Greens Farms Academy is a PreK-12, coed school in Westport, CT

Faculty spotlights

Valeria Ibarcena

In 2017 Ibarcena joined GFA and is now a Global Studies Teacher. From the beginning, she was drawn to the interdisciplinary nature of the school’s curriculum. In many ways, it reflected her own educational journey: when she started down one path, she discovered that it intersected with another, and another, and so on, until she realized that each path related to the ones that came before and after.

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Global Education? Let's Talk About It.

Originally from Riberalta, a small Bolivian town along an Amazon tributary, Dr. Llanque left home at age 16 to attend an international school in Norway. With some 200 students representing more than 100 countries, the school provided him with an eye-opening experience.

“It made me realize very quickly how complicated the world was and how important it was to recognize that people have very different experiences, but we also face shared challenges,” he explained.

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