The purpose of this partnership memorandum of understanding (MOU) is to build a formal and mutually beneficial partnership between Maplehill School and Goddard College as mission-aligned organizations. And to expand and enhance learning opportunities and degree completion options for individuals who are alums and employees of Maplehill School for the duration of Maplehill School’s time as a tenant of Goddard College.
The terms and benefits of this MOU are valid and available for the duration of Maplehill School’s tenancy on the Plainfield VT campus of Goddard College. Maplehill School’s tenancy of the Wolper building began in August 2022.
The benefits for graduates of Maplehill School apply to all alums from before and after Maplehill School’s tenancy at Goddard.
The benefits for employees of Maplehill School apply to those employees who are or have been employed at Maplehill School at any point in time since August 2012. These beneficiaries do not need to be currently employed at Maplehill School.
The benefits of this MOU may be applied toward all undergraduate and graduate degree programs at Goddard College. For a full list of these degrees please see: Academics Programs
In order to benefit from the terms of this MOU, alums must submit an Online Application for Admission to Goddard College and include their Maplehill School transcript.
In order to benefit from the terms of this MOU, employees must submit an Online Application for Admission to Goddard College and proof of employment from Maplehill School, which can be a Letter of Recommendation or an email from the Maplehill School Executive Director confirming dates of employment.
About Goddard College
Nestled in rural Vermont, Goddard is a small college for plain living and hard thinking. Goddard is recognized for innovation in education. Its mission is to advance the theory and practice of learning by undertaking new experiments based upon the ideals of democracy and the principles of progressive education asserted by John Dewey. At Goddard, students are regarded as unique individuals who will take charge of their learning and collaborate with other students, staff, and faculty to build a strong community. Goddard encourages students to become creative, passionate, lifelong learners, working and living with an earnest concern for others and the welfare of the Earth.