199 South St. (413) 499-4167
An independent Jewish community preschool and elementary school.
Mildred Elley Business School
505 East Street (413) 442-0333
Offers skills training both day and evening classes.
Berkshire Community College
1350 West St. (413) 499-4660
Admissions - ext. 242.
Offering more than 45 associate degree and certificate programs. Classes held at its main campus on West Street, at the South County Center in Great Barrington, and at McCann Technical High School in North Adams.
Recreational facilities - ext. 440 or 397. The Paterson Fitness Center is open to the public for a fee. Rates vary.
Circus camp - ext. 374. The college hosts a circus camp in the summer for boys and girls ages 8 through 15. Concludes with performances for the public in August.
Lifelong Learning - ext. 383. Noncredit workshops. Special projects including Elderhostel and Classic Journeys.
Alumni and Friends of BCC - ext. 256. Sponsor annual quilt show, raise funds for scholarships.
To receive a mailing of each semester's calendar call ext. 383 or view the college's web page at http://www.berkshirecc.edu.
The Berkshire Institute for Lifetime Learning (BILL)
(413) 499-4660 ext. 456; Website: www.BerkshireBILL.org
BILL is designed for people who enjoy taking challenging and informative adult level courses in an academic atmosphere. There are spring, fall and winter semesters. Classes are held during the day on the campuses of Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield, Williams College and the Clark Museum in Williamstown, and Simon's Rock in Great Barrington. Special events include trips to museums, theaters, historic sites, community programs of special interest, and social events. Faculty consists of current and retired faculty of BCC, Williams College and Simons Rock College, as well as community residents and BILL members with special expertise. Free course catalogues are available by calling the above number.