Welcome by Admission Director Sarah Turner and Head of School Ralph Wales, with an introduction to the academic administrators Kim Ridley, Lynn Bowman, Maryanne Pieri and Maureen Kelly, and a performance by the G-Notes, Gordon’s Middle School a cappella group
Tours begin Learn about Gordon’s curriculum and program with guided tours from parents and students. All teachers are available in classrooms to answer your questions.
11:00 and 11:45
Select two presentations to attend: one at 11:00 and one at 11:45.
with Julie Parsons, Kindergarten, and Amy Lupica, first grade
Early Childhood, Parsons’s classroom
with Emily Abedon, third grade, and Rebecca Zakin, fourth grade
Lower School, Abedon’s classroom
Math in Focus and math differentiation
with math specialist Eric Kravitz, Greg Carson, fifth grade, Cendhi Arias, second grade, and an eighth grade student
Lower School, Math Lab
Executive functioning, growth mindset and goal setting
with Lower School literacy specialist Minna Ham and Lee MacGregor, Middle School learning support
Lower School, Literacy Lab
Social and emotional development and achievement in Kindergarten to eighth grade
with Veronica Jutras, health and wellness, and Kate Mercurio, second grade
Middle School, Jutras’s classroom
Cultivating leaders in a nursery to eighth grade school
with Gabe Burnstein, eighth grade, and eighth grade student speakers
Middle School, Burnstein’s classroom
In the Commons
Throughout the day, families may schedule their individual parent and student visits with a member of the admission office, ask questions about Gordon or the admission process, find out more information about Family Individualized Tuition (FIT), and talk casually with current parents and students.