Cottonwood’s Sarah Anderson delivered the keynote address at the Inside-Outside Conference, hosted virtually by Antioch University in October. “Place-based Education: An Inspiration for the Future of Education” includes Sarah’s thoughts on reimagining what being a teacher means at this unprecedented time and how a place-based approach can help nurture...

The Cottonwood School of Civics and Science stands in solidarity with our Black families. Our goal is to nurture compassionate and confident students who possess the skills needed to confront racism in our community and beyond. We recognize that multiple perspectives and experiences can coexist...

As part of our school-wide initiative to incorporate Indigenous perspective and experience across our curriculum, our staff will be reading the book Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer. We invite our families and other community members to read along with us this summer as part of our first Cottonwood Reads! program.   A...

Dear Cottonwood Families, The last week has been difficult for us all. The Cottonwood Leadership team would like to offer a few words of support and solidarity in the wake of the murder of George Floyd, at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department on Monday,...

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