National Blue Ribbon School: Morris Elementary First in Berkshire County to Earn Recognition

2017-01-30T10:31:32+00:00 Categories: News|Tags: |

Morris Elementary School has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School, the first time a Berkshire County elementary school has achieved that honor from the U.S. Department of Education. "That's pretty cool," said schools

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Norman Rockwell Museum Receives $1.5 M. Grant from George Lucas Family Foundation

2017-01-30T10:31:32+00:00 Categories: News|Tags: |

Today, the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, announced it has received a $1.5 million grant from the George Lucas Family Foundation. The grant will be used to develop a set of interactive educational resources

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State Higher Ed Commissioner Carlos Santiago Addresses Relationship Between Education, Business

2017-01-30T10:31:33+00:00 Categories: News|Tags: |

Replacing the county's aging workforce by attracting and retaining younger skilled employees has been an ongoing conversation in the Berkshires. On Tuesday, state Commissioner of Higher Education Carlos Santiago probed the relationship between education and

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Arsema Abegaz – Spotlight

2017-01-30T10:31:33+00:00 Categories: #liveBRK, News|Tags: |

Arsema Abegaz, Chair of BYP’s Professional Development committee, is a Data Scientist at the wellness and fitness e-commerce company, Zogics, in Lee, MA. Hailing from Ethiopia originally, and raised in Botswana, Arsema discovered the Berkshires

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BYP Scavenger Hunt at Third Thursday

2017-01-30T10:31:33+00:00 Categories: #liveBRK, News|Tags: |

At the height of the summer, 1Berkshire BYPers and friends gathered at the Berkshire Museum to take part in BYP's scavenger hunt. Teams hit the streets to find clues sprinkled throughout Pittsfield’s Third Thursday street festival in

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