Category Archives: Educational

Middlebury Five-O: Heather Seeley

Local business owner, excavator operator, maple sugarer, mother and Middlebury Selectboard candidate, Heather talks about her desire to serve the community in local government. She stresses how crucial it is to have diversity on the Selectboard, both for breadth of expertise and representation, and states how she believes she would meet that need. Heather talks about her experience attending meetings and serving on local committees, gaining an appreciation for the issues and how local politics functions, and she touches upon some of the key areas of concern for the community, most particularly the impending railway bridge renovation project. A warm and engaging glimpse into the life and vision of this impressive Middlebury resident. Recorded 2/1/16.

Producer: Jennifer Molineaux

Middlebury Five-O: Lynn Boggs & Ron Hallman

The President/CEO and the Vice President for Public Relations of Porter Medical Center talk about the expansive role of the organization, and the fundamental shifts that are redefining the role of healthcare providers in our communities – and our understanding of health itself. A tremendously enlightening show concerning a topic of profound significance to us all. Lynn and Ron do a fabulous job describing the challenges facing the industry, while at the same time conveying an inspiring vision of a more preventative, health-driven model of healthcare. Recorded 1/28/16.

Producer: Jennifer Molineaux

Middlebury Five-O with Dick Terk

Dick talks about his candidacy for the Middlebury Selectboard. He describes his experience serving on the Planning Commission and working for many years as a professional contractor overseeing a vast array of construction projects, including some of considerable size and significance. He speaks to how this expertise will be crucial as we contemplate moving forward with the Downtown railway renovation project, which looks set to radically impact the Town on every level – then goes on to share his perspective on various fundamental issues, from taxes, to economic development to our aging population. A great introduction to this eminently qualified contender. Recorded 1/28/16.

Producer: Jennifer Molineaux

Middlebury Five-O: Patrick Berry

The dynamic and exceedingly articulate Vice President of Philanthropy at
the Vermont Community Foundation talks about the core mission of the
organization, connecting compassionate and socially responsible individuals
with programs and projects that will employ the resources they have to
offer to the best possible effect. Patrick talks with fervor about the
tremendous benefit the Foundation is providing to our communities, gaining
a rich and nuanced sense of the most pressing needs and providing remedy by
funding a broad spectrum of enterprises, from the sweeping to the modest
and innovative. Recorded 1/21/16.

Producer: Jennifer Molineaux

Middlebury Five-O: Sarit Katzew

The bright and innovative Director of Education and Program & Outreach Coordinator of Havurah talks about her role in the organization. Sarit shares her enthusiastic vision for the future, providing services and a broad array of programming to the diverse Jewish community – and energetically building connections within the wider community. Her expansive and welcoming view of Havurah and of Judaism is uplifting, and her positive energy is deeply engaging. Recorded 1/14/16.

Producer: Jennifer Molineaux

Middlebury Five-O: Laurie Patton

The new President of Middlebury College describes her expansive role, striving to dynamically engage with as many of the school’s stakeholders as possible, from students to faculty and staff to members of the wider Middlebury community and beyond. Laurie’s ardor for the institution – for its innovative and enterprising pedagogical approaches and its gifted and socially committed student body – is inspiring, and her vision of a deeply rooted and sustainably connected establishment is exciting. Eminently intelligent, articulate and earnest, Laurie shines in this interview as an enriching addition to our rich hamlet.

Producer: Jennifer Molineaux

ID #4 School Board Meeting 1/11/16

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ID#4 School Board Mary Hogan School
201 Mary Hogan Drive Middlebury, VT 05753


January 11, 2016 7:00 PM

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. Public Comment
  4. McGilton Fund
    a. Action: McGilton Fund Budget
  1. Report of the Board
    1. Action: Approve FY17 Budget
    2. Action: Approve School District Warnings
    3. Action: Set Announced Tuition Rate for FY 17
  2. Adjournment

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