Recent Leadership Appointments

We congratulate the following individuals who have recently been appointed to head of school and top administrator positions in regions throughout the country and overseas...

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Woodlynde School
Gregory Martin
Head of School
Strafford, PA
Appointed for 2024
2024/02/232/23/2024

Woodlynde School is thrilled to announce the appointment of Gregory “Greg” Martin as their next Head of School. Greg currently serves as the Assistant Head of School at Ranney School in Tinton Falls, NJ, and has previously served in leadership roles at La Jolla Country Day School and Cincinnati Country Day School.

Woodlynde School is an independent, co-educational school for students in grades K-12 that is nationally recognized for its expertise in serving students with language or math-based learning differences, executive function challenges, ADHD, auditory processing disorder, or a need for a small classroom environment.

Alta Vista School
Rob Cousins
Head of School
San Francisco, CA
Appointed for 2024
2024/02/222/22/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Alta Vista School is delighted to announce the appointment of Rob Cousins as their next Head of School. Rob comes to Alta Vista School from New York's Ethical Culture Fieldston School, where he has served as Principal since 2012. He was previously Head of the Lower School at Léman Manhattan Preparatory School.

Founded in 2010 as an inquiry-based STEAM program, Alta Vista School has grown to serve approximately 320 students in JK-grade 5 on the Portola neighborhood campus and grades 6-8 on the Mission campus.

The Bush School
Robert Blackwell
Middle School Director
Seattle, WA
Appointed for 2024
2024/02/082/8/2024
Division Head Jobs

The Bush School is thrilled to announce that Robert “Rob” Blackwell will be their next Middle School Director. Rob has served as the Middle School Assistant Director at Seattle's Lakeside School since 2019, and was previously the Middle School Head at Woodlawn School in Mooresville, NC.

Located in Seattle’s charming Madison Valley neighborhood, the Bush School is the only independent school in the Seattle area offering a K-12 education on a single campus. Bush enrolls 715 students total, with 190 in the Middle School.

Trinity Valley School
Brandon Palomo
Athletic Director
Fort Worth, TX
Appointed for 2024
2024/02/082/8/2024
Other Key Administrator Jobs

Trinity Valley School is pleased to announce the appointment of Brandon Palomo as their next Athletic Director. Brandon previously served as the Athletic Director at TMI Episcopal in San Antonio, TX, and also worked in the athletic departments of the University of the Incarnate Word and Saint Mary's Hall.

With an enrollment of over 1000 students, Trinity Valley School is renowned for its commitment to academic excellence and believes in nurturing well-rounded individuals. The school offers almost 70 athletic options, with an emphasis on teamwork, discipline, and sportsmanship.

Sacred Heart Greenwich
Caitlin O'Neill
Head of Lower School
Greenwich, CT
Appointed for 2024
2024/02/082/8/2024
Division Head Jobs

Sacred Heart Greenwich is delighted to announce that Caitlin O'Neill will be their next Head of Lower School. Caitlin comes to Sacred Heart Greenwich from the Convent of the Sacred Heart in New York, NY, where she has served in a number of roles since 2010.

Located on a 110-acre campus, Sacred Heart Greenwich is an all-girls, independent, Catholic school for over 600 students in grades PK-12, with approximately 130 students in the Lower School (grades PK-4).

Cornerstone Christian Academy
Brandon McNeice
Head of School
Philadelphia, PA
Appointed for 2024
2024/01/311/31/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Cornerstone Christian Academy is thrilled to announce the appointment of Brandon McNeice as their next Head of School. Brandon is the founder of Tack Educational Consulting in Princeton, NJ, and currently serves as its Managing Director. He previously worked at BASIS Independent Schools in New York and California, and has served in admissions roles at a number of academic institutions.

Cornerstone Christian Academy, a non-denominational Christian school serving students in grades K-8, is a place filled with hope for children. Through individual and corporate giving, all students receive annual scholarship support of up to 90% of the cost of attendance.

Moravian Academy
Elyse McGovern
Director of Enrollment Management
Bethlehem, PA
Appointed for 2024
2024/01/311/31/2024
Admissions Leadership Jobs

Moravian Academy is pleased to announce that Elyse McGovern will be their new Director of Enrollment Management. Elyse is currently the Director of Admissions and Placement at Lehigh Carbon Community College in Schnecksville, PA, and has served in admissions roles at Kutztown University, East Stroudsburg University, and DeSales University.

Moravian Academy is a co-educational, college preparatory school for over 900 students in grades PK-12, located on three campuses in Bethlehem, PA. Moravian is a school with a storied history and is committed to timeless traditions and values, with its sights set on the future.

Cathedral Preparatory School & Villa Maria Academy
Kevin Moore
Vice President of Advancement
Erie, PA
Appointed for 2024
2024/01/311/31/2024
Financial Leadership Jobs

Cathedral Preparatory School & Villa Maria Academy (VMCPCSS) is delighted to announce the appointment of Kevin Moore as their next Vice President of Advancement. Kevin comes to VMCPCSS from Pennsylvania State University at Erie, where he has been the Director of Development and Alumni Relations for The Behrend College since 2017.

Located in Erie, PA, the Villa Maria Cathedral Preparatory Catholic School System includes both Cathedral Preparatory School (Cathedral Prep) and Mother Teresa Academy (MTA), two schools with a total enrollment of 854 students in grades K-8 (MTA) and 9-12 (Cathedral Prep).

