Diversity Programs

The breadth and depth of the Greenwich Academy curriculum allows our students from all backgrounds to see something of themselves in the learning environment.

  • In addition, students, faculty, and staff participate in the following workshops/conferences:
  • Local Student Development Leadership Conference
  • People of Color Conference/Student Development Leadership Conference
  • Diversity Directions
  • Summer Institute at Mashantucket Pequot Museum

LOWER SCHOOL

In all classes, teachers work toward incorporating a variety of cultures when selecting books for reading instruction. In addition to Civil Rights, below are some key pieces of the curriculum:

  • African Folktales and World Folklore
  • Study of rural, urban, and suburban communities
  • Native American artwork and Cinco de Mayo Celebration
  • Colonial America
  • Famous Women and Immigration

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Middle School students are encouraged to explore topics of diversity throughout their academic curriculum. Listed below are many of the topics covered:

  • Ancient Egyptian, Chinese, and Greek cultures
  • Civil Right's and Gender Equality
  • World religions and history, social responsibility
  • Women's suffrage, racism and enslavement
  • Harlem Renaissance and Holocaust

UPPER SCHOOL

Upper School students have many opportunities to explore topics of diversity in classes and groups including:

  • Ain't That the Truth - Creative Non-Fiction Course
  • Civil Rights History Course
  • Students of Color Organized to Represent Equality (SCORE)
  • Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)
  • Unity Committee
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