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Focus on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

This winter, we are featuring school leaders, DEI practitioners, and educators sharing what they have done to advance diversity, inclusion and equity efforts in their communities.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Norfolk Academy
  • Position Middle School Director
  • Appointment Year 2020
  • Location Norfolk, VA
  • School Name Langley School
  • Position Head of School
  • Appointment Year 2021
  • Location McLean, VA
  • School Name St. Catherine's School
  • Position Head of School
  • Appointment Year 2021
  • Location Richmond, VA
  • School Name Bridge the Gap College Prep
  • Position Executive Director
  • Appointment Year 2020
  • Location Marin City, CA

Featured Appointments

  • Appointee Name Michelle Alexander
  • School Name Norfolk Academy
  • Position Lower School Head
  • Location Norfolk, VA
  • Appointee Name Dr. Kirsty Montgomery
  • School Name Lakeview Academy
  • Position Head of School
  • Location Gainesville, GA
  • Appointee Name Dr. Autumn Graves
  • School Name St. Anne’s-Belfield School
  • Position Head of School
  • Location Charlottesville, VA
  • Appointee Name Jonathan Eades
  • School Name The Kinkaid School
  • Position Head of School
  • Location Houston, TX
  • Appointee Name David Faus
  • School Name Benjamin School
  • Position Head of School
  • Location Palm Beach, FL
  • Appointee Name David Lourie
  • School Name Collegiate School
  • Position Head of School
  • Location New York, NY
  • Appointee Name Lisa Nagel
  • School Name Duke School
  • Position Head of School
  • Location Durham, NC
  • Appointee Name Christian Sullivan
  • School Name Bullis School
  • Position Head of School
  • Location Potomac, MD

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
Search Chair
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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