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Emery Tillman '30
  • Budding Actor

"Emery is truly such a light on our stage and around our campus. It is an honor to teach such inspiring students like him."

Anna Scott
  • Why I Teach

"The relationships our teachers build extends well beyond the year a child is in our class. Our students receive an excellent education and an incredible support system."

Bill D'Alessandro '04
  • Entrepreneur

The ability to see his employees' potential and give them space to grow is something Bill appreciates about his teachers and coaches at Country Day.

Annie Giarla-Carr
  • Why I Teach

"My kindergartners take their books home to share with their parents, then come back the next day so proud that they can actually read. I love to see those 'aha moments.'"

Aaron Mize
  • Why I Teach

"I love Country Day for its 'What if?' factor. I love that I can have an idea and I can go to my department head and the answer is always 'let’s explore that.'”

Dr. Yven Destin
  • Why I Teach

"It’s a great day teaching when a student smiles and realizes that they had the capability of grasping a concept that is very difficult."

Meera Clark
  • Forbes 30 Under 30

"Country Day is unique in its ability to partner with students at all stages of their development and facilitate the growth of relationships."

Bina Neumann
  • Why I Teach

"We’ve created a culture at the Middle School that mistakes are part of the learning process, and it is what makes us better human beings."

Josh Porter '24
  • Builder and Coach

"I am so proud of Josh for sharing his passion and expertise to help others find their passion. His enthusiasm is contagious and is more than inspiring."