Head of School Darby Carr, shares her thoughts on Laurel Springs reaching the milestone of 25 year in distance learning, “The heart of the Laurel Springs experience is the relationship between inspiring, caring teachers and talented, motivated, and engaged students. Students who attend Laurel Springs are inspired by the power of ideas, made available through engaging exchanges with teachers who are passionate about global concepts that construct, characterize, and transform the world, My goal is to continue honoring our school’s mission while working with our dedicated team of educators to create a pathway to take Laurel Springs to the next point in the evolution of online education.”
The Laurel Springs School mission speaks to how we seek to recognize each child as an individual, ensure that they receive the optimum benefit from a school that values them, and provide a personalized approach to learning. We pride ourselves in knowing that we deliver on this promise every day. In 2016, Laurel Springs School celebrates 25 years of providing private, accredited online education for students in kindergarten through grade 12. In 1991, our school developed quality distance learning options for students seeking alternatives to the traditional classroom setting and today, the online education model has grown exponentially. Our years of dedication and our track record speak to our expertise in this field.
Throughout the school’s history as a leader in distance learning, we have celebrated many milestones such as:
In honor of our 25th anniversary, we are proud to announce our partnership with Pencils of Promise to fundraise and build a school for underserved children. Pencils of Promise is a for-purpose organization that has built more than 300 schools in Guatemala, Ghana, Nicaragua, and Laos. They work with communities across the globe to build schools and create programs that provide education opportunities for children, no matter where they were born, or what resources they have.
By getting involved in this project, our students and alumni will have the opportunity to serve an underprivileged global community. Quality education is a cause that’s truly important to our community of learners, so we are excited to join the Pencils of Promise movement that empowers lives around the world by increasing access to quality education for children in the developing world.
Please help us reach our fundraising goal by donating today. Thank you for your support. Everyone has promise. Education unlocks it.
Visit our donation page and help us build a school in an underprivileged country.