Support Tenacre

At The Forefront Campaign

The Campaign in Video

Enhancing Our Facilities

List of 4 items.

  • Renovated And Expanded Science Center

    Opened October 2015
    • Housing two dedicated classrooms with age-appropriate furnishings and equipment: One for Pre-K through Grade 3 and the other for Upper Grades 4-6
    • Providing spaces that have improved the quality and breadth of student work in the life, earth and physical science disciplines
    • Allowing greater emphasis on STEM learning and project-based work
  • Christian B. Elliot Community Center

    • Providing a multi-purpose common space able to host the entire Tenacre community
    • Expanding the performance arts space with improved seating and viewing of student talent
    • Housing an increased dining space and new kitchen and storage facilities
  • Expanded Kindergarten Classroom

    • Providing additional instructional space in the Kindergarten classsroom
  • Additional Classroom And Office Space

    • Providing the spaces necessary for flexible student groupings

Endowing Our People And Programs

List of 3 items.

  • Supporting Our Educators

    • Continuing to provide competitive salaries and benefits in the top quartile in order to retain and attract our impressive faculty and staff
  • Enhancing Our Program With Summer Professional Development

    • Creating the GwinnLandry Fund for Summer Professional Development through the generosity of Kim and Mark GwinnLandry
    • Providing faculty and staff with an increased number of annual summer grants for multi-disciplinary projects and work for updating the curriculum
    • Nurturing the professional interests of our faculty and staff that will be returned tenfold in innovative, passionate teaching and learning 
  • Supporting Our Families

    • Maintaining tuitions in the lower quartile in order to remain an accessible school
    • Increasing the number of deserving students, regardless of the family needs or the economic climate, assisted by financial aid
    • Updated April 5, 2018

At The Forefront Steering Committee

Cindy & Seth Lawry, Co-Chairs
Jessica & Peter Walter, Co-Chairs
Michele Norman, Chair, Board of Trustees
Stuart Ablon
Jody Barron, Development Director
Stephen Clarke
Mary Dunne
Chris Elliot, Head of School
Lee Frechette '75
Carla Higgins
Stephanie Price, Development Co-Chair               
Tenacre nurtures and challenges each child, every day.