Breakwater and the Breakwater Enrichment Center are pleased to welcome Peter Wallis, our new Summer Program Director. Peter is an interdisciplinary artist and graduate of Maine College of Art. He has worked with students throughout the country teaching visual arts at independent schools and nonprofit arts organizations. His experience and varied skill set will support the continuation of our unique Summer at Breakwater programming!
Read more about Peter's background and our summer programs...
By instituting a student initiated, faculty supported GSA group, Breakwater affirms our commitment to ensuring a safe, inclusive community that honors diversity and respects the rights of all. This year's GSA group calls themselves RAINBOW and is starting 2018 by spearheading Breakwater's involvement in GLSEN’s national No Name-Calling Week, January 15-19.
Learn more about student led No Name-Calling Week activities...
Breakwater's Parent Education and Professional Development programs offer inspiration, information and community building opportunities to new and experienced parents, caregivers and professional educators.
Our winter semester includes: “Practical Strategies To Help Children Learn More, Sleep Better, and Get Sick Less”; “How To: DIY Toys That Inspire Curiosity Driven Learning”; and “(not) Running With Scissors- Letting Your Child Use Real Tools Safely”
Breakwater Learning's Board of Trustees has exciting news! Breakwater has been able to acquire the only available property adjoining our campus. In August the school purchased 838 Brighton Avenue, the land and house directly behind our Jessie Building.
Read the letter from Josiah Pierce, Chair of the Board of Trustees, announcing the acquisition and it's use!