Padua Academy held its open house this past Sunday.

Recruiting season here as private schools hold open houses

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Wilmington’s Ursuline Academy will be showcasing its innovation, design-thinking, entrepreneurship and acceleration studio to prospective families at its open house Sunday.  It’s one of many open houses that private schools hold each fall to show off their curriculums, students and facilities while answering questions from parents and potential students who may be interested in attending. “Families get to really see …

Vicky Yatzus (left), head of the Independence School, har prioritized relationships in her 40 years of work in the region.

Great relationships = great learners, veteran educator says

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Schools are in the relationship business, says Vicky Yatzus, who is retiring in June after 15 years  as head of  Independence School in Newark. That’s the only way to ensure children’s academic and social success, the private school administrator said. “We’re not organizations that can swiftly and quickly move on a dime and change things up because our kids need …