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Experience what our students are learning! This year, Long Trail has been engaged as a schoolwide community in The Psychology of Happiness and Virtue, led by Head of School Seth Linfield.  On Sunday, March 3, from 12–4 pm, we will present an adult version of this course. Based on the latest scientific research, this course will explore how to increase our wellbeing, cultivate positive relationships, and flourish individually and collectively.  Strategies for overcoming procrastination on the path to a life of purpose will be incorporated.

The class will include guided instruction, individual exercises, and group breakouts.  Come prepared to participate! Lunch, generous snacks and a light dessert reception afterward are part of the experience!

$20 per person. Adults only.

Click here to pay online or drop off or mail a check to:

Long Trail School, 1045 Kirby Hollow Rd, Dorset, VT 05251

Registration for The Psychology of Happiness and Virtue

Seth Linfield came to Long Trail from Ohio in 2017, bringing 14 years of experience in school leadership. Seth is a visionary leader, a strategic educator and an active communicator who wholeheartedly engages with students, faculty and the LTS community. Seth received his undergraduate degree in mathematics from NYU, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and he received his law degree from Stanford Law School. At Stanford, he met his wife Deana, a fellow student and chemical engineer. Seth is a member of the third cohort of the Day School Leadership Training Institute. He has also received rabbinic ordination. Seth has been a featured speaker at national forums on topics ranging from academic honesty and plagiarism to independent school affordability and sustainability. Seth’s first career was as an attorney and partner in charge of the Technology Transactions Group at Barnes & Thornburg. Seth was also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Management at the Mendoza Graduate School of Business at the University of Notre Dame.

Though he considers each student at Long Trail School as if his own, Seth and Deana are the parents of seven children. Their youngest will graduate from LTS in 2020.


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