CHELSEA HOLABIRD (she/her/hers)
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B.A., Smith College
MAT., Mount Holyoke College

Started at The Common School:


Outside interests:

I love being outdoors with my family. We enjoy biking, running, hiking with our dog, and skiing. I also like to travel, bake, garden and practice yoga.

What brought you to The Common School?

We found The Common School when we were looking at schools for our daughter. I was immediately drawn in by their progressive educational philosophy. They value project-based learning where students can engage their larger community and the natural world through integrated and inquiry-driven curriculum. The social justice focus and nurturing spirit of The Common School community provides a safe and supportive space for children to create their love of learning. When a teaching position opened up, I applied immediately.

What do you like best about The Common School?

I deeply appreciate the open and joyful spirit of learning that is fostered here. This holistic approach allows children to engage, explore, and ultimately think critically about the world around them.