Program Highlights

Students at the Academy will demonstrate an understanding of museum roles by observing professional museum staff. Students will showcase their understanding of museum roles by modeling them during school-wide exhibitions.

Academics

  • Standards-based
  • Uninterrupted literacy block
  • Interventions available
  • Connecticut and district assessments
  • Spanish instruction
  • 5 PreK classes with certified teachers

Museum Studies

  • 4 units of study integrated through the curriculum: 2 science and 2 social studies
  • Visual Thinking Strategies
  • 21st century skills are fostered
  • Exhibition nights to showcase student learning and in-depth knowledge on topics taught
  • Student docents to welcome visitors and explain learning in our museum
  • Expeditions to partner museums monthly, which extends the learning outside of the classroom
  • Focused instruction and student experience