Independent Education

Using a range of educational approaches and strategies, Independent Education’s 75+ member schools educate 33,000 students from early childhood through high school, offering families in the greater Washington, DC area a rich mix of educational options. We welcome new members from throughout the national capital region.

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March
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Tuesday
10
Mar
Emerging Lower School Leaders Institute Session III

When: March 10, 2015
Where: Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, 1901 E Jefferson St, Rockville, MD

The third of a nine-session leadership program focused on developing lower-school teacher-leaders.

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Thursday
12
Mar
Emerging Upper School Leaders Institute Session IV

When: March 12, 2015
Where: The Madeira School, 8328 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA

The fourth of a nine-session program designed to assist teachers in their exploration of upper school leadership through a cohort model, talks by a team of experienced teachers, and school shadow visits.

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Monday
16
Mar
Emerging Upper School Leaders Institute Session V

When: March 16, 2015
Where: Connelly School of the Holy Child, 9029 Bradley Boulevard, Potomac, MD

The fifth of a nine-session program designed to assist teachers in their exploration of upper school leadership through a cohort model, talks by a team of experienced teachers, and school shadow visits.

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Students for Sustainability Conference (S4S)

St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School Hosts Students for Sustainability Conference
February 20, 2015

The school welcomed 250 students from 11 middle schools, all working to make their schools a “greener” place.

Jose Andres at The Woods Academy

The Woods Academy Unveils New Science & Food Curriculum
February 20, 2015

The curriculum, written in consultation with Chef José Andrés, will be integrated school-wide beginning this spring.

Stone Ridge team captains, from left, Katie Ledecky, Emily Deale, and Colleen Carey lead cheers before the start of the 2015 Independent School League swimming championship meet at Holton-Arms’ pool. (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)

Stone Ridge’s Katie Ledecky Finishes High School Career with Olympics, More World Records in Sight
February 9, 2015

The Washington Post provides a vivid account of Katie Ledecky’s final meet with the Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart swimming team.

Foxcroft NASA pic

NASA Scientist Encourages Foxcroft Girls To Take The Path Less Traveled
February 3, 2015

Ellen Stofan, a chief scientist at NASA, encouraged students at Foxcroft School to pursue science-related fields, despite the obstacles.

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March
Date Band / Artist Tickets
Wednesday
4
Mar
Oakwood School Open House

When: March 4, 2015
Where: Oakwood School, 7210 Braddock Road, Annandale, VA

Closed
Thursday
5
Mar
Washington Waldorf School Observation Morning for Parents

When: March 5, 2015
Where: Washington Waldorf School, 4800 Sangamore Road, Bethesda, MD

Closed
Friday
6
Mar
German School Open House

When: March 6, 2015
Where: German School Washington, DC, 8617 Chateau Drive, Potomac, MD

The Preschool and Kinderagrten of the German School Washington D.C. will host an Open House on Friday, March 6, 2015, from 9 am to 12 pm. Visit the schools to learn more about programs for 2, 3, 4 and 5-year-olds, meet teachers and explore the campus. Knowledge of German is not required for admission to the PreK and Kindergarten programs.

The German School Washington D.C. is a private, co-educational school which provides students with a unique international perspective by combining elements of both US and German academic education.

For more information about this event,  please email German School Admissions, or call (301) 767-3807.

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Sunday
8
Mar
Loudoun Country Day School Open House

When: March 8, 2015
Where: Loudoun Country Day School, 20600 Red Cedar Drive, Loudoun, VA

Closed
Thursday
12
Mar
The Kingsbury Day School Open House

When: March 12, 2015
Where: The Kingsbury Day School, 5000 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC

Closed
Tuesday
17
Mar
The Washington School for Girls Open House

When: March 17, 2015
Where: The Washington School for Girls, 1901 Mississippi Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Closed

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