Planting the Seeds of Knowledge

Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School has recently been awarded $5,000 through the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation (LCEF). These funds will be used to create and plant a productive 1.4-acre apple orchard on the grounds of the school.  Superintendent-Director, Dr. Heidi Riccio, expressed her enthusiasm for this unique opportunity. “What could be... read more »

Workforce Capital Grant Recipient

Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School has been awarded $253,000 as part of Governor Baker’s Workforce Capital Grant Program. Superintendent-Director Heidi Riccio stated, “Essex North Shore is grateful to the Governor for his commitment to Career and Technical Education in ensuring our students are prepared with the skills necessary to go far beyond... read more »

Essex Tech Recipient of Lowe’s Grant

Essex Tech received a $5000 grant from Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Program as part of  Lowe’s Charitable and Education Foundation (LCEF). The mission of LCEF is to improve the communities served in having a positive impact on the lives of Lowe’s customers, neighbors and employees. The grant was awarded to Essex Tech to use specifically towards the... read more »

“This high school finds success combining college-ready classes with career training” Article

Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School District participated in a documentary project for the Hechinger Report. During this documentary, Writer, Emily Richmond toured and interviewed students, staff, and school community members to gain a better understanding of our practice. Below is Emily’s account of what she learned during her visit. As a school... read more »

Workforce Skills Capital Grant

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $9.5 Million in Skills Capital Grants to Support Vocational Equipment and Programs Skills Capital Grants will help 32 educational institutions improve and expand their career training programs October 11, 2017 WESTFORD— The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $9.5 million in Skills Capital Grants to 32 high schools, community colleges and educational institutions that... read more »