Saint Joseph School
Kristen Fiumara
Assistant Head of School
Needham, MA
Appointed for 2024
2024/01/261/26/2024
Assistant Head/Campus Head Jobs

Saint Joseph School is delighted to announce that Kristen Fiumara will be their new Assistant Head of School. Kristen has been a teacher at Saint Joseph School since 1999. Throughout her 24 years at Saint Joe's, she has been a part of the 5th grade team and has held roles on the leadership team, SEL committee, and various faculty committees.

A co-educational Catholic school providing a faith-based education to students in grades PK-8, Saint Joseph School offers an educational experience comprised of academic rigor, deep faith, and supportive teachers and staff to approximately 500 students.

Head-Royce School
Molly Donovan
Director of Annual Giving
Oakland, CA
Appointed for 2023
2024/01/261/26/2024
Financial Leadership Jobs

Head-Royce School is thrilled to announce the appointment of Molly Donovan as their next Director of Annual Giving. Molly comes to Head-Royce from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, NY, where she has served as a Development Officer and Senior Manager for Fundraising Events since 2018.

Head-Royce School is a diverse K-12, independent, all-gender, college preparatory day school of 900 students that offers a challenging and transformative program to educate the whole child. For over 135 years, the school has offered outstanding academic and co-curricular programs.

The Benjamin School
Kristen Sheehan
Assistant Head of School
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Appointed for 2024
2024/01/261/26/2024
Assistant Head/Campus Head Jobs

The Benjamin School (TBS) is thrilled to announce that Kristen Sheehan will serve as their new Assistant Head of School. Kristen has been at TBS since 2007, and has been the Head of Lower School since 2015. Prior to joining TBS, she was the Dean of Faculty at All Saints Catholic School in Jupiter, FL.

The Benjamin School is a co-educational, college preparatory independent school for approximately 1300 students in grades PK-12, with campuses in North Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

City and Country School
Julie Clardy
Director of Communications
New York, NY
Appointed for 2024
2024/01/261/26/2024
Other Key Administrator Jobs

City and Country School is delighted to announce that Julie Clardy will be their next Director of Communications. Prior to joining City and Country, Julie served as the Director of Communications for the Episcopal School of Dallas, a large PK-12 school in Texas, for the past 20 years.

A co-educational independent school for children ages 2-13 located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, City and Country School’s 350 students learn by doing and develop a strong sense of responsibility and community through group experiences.

Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Patricia Marshall
Superintendent
Lima, Peru
Appointed for 2023
2024/01/261/26/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt is pleased to announce the appointment of Patricia “Patti” Marshall as their next Superintendent. Patti previously served as the General Director of the American School of Guatemala, and prior to that was at the Ranney School in New Jersey for 18 years.

Founded in 1946 as a non-sectarian, non-profit independent school, Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the American School of Lima, is the official U.S. State Department Office of Overseas Education School in Peru.

Holton-Arms School
Barbara Eghan
Associate Head of School
Bethesda, MD
Appointed for 2024
2024/01/231/23/2024
Assistant Head/Campus Head Jobs

Holton-Arms School is delighted to announce the appointment of Barbara Eghan as their new Associate Head of School. Barbara comes to Holton-Arms from Georgetown Day School, where she has served in a number of roles since 2014, including as Director of Enrollment Management and Financial Aid and, most recently, as Director of Strategic Partnerships.

Holton-Arms School is a college preparatory school for 650 girls in grades 3-12. The school’s mission is to cultivate the unique potential of young women through the “education not only of the mind, but of the soul and spirit.”

Montessori School of Maui
John Carlstroem
Head of School
Makawao, HI
Appointed for 2024
2024/01/121/12/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs

The Montessori School of Maui (MOMI) is delighted to announce the appointment of John Carlstroem as their next Head of School. John has thirty years of professional experience in education, administration, nonprofit management, and fundraising, and has been the Head of School at Black Pine Circle School in Berkeley, CA since 2005.

The Montessori School of Maui is the largest toddler-through-grade-8 Montessori school in the state of Hawai`i, with 240 students. The MOMI community enjoys a lovely 9-acre “living classroom” campus that takes full advantage of its more rural and agricultural environment on the Northwest slopes of the Haleakalā volcano.

Valley Beth Shalom Day School
Kimberly Schwartz
Head of School
Encino, CA
Appointed for 2024
2024/01/121/12/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Valley Beth Shalom Day School (VBSDS) is thrilled to announce that Kimberly Schwartz will be their next Head of School. Kimberly has been at the Milken Community School in Los Angeles, CA since 2008. She is currently the school's Chief Curriculum and Program Officer and previously served in numerous other roles, including Dean of Students and Upper School Principal.

Co-located on a campus with a Conservative Jewish synagogue and a thriving Early Childhood Center run by the synagogue, Valley Beth Shalom Harold M. Schulweis Day School is a co-educational school of about 200 students in grades K-6. The school welcomes students and families from all levels of Jewish observance.

Lycée Français de San Francisco
Erin Grogan
Chief Financial Officer
San Francisco, CA
Appointed for 2024
2024/01/121/12/2024
Financial Leadership Jobs

Le Lycée Français de San Francisco (LFSF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Erin Grogan as their next Chief Financial Officer. Erin has an extensive background in finance and is currently the CFO of the San Francisco-based Webinar.net. She previously served in leadership roles at IFTTT and YouCaring Dot Com.

An international school located on three campuses in the Bay Area, the Lycée Français de San Francisco provides a rigorous, high quality, multilingual education to approximately 900 students in grades PK-12. The school’s unique program is accredited by the French Ministry of Education.

