Of all our economic development strategies, education is the one with the greatest return on investment. Investment in the education of Maine people creates lifelong learners, opens pathways to promising careers, and produces civically engaged citizens. (Source: Educate Maine, Research & Reports, https://www.educatemaine.org/research-reports, January, 2021.)
ARTS is a core and integrated component across the entire curriculum.
CHOICE and customization of learning OPPORTUNITIES are essential.
|SCHOOL and students are key contributing members of the COMMUNITY.|
|CREATE a nurturing learning culture that is not limited to the school campus. As both an arts education and community center, it is important that this environment extends BEYOND the schools and the campus.|
The Snow Pond Center is key to the cultural fabric of the region helping us recruit and retain medical staff from near and far. We’re grateful to have access to such a gem in the Kennebec Valley. -- Chuck Hays, President, MaineGeneral Health