Private Schools and Tutoring Throughout the area are several extraordinary private schools dedicated to superior learning across all grades. Whether a family is seeking rigorous instruction, more individual attention or specialized programs, there are private schools that offer opportunities that may not be readily available through public schools. While the following is not an exhaustive […]

parent filling in school application

If you’ve decided that private school is the best route for your child’s education, you may have questions about the application process. Each private school will have a different admissions process with different deadlines and requirements. Once you’ve chosen the right private school for your child, you will need to start the application process to […]

Parent and student meeting with school administrator

Visiting private schools is one of the most important steps in finding the right private school for your child. Once you’ve weighed the pros and cons of private school and started looking for the right private school for your child, you will need to schedule school visits to check out each potential private school in […]

private school students

According to the Council for American Private Education, private schools make up 25 percent of all schools in the United States and serve five and a half million students across the country. For many parents, private schools offer a great alternative to underfunded public schools, schools that fail to live up to their expectations, and […]

Private school or public school

Parents all over the country are at some point faced with the question: public school or private school? It can be a difficult decision for parents to make, and should be made after careful consideration of what is best for your child and family overall. There are many advantages and disadvantages to both public and […]

Plan A Summer To Remember
Camps Give Kids Lots of Options for Summer Fun As spring emerges and the weather turns warmer, summer plans begin to take shape. You may picture warm, lazy days with relaxed schedules. But with public schools out for 10 weeks and some private schools even longer, kids get restless and parents need safe, reliable options [...]
Reinventing Education - Berthold Academy for the Gifted and Talented

“The loneliest time of my life—the point at which I rejected school and began questioning everything—was when I was 15,” says Garrett Wilhelm, Co-founder and Head of School at Reston’s Berthold Academy. “I remember the day everything changed…the sound of my footsteps dragging slowly down the hall as I approached the principal’s office, the shock […]

Carewood University class

MBA classes start with great attendance On October 1, Clarewood, the first university headquartered in Reston, kicked off classes with its first group of Master of Business Administration (MBA) students. Professionals with the goal of enriching their careers were welcomed by Mark Zhong, Clarewood’s administrative dean, and light refreshments were served with their first course […]