Dr. Brooke Carroll


Why the IB Program is A Great Investment in your Child’s Future

Whether or not you are familiar with the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, you may be wondering what makes IB special and why some public and private elementary schools are adopting the IB philosophy. The IB is the world’s fastest growing curriculum and our Primary Years IB program provides a globally-focused, inquiry-based learning experience to promote the […]


10 Fun and Educational Activities to do with your Preschool or Elementary-Aged Child Over Spring Break

To lead balanced lives, we all need a break from routine. Spring Break allows families to take vacations or engage in pursuits that they can’t schedule during the school year. Whether you go far away, or enjoy a “stay-cation,” here are some ideas for keeping your children cognitively engaged over Spring Break: Go to a […]


Leading Healthy Active Lives…#LetsMove

Seneca Academy promotes balance in all aspects of our lives to achieve well-being for ourselves and those around us. To help our students understand how to lead balanced lives, we teach and practice healthy habits such as exercise and nutrition throughout our curriculum. Our 5th grade students’ “My Plate” posters can be seen all around our school. These were produced […]


Seneca Academy Announces the Appointment of Dr. Michelle P. Parker as the Third Head of School 1

The Board of Trustees is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Michelle P. Parker as the third Head of School for Seneca Academy, effective July 1st 2016. The Board’s unanimous vote caps a 9-month long search process which began after Dr. Brooke Carroll announced her intention to retire from Seneca Academy after 9 years […]


How the IB Primary Years Program Differs from Montessori

Many people ask about the difference between Seneca Academy’s International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program and a Montessori program*. There is an understanding that both programs are different than “traditional” classrooms, but they are unclear how they are distinct from one another. Seneca Academy has always held an educational philosophy that is similar to the Montessori’s. […]