To create a space where our differences are celebrated; where the lid to the ‘box’ is always wide open.
MIDDLE SCHOOL SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER
To foster a comprehensive understanding and appreciation for the lived experiences and histories of all people.
To promote self-confidence, self-respect, discipline, and arts appreciation as well as to inspire students to find the creativity inside themselves through dance education.
To create a supportive environment that nurtures independence where students are set up for success, build self-efficacy, and gain confidence to be lifelong learners.
MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND TEACHER
To provide a music experience in a collective setting where every student is heard, respected by one another, and encouraged to meet and exceed their potential.
To help children look at the difference and the truth, then learn from them.
FIRST GRADE TEACHER
KILEY CLARK KERBEL
To support socio-emotional as well as academic growth in a collaborative space inviting hands-on learning and reflection to nurture knowledgeable local and global awareness.
HEAD OF SCHOOL
To ignite the power and potential of authentic learning to create a more just world.
MIDDLE SCHOOL LANGUAGE ARTS TEACHER
To support students in valuing and encouraging the heart of who they are to shine, in fostering empathy and understanding for others, and in expanding knowledge and learning of the world around us.
MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH TEACHER
To encourage investment in oneself and the community that surrounds them; to cultivate empathy, honesty, thoughtfulness, excitement, and inclusion in the learning process.
To create a positive, nurturing school environment where empathy for others and embracing diversity is the norm, and everyone is supported and thrives. Embracing each other’s uniqueness lifts us all into the sunlight, where we can grow into our fullest potential exactly as we are.
MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH AND ART TEACHER
JUAN CARLOS GARCIA
To foster creative and critical thinking such that students are aware of, and confident in facing, the problems our world needs solving.
FOURTH GRADE TEACHER
To encourage critical thinking, new perspectives, and compassion, while fostering an eagerness to discover the wonder in the world.
DIRECTOR OF LOWER SCHOOL STUDENT LEARNING AND CULTURE
To nurture the signature strengths in each child and cultivate an awareness of self and others so they may feel empowered and inspired to engage and uplift their local and global communities.
To prepare youth to become responsible community leaders through love and care for all of life’s neighbors.
DIRECTOR OF MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT LEARNING AND CULTURE
To foster curiosity and critical thinking skills that help students discover and be appreciative of the diversity in the world around them.
To create a compassionate, PLAYFUL environment where students are inspired to take a leap of faith and achieve goals they never thought they could reach.
THIRD GRADE TEACHER
To build deep connections with students that allow them to feel safe, take risks and be their best selves.
T.K. ASSOCIATE TEACHER
To cultivate a peaceful, intentional, and respectful environment in which students feel safe while supported in trying new things.
DIRECTOR OF RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT AND ENGAGEMENT
To build meaningful connections that foster an inclusive, compassionate community.
MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHER
To inspire students’ curiosity and ignite their passion for learning while maintaining a supportive and encouraging environment that fosters kindness.
SECOND GRADE TEACHER
To support all our learners, regardless of situation or intellect, to become competent, happy, strong, and caring members of society.
DIRECTOR OF MAINTENANCE
To safely provide educational opportunities for students and families to provide a better future for all.
GARDEN COORDINATOR AND EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT
To ensure the next generation of learners and consumers are able to make decisions based on ethical responsibility and sustainability.
FIFTH GRADE ASSOCIATE TEACHER
To provide an education that nurtures the quest for knowledge and gives students the confidence to appreciate the beauty and face the challenge in our world.
SECOND GRADE ASSOCIATE TEACHER
MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH TEACHER
Creating an environment where students feel valued and connected so they can give their best.
THIRD GRADE ASSOCIATE TEACHER
To be a role model that helps students find confidence as a student and as an individual.
FIRST GRADE ASSOCIATE TEACHER
Encouraging lifelong learners and fostering curiosity in a safe and inclusive environment.
DIRECTOR OF MUSIC AND PERFORMANCE
To provide a classroom environment where students feel safe to express themselves through music by playing, imagining, thinking, and creating while fostering the thought that we are all in this beautifully diverse world together to support and encourage one another.
LOWER SCHOOL SUPPORT AND P.E. TEACHER
To encourage others to take the steering wheel for their own success. To motivate my students to love what they do, be who they’re meant to be, and never back down from a task no matter how hard it may seem at the time. To teach others to be their best selves.
FIFTH GRADE TEACHER
To build a strong foundation of knowledge, skills, and attitudes for each student to become independent, enthusiastic lifelong learners.
To cultivate a circle of courageous, caring creators who are intrinsically motivated to learn, be and do in order to bring knowledge, love, joy, and peace to the world.
FOURTH GRADE ASSOCIATE TEACHER
To create an environment that fosters curiosity and promotes open-mindedness.
To instill a deep appreciation for different cultures and empathy for diverse perspectives, and prepare our students to become responsible global citizens.