Why Vis? In this month's View from Vis blog, Upper School Director Anna Barter has some heartfelt answers to that question, particularly in regard to Visitation's impact on herself, the students and the broader community. Please read this month's blog post to see some of Dr. Barter's answers to why Vis is such a compelling place.
Faculty and Staff
Our faculty believes learning should be transformative.
In Lower School, our faculty and staff make a point to demonstrate the interrelationship of every subject, encouraging students to connect disciplines.
Our Middle School teachers are exceptional in that their knowledge and love of this age group shine through all they do.
Teachers in our Upper School help students become strong writers and readers, eloquent communicators in English and world languages, explorers in STEM, and compassionate citizens in an ever-changing world. They believe in the long-term value of single-sex education. Our faculty knows that Upper School students will become strong women and outstanding leaders.
Visitation faculty by the numbers:
Total number of teaching faculty: 62
Number of teaching faculty with advanced degrees: 50
Average length of service at Visitation: 11 years / 13 are 20+ years!
Longest tenure: 35+ years
Percentage loved by their students: 100%