Gerstell Academy Founder Dr. Frederick G. Smith had a novel idea in 1996. He envisioned a school in which all practical knowledge and critical thinking could be filtered through an overarching lens: how to be a good leader. And students took to that idea. Although it has great teachers, …Read More »
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The Class of Corona: One Mom of Senior Reflects
The Class of 2020 is having a rough time and I feel so badly for all of our seniors—both high school and college. My own, daughter, Grace, is expected to graduate from college with honors this May. Many family members have had plans for months to fly to California to …Read More »
Go Ahead, Dream about Your Child’s Future Opportunity is no longer one size fits all
For Monica, the impending conclusion of her son John’s high school education at Kennedy Krieger Institute was “like looking into the abyss. I didn’t know what to expect.” When you have a young child with a disability, she says, “you know legally he’s going to school, so that’s a given.” …Read More »
It’s Graduation Time To gift or not?
The graduation announcements are pouring in and that means shelling out a lot of money, or maybe not. Already, I have two invitations and I am sure there will be more. I am proud of these young people I have watched grow and follow their path. Now it’s time to …Read More »