What is Boarding School Really Like

What is Boarding School Really Like?

Speaker: 
Katherine Windsor, Head of Miss Porter’s School and Peter Becker, Head of The Gunnery
Venue: 
Parents League Office
115 East 82nd Street
Between Park & Lexington Avenues, first floor
New York, NY 10028
When: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Time: 
6:30pm - 7:45pm

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Considering boarding school?  Want to know:
•    How do I know if my child is ready to be away from home?
•    What do students do on weekends at board school?
•    When will I be able to see my child?
•    Are there curfews?

Get the inside scoop about the unique and rewarding aspects of boarding school from Peter Becker, Head of The Gunnery and Katherine Windsor, Head of Miss Porter’s School.

Drawing upon their many years of experience as heads of schools, teachers, dorm parent, coach and student, Becker and Windsor will share their extensive knowledge and answer your questions about boarding school life.

More about the speakers:
Prior to her arrival at Miss Porter's School, Dr. Katherine Windsor served as the head of The Sage School in Foxboro, MA, an elementary and middle school for gifted and talented students. She earned her Doctor of Education degree from the University of Pennsylvania and was a Klingenstein Visiting Fellow at Columbia University. Dr. Windsor completed undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Rochester and the College of Notre Dame, respectively.

A native of New Orleans and Manhattan, Peter Becker attended Taft and then earned a B.A. with Distinction in Religious Studies from The University of Virginia and an M.A. in History from Yale University. Peter came to The Gunnery from the Lawrenceville School, in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, where he served as a Master of History and Interdisciplinary Studies, Housemaster, Department Chair, and coach.

 

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