Hear about the physical transformation of the former Wayne School (650 East Avenue) and its unique financing model. Learn about the organizations and programs now taking place in the building and how this project might serve as a model for future neighborhood revitalization.
Covid-19 policies will be in effect throughout programming, please review the JES Covid-19 policy here. Patrons will need to show their vaccination cards or proof of a negative test. While Erie County remains on alert, masks will be required. Advanced registration is required for all JES events. Tickets will not be sold at or during events. This Lunch n' Learn community dialogue is $10/person. All JES programming is free to all Erie County students with advanced registration and proof of enrollment at event check-in. To register with the student discount, use the coupon code "eriecountystudents" and make sure to bring proof of enrollment to the programs you register for. Payments must be made at registration. Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, and Discover accepted. Cash payments are no longer accepted by the Jefferson.
is the Executive Director of the Erie Center for Arts & Technology (ECAT). A life-long resident of the City of Erie, Ms. Devlin is a graduate of the former Central High School. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Colgate University and an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Edinboro University. Ms. Devlin has over 15 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. Prior to taking the position with ECAT in 2019, Ms. Devlin served as the Coordinator of Grants and Community Relations for Erie’s Public Schools.