Academics

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching

The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (C.E.L.T) promotes a faculty culture of life-long learning and a dedication to enhancing our teaching practices. C.E.L.T. supports faculty development in research-based, student-centered teaching. The Center aims to explore, evaluate, and practice educational approaches to support faculty development and to provide programming and enrichment for our students and their parents.

Our Center Serves Students Who: 

  • Advance themselves in particular academic areas
  • Seek additional assistance in learning
  • Have a prolonged absence  
  • Transition from English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) 
  • Demonstrate unique capabilities

Our Center Serves Faculty Through:

  • Professional Development and authentic opportunities for growth 
  • Thought-leaders who share aspects of teaching excellence
  • Access to research and scholarship on innovative teaching and learning
  • Opportunities to learn, implement and evaluate research-based trends in content and pedagogy
  • Orientation and mentoring of teachers both new to Palmer Trinity and the profession

Our Center Serves Parents With:

  • A school-wide, collaborative approach to learning excellence
  • Support services in the form of experts and guest speakers
  • A partnership to create independent learners 

Available Tutoring Options For Students

Homework Cafe:
Mondays - Thursdays: 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
Location: Room 128
 
Center for Writing assistance with writing across disciplines:
All periods of the school day
Location: Room X107

Mu Alpha Theta tutoring for Math:
Mondays and Wednesday 7:30 a.m. - 7:55 a.m.
Tuesdays:  3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 222
 
French National Honors Society tutoring for French:
Wednesdays and Thursdays: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Location: Room 215
 
Spanish National Honors Society tutoring for Spanish:
Wednesdays: 7:30 a.m. - 7:55 a.m.
Location: Room 218

Upcoming C.E.L.T. Events

CELT Articles and News

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  • Celebrating Teaching and Learning through the Ideas Café at Palmer Trinity School

    by Adrianna Palumbo Truby
    As the Academic Dean at Palmer Trinity School, a 6th-12th-grade school in Miami, Florida, my work centers primarily on teacher professional development and curriculum design. In this role, it is essential to foster authentic interest from my colleagues and help them gain agency in the implementation of both their craft and pedagogy.

    I attended the gcLi Leadership Lab two summers ago, and this experience left a profound mark on how I approach my work. Although I was one of a few people in attendance who works more closely with adult leaders than with student leaders, there is no doubt that I regularly apply the lessons that I learned there.
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