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Advancement

Tara Arras

Assistant Head of School for Advancement

arrast@sidwell.edu

Author: Sarah Randall

  • Reimagining the Future of Learning through a New Upper School

    Thoughtfully, ethically, and sustainably designed, the new Upper School will add six contiguous acres to the Sidwell Friends School’s Washington, DC, campus.

  • For Me Personally, No Greater Gift

    In conversation with Brittany Toscano Gore ‘03

  • The New Center for Ethical Leadership

    Located in the new Upper School, the Center for Ethical Leadership will create opportunities for students to engage with and examine topics that shape their world.

  • Together We Shine

    The School launches a historic campaign to light the way forward.

  • 5 Questions With Silvana Niazi

    Meet Silvana Niazi, the inaugural Señora Guillermina Medrano de Supervía Endowed Faculty Chair for Spanish and Latin American Studies.

  • “How Do You Teach Differently?”

    This summer’s inaugural LEAD Conference tackled race and equity in education, systemic change in schools, and more.

  • Fully Funded

    Sidwell Friends donors have fully funded an endowed faculty chair in African and African American Studies.

  • Justice for All

    Endowed positions are advancing the School’s commitment to equity, justice, and community—permanently.

  • Family Affair

    Adé Heyliger and Sherrese Smith-Heyliger (P ’29, ’31) share their motivations for funding and naming the outdoor dining commons for the Upper School renovation.

  • A Lifetime of Friendship

    For George Bernstein ’64, Alan Bernstein ’59, and Daniel Bernstein ’55, support for Sidwell Friends is vital to the story of their lives.