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Students and Mentors in the Jones-Zimmerman Academic Mentoring Program Finish Third Year Together

This spring, the current cohort of students in the Jones-Zimmerman Academic Mentoring Program (J-Z AMP) are completing their third and final year in the program. Middle school students in the program spend three years, from sixth grade through eighth grade, working with Trinity College student mentors. Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy (HMTCA) and Trinity College have worked together through J-Z AMP for twenty years to put on the annual program that includes homework help, tutoring, and enrichment activities.

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Designing Community Learning: Ancient Worlds in Our Community with Dr. Kelly P. Dugan

Dr. Dugan is teaching the Community Learning course Ancient Worlds in Our Community for the third time in Fall 2021. This course is partnering with the Latin Club at Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy (HMTCA), the grades 6-12 middle and high school across from Trinity. Dr. Dugan works closely with Mrs. Carrie Keena, World Language Faculty and Spanish Teacher at HMTCA, to collaborate and conduct the class. When Trinity students go into the classroom to teach the middle schoolers, Mrs. Keena is also there to guide them and be another mentor as they develop their teaching skills.

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Reflecting on the 20th Anniversary of the Learning Corridor

The Learning Corridor opened in 2000, just over twenty years ago. Spearheaded by the Southside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance (SINA) and Trinity College, the Learning Corridor brought together the Trinity College Boys and Girls Club and four schools – the Hartford Montessori School, Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, Greater Hartford Academy of Math and Science, and Hartford Magnet Middle School (which would become Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy – or HMTCA – in 2011).