Congratulations to our six faculty and staff award recipients for the 2019-20 school year!
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Windward's newest alumni will be outplacing to 99 schools for the next school year. See where they will be attending.
Read Head of School Jamie Williamson's statement following the racism protests occurring around the globe.
Enjoy reading The Beacon Spring 2020 issue online today.
The Beacon is a biannual journal publication, published by The Windward Institute, for educators and parents of children with language-based learning disabilities.
The most at-risk readers in the U.S. have not significantly improved reading scores since 1992. The good news is we know how to move the reading needle forward.
Ms. Frawley uses Windward's 3D printers to create masks for New York City first responders
Rachel Busman, PsyD, senior director of the anxiety disorders center at the Child Mind Institute offers her expertise and some resources to support families during COVID-19
The Windward Parents Association held their second annual CommUNITY Service Day in Manhattan and White Plains, and with the help of students and family members, created and donated thousands of items to area charities. Read more about it and view photos here.
Read The Compass Fall/Winter 2019 issue featuring a story on our new Head of School Mr. Jamie Williamson and his road to Windward.
Windward and its partnership with the Haskins Global Literacy Hub was featured in a news article by Education Week.
A division of The Windward School, The Windward Institute builds leading-edge education-research partnerships, offers professional development based on the latest research, and advocates for the rights of dyslexic students.
This year, Windward was proud to send 12 members of the community to attend the NAIS -- National Association of Independent Schools People of Color Conference (PoCC) in Seattle, including members of the diversity office, teachers and staff members from each campus, and administrators.
The Windward/Haskins Collaborative Project in-school research study "Predicting Literacy Outcomes at The Windward School" was featured on the front page of LoHud/Journal News. Read more inside.
On Thursday, October 24, 2019, 500 in-person and 500 live-stream attendees joined the Windward community for the Fall 2019 Community Lecture, "Why Some Children Struggle to Read: The Neurobiology of Dyslexia and Other Reasons Children Struggle,” presented by Devin Kearns, PhD.
The recording of the lecture is now available online below or at www.thewindwardschool.org/lecture.
On Wednesday, October 16, 2019, Dr. John J. Russell, Executive Director of The Windward Institute, joined a high-profile panel of experts, including Windward alumnae and New York State Assemblymember Robert Carroll '04) to discuss the urgent need to improve the diagnosis and education of dyslexic students in New York. Read more and watch the full forum here.
The Beacon Fall 2019 issue featured articles from Head of School Jamie Williamson, Executive Director of The Windward Institute Dr. John J. Russell, Research Coordinator Danielle Scorrano, and more.
For parents, guardians, and educators, a four-step framework of Review, Record, Request, Refer is a beneficial tool to initiate conversations about intervention.
Dr. John J. Russell, Executive Director of The Windward Institute, will join a high-profile panel of experts to discuss the urgent need to improve the diagnosis and education of dyslexic students in New York
The Windward School welcomes Jada S. Jones as the director of human resources.
Teacher training is a hallmark of The Windward School. As a key partner with Haskins Laboratories and the Haskins Global Literacy Hub, The Windward School is expanding upon its professional development offerings for faculty to include more opportunities to learn from experts in the field of educational neuroscience. This past summer, groups of faculty volunteers across all three campuses engaged in a new professional learning experience when they were trained in preparation for the in-school research study, Predicting Literacy Outcomes at The Windward School, a part of the Windward/Haskins Collaborative Project.