If your plan is for one year, plant rice. If your plan is for ten years, plant trees. If your plan is for one hundred years, educate children."
At the heart of the G.L.O.B.E. learning community is a Chinese immersion elementary school designed to meet the needs of a diverse group of intellectually curious learners ready for an in-depth, accelerated curriculum. Supporting the elementary school is a vibrant community of lifelong learners. Our international campus will serve as an asset to our local community and model for other communities.
We are independent and nonprofit, welcoming families from all backgrounds. Policy on Non-Discrimination
Principles for the Development of a Complete Mind: Study the science of art. Study the art of science. Develop your senses--especially learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else."
Leonardo da Vinci
The mission of the G.L.O.B.E. School is to provide world-class educational opportunities that promote global perspectives and renaissance thinking in a multilingual environment. We define renaissance thinking as an integrated appreciation of the Arts and Sciences applied for transformative purposes.
A human being is a part of the whole called by us ‘universe’...Our task must be to free ourselves…by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty."
The G.L.O.B.E. School envisions a world in which education provides a compass for lifelong learning that guides students to think creatively, critically, and cross-culturally in order to nurture individual growth, promote social justice, and protect the planet. The G.L.O.B.E. School empowers students to become active global citizens, enabled by knowledge and driven by innovation.
Nurturing and Engaging Each Child
We will implement Individualized Learning Plans that reflect each child's unique gifts, thus coordinating a complete slate of appropriately-paced, in-depth learning opportunities.
Championing Outstanding Educators
Our heroes are educators that combine artful instruction with extensive knowledge. We will uphold the highest standards of teacher selection and continuous professional development while creating a supportive, collaborative school culture.
Realizing the Transformative Powers of Learning
Educational experiences should be crafted for the individual with the hope of guiding the student through the process of self-actualization and crafted for society with the hope of making it a better place.
Promoting Global Perspectives
Global perspectives--gained through a combination of culture, language, and academic study--develop respect for self, others, and the planet.
Instilling Renaissance Thinking
On the individual level, it feeds a student’s curiosity and imagination. On the societal level, it addresses the critical issues of the day, such as sustainability, universal human rights, and environmental stewardship.
Providing the Gift of Multiple Languages
Research shows that this gift strengthens not only global communication skills, but also cognitive development.
Teaching by Example
Community-based initiatives will include a Green Campus and Service Learning.
Prioritizing Elementary Education
Elementary education plays a fundamental role in shaping the lives of individuals and the nature of society, laying the foundation for future attainment.
The Cooperative Learning Community
A sense of community and cooperation is developed among the students as a result of the school culture.
Parent involvement is a key component of the community's success in providing profound learning opportunities.
Educators & Support Staff
Committed to nurturing the growth of each student, the talented school team uses a collaborative approach to curriculum and instructional design.
Word Play: Our Name
The G.L.O.B.E. is an acronym that stands for the Globaissance Learning Oasis for Building Engagement.
Globaissance is a portmanteau, a new word made by combining existing words: Global and Renaissance.
If you rearrange the letters in Global Renaissance, you can create the anagram above. If you have FLASH, enjoy the animation in the footer!