Overview

Healy School will be a TK-5 Charter School in Novato, California. We have formally submitted our petition to NUSD and seek to open next year (2023-2024 school year).

Currently, we are accepting interest forms from parents. You can fill it out online here, or request a hard copy. This is not enrollment but simply expressing interest in sending your child here. Thank you!

About Us

Healy School will offer an inclusive, rigorous, and resilience minded education that will provide all students with the academic and social skillset to excel in school and beyond.

Healy School’s TK-5 resilience studies curriculum, which teaches the science of resilience, and evidence-based strategies to build resilience in childhood is what makes our program standout. We believe that resilience is needed for a constructive, and healthy life, which we all want for our students.

We also will have a robust science program, arts education offerings, and support for those who learn differently. Healy School is a place where our differences are appreciated and valued, as well as celebrated. All are welcome here.

Information for Interested Families

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Team

Jon Herzenberg, PsyD is an experienced educator, clinical psychologist, and well-respected school administrator. Dr. Jon has contributed across SFBA and abroad: At San Domenico School in Marin, he was the Associate Director of the Upper School, at The American School in Japan he was the Principal, and for sixteen years prior was the Associate Head of School at Drew School in San Francisco. Complementing his twenty plus years of experience, Herzenberg holds a BA in cultural anthropology from the University of California and PsyD from Alliant International University. 

Maureen Healy is an award-winning author, educator, and leader in children’s emotional health, especially happiness and resilience education. Her books include: The Emotionally Healthy Child (preface from Dalai Lama) and The Happiness Workbook for Kids, which was translated globally. With 20+ years of experience, she holds a BA and MBA from Clark University, and PhD coursework in Child Development from Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, California.

Our School

We will be a safe and supportive place for your children. Our resilience studies program teaches the science of resilience, and helps students develop the skills to succeed in the classroom – as well as outside of it.

Tuition Free

Resilience-minded Education

After School Tutoring

100% Credentialed Teachers

Diverse Students

Science Labs

Smaller Class Sizes

Field Trips

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