The Value of Peer Education

In this era of instant gratification, when answers to all of life’s questions can be found through a click, tweet or a post, it is increasingly difficult to engage with our students on important issues such as health, wellness and safety. In general, having these conversations with teens can be challenging: Continue reading The Value of Peer Education

Reflections of a Middle School Counselor

Panelists at The Forum: A Conversation on Girls and Stress.

Last Thursday night’s event, The Forum: A Conversation on Girls and Stress, was another highlight for me as I near the end of an amazing first year at Dana Hall School. Planning the event reminded me of how much deliberate work has been put in to building the school’s academic Continue reading Reflections of a Middle School Counselor

See It to Be It

She Sails 2015 panel

In a recent op-ed published in The Baltimore Sun, National Coalition of Girls’ Schools Executive Director Megan Murphy wrote about the continued responsibility that we all share to teach girls how to develop, hone and use their voices. As girls and women across the globe face new obstacles and challenges, Continue reading See It to Be It