February 2021

Carroll Connected is an email to alumni, their families, and Carroll friends that includes interesting, newsy, exciting, creative, and fun things happening at Carroll School. We hope you enjoy and we welcome ideas and/or updates about what you and your family have been up to!

In This Issue
  • Alumni share their experiences with Upper School students in monthly Speaker Series

  • Carroll's Parents' Association brings the community together during the global pandemic

  • Alumni of the Angela Wilkins Program of Graduate Studies in Education share their experiences

  • Classroom Spotlight: 3rd graders write their dreams in a project to honor MLK Day

Alumni Share Their Experiences with Students in a New Speaker Series

Carroll uses a variety of data to tell the story of how our students progress and thrive. No chart or graph, however, is as powerful as the stories we hear from families and alumni themselves. This year, Kate Collins (Upper School Division Head) paired up with Mary McNulty to bring in alumni to share their stories with Upper School students. Read about this powerful new speaker series.

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Alumni Speaker Series

A Thriving Parents' Association: Building community during a pandemic

Every year, Carroll is fortunate to have an active group of parents who devote time and energy to finding creative ways of building and strengthening our community. Due to the pandemic and lack of ability to come together in person, the PA’s work has never been more important.

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Carroll School Parents Association

VIDEO - Alumni of the Angela Wilkins Program of Graduate Studies in Education share their experiences

The Angela Wilkins Program of Graduate Studies is an intensive 14-month program that leads to a Master's degree in Education in Moderate Disabilities. In 2002, Carroll partnered with Lesley University and Buckingham Browne & Nichols School (BB&N) to establish this unique residency program where graduate students take college courses at Carroll and Lesley while student teaching at Carroll or BB&N. The program has graduated over 102 students, 22 of which currently teach at Carroll. Hear from four of the program's graduates about their experiences in this video.

Classroom Spotlight: 3rd graders share their "dreams" to honor MLK Day

In honor of MLK day, 3rd graders wrote dreams for themselves, our community and our world on doves. They are hanging from the ceiling as a powerful reminder to keep reaching for their goals.