The , in Danbury, CT, welcomes its new Director, Dr. Stephanie Bell. Dr. Bell comes to the Prospect School from her position as Assistant Principal at Rockland BOCES. (BOCES, or Boards of Cooperative Educational Services, provide shared educational programs for multiple school districts.)
Dr. Bell has a dual M.S. in Elementary and Special Education from Manhattanville College and an Ed.D in Instructional Leadership from Western Connecticut State University. She has been a classroom teacher for mainstreamed students with educational challenges like speech and language disorders, autism spectrum disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and others.
As an administrator, she supervised 32 classrooms in 21 buildings, serving students from kindergarten through age 21 with multiple educational programs.
In accepting the position, Dr. Bell said: “Coming to Prospect is a once-in-a-career opportunity to build a strong vibrant school that can help kids in a very profound way. I look forward to fostering Prospect’s mission and bringing 21st Century and project-based learning skills to a group of students who can benefit from this kind of instruction.”
“Stephanie brings joy, a sharp focus to detail, and a vast repertoire of experience to this leadership opportunity at Prospect,” said Wooster School Headmaster Tim Golding. "In a short period of time, she has developed strong colleague relationships with fellow Wooster School administrators. The Prospect families will find it a pleasure to work with Dr. Bell.”
Founded in 1926, Wooster School established Prospect in 2011 to serve students of average and above-average intelligence from ages 7 through 14 with identified language-based learning differences. The School is located at 103 Miry Brook Road in Danbury, contiguous to the current Wooster School campus, and is in its second year of operation.
Examples of the types of learning differences that will fall within The Prospect School’s purview include language processing deficits, dyslexia, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Such differences can often be remediated through focused instruction and curriculum, helping students return to traditional educational settings.
Places for the academic year 2012-2013 of the Prospect School at Wooster are available. For information or to apply for admission, contact Jordana Levine, Psy.D. at email@example.com or 203-730-6716. You can contact Dr. Bell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wooster School is an independent, college preparatory day school in Danbury, Connecticut. The School serves boys and girls from early childhood through grade 12 in small classes averaging twelve students.