The Head of School reflects on the spirit of inquiry in education, and why teachers’ modeling, asking, and eliciting questions leads to understanding and growth
Head of Upper School Aline Garcia-Rubio and Upper School Academic Dean Derek Kanarek on choosing teacher-designed, student-driven curriculum over standardized AP and IB content.
The annual Renjen Teaching Excellence Grants and the Tal Honorarium for Differentiation recognize educators for their innovative approaches to teaching and the positive impact of their work with students.
Catlin Gabel's Athletics Director is fostering openness and opportunity, and using the lens of sport to foster life lessons.
The biggest campaign in school history will foster community, advance athletics and wellness, support faculty and inclusion priorities, and increase financial assistance.
The Assistant Head of School shares thoughts on the intentional work of strengthening relationships, and the importance of creating “the spaces in between.”
identifies as people of color or multiracial
awarded to 26% of students in 2023-24
compared with national average
available to Upper School students
offered at JV, JV2 and Varsity Levels
spoken by students at Catlin Gabel
In the decade since the Palma Scholars Program was introduced, Catlin Gabel students have engaged in hundreds of community engagement projects, and traveled thousands of miles to hear points of view that differ from their own.
From early lessons about self-care, including fitness, nutrition, and rest, students develop deeper understandings about perseverance, resiliency, and collaboration.
Imagine if we sat down and asked, “What is the best way to educate our children in an ever-changing world?” There would probably be ideas surrounding agency, flexibility, collaboration, and iterative thinking.
There has to be a healthy relationship with knowing that even when we don’t know, we’re not here to be evaluated. That school is a place where we come to transform ourselves, and become new versions of ourselves every day.