Bioethics Summer Program

The Bioethics Summer Program is a mandatory component of the 2021–2022 Bioethics Class. This year, the students will be focused on the topic of Global Bioethics: Small World, Big Challenge. This theme will allow students to explore the ethical considerations within global health issues currently impacting our world.

2021 Facilitators

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  • Dr. Karen Rezach

    Karen Rezach joined the Kent Place community in 2000, and is the Director of The Ethics Institute. She has a master’s in divinity from Yale University, an EdD from Seton Hall University and is an ordained Episcopal priest. Her doctoral research, “Spiritual Leadership as a Model of Effective Leadership in Independent School,” explores the ways in which educators can bring values and moral awareness in non-religious ways into a variety of school settings. Dr. Rezach has over 20 years of experience as an independent school administrator, including director of the middle school at Kent Place and assistant head of school at St. Philip’s Academy in Newark, NJ. She has been teaching and facilitating workshops on ethics for more than a decade.
  • Maura Crowe

    Maura Crowe earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from Rutgers College, and her master’s degree in science education from Columbia University’s Teachers College. Prior to teaching, her research was conducted in the fields of educational psychology and biomaterials. Ms. Crowe currently teaches seventh-grade science, bioethics, and a STEM elective. She also serves as STEM Co-Coordinator and leads global trips that focus on science and sustainability. Ms. Crowe has taught at KPS since 2007.
  • Lisa Goldman

Program Details

DATE: June 13–24

TIME: 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Kent Place School campus or virtual

Participants who enroll must commit to the full Bioethics program
For more information about our Ethics Institute programs or if you have questions about the registration process, please do not hesitate to reach out at
42 Norwood Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901   |   (908) 273-0900
The Ethics Institute at Kent Place School is a first-of-its-kind institute at the primary and secondary school level. We believe that promoting the process and practice of ethical thinking and decision-making prepares people of all ages to be effective leaders and compassionate citizens.