6th Grade

Ethical Leadership

Sometimes moral questions are simple.  Sometimes they’re not.  Moses Brown uses Quaker values as a guide to keep the easy questions clear, and as a way to find one’s way when things get murky.  Put simply, Quakers believe that every person has a divine Inner Light, and that no one has a unique claim on the Truth.  As such, everyone deserves love and respect, and bears responsibility for making the kind of community we all want to live in.  We demonstrate this shared responsibility and inherent equality through the Quaker custom of having adults and students address one another by their first names.

Weekly Meeting for Worship offers unprogrammed space for worship, meditation, and reflective thinking.  When a member of our community feels moved to share, they stand and speak publicly to the group before settling back into silence, giving everyone something new to consider if they wish.

Advisors help students develop conflict resolution skills, and lead discussions about what it means to be a good friend. Advisories are also a time for conversations around the importance of honesty and integrity.

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Faculty

Gara Field

Interim Head of Upper School/Dir. of Global Education

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Gara Field

University of Hartford – B.A.
University of Hartford – M.A.
Harvard University – M.Ed.
University of Connecticut – Ph.D.

Maureen Nagle

Middle School English and Middle School English Department Chair

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Maureen Nagle

Providence College – B.A.
Trinity College of Dublin – M.Phil.

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