We are making significant progress on The SHOP, our reinvented Middle School. Physical construction will not begin until March, but the more critical work of redeveloping the program is moving along at a great pace. We have been working diligently to capitalize on the unique strengths Bay Farm students develop beginning in the Toddler program to design a middle school that will further challenge our students’ problem-solving, collaboration, and innovative skills.
As the newest feature of our campus, The Shop will impact our students at all levels, allowing teachers to bring their classes for workshops and labs that integrate into the curriculum. This is detailed and thoughtful work, and I am thrilled to announce that Jenny Sabados has agreed to join the Bay Farm team as Director of the Shop.
A former K-12 music teacher and performing artist, Jenny holds a B.A. in Music Education and Theatre from Samford University. She has 8+ years of teaching experience in a multitude of school settings and non-profit education programs. Jenny’s deepest passion is the pursuit and cultivation of individualized creative learning, and she is positive that the revolutionary pedagogical practices of Maria Montessori are the key to the future of the self-driven innovative education students need to succeed today.
She is extremely excited to support Bay Farm Middle Schoolers with an individualized design thinking curriculum created to bring knowledge to action within the walls of the newly constructed innovation space, The SHOP. She feels fortunate to be a part of this community both as a faculty member and a parent.
Head of School