Xavier High School
Rick Misenti
President
Middletown, CT
Appointed for 2024
2024/01/121/12/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Xavier High School is pleased to announce that Rick Misenti will serve as their next President. Rick, a 1972 graduate of Xavier, served as Interim President for the 2023-24 school year. He was previously the Principal of Guilford High School in Connecticut, from 2007-2020.

Xavier High School is a college preparatory school sponsored by the Xaverian Brothers and the Diocese of Norwich. Located on a 62-acre campus, Xavier is a top-tier Catholic, all-boys school of approximately 600 students.

Forman School
Amy Clemons
Head of School
Litchfield, CT
Appointed for 2024
2024/01/121/12/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Forman School is delighted to announce the appointment of Amy Clemons as their next Head of School. Amy has more than 24 years of experience in education and comes to Forman from the Woodlynde School in Strafford, PA, where she has been the Head of School for four years.

Forman School is an independent, co-educational, college preparatory school for 230 boarding and day students with identified learning differences. The school’s joyous learning community ensures that 100% of its graduates get into a four-year college.

International School of Paris
Antoine Delaitre
Head of School
Paris, France
Appointed for 2024
2024/01/051/5/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs

The International School of Paris is thrilled to announce that Antoine Delaitre has been appointed as their next Head of School. Antoine currently works at the United Nations International School in New York, where he has served as High School Principal since 2015. He previously served in various roles at San Francisco's French American International School and International High School.

With 750 students from nursery-grade 12, the International School of Paris is an independent, co-educational, not-for-profit day school located on three campuses in Paris’ 16th Arrondissement, a residential neighborhood known for its many embassies and prestigious educational institutions.

American School of Brasilia
Charles Schlegel
Head of School
Brasilia, Brazil
Appointed for 2024
2023/11/2811/28/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

The American School of Brasilia is delighted to announce the appointment of Charles “Charlie” Schlegel as their next Head of School. Charlie currently serves as the Principal of Academia Cotopaxi in Quito, Ecuador, where he has been since 2020.

The American School of Brasilia (Escola Americana de Brasilia, or EAB) is the leading international school in Brazil’s capital city. EAB is a mission-driven, independent, co-educational, not-for-profit, PK-12 day school of 660 students.

Wellington School
Eliza McLaren
Head of School
Columbus, OH
Appointed for 2024
2023/11/2011/20/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Wellington School is delighted to announce the appointment of Eliza McLaren as their next Head of School. Eliza is currently the Associate Head of School at Indian Creek School in Crownsville, MD, and previously worked at Rye Country Day School and Roland Park Country School.

The first co-educational independent school in Columbus, the capital of Ohio, Wellington School is home to over 700 students in grades PK-12. At Wellington, academic excellence thrives in an environment where students are valued for who they are and where creativity and invention flourish.

United Nations International School
Adam Archer
Director of Information Technology
New York, NY
Appointed for 2024
2023/11/1011/10/2023
Other Key Administrator Jobs

The United Nations International School is thrilled to announce that Adam Archer will be their next Director of Information Technology. Adam currently serves as the Technology Director for the United Nations International School in Hanoi, Vietnam, where he has been since 2015.

Founded in 1947 by a group of United Nations parents to provide an international education for their children, the United Nations International School is a PK-12, co-educational, International Baccalaureate, college preparatory day school.

Casablanca American School
Derek Harwell
Interim High School Principal
Casablanca, Morocco
Appointed for 2023
2023/11/1011/10/2023
Division Head Jobs

Casablanca American School is pleased to announce that Derek Harwell will be their Interim High School Principal for the 2023-24 school year. Derek was previously the Director of Technology for the American Cooperative School of Tunis and the Lincoln School in Nepal, and most recently served as Director of the International School of Kigali in Rwanda.

Casablanca American School serves approximately 700 students in grades PK-12, providing a university preparatory program through a rigorous American and international curriculum in a culturally diverse and open-minded learning community.

Escuela Americana
Nelyda Miguel
General Director
San Salvador, El Salvador
Appointed for 2024
2023/11/1011/10/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Escuela Americana is thrilled to announce that Nelyda Miguel has been selected as their next General Director. Nelyda comes to Escuela Americana from HudsonWay Immersion School in New York, where she has been the Head of School since 2021; she was previously the Associate Head at Red Oaks School in Morristown, NJ.

Escuela Americana (EA) is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent, bilingual school for 1300 students in grades PK-12. Located in the western suburbs of San Salvador, EA offers 35 beautiful acres of open green spaces and gardens where students have a “magical place” to fulfill their education.

Wilmington Friends School
ShaQuan Buffaloe
Director of Finance and Operations
Wilmington, DE
Appointed for 2023
2023/11/1011/10/2023
Financial Leadership Jobs

Wilmington Friends School is delighted to announce that ShaQuan Buffaloe will be their next Director of Finance and Operations. ShaQuan has worked in non-profits for over 20 years, including most recently as the Executive Vice President of Finance for the YMCA of Delaware.

Wilmington Friends School (WFS) is a Quaker school with high standards for academic achievement. Located on a 55-acre campus and approaching its 275th anniversary, WFS enrolls nearly 750 students in grades PK-12.

Abington Friends School
Nicole Hood
Head of School
Jenkintown, PA
Appointed for 2024
2023/10/2710/27/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Abington Friends School is delighted to announce that Nicole Hood has been appointed as their 10th  Head of School. Nicole is currently the Director of Upper School at the Bryn Mawr School in Auburn, MA, and has served in leadership roles in independent schools for over 15 years.

Abington Friends School (AFS) is one of the oldest schools in the nation. AFS is located on a 64-acre campus just north of Philadelphia and serves over 600 co-educational students in grades PK-12.

