Huffington Post blogger Tom Vander Ark interviews NYC Outward Bound Schools President & CEO Richard Stopol about Expeditionary Learning, school leadership, mastery-based learning and grading, and the future of our growing network.
NYC Outward Bound Schools' headquarters and program center is located in Queens, just off the 59th Street Bridge. We welcome inquiries and visitors.
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29-46 Northern Boulevard
Long Island City, NY 11101
Tel: 718 706 9900
Fax: 718 433 0500
Directions By Subway
E, M or R line to Queens Plaza:
Coming from Manhattan, exit at front end of platform, using furthest stairs to the right marked "Northern Boulevard and 41st Avenue" to Northern Boulevard. Our 4-story stone building is at the corner of 41st Avenue. Look for our banner and white storefront windows with our logo.
7, N or W line to Queensboro Plaza:
With Manhattan to your back, walk east two-three blocks following elevated train tracks. Where the tracks split, follow Northern Boulevard tracks to the north. The building is across Northern Boulevard at 41st Avenue.
Huffington Post Interview: President Richard Stopol July 1, 2013
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Our Validus Preparatory Academy is highlighted by Izone Innovate, an NYC Department of Education-developed initiative that highlights outstanding and innovative practices within the NYCDOE school system. Validus is recognized for instituting Mastery-Based Grading across the school, which helps students become leaders over their own learning and progress.
Staten Island Advance: Class of 2013 Contributes 4,280 Community Service Hours June 24, 2013
The 77 students that comprise our Gaynor McCown Expeditionary Learning School's Class of 2013 contributed 4,280 community service hours during their tenure at the school, says the Staten Island Advance.