diamond middle school Grants

RG device with student

RG device with student

FELLOWSHIPS

Advancing Understanding of the Impact of Climate Change on Oceans. Jennifer Burgin, Engineering and Design Specialist; Whitney Factor, Grade 7 Science Teacher; and Valerie Franks, Science Department Head, will attend a Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences Workshop to explore the impact of local and global environmental issues on the marine ecosystems, get hands-on experience with the latest technological tools to gather scientific oceanographic data, and learn strategies for translating these tools and the data they produce into classroom applications for science and engineering students. (Awarded 2018-19)

Finnish education system a world-renowned model of excellence

Finnish education system a world-renowned model of excellence

Jennifer Turner, Principal of Diamond School, and Anna Monaco, Principal of Clarke School, will participate in an intensive one-week study tour that gives principals an opportunity to learn about and experience such aspects of Finnish school administration as pedagogical leadership, implementing a learner-centered approach, collaboration of schools with various stakeholders, and other groundbreaking educational practices that have made the Finnish education system a world-renowned model of excellence. (Awarded 2017-18)

French teacher Christine Goulet will attend the annual conference of the American Association of Teachers of French, where she will take several seminars focusing on the culture and history of Martinique, and take an immersive advanced French language program in the region. (Awarded 2017-18)

Jeffrey Benson

Jeffrey Benson

SCHOOL COMMUNITY GRANTS

Diamond School’s newly formed discipline committee will work with educational author and consultant Jeffrey Benson to identify foundational norms and goals around student discipline and implement changes that improve school climate by ensuring that discretionary disciplinary practices do not inadvertently target particular groups of students. (Awarded 2018-19)