Whitby School
John "Jay" Briar
Head of School
Greenwich, CT
Appointed for 2024
2023/10/2410/24/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Whitby School is pleased to announce that John “Jay” Briar will serve as their next Head of School. Jay is currently the Head of Powhatan School, a PK-8 school in Boyce, VA, and previously spent 15 years at the Sheridan School in Washington, DC as the Director of Academic Life and Middle School Head.

Whitby School is a co-educational day school that serves over 300 students in grades PK-8, inspiring a passion for learning and empowering each child to take responsibility as an open-minded, principled citizen in a global community.

Casablanca American School
Christopher Brueningsen
Director
Casablanca, Morocco
Appointed for 2024
2023/10/1810/18/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Casablanca American School is delighted to announce that Christopher Brueningsen will serve as their next Director. Chris has been the Head of School at the Kiski School in Saltsburg, PA for over 20 years, and previously worked at the Nichols School in Buffalo, NY and Brunswick School in Greenwich, CT.

Casablanca American School (CAS) currently serves about 700 students in grades PK-12. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, CAS has been offering the IB Diploma Program since 1986 and is recognized as being the first IB Diploma school in North Africa.

Whitby School
Kelly Murphy
Director of Development
Greenwich, CT
Appointed for 2023
2023/10/1710/17/2023
Financial Leadership Jobs

Whitby School is pleased to announce the appointment of Kelly Murphy as their next Director of Development. Kelly comes to Whitby from Jackson Walnut Park School in Newton, MA, where she currently serves as the Director of Advancement.

Whitby School is a pioneer in early education, serving over 300 students aged 18 months through grade 8. The school offers both a Montessori education for the youngest students and the International Baccalaureate PYP and MYP programs for grades 1-8.

Linden Waldorf School
Mari Beth Sartain
Director of Advancement & Outreach
Nashville, TN
Appointed for 2023
2023/10/1710/17/2023
Financial Leadership Jobs

Linden Waldorf School is delighted to announce that Mary Beth Sartain will be their next Director of Advancement. Mary Beth has been at Linden Waldorf since 2011, and has served as the school’s Director of Admissions since 2013.

Situated on 12 beautiful acres in the highly desirable Green Hills neighborhood of Nashville, Linden Waldorf School is a highly regarded, co-educational, independent day school for students in preschool-grade 8, with an enrollment of 160 students.

Pechersk School International
Trae Holland
Director
Kyiv, Ukraine
Appointed for 2023
2023/10/1710/17/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Pechersk School International is proud to announce the appointment of Trae Holland as their next Director. Trae most recently served as the Head of School at Guatemala’s Safe Passage/Camino Seguro, and was previously Director of the ONE Institute at Academia Cotopaxi in Ecuador.

Pechersk School International (PSI) is a modern, comprehensive, co-educational day school serving over 400 students between 3 and 18 years of age. PSI is the only school in Ukraine that holds dual international school accreditation and is authorized to teach the three IB programs.

American School of Guatemala
Donald Francis
General Director
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Appointed for 2023
2023/09/299/29/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

The American School of Guatemala is delighted to announce that Donald Francis will be their next General Director. Don has served as an educational leader in schools across the world for over 25 years, including as the Executive Director of the InterAmerican Academy in Ecuador and as the Director of Awsaj Academy in Qatar.

The American School of Guatemala (Colegio Americano de Guatemala, or CAG) is one of the leading independent schools in the country and in Latin America, with nearly 1700 students in grades PK-12. CAG’s college-preparatory curriculum is based on the principles of a co-educational, bicultural, bilingual program.

Saigon South International School
Daniel Kerr
Middle School Principal
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Appointed for 2023
2023/09/299/29/2023
Division Head Jobs

Saigon South International School is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Kerr as their next Middle School Principal. Dan comes to Saigon South from the American School of Paris, where he has been the Lower School Director since 2017.

Saigon South International School (SSIS) is a college preparatory school for 1300 students in grades PK-12, with just over 300 in the middle school. SSIS is committed to the intellectual and personal development of each student in preparation for a purposeful life as a global citizen.

Sewickley Academy
Heather Hoffman
Director of Enrollment Management
Sewickley, PA
Appointed for 2023
2023/09/279/27/2023
Admissions Leadership Jobs

Sewickley Academy is delighted to announce the appointment of Heather Hoffman as their next Director of Enrollment Management. Heather has worked in the University of Pittsburgh Office of Admissions and Financial Aid for over 20 years, and has been the Office’s Director of Visitor Engagement since 2017.

Sewickley Academy is one of Western Pennsylvania’s leading PK-12 independent schools and its oldest (1838). It is distinguished by its rigorous academics, outstanding faculty, and student-centered approach to teaching and learning, challenging children to explore and excel.

Al-Bayan Bilingual School
Wayne Richardson
Director
Hawally, Kuwait
Appointed for 2024
2023/09/229/22/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Al-Bayan Bilingual School is pleased to announce the appointment of Wayne Richardson as their next Director. Wayne has extensive international education experience, and currently serves as the Campus Principal for Emirates National School in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Bayan Bilingual School (BBS) is a co-educational, university preparatory, Arabic and English learning community of nearly 2,700 students in grades PK-12. BBS is owned by FAWSEC Educational Company, which operates as a non-profit company.

Lycée International de Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Brian Brazeau
American Section Director
Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Appointed for 2023
2023/09/229/22/2023
Division Head Jobs, Head of School/Leader Jobs

The American Section at the Lycée International of Saint-Germain-en-Laye is delighted to welcome Brian Brazeau as their next Director. Brian joins the American Section from the American School of Paris, where he has worked since 2009, most recently serving as the Assistant Director of the Upper School.

