Pownal Pen Pals

Members of Pownal Pen Pals exchange letters with 5th and 6th-grade students of Pownal Elementary School about once a month.  Pen pals learn about each other throughout the year and Pownal students develop their writing skills. In addition, we bring Pownal students to the Williams College campus to meet their… Continue reading »

Justice League Middle School Mentoring

In this weekly afterschool mentoring program founded on the principles of “Transformative Justice”, Williams students work with underserved middle schoolers at Reid Middle School in nearby Pittsfield.  Mentors encourage students to take a stake in their community by giving them space to tell their stories and reflect on their passions… Continue reading »

EOS (Educational Opportunities for Success) Mentoring

This student-run program provides mentoring support for at-risk high school students in the Pittsfield Public School District’s alternative learning facility. The mission of the program, established in 2017, is to build relationships with high school students whose voices are often ignored and whose feelings are frequently invalidated.  Mentors strive to serve… Continue reading »


The Center for Learning in Action works with faculy in various departments on student research projects. Below are some current opportunities. Sentinels Summer Research Fellowship  … Continue reading »

Adventures in Learning at WES

Thank you to all of those involved in AiL 2020!  This year was a great success.  We offered a large number of classes and had an eventful and enriching January with no interruptions from weather!  Unfortunately, due to the pandemic resulting in the new academic calendar (no winter study) and… Continue reading »

Summer Science Lab

The Williams College Summer Science Lab is an amazing science experience for children entering 5th or 6th grade. Two lab weeks are offered in July. Students in groups of four will experiment with a variety of substances in Williams College laboratories. Each Lab group will be guided by… Continue reading »

Pine Cobble Educators

Paid Opportunities Pine Cobble(PC) is an independent day school that has been in operation for 82 years. PC, a mile from the Williams Campus on Gale Road, serves a broad socio-economic mix of families who want an independent way of thinking about their child’s education. At PC, we are very… Continue reading »


GreylockTalks is a program run by Mt Greylock students in collaboration with The Williams Center at Mt Greylock.  Guests from Williams College and elsewhere visit the school for 20 minute mini-lectures and MG students attend voluntarily. Topics range from academics to life skills and experiences. We welcome volunteer speakers… Continue reading »

Greylock StoryTime

YOU’RE INVITED! Greylock StoryTime guests are Williams students who have volunteered to share their personal and diverse stories with our middle and high school students. We have partnered with Williams’ Story Board to recruit storytellers in the past, but we are open to ​anyone who is enthusiastic… Continue reading »