Before welcoming students, 150 talented and inspired Avenues São Paulo educators immersed themselves in a transformative professional learning program—Embark 1.2. See the spark that was created as they came together to build a New School of Thought.
Avenues Faculty Embarks
The Mastery program at Avenues: The World School is a unique opportunity for students to demonstrate expertise by feeding curiosity, expanding knowledge, and developing authentic skill in their area of interest. Mr. Sawtell, who coordinates the program, wrote about the experience of four Avenues São Paulo students who explored Mastery projects at Avenues New York.
Aaron Van Borek will join Avenues São Paulo in August as an instructional coach for the Primary Division. In this role, he will inspire and empower teachers with professional development to improve student learning. Aaron is known for his deep understanding of curriculum design, project-based learning, assessment development, as well as skillful facilitation of collaborative teamwork among teachers.