Join us on Thursday, December 7 at 6:15 PM for a holiday cocktail reception with Dr. Michael Block, the visionary Co-Founder of BASIS Curriculum Schools, including BASIS Independent McLean, a Preschool-12 school in Tysons. 

Beginning at 6:45 PM, Dr. Block and school administration will discuss our acclaimed Preschool through grade 12 program for prospective families. This is a great opportunity to learn more about our mission, pedagogy, and the global best practices that influence our approach to teaching the next generation of thinkers, doers, and leaders.  


Event Details
Thursday, December 7
Cocktail Reception: 6:15 PM - 6:45 PM
Presentation and Discussion: 6:45 PM

BASIS Independent McLean
8000 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA 22102


About Dr. Michael Block
Dr. Block had an eminent career as an educator, professor, and policymaker before opening the first BASIS School in 1998. He earned an MA and Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University and was a University of Arizona Professor of Economics and Law for more than 25 years, as well as Director of the University of Arizona’s Office of Economic Education. Dr. Block has also served as a founding member of the U.S. Sentencing Commission and as a consultant to the World Bank. 

Please feel free to contact the admissions team at (703) 854-1253 or at [email protected] if you have any questions about this event.

We look forward to seeing you!