All posts by Donna Iadipaolo

World-Renowned Clonlara School Sees Surge in Interest Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Executive Director Chandra Montgomery Nicol discusses Clonlara’s history, current offerings, and inquiries increase. As early innovators of the Homeschooling Movement and Online Learning, Michigan-based Clonara has a strong local, national, and international reputation as a model of progressive educational pedagogies and philosophies. Now, many of their services are in more demand because of the COVID-19

Shari Piracha Dons Many Different Hats to Help Others

Shari Piracha has lived in Ann Arbor since 1985, when she entered the University of Michigan, and has never left the area. At present she is an independent educational consultant and founder of “YouQuest College Advising,” part of the Student Services Team at Washtenaw Community College (WCC), and an author of children’s fiction and adult

Top 5 Vacation Ideas for Families During the Corona Crisis

Keep social distancing, look for wide-open and outdoor spaces, and wear masks if you venture out! Taking a vacation during the summer is a time-honored tradition for some families. During this time of great uncertainty, it may be even  more important to take a break from work life, city-life, and all the events of the