The American Section at the Lycée International of Saint-Germain-en-Laye is one of the founding sections at a world-renowned French public school. The American Section welcomes approximately 700 students in grades PK-12 from a variety of backgrounds representing 50 different nationalities.

Alta Vista School
Joseph McCann
Chief Finance & Operations Officer
San Francisco, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/09/229/22/2023
Financial Leadership Jobs

Alta Vista School is delighted to welcome Joseph McCann as their Chief Finance and Operations Officer. Joe most recently served as the Director of Operations for the San Francisco-based Pledge 1%, and was previously the Director of Finance for Phalen Leadership Academies, a nonprofit network of elementary, middle, and high schools.

Founded in 2010 as an inquiry-based STEAM program, Alta Vista School enrolls over 300 students in two locations—the Portola campus for grades JK-5, and the Mission campus for grades 6-8. The Alta Vista community prepares students to thrive as creative thinkers, innovators, and catalysts for positive change in the world.

Ensworth School
Beth Pollard
Chief Financial Officer
Nashville, TN
Appointed for 2022
2023/09/209/20/2023
Financial Leadership Jobs

Ensworth School is pleased to announce the appointment of Beth Pollard as their next Chief Financial Officer. Beth was previously the Assistant Head of School for Finance and Operations at Darlington School in Rome, GA, where she had worked since 2006.

Ensworth School is a co-educational independent day school with over 1100 students in grades K-12. The school is housed on two campuses seven miles apart, one for the Lower and Middle Schools and one for the High School.

Chapin School
Patricia Foster
Chief Finance & Operations Officer
New York, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/09/209/20/2023
Financial Leadership Jobs

The Chapin School is pleased to announce that Patricia Foster will be their next Chief Finance & Operations Officer. Patty most recently worked as the Director of Finance and Operations for the American School of Doha in Qatar.

The Chapin School is an all-girls K-12 independent day school located in New York City’s Upper East Side dedicated to empowering a diverse, ambitious, and resolute community of over 800 young women to thrive and lead in their world.

Shady Side Academy
Michelle Merson
Middle School Head
Pittsburgh, PA
Appointed for 2023
2023/09/019/1/2023
Division Head Jobs

Shady Side Academy (SSA) is pleased to welcome Michelle Merson as their next Middle School Head. Michelle comes to SSA from the Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences in Santa Monica, CA, where she has worked since 1996. She has been the Head of Middle School at Crossroads since 2016.

Shady Side Academy is a nationally respected, co-educational independent school for over 1100 students in grades PK-12, providing a holistic educational experience grounded in the school’s foundational principles of honestly, kindness, responsibility, respect, and safety.

St. Margaret’s Episcopal School
Amy Roberts
Upper School Principal
San Juan Capistrano
Appointed for 2023
2023/09/019/1/2023
Division Head Jobs

St. Margaret’s Episcopal School is delighted to announce that Amy Roberts will be their next Upper School Principal. Amy most recently worked at the High Mountain Institute in Leadville, CO, where she served as Associate Head of School, Director of the HMI Semester Program, and Interim Head of School.

St. Margaret’s Episcopal School (SMES) is an independent, co-educational day school serving over 1200 students in grades PK-12, with nearly 500 in the Upper School. SMES provides a college-preparatory program dedicated to educating the hearts and minds of their students and nurturing the whole child.

Good Shepherd Lutheran School
Scott Root
Head of School
Novato, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/09/019/1/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Good Shepherd Lutheran School is pleased to announce that Scott Root has been selected as their next Head of School. Scott previously worked as the Director of School Operations for Quality Schools International (QSI), overseeing the operations and initiatives of all 36 QSI schools in 26 countries.

Located on two church-affiliated campuses 28 miles north of San Francisco, Good Shepherd Lutheran School serves approximately 250 co-educational students in grades PK-8 and offers a rich academic program rooted in the inclusive values of the Lutheran Church.

Foothill Country Day School
Shane Guilbert-Neal
Upper School Director
Claremont, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/08/258/25/2023
Division Head Jobs

Foothill Country Day School (FCDS) is pleased to announce that Shane Guilbert-Neal will be their permanent Upper School Director. Shane has been the FCDS Upper School Dean of Students since 2019, and served as Interim Upper School Director for the 2022-23 school year.

Nestled in a 7-acre campus with beautiful grounds and impressive facilities, Foothill Country Day School is a PK-8, co-educational, independent day school that builds a foundation of character and academic excellence by meeting children where they are.

Norfolk Academy
Travis Larrabee
Head of School
Norfolk, VA
Appointed for 2023
2023/08/258/25/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Norfolk Academy is delighted to welcome Travis Larrabee as their next Head of School. Travis comes to Norfolk Academy from William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, PA, where he has been since 2007. He most recently served as Assistant Head of School.

Founded in 1728, Norfolk Academy is the oldest independent school in Virginia and one of the premier independent schools in the nation. Situated on a 70-acre campus, the school serves approximately 1200 co-educational students in grades 1-12.

Nueva School
Lauren Pool
Director of Teaching and Learning
Hillsborough and San Mateo, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/08/258/25/2023
Other Key Administrator Jobs

Nueva School is thrilled to announce the appointment of Lauren Pool as their next Director of Teaching and Learning. Lauren comes to Nueva School from Jakarta Intercultural School, where she has served in a number of roles since 2013, including most recently as High School Principal.

Located on two campuses in the Bay Area—grades PK-8 on the Hillsborough campus and 9-12 on the San Mateo campus—Nueva School is a leader in the field of gifted education, offering its 967 students a dynamic educational experience grounded in a caring and compassionate community.

