Adam Torres and Carol Bowar discuss public education.
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GALS Denver is Colorado’s only all girls (inclusive) public school, serving students 6th-12th grade. The school’s unique model integrates movement based pedagogy with powerful academics, and includes positive gender focused culture that includes core courses in social emotional relational and leadership development and mental health supports on site. In this episode, Adam Torres and Carol Bowar, Executive Director of Girls Athletic Leadership Schools of Denver (GALS Denver), explore the GALS model and how it’s reimagining what public education could be.
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About Carol Bowar
Highly accomplished organizational and community leader with close to 30 years’ experience in experiential education, international education, leadership, prevention, and empowerment programming, curriculum design, community service and service learning programming, and girls and women’s issues.
GALS serves an enormous diversity of students, which is one of our greatest and most unique strengths. These students come from all facets of the community; they come from all backgrounds and all neighborhoods across and beyond the city; they come with a wide range of learning levels and styles; and they come with varying relationships to the world of health and wellness, movement, and athletics. Together, they create a sisterhood that prepares our students to lead into the future.