Castleton Center for Schools Builds Upon Record-Setting Summer

A long-time leader in Vermont continuing education, the Castleton Center for Schools continues to expand, offering an array of graduate-level courses this summer aimed at meeting the needs of K-12 educators and administrators. The summer course list includes a variety of delivery formats to accommodate educators' schedules, including on-site classes held throughout Vermont, online options, and hybrid models that combine in-person meetings and online work.

"We strive to provide as many relevant, convenient, and affordable learning opportunities as possible," said Tara Lidstone, assistant director of the Castleton Center for Schools. "We are happy to be supporting our area educators with more than 150 summer courses in a variety of content areas."

Established by Castleton University in 2002, the Castleton Center for Schools is committed to advancing education for all public and private school educators and administrators throughout Vermont, New Hampshire, and beyond. The Castleton Center for Schools primary goal is to provide educators with the skills and coursework needed to support them in their work. Summer course site locations include the Helen W. Buckner Preserve, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, North Branch Nature Center, Shelburne Farms, Fairbanks Museum, Lake Morey Inn, the Vermont Historical Society, the Grafton Inn, and Hubbard Park, with course topics ranging from coaching and mentoring, archaeology, best practices in literacy instruction, mathematical problem solving, performance and conditioning for high school athletes, and more.

Registration is currently open for Center for Schools summer courses, with classes beginning as early as mid-May. To view the list of summer offerings or to register online, visit

For more information on the Castleton Center for Schools or summer course offerings, please contact Assistant Director Tara Lidstone at (802) 345-0092 or via email at