Leadership

We inspire tomorrow’s leaders...

Students leave the Middle School with a confidence that is born from a dedicated focus on building leadership capacity. Student-led opportunities and initiatives are a central tenant to our program and culture.

These leadership opportunities include:

  • Students lead the twice-annual Student – Advisor – Parent conferences in the Fall and Winter.
  • An active and involved Student Council that meets weekly to develop meaningful community service and community spirit initiatives.
  • A student-led Middle School Meeting for the entire community every other day.
  • Community Talks in which students present a significant moment/event/facet of their life during as well as hearing other present about life experiences. Past presenters have included and NBA Hall of Face basketball players and a NY Times best-selling author.
  • Leading of clubs with other students and a faculty sponsor – previous clubs have included: stock market club, debate club, ultimate Frisbee club, rocket club, etc.
  • Students are mentors for those in the PK4, 1st, and 2nd grades during “buddy activities” throughout the course of the year.
  • On the athletic field, students serve as team captains, but many also demonstrate leadership through play and sportsmanship.
  • Students attend the annual CAIS Student Diversity and Leadership Conference - This is an exciting opportunity for 7th and 8th graders to accompany teachers for a profound conference that brings together faculty and students (grades 7 – 12) from around Connecticut for a dynamic day of presentations, conversations, and activities.
Chase Collegiate School
565 Chase Parkway Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 236-9500

Pre K

Chase’s PreK program will give your child the freedom to explore the world and the structure to become an active, involved learner who is prepared for Kindergarten.

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Lower School

The Lower School experience unleashes potential in each student.

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Middle School

With a traditional academic program paired our Program for Arts, Culture and Technology (PACT), the Middle School years are a time of remarkable growth and discovery.

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Upper School

Upper School students prepare for college and life beyond in a close-knit community built on academic and extracurricular challenge, plentiful support, compassion, and authentic investment in others.

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Giving

Every gift to Chase has a direct impact on our students and faculty.

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Innovation at Chase

We’ve integrated innovation and design thinking into our traditional curriculum – and created three high and low-tech design labs on campus, providing students the knowledge and space to chart their own course in terms of their approach to a project and the outcome they produce.

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