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Learning for a Lifetime

Posted by Derek Krein, Dean of Professional and Programmatic Growth on Sep 21, 2018 4:04:10 PM

Everything we do at Tabor moves us closer to our mission, and both a lifelong love of learning and care for others and committed citizenship were pursued with gusto by our faculty this summer.

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Topics: Tabor Academy, Faculty News

Saying Farewell to the Muthers

Posted by ksaltonstall on May 23, 2016 4:35:46 PM

Steve Sughrue and Mary Kate McCain spoke movingly at All School assembly about the incredible legacy the Muthers are leaving behind. Here are excerpts from their speeches, and a slideshow that was shown at All-School.

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Topics: Athletics, Faculty News, Alumni

How and What to Learn: Learning, Unlearning and Relearning

Posted by Derek Krein on Mar 9, 2016 2:30:43 PM

Our students will inherit a very different world than the one we know today, a point well illustrated in this viral video “Shift Happens.”  They will need to be able to navigate as adults in the 21st century. This broader sweep is punctuated with some jarring predictions and extrapolations: For instance, the learners in our schools right now will have anywhere from 10-14 job changes by the time they are 38. The complex issues before us today require a key set of problem-solving skills. How does Tabor Academy ensure our young men and women develop the curiosity and resilience to pursue and practice the skills of critical thinking, collaboration, communication, metacognition, empathy and citizenship for transfer to novel scenarios, as well as have the applicable content knowledge they need for the world they will engage?

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Topics: Academics, Faculty News, Global Citizens

Seabbatical Recap: Traveling, Volunteering and Learning

Posted by David Bill on Jan 7, 2016 2:37:46 PM


After 27 years of teaching at Tabor Academy, I had the good fortune to receive and enjoy a fall semester sabbatical, which I have dubbed my “Seabbatical.” My Seabbatical has provided me the time and space to travel, write, volunteer, collaborate and spend time with my daughter. I’ve been asked countless times, “What have you been doing on your sabbatical?” My typical reply is, “ALL of the things that I wouldn’t have time for when I am working:”    

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Topics: Tabor Academy, School by the Sea, Tabor Portraits, Faculty News

JJ Reydel Explores Italian Study Abroad Programs

Posted by ksaltonstall on Aug 26, 2015 12:24:25 PM

By JJ Reydel, faculty, college counseling

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Topics: Academics, Faculty News

Learning to Trust the Gush

Posted by ksaltonstall on Aug 6, 2015 3:48:05 PM

By Lauren Boucher, faculty

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Topics: Tabor Academy, Academics, Faculty News, College Counseling

Tabor's Collaborative Effort with NOAA

Posted by ksaltonstall on Jul 21, 2015 12:04:35 PM

by David Bill and James Manning

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Topics: Academics, Faculty News

Merry Conway

Posted by ksaltonstall on May 19, 2015 11:38:24 AM

By Steve Downes, Director, Center for International Students

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Topics: Tabor Academy, Faculty News

Tom Jaillet Moving on from Tabor

Posted by ksaltonstall on May 14, 2015 8:36:21 AM

By Steve Sughrue, Chair, Math Department

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Topics: Tabor Academy, Faculty News

Connie Pierce bids Tabor Adieu

Posted by ksaltonstall on May 12, 2015 9:27:01 AM

By Joan Roller

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Topics: Tabor Academy, Faculty News

Dick Duffy '56

Posted by ksaltonstall on May 7, 2015 11:47:55 AM

By Richard Roller, Assistant Head of School
Dick Duffy will retire this spring after 46 years on the Tabor faculty. A member of the Tabor Class of 1956, “Duff” returned to his school by the sea in the fall of 1969. A stalwart member of the history department, Duff introduced the Advanced Placement Economics course to Tabor along with teaching both U.S. History and a popular elective entitled America in Vietnam.

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Topics: Tabor Academy, Faculty News, Alumni

Probing Questions for Sippican Harbor

Posted by ksaltonstall on Oct 23, 2014 12:58:55 PM

This summer, Tabor marine science faculty members Jennifer Albright and Kimberly Ulmer, set out to foster some new relationships and learn from local scientists about how to ensure the success of our fledgling oyster farm, as well as ways to integrate the farm into two new marine science courses at Tabor in physical and chemical oceanography.

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Topics: Marine Science, Tabor Academy, Academics, Faculty News, Science Education