Princeton Day School
Kathleen O'Shaughnessey
Head of Upper School
Princeton, NJ
Appointed for 2023
2023/08/178/17/2023
Division Head Jobs

Princeton Day School is delighted to announce that Kathleen O’Shaughnessey has been appointed as their next Head of Upper School. Katie has been at Rye Country Day School since 2016, serving as their Computer Science Department Chair, Director of Academic Technology, and Upper School Assistant Principal.

While its roots date to 1899, Princeton Day School (PDS) was founded in 1965, the result of the merger of Miss Fine’s School and Princeton Country Day School. PDS is a co-educational, independent day school for 964 students in grades PK-12, with an upper school enrollment of 423 students.

Chinese International School
Jennifer Lee
Deputy Director of University Counselling
Hong Kong, China
Appointed for 2023
2023/08/178/17/2023
College Counseling Leadership Jobs

Chinese International School (CIS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Lee as their inaugural Deputy Director of University Counselling. Jennifer worked as a special project consultant in the Social-Emotional Counseling Office of CIS from 2021-22, and was most recently the Director of College Counseling and Academic Dean for the Buckley School in Sherman Oaks, CA. 

With over 1500 students in grades PK-13, Chinese International School engages its students in an academically demanding bilingual program within a highly supportive environment while offering them the opportunities inherent in a dynamic global educational community.

Serviam Girls Academy
Heather Brooks
Principal
Wilmington, DE
Appointed for 2023
2023/08/098/9/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Serviam Girls Academy is delighted to announce the appointment of Heather Brooks as their next Principal. Heather comes to Serviam from the Tatnall School in Wilmington, DE, where she has served in a number of roles since 2010, including as Tatnall's Innovation and STEM Coordinator and as a member of the advancement team.

Steeped in the Ursuline tradition and part of a Nativity Miguel network, Serviam Girls Academy is part of a 45-year tradition of providing a high-quality middle school education to approximately 60 young women with great potential but limited resources.

Head-Royce School
Johnny Avots-Smith
Director of Advancement
Oakland, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/08/088/8/2023
Development Leadership Jobs

Head-Royce School is delighted to announce that Johnny Avots-Smith will be their next Director of Advancement. Johnny is currently the Chief Financial and Development Officer for Letterform Archive, a non-profit museum and special collections library in San Francisco, where he has worked since 2016.

Head-Royce School is a K-12, independent, all-gender college preparatory day school of 900 students that offers a challenging and transformative program to educate the whole child. Head-Royce inspires in its students a lifelong love of learning, a respect for diversity, and a commitment to global citizenship.

St. John Bosco Catholic School
Michael Robey
Principal
Sturgeon Bay, WI
Appointed for 2023
2023/08/088/8/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

St. John Bosco Catholic School is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Robey as their next Principal. Mike’s educational experience spans over 35 years. He previously served as a Principal, Assistant Superintendent, and Superintendent for public schools throughout Illinois.

St. John Bosco Catholic School is a co-educational Catholic school in the Diocese of Green Bay that serves over 100 students in grades 4K-8. St. John Bosco is dedicated to its mission of shaping future leaders by providing academic excellence in a caring environment where faith is put into action.

Westside School
Chay Dixon
Director of Diversity, Equity, and Belonging
Seattle, WA
Appointed for 2023
2023/07/147/14/2023
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Westside School is delighted to announce that Chay Dixon will be their next Director of Diversity, Equity, and Belonging. Chay has been at the Academy for Precision Learning in Seattle, WA since 2019, serving as the school’s Lower School Director and Director of Curriculum and Instruction.

With just over 400 students, Westside School is recognized as West Seattle’s premier, accredited PK-grade 8 independent school program, helping students develop essential skills for the 21st century, including conceptual thinking, communication, and cooperation.

The Philadelphia School
Sheri Ride Jobe
Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
Philadelphia, PA
Appointed for 2023
2023/07/147/14/2023
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The Philadelphia School is thrilled to announce the appointment of Sheri Ride Jobe as their next Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging. Sheri comes to The Philadelphia School from the Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, PA, where she most recently served as the Interim Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

A progressive, co-educational day school of over 400 students in grades PK-8, The Philadelphia School has a long-standing and deep commitment to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. TPS is located and growing on two closely proximate campuses in the Fitler Square area of Philadelphia.

St. Luke’s School
Ayesha Long
Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer
New York, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/07/147/14/2023
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St. Luke’s School is pleased to announce that their new Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer will be Ayesha Long. Ayesha has served in a number of leadership roles at New York City independent schools, including as Director of Middle School at the City and Country School and as Diversity Coordinator at the Dalton School.

A co-educational independent school for 340 students in grades JK-8, St. Luke’s School is located in the heart of Manhattan’s West Village. The school combines academic excellence with a true sense of community to serve a diverse population of religious, spiritual, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Walnut Hill School for the Arts
Alexis Wright
Dean of Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
Natick, MA
Appointed for 2023
2023/07/147/14/2023
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Walnut Hill School for the Arts is delighted to announce the appointment of Alexis Wright as their Dean of Culturally Responsive Pedagogy. Alexis comes to Walnut Hill from the Facing History and Ourselves organization in Boston, where she serves as a Curriculum Developer and co-chair of the Employee Resource Group.

Established in 1893, Walnut Hill School for the Arts has undergone numerous transformations to become a dynamic boarding and day high school where nearly 300 students of all genders grow as bold artists, curious learners, and mindful citizens.

