Bennett In The Media

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Blue-Bot Delivery Service at Bennett

Bennett Day School’s Early Childhood TES (Tinkering & Engineering Sciences) Lab was featured as a Terrapin Customer Story. Learn how Bennett students are engaging with Blue-Bots in their explorations.

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Cameron Smith Talks Project-Based Learning on The School Success Podcast

In this episode of The School Success Podcast, Mitchell Slater talks to Cameron Smith, Bennett Day School’s co-founder and CEO, about Bennett’s unique, project-based approach to education.


Bennett Day School Named a Recipient of the Jeffrey Shields Award for Innovation Excellence in School Business Operations

Each year, the National Business Officers Association (NBOA) recognizes three schools from across the country that have demonstrated innovation in school business operations through approaches, programs, or practices.

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Bennett Day School to Welcome Families from Greenfields Academy

After eight years of providing students with an innovative, student-driven approach to learning, Greenfields Academy in Chicago has made the difficult decision to close its doors at the end of the 2021-22 school year. Bennett Day School has extended a warm welcome to their community of learners.

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Bennett Day School Named a Recipient of the Jeffrey Shields Award for Innovation Excellence in School Business Operations

“On behalf of the entire Bennett community, I’d like to thank NBOA and the awards committee for recognizing us as a recipient of the Jeffrey Shields Award for Innovation Excellence in School Business Operations,” says Cameron Smith, Bennett Day School CEO, Co-founder, and parent.

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How to Pick the Best Summer Day Camp for Your Child

Bennett Day School’s Director of Auxiliary Programs, Cally Vevers, shares tips all parents can use to help kids get back to a fun-filled summer.

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CPS students return to classrooms for 1st time in a week as CTU members approve COVID agreement

While working on a story related to Chicago Public Schools (CPS), Evelyn Holmes with ABC7 Chicago stopped by Bennett Day School to interview a few members of our leadership team and a Bennett Day School parent about the current Chicago school landscape.

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Bennett Day School Joins the Alliance for Early Childhood

the Alliance for Early Childhood (AEC). The AEC is an Early Childhood Network of schools that offers an array of professional development opportunities, parent workshops, and Reggio-inspired community play events for families. 

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Bennett Day School Announces Leadership Appointments

As Bennett Day School begins a new school year, the team announces new leadership appointments. Based in West Town, Chicago, the progressive school has appointed Jackie Miller as Principal, Chief Academic Officer and Kimberly Burks as Director of Intermediate and Middle School.

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Fox 32 Chicago Talks to Allison Bartolozzi about Bambini & Me

Allison Bartolozzi, early childhood educator at Bennett Day School, talks to Fox 32 Chicago about Bennett’s Bambini & Me playdates and explains how parent & tot programs like this can strengthen cognitive skills and social-emotional development for pandemic-era children.