Launch of Progressive Education Lab
The Putney School, in collaboration with three other leading progressive schools, has been named one of four recipients of an educational leadership grant from the Edward E. Ford Foundation to create a visionary program that aims to change the landscape of how teachers prepare for their profession. The idea for such a program was born [...]
America and Cultural Fluency»
Director of The Putney School, Emily Jones, greeted new and returning faculty on Wednesday, August 24, 2011. In addition to introductions and news from her four-week tour and visits with our Asian families, she delved into the topic of cultural fluency, as it relates to us here on a hilltop in Vermont. We hope you [...]
Welcome New Employees»
(click on photo to see larger) Please help us welcome Putney’s newest employees. From left: Jonathan Riseling is a professional dancer in New York City and internationally. He will be filling the dance class duties recently vacated by Kalya Yannatos, who has gone to Choate to oversee their arts program. Jonathan has taught at Adelphi [...]
Renowned Photographer David Plowden ’51 VPR Interview»
If you missed the broadcast on Monday, August 15, 2011, catch the podcast here: http://thestory.org/archive/The_Story_81511.mp3/view In addition to his photographic story, David had many good things to say about his time at The Putney School.