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Corbett Prep integrates multiple best practices in education.

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Discover what makes Corbett Prep an inspiring place to learn.

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Corbett Prep offers the IB program for PreK3 through eighth grade.

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Performances give students the chance to reach new heights.

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Students compete in sports as part of the Florida West Coast League.

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CAMP IDS has more than 100 camps for PreK3-high school.

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Global perspectives benefit students as the world becomes more interconnected.

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Corbett Prep commits to hiring the best and brightest teachers.

Social Emotional Learning

Corbett Prep is honored to partner with the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence.

The center’s RULER (Recognize, Understand, Label, Express and Regulate Emotions) program has been a leader in emotional intelligence approaches in schools for more than a decade.

Research on RULER shows that students perform better academically, improve their emotional intelligence and social skills, gain leadership skills and experience less anxiety and depression. Teachers report that RULER helps them establish better relationships with students and administration and feel more positive about teaching.

Headmaster Dr. Joyce Burick Swarzman reports:

More than education is focused on emotional well-being these days. My email account is full of advertisers from businesses, universities and school-related organizations offering courses in emotional intelligence and now mindfulness. The next step for RULER is combining emotional intelligence with well-being and mindfulness skills.

In 2016, Corbett Prep became the national pilot school for the Four Pillars of Wellbeing, a new research-based curriculum that grew out of RULER at Yale. Lead developer Dr. Daniel Cordaro has conducted trainings with the Corbett Prep faculty and spoken to students via Skype and during classroom visits. Teachers spent the year implementing the curriculum and providing feedback on how tactics worked in the classrooms. The Contentment Foundation made revisions and has begun to introduce the lessons to other schools, while continuing to work with Corbett Prep.

Read more about Corbett Prep’s involvement in RULER 1 and the Mood Meter.

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