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First Allston-Brighton business networking event

First Allston-Brighton business networking event

April 10, 2015
About 40 business executives, government leaders, and local residents from the North Allston/Brighton community gathered at the first business networking event at the Harvard Ed Portal in Allston to network, learn about available resources, services and programs to support local businesses, both large and small.
Workforce Development at the Harvard Ed Portal assists job seekers

Workforce Development at the Harvard Ed Portal assists job seekers

April 8, 2015
For individuals who are unemployed, underemployed or who are seeking a career change, the task of choosing an industry in which to seek work and then creating a resume that "sells" one's capabilities to a prospective employer can be overwhelming.
Discover the science of cooking

Discover the science of cooking

March 23, 2015
Inspired by the recipes of world-renowned chefs, Harvard faculty members Michael Brenner, David Weitz, and Pia Sorensen will explore how both simple and sophisticated cooking techniques can illuminate basic principles of science, in a free public lecture at the Harvard Ed Portal.
A year of free online learning covered in Ed Portal talk

A year of free online learning covered in Ed Portal talk

March 17, 2015
Jonathan Haber earned his bachelor's degree, in chemistry, from Wesleyan University in 1985. Nearly three decades later, he decided to earn another bachelor's, this one in philosophy.  He also resolved to complete his studies in just one year, entirely online, for free.
School, Student and Family Engagement

School, Student and Family Engagement

March 9, 2015
The Pubic School Partnerships Team recently provided a two-hour professional development session on school, student and family engagement, for nineteen educators at the Hennigan School in Jamaica Plain.