Global Education

Palmer Trinity School has taken the urgent responsibility to prepare students for their life and work as citizens-and leaders- in a global world.

Global Education, therefore, is not an option. The School has certain starting advantages.
  • We are situated in multicultural Miami, and that is reflected in our student body – many of them bilingual and trilingual, and in our faculty.
  • We are a founding member of the Global Education Benchmark Group (GEBG), a national institution of independent schools that have leading global programs. In the spring of 2015, PTS hosted the GEBG International Conference with 200 participating schools from around the world.

Global Education Benchmarking Group (GEBG)

Palmer Trinity School has always maintained a commitment to diversity and is a founding institution of the Global Education Benchmarking Group (GEBG). Founded in 2008, GEBG was created to increase the emphasis of global education in schools across the United States. Through their mission, they aim to identify best practices in global education by collecting, analyzing, and sharing data from GEBG members; to promote the development of global education in schools through curriculum, experiences, and institutional support; to encourage global citizenship; and to enhance the knowledge and skill sets required to understand different viewpoints, in the world today, that will help us thrive and engage in increasingly interconnected world systems. Most importantly, as a result of their efforts, they have created a network of premier educational institutions, from all over the world, that work together to give high school students a chance to broaden their intellectual horizons through study abroad opportunities.  To learn more about GEBG go to

Round Square


Palmer Trinity School (PTS) a member of Round Square, a long-standing worldwide network of innovative schools in 40 countries across five continents. Round Square schools share a strong focus on experiential learning centered around six ideals: Internationalism, Democracy, Environmentalism, Adventure, Leadership, and Service (IDEALS). It is one of the rare worldwide student networks.  Each year both our Middle School and Upper School send students as delegates to the Round Square International Conference.  Students are exposed to different speakers, customs and traditions of over 1000 students from 40 countries.  International Conferences have been held in Kenya, South Africa, India, Germany, New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom and Canada.

Palmer Trinity is the eleventh school in the United States to belong to Round Square.

St. Augustine

"The world is a book and those who don't travel read only one page."

The PTS Language and Civilization Experience

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  • Global Connections Foundation

    Palmer Trinity is a member of the global Connections Foundation.  The heart of Global connections is a belief that by gathering a diverse group of educators from around the world, each participant will be exposed to educational initiatives beyond their own countries' efforts.

  • Duke of Edinburgh Award

    Plamer Trinity offers its students an opportunity to participate in the global Duke of Edinburgh Award.  The Award is recognized as the world's leading youth achievement award.  The award's criteria is volunteering in your community, physical skills and going on an expedition.
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