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May 13, 2019 Education, Faculty Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight: Minfang Zou Maguire

Minfang is also known as Zou lao shi (“Teacher Zou”) to students. She is a native Chinese speaker who grew up in Taipei, Taiwan. After…
April 29, 2019 Education, Faculty Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight: Heather Blake

Born in St. Clair, Michigan, Heather Blake comes to Whittle School & Studios after serving as Gifted Coach at Discovery Elementary. In…
April 23, 2019 Education, Faculty Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight: Armando Batista

Armando Batista was born and raised in Washington Heights, New York, the proud son of Dominican immigrants. He is a writer, performing…
April 17, 2019 Education, Faculty Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight: Jenna Murdock

Born and raised in Virginia Beach, VA, into a military family, Jenna Murdock started teaching at an early age as the oldest child amongst…
April 16, 2019 Education, Faculty Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight: Bala Selvakumar

Growing up in Chennai (formerly Madras), a coastal city in southeastern India, Bala Selvakumar was exposed to many cultures. He initially…
March 15, 2019 Education, Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight: Susanna Stossel

As the head of lower school at our Washington, D.C. campus, Susanna Stossel believes strongly in the power of personalized and and project-…
March 1, 2019 Education, Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight: Greyson Mann

One of our favorite aspects of working for a global school, is the passionate people we are lucky to call our team. Meet Greyson Mann,…
February 14, 2019 Education, Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight: Katarina Slobodova

At the Whittle School, each member of our team is passionate about engaging students in modern, global education, and Katarina Slobodova,…
January 15, 2019 Education, Leadership

Connecting Content and Context: Whittle's Approach to STEM Learning

I recently had the pleasure of taking a long car ride with four elementary school students, two of whom will be in Whittle’s founding third…
January 14, 2019 Education, Leadership

Greetings from All Around Our Whittle World

As we journey into 2019, our team is embarking on a virtual journey across the globe to visit the remarkable cities that will be the future…
December 6, 2018 Education, Leadership

Sustainability and Student Performance Build a Modern School

By Peter Brown, Global Head of Design At Whittle School and Studios, we believe that schooling is the experience students have every…
November 13, 2018 Education, Leadership

Old School, New School: The Modern Skill Sets Students Need

By Mary Lisa Geppert (Senior Advisor), Ara Brown (Head of Upper School, D.C. campus) and Stephanie Fitzgerald (Head of Early Learning…
October 18, 2018 Education, Leadership

See, Think, Wonder: Whittle's Summer Adventure Program

By Jacklyn White, Founding Faculty member and Summer Program co-leader The American philosopher and educator John Dewey once said, “…
August 24, 2018 Education, Leadership

The Wonders of a Whittle Education

By Nick Dirks, Vice Chairman & Chancellor What makes a school? In our minds, a school is a place that empowers children to learn what…
August 10, 2018 Education, Leadership

Building International Bridges Through Education

At the Whittle School & Studios, we aim to create an extraordinary and unique school, the first truly modern institution serving…
August 9, 2018 Education, Events

Meet Us at the Whittle School & Studios Information Center

It’s no secret that here at the Whittle School & Studios, we value the role that…
June 27, 2018

Join The Whittle School & Studios Conversation

When Chris Whittle set out to re-imagine education with the world’s first truly modern…