Our Mission

Honoring its founder’s vision, Emma Willard School proudly fosters in each young woman a love of learning, the habits of an intellectual life, and the character, moral strength, and qualities of leadership to serve and shape her world.

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  • New EMployees chat ahead of Opening Convocation

    New Faces on Campus

    By Sandra Santana
    New students aren’t the only fresh faces on campus this fall. Emma Willard School is excited to welcome a dynamic group of new EMployees to our community for the 2021-22 school year.
  • Karen Holl PhD '85 speaks to a science class at Emma Willard School

    “The right tree, the right place, the right time”: Karen Holl PhD ‘85 visits Emma Willard School Science Class

    Kaitlin Resler
    Last Spring, Karen Holl PhD '85 was one of four alumnae who presented during the first Eunice Newton Foote Climate Talk at Emma Willard School. The virtual event was moderated by Science Instructor and Sara Lee Schupf Family Chair in Curriculum Excellence and Innovation Megan Labbate, and when Dr. Holl mentioned she would be returning to campus in Fall 2021 for a visit, she coordinated to present, in-person, to one of Ms. Labbate’s science classes.
  • Reflections on the Twentieth Anniversary of September 11, 2001

    By Drew Levy and Mehar S. ’24
    As we mark 20 years since the tragedy of September 11, 2001, the Emma Willard School community took a moment during Friday’s Morning Reports to reflect on the impact of that day in history. We invite you to join in reflecting on the thoughts and experiences shared by History Instructor Drew Levy and student Mehar S. ’24.

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