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Focus on Women in Leadership

This spring, CS&A is shining a spotlight on women in education, featuring stories of leadership, mentorship, and their professional journeys.

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When Waiting for Buy-In Can Be a Roadblock

Senior Consultant and longtime former head of school Bob Vitalo discusses weighing buy-in and consensus against progress and a school's mission.

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The Emergent Catholic School Brand

High performing Catholic schools are emerging all across the country and dominating their markets. Senior Consultant Bob Regan shares several key elements that are common to all of them.

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Pathways to School Leadership

Senior Consultant Ben Bolte shares his advice on pathways to headship or a top leadership position in independent schools.

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Finding Your Path to Institutional Equity and Inclusion

Like many Directors of Diversity, Lawrence Alexander wasn't hired to do this work. He shares his school's journey of building a more equitable community.

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Executive Coaching for Independent School Leaders

To meet the challenges of school leadership, Consultant Bill Clarkson makes the case for executive coaching.

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Women and School Leadership

With nearly 50 years of experience in education, former Head of School and Senior Consultant Barbara Chase shares her advice to women seeking school leadership roles.

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The New Global Education Landscape

It's time to think in terms of world schools, according to International Schools Practice Group Managing Associate Art Charles.

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Welcome to the CS&A Search Group

For over 40 years, our talented Search Group has successfully partnered with institutions of learning and nonprofits worldwide, delivering a proven, personalized approach to identifying, recruiting, and hiring the best leaders.

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Featured Searches

  • School Name The Kinkaid School
  • Position Head of School
  • Appointment Year 2020
  • Location Houston, TX
  • School Name Village School
  • Position Head of School
  • Appointment Year 2020
  • Location Pacific Palisades, CA

Featured Appointments

  • Appointee Name Meredyth Moredock Cole
  • School Name Lovett School
  • Position Head of School
  • Location Atlanta, GA
  • Appointee Name John Austin
  • School Name Deerfield Academy
  • Position Head of School
  • Location Deerfield, MA
  • Appointee Name Tung Trinh
  • School Name Collegiate School
  • Position Head of Middle School
  • Location Richmond, VA
  • Appointee Name Leigh Ruhl
  • School Name Asheville School
  • Position Advancement Director
  • Location Asheville, NC
  • Appointee Name Davies Bisset
  • School Name King’s Academy
  • Position Assistant Head for Advancement
  • Location Manja, Jordan
  • Appointee Name Bernadette Carmody
  • School Name International School of Amsterdam
  • Position Director
  • Location Amstelveen, Netherlands
  • Appointee Name Suzanna Jemsby
  • School Name Washington International School
  • Position Head of School
  • Location Washington, DC

Some Recent Partners

Mary Institute & St. Louis Country Day School
Marin Country Day School
Catholic Memorial School
American School in London
San Francisco University High School
The Packer Collegiate Institute
Fordham Preparatory School
Hawken School
Northfield Mount Hermon
Zurich International School
American School of Paris
International School of Brussels
Graded School of São Paulo
Case Western Reserve University
Macalester College
Colgate University
Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School
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It has been a true privilege to have CS&A run our Head of School search. From the very first meeting, we always felt that our search was your top priority. We continue to be impressed and amazed by the immediate responses and personalized attention that you provide. Without CS&A, we would never have had access to that amazing array of highly accomplished candidates.
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