Trinity School
David Thompson
Director of Equity and Inclusion
New York, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/07/147/14/2023
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Trinity School is pleased to announce the appointment of David Thompson as their next Director of Equity and Inclusion. David has been with the Bishop’s School in La Jolla, CA since 2013, serving as an English teacher, Associate Director of College Counseling, and, most recently, Director of Diversity, Equity, Community and Justice.

Trinity School is a co-educational, independent day school for 1035 students in grades K-12 located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The School is anchored in its Chapel program, which has origins in the Episcopal faith but has long been religiously inclusive and pluralistic in both spirit and practice.

The Rivers School
Jenny Kravitz
Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Weston, MA
Appointed for 2023
2023/07/147/14/2023
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The Rivers School is thrilled to announce that Jenny Kravitz will serve as their next Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Jenny is currently the Director of Equity and Justice at the Pike School in Andover, MA and was previously a curriculum coordinator for Westford Public Schools.

Located in historical Middlesex County, just 15 miles west of Boston, The Rivers School is a co-educational, private day school providing a rigorous, innovative academic curriculum to over 500 students in grades 6-12.

Galloway School
Todd Herauf
Head of School
Friendswood, TX
Appointed for 2024
2023/07/137/13/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

The Galloway School is delighted to announce the appointment of Todd Herauf as their next Head of School. Todd currently serves as the Associate Head of School for Academics at River Oaks Baptist School in Houston, TX, where he has been since 2016.

Located in a thriving suburb of Houston, the Galloway School serves 150 co-educational students in grades PK-5. Galloway offers an accelerated academic program rooted in Christian values and a caring environment.

Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School
Connie Urbanski
Principal
Birmingham, AL
Appointed for 2024
2023/07/137/13/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School is delighted to announce the appointment of Connie Urbanski as their next Principal. Connie currently serves as the Associate Superintendent of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, a role she has held since 2014. She was previously the Assistant Superintendent of the Diocese of Baton Rouge.

Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School, a co-educational school of 150 students, is a member of the Cristo Rey Network, a national network of Catholic high schools that provide a rigorous college preparatory curriculum in the Catholic tradition and professional work study for urban young people who live in communities with limited educational options.

Canterbury School
Matthew Cloud
Director of Advancement
Fort Wayne, IN
Appointed for 2024
2023/07/077/7/2023
Development Leadership Jobs

Canterbury School is pleased to announce that Matthew “Matt” Cloud will serve as their next Director of Advancement. Matt comes to Canterbury from the Casady School in Oklahoma City, OK, where he has been the Director of Campaigns since 2017.

Canterbury School is a co-educational day school offering a college preparatory education to nearly 800 students in early childhood through grade 12. The school is located on two campuses totaling 70 acres in the heart of northeast Indiana.

Hun School of Princeton
Katelyn Cassell
Director of Enrollment Management
Princeton, NJ
Appointed for 2023
2023/07/037/3/2023
Admissions Leadership Jobs

The Hun School of Princeton is pleased to announce the appointment of Katelyn Cassell as their incoming Director of Enrollment Management. Katelyn comes to the Hun School from San Francisco University High School, where she has worked in the admissions office since 2015.

The Hun School of Princeton is an all-gender day and boarding school of nearly 700 students across grades 6-PG. Founded in 1914, the Hun School is located on a 45-acre campus within walking distance to the heart of Princeton.

Valley Beth Shalom Day School
Laurence Kutler
Interim Head of School
Encino, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/07/037/3/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Valley Beth Shalom Harold M. Schulweis Day School is pleased to announce the appointment of Laurence “Larry” Kutler as their Interim Head of School for the 2023-24 school year. Larry most recently served as the Interim Head of Tucson Hebrew Academy, and was previously the Head of Herzliah High School in Montreal, Quebec.

Valley Beth Shalom Harold M. Schulweis Day School (VBSDS) shares its campus with Valley Beth Shalom synagogue and a preschool operated by the synagogue. VBSDS is a co-educational, Conservative Jewish school of approximately 200 students in grades K-6.

International College
Tobin Wait
President
Beirut, Lebanon
Appointed for 2024
2023/06/276/27/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

International College is thrilled to announce the appointment of Tobin “Toby” Wait as their next President. Toby currently serves as the Superintendent of the American International School in Kuwait, where he has been since 2021. He was previously the Superintendent for a California public school district for ten years.

International College (IC) is a co-educational, non-sectarian, non-profit, tuition-based international school with 3600 students and over 50 nationalities represented in the student body. IC’s mission is to educate students to be capable of initiative and critical thinking to serve as role models in a global society.

Saint Mary’s School
Adam Holden
Head of School
Raleigh, NC
Appointed for 2024
2023/06/276/27/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Saint Mary’s School is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Holden as their permanent Head of School. Adam has been the Interim Head of Saint Mary’s since 2022, and previously served as the Head of Admiral Farragut Academy in St. Petersburg, FL and Instituto Alberto Einstein in Panama City.

An independent, Episcopal, college preparatory, boarding and day school for 315 young women in grades 9-12, Saint Mary’s School is dedicated to academic excellence and personal achievement, preparing their students for college and life.

Ursuline Academy
Kristen Rojas
Principal
Cincinnati, OH
Appointed for 2023
2023/06/236/23/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Ursuline Academy of Cincinnati is thrilled to announce that Kristen Rojas will be their next Principal. Kristen, a 1985 graduate of Ursuline Academy, comes to Ursuline from Ohio’s Princeton City School District, where she currently serves as Principal of the Princeton Innovation Center.

Ursuline Academy is an independent, college preparatory Catholic high school for over 500 young women in grades 9-12. The school’s mission is to prepare young women for college and beyond by nurturing the soul, intellect, heart, and imagination.

