Partnerships, Accreditations & Recognition
Corbett Prep cultivates many partnerships to ensure the most compelling experiences for students in their growth and development as learners and as mindful individuals.
Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence
In 2015-16, Corbett Prep partnered with the highly acclaimed Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence to adopt its social-emotional programs and continues to pilot a curriculum based on research and mindful thinking and living. Learn more.
Designated as an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) for PreK3-5th grade in 2009 and Middle Years Programme (MYP) 6th – 8th grade in 2007.
All Corbett Prep teachers and administrators received training in concept-based curriculum and instruction (CBCI). Several received certifications as presenters and trainers after intensive study with Drs. Lynn Erickson and Lois Lanning of the CBCI Institute , a part of Professional Learning International.
Gifted Education-Endorsed Teachers
Corbett Prep teachers are endorsed in Gifted Education through a University of South Florida and Corbett Preparatory School of IDS collaborative program.
USF Honors Program, College of Education
Corbett Prep Headmaster Dr. Swarzman, former Director of University of South Florida SunCoast Area Teacher Training and Education Research (SCATTER) Honors Program in the College of Education, invites USF SCATTER students to train in brain-based teaching methods and observe Corbett Prep teachers.
Kagan Cooperative Learning
Designated as a Kagan Cooperative Learning Model School, Corbett Prep hosts Kagan-led workshops and opens its doors to teachers who visit from all across Florida to learn cooperative teaching strategies from Kagan trainers and observe our teachers in action.
Accreditations & Memberships:
National Blue Ribbon School in 2004.
"The National Blue Ribbon School award affirms the hard work of students, educators, families, and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging content. The National Blue Ribbon School flag gracing an entry or flying overhead is a widely recognized symbol of exemplary teaching and learning."
Voted Best Private School North Tampa, Tampa Tribune "Readers' Poll" 4 years in a row.