Storytelling

Colin Gleason discusses a class he teaches in the Lower School: storytelling. What are the fruits of practicing such a skill for our boys? What is the difference between hearing a story and telling one? How do the boys gain from getting inside the art of storytelling? Listen in to find out from Mr. Gleason himself.

Colin Gleason

About the guest:

Colin Gleason


Colin Gleason serves as Head of the Lower School. Joining the faculty of The Heights in 2003, Colin has taught three years of Third Grade homeroom, three years of Natural History; he served as Director of Admissions for four years, and now Head of the Lower School for seven. Colin graduated from Washington and Lee University with a B.A. in Classics. While at W&L, he was a member of the University Peer Counselors, the school’s a capella singing group, and the varsity basketball and rugby teams. He now teaches Storytelling to each grade in the Lower School in addition to his position as Lower School Head. He is also the Head Varsity Soccer Coach. During the summer, Colin directs The Heights Soccer Camp and The Dangerous Camp for Boys. He and his wife, Nicole and their four children reside in Silver Spring.

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