Play with it awhile. Look at it upside down. Listen to your gut. It’s fun to solve problems and see things the way only you can.


Dare to be wrong. Try new things. Use your voice to express your ideas and questions. Today is your day to explore your world.


Know how you feel. Listen to your friends' feelings. With empathy, we can value differences and be kind to each other.

It’s a way of being that stays with our students long after school’s out. Long past graduation, too. Bertschi kids thrive at becoming independent individuals who share and participate in community. Their stature may be small, but their ideas are monumental.
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Bertschi News

View Our Summer Newsletter

Get an insider's view of Bertschi School through in-depth articles featuring alumni, faculty, trustees, and our educational programs. In this issue Brigitte highlights courage, hear about our Student Council and Green Team, Julie & Joey introduce robots to 1st Grade, and we welcome new trustees to the Board. Read the Summer Newsletter here.

Head of School Transition

In October 2014, the Bertschi School Board of Trustees embarked on the important journey of searching for Bertschi’s second Head of School. We are pleased to announce that the Board has unanimously approved the appointment of Rafael del Castillo as our Head-elect, to begin July 1, 2016. Learn more.

Bertschi’s Collaborators: Meet Our Community

There are lots of new faces on campus this fall! Our fun and engaging teachers are the biggest reason kids love to return to school each year. As 2nd Grade Teacher Andrew Fox says, "I have never worked at a school where kids are so excited to go to class every day. It is a stampede to get into the room when I open the doors." Hear from our faculty and staff about why they love working here.