TMI Head of Middle School pursues professional development at Harvard

8/9/2018 Victoria Banks, TMI Episcopal Head of Middle School, earned a graduate certificate earlier this summer at a Harvard University program for professional educators.Banks attended a leadership institute for administrators July 10-16 at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. The course, titled “Leadership: An Evolving Vision,” provided her with the opportunity to work with school leaders from all over the world, with a focus on aspects of leadership in education. Taught by Harvard faculty and other experts on school leadership, the course gives participants an opportunity to strengthen leadership skills, address challenges and raise student achievement, examining aspects of education reform … Continue reading TMI Head of Middle School pursues professional development at Harvard

TMI history teacher studies military tech

7/27/2018 TMI Episcopal history teacher Kristian Marks joined colleagues from all over the country at a workshop on Technology’s Impact in American History, held June 27-29 at the U.S. Army History and Education Center in Carlisle, Pa.Subtitled “The Army and the Technology of Warfare,” the workshop explored how the U.S. Army developed new technology and promoted innovation as a result of changes in warfare throughout its history. The center’s instructors provided presentations on technology and history, offering ideas on how to present topics to students and how to use archival research in class. Visiting educators also spent time in the … Continue reading TMI history teacher studies military tech

TMI teachers honored with Core Values awards

5/29/2018 Five TMI Episcopal teachers were presented with the first-ever Bob Bell Core Values Awards at the end-of-year Headmaster’s Luncheon, held May 25 in the school’s Alkek Refectory.The awards were named after former English teacher William R. “Bob” Bell, who retired in 2015. Early in his career at the school, the West Point graduate helped to create TMI’s current honor system, including a student Honor Council and an Honor Code. The TMI Core Values are: Dedication to Integrity, Passion for Learning, Journey into Spirituality, Commitment to Compassion and Enthusiasm for Excellence. “Bob approached everything he did at TMI – in … Continue reading TMI teachers honored with Core Values awards