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Gray Joins NAIS Fellowship Program for Aspiring Heads of School

This summer, Liz Gray, Belmont Day’s Middle School Head, started an intensive professional development program that will ready her for what may be the next challenge in her career as an educator and administrator. Gray joined more than 50 of her peers from across the country in the National Association

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2022-23 Leana Endowment Grant Recipients Announced

The Lenesa Leana Endowment for Innovative and Collaborative Education was established to honor the innovative strategies and collaborations that former Head of School Lenesa Leana fostered during her tenure at Belmont Day. The endowment provides grants to teaching and non-teaching faculty to support the many ways our community explores and

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Pryor Starts Professional Development Program for New Divisional Leadership

The timing couldn’t have been any better. Almost immediately after being named as Belmont Day’s interim lower school head, longtime kindergarten teacher Betty Chu Pryor found a professional development program tailor-made for administrators entering their first year at the helm of a school division—the Divisional Leadership Institute (DLI) offered by the

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Faculty Attend Multicultural Teaching Institute

A group of returning and new Belmont Day faculty members attended the annual 3-day Multicultural Teaching Institute (MTI) conference in June. MTI is a conference designed by educators for educators where participants learn hands-on teaching tools to enrich their classrooms while expanding their ability to critically evaluate their own multicultural teaching practices in

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Head of School Elected to AISNE Leadership

Congratulations to Brendan Largay, Belmont Day’s head of school, for his recent election to serve as secretary of the board of the Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE). Brendan has served on the AISNE board since 2018 and as secretary will join the board’s executive committee. Also in his service

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Lessons for Offsite Learning from Global Online Academy

Over the summer, many members of the Belmont Day faculty, including the entire middle school teaching team, attended the Global Online Academy (GOA). The goal of this shared professional development experience was to sharpen our approach and skills with online learning. As planned, we are now in a period of offsite

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Leana Endowment Grant Recipients Announced

Head of School Brendan Largay is delighted to announce the 2020-21 recipients of the Lenesa Leana Endowment for Innovative and Collaborative Education. Established in 2011, the endowment supports the multidimensional ways that our community comes together to explore, develop, and implement innovation, all the while upholding the values at our heart. Alice Henry,

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Associate Teacher Awarded the June T. Fox Scholarship Award

Lauren Catalano Wins Honor From Lesley University Lauren Catalano, a member of the 2019-20 associate teacher cohort, is the recipient of the 2020 June T. Fox Scholarship Award given on behalf of the June Fox Lecture Series Committee and the Lesley University Graduate School of Education. The committee recognizes only

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Social Studies Faculty Reflect on Conference

In November, four Belmont Day social studies teachers attended the National Council on Social Studies (NCSS) annual conference in Austin, Texas. From a city well-known for great music, the team returned with their minds dancing with new lesson plans, resources, pedagogical approaches, and professional contacts. Attendees Larissa Rochford ’93 (third

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July 29, 2022

The Lenesa Leana Endowment for Innovative and Collaborative Education was established to honor the innovative strategies and collaborations that former Head of School Lenesa Leana fostered during her tenure at Belmont Day. The endowment provides grants to teaching and non-teaching…

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July 1, 2022

A group of returning and new Belmont Day faculty members attended the annual 3-day Multicultural Teaching Institute (MTI) conference in June. MTI is a conference designed by educators for educators where participants learn hands-on teaching tools to enrich their classrooms…
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By Belmont Day School |

February 16, 2022

Congratulations to Brendan Largay, Belmont Day’s head of school, for his recent election to serve as secretary of the board of the Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE). Brendan has served on the AISNE board since 2018 and…
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By Liz Gray, Middle School Head |

November 30, 2020

Over the summer, many members of the Belmont Day faculty, including the entire middle school teaching team, attended the Global Online Academy (GOA). The goal of this shared professional development experience was to sharpen our approach and skills with online learning.…

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August 4, 2020

Head of School Brendan Largay is delighted to announce the 2020-21 recipients of the Lenesa Leana Endowment for Innovative and Collaborative Education. Established in 2011, the endowment supports the multidimensional ways that our community comes together to explore, develop, and implement innovation, all…
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By Heather Woodcock, Director of the Associate Teacher Program |

May 15, 2020

Lauren Catalano Wins Honor From Lesley University Lauren Catalano, a member of the 2019-20 associate teacher cohort, is the recipient of the 2020 June T. Fox Scholarship Award given on behalf of the June Fox Lecture Series Committee and the…
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By Belmont Day School |

February 19, 2020

In November, four Belmont Day social studies teachers attended the National Council on Social Studies (NCSS) annual conference in Austin, Texas. From a city well-known for great music, the team returned with their minds dancing with new lesson plans, resources,…
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