majors, and designed for students to deploy their skills in authentic, real-world settings. Known for creativity and innovation, RIT shapes the future and improves the world.

Rochester Institute of Technology
One Lomb Memorial Dr
Rochester, NY

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