Amid uncertainty surrounding the new school year, NYC Outward Bound Schools hosted two virtual professional development institutes.
Principals Tom Rochowicz of WHEELS and William Haithcock of Harborside Academy wrote a piece on the importance of community and belonging which appeared in for Ed Week columnist Larry Ferlazzo’s blog.
Course Director Jonny Altrogge completed a 2,700-mile journey on the Great Divide Mountain Bike Trail to challenge perceptions about who can participate in outdoor recreation.
A 2016 graduate of Gaynor McCown started the COMEunity Fridge program to help address food insecurity in her neighborhood.
Read an excerpt from NYC Outward Bound Schools’ webinar on SEL, during which Veronica Coleman, principal of Kurt Hahn, discusses how the strong relationships that her teachers formed with students pre-pandemic worked to their advantage when learning shifted online.
Read an excerpt from NYC Outward Bound Schools’ webinar on SEL, during which Hon. Mark Treyger, NYC Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education, named Leaders High School as a model for how relationship-building should be implemented in schools city-wide.
NYC Outward Bound Schools is offering a free, interactive webinar on Wednesday, August 19 at 1 p.m. EDT that will give attendees the tools to build community across blended and remote learning environments.