Austin Jewish Academy
Kari Loya
Interim Head of School
Austin, TX
Appointed for 2023
2023/06/226/22/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Austin Jewish Academy is pleased to announce that Kari Loya will serve as their Interim Head of School for the 2023-24 school year. Kari most recently served as the Head of School for Good Hope Country Day School in Saint Croix, and was previously the Director of Institutional Advancement for the Dwight School in New York.

Austin Jewish Academy is a co-educational, independent, Jewish day school serving 127 students in grades K-8. Jewish and secular academics build on a strong project-based learning approach, and students experience the joy of their Jewish culture and values.

Dalton School
Jim Pautz
Associate Director of College Counseling
New York, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/06/226/22/2023
College Counseling Leadership Jobs

The Dalton School is delighted to announce the appointment of Jim Pautz as their new Associate Director of College Counseling. Jim currently serves as the Dean of Students for Avenues: The World School, and was previously the Associate Director of the Harvard Law School Executive Education department.

The Dalton School, a progressive K-12 gender-inclusive school in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, is consistently recognized as one of the preeminent independent day schools in the nation. Dalton enrolls over 1300 students with approximately 350 faculty and staff.

Sidwell Friends School
Lawrence Momo
Interim Director of College Counseling
Washington, DC
Appointed for 2023
2023/06/206/20/2023
College Counseling Leadership Jobs

Sidwell Friends School is pleased to announce that Lawrence “Larry” Momo will serve as their Interim Director of College Counseling for the 2023-24 school year. Larry was previously the Director of College Counseling at New York’s Trinity School, where he served from 1994-2022.

Founded in 1883 as a Quaker, co-educational, urban day school, Sidwell Friends School continues to center Quaker values in its educational program and practices. Sidwell enrolls over 1100 students in grades PK-12, with just over 500 students in the Upper School.

University School of Milwaukee
Claudia Fritz
Director of Enrollment Management
Milwaukee, WI
Appointed for 2023
2023/06/166/16/2023
Admissions Leadership Jobs

The University School of Milwaukee is delighted to announce the appointment of Claudia Fritz as their new Director of Enrollment Management. Claudia has been at the University School of Milwaukee since 2008, serving as Associate Director of Enrollment Management and Associate Director of Auxiliary Programs.

The University School of Milwaukee (USM) is a PK-12 day school of 1140 students, located on a 125-acre campus on the northern edge of Milwaukee County. USM is Wisconsin’s top-rated independent school offering an outstanding college-preparatory school experience in a supportive and inclusive community.

City and Country School
Melissa Ritchie
Director of Development
New York, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/06/166/16/2023
Development Leadership Jobs

City and Country School is thrilled to announce that Melissa Ritchie will serve as their next Director of Development. Melissa comes to City and Country School from Brooklyn Heights Montessori School, where she has been the Director of Institutional Advancement since 2016.

City and Country School is a co-educational, independent, progressive school for 350 children ages 2-13 located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan. Students at City and Country learn by doing and develop a strong sense of responsibility and community through group experiences.

Servite High School
Stephen Walswick
President
Anaheim, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/06/156/15/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Servite High School is delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen Walswick as their new President. Stephen has served as Servite’s Principal since 2021, and as Interim President since December 2022. He was previously Servite’s Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Educational Technology from 2015-2018, before becoming Principal of Central Catholic High School in San Antonio, TX.

Located on a 15-acre campus, Servite High School is a Catholic preparatory school for 800 young men in grades 9-12. Servite offers a world-class curriculum and forms faith-filled leaders with the knowledge, character, and wisdom they will need for success in college and life.

St. Luke’s School
Sheila Sheldon
Chief Finance and Operations Officer
New York, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/06/146/14/2023
Financial Leadership Jobs

St. Luke’s School is pleased to announce the appointment of Sheila Sheldon as their next Chief Finance and Operations Officer. Sheila has been with the Archdiocese of New York since 2015, serving first as their Chief Accounting Officer before becoming the Executive Director of Finance in 2022.

St. Luke’s School occupies an unusual and expansive two-acre urban campus on a landmark block in Manhattan, often described as a “secret garden” in the heart of the West Village. St. Luke’s provides a dynamic and well-rounded education for 340 students from grades PK-8.

Morristown-Beard School
Richard Kasmin
Chief Finance and Operations Officer
Morristown, NJ
Appointed for 2023
2023/06/136/13/2023
Financial Leadership Jobs

Morristown-Beard School is delighted to announce that Richard Kasmin will be their next Chief Finance and Operations Officer. Richard is currently the Chief of Finance and Analytics for the New Jersey Council of County Colleges, and previously served as the Chief Economist and Director of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.

Established in 1891, Morristown-Beard School is an independent, co-educational day school located on a 22-acre campus. Serving students from more than 80 communities in northern New Jersey, the school maintains an enrollment of over 600 in grades 6-12.

San Diego French-American School
Isabelle David
Head of School
San Diego, CA
Appointed for 2024
2023/06/096/9/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

San Diego French-American School (SDFAS) is delighted to announce the appointment of Isabelle David as their next Head of School. Isabelle comes to SDFAS from the French-American School of Chicago, where she has served as Director since 2012.

San Diego French-American School is a bilingual, independent, co-educational day school for 375 students in grades PK-8. SDFAS offers a dual immersion program that blends the French and American curricula and educational styles, in which students study all subjects in French and English.

Dwight-Englewood School
Marcus Ingram
Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
Englewood, NJ
Appointed for 2023
2023/06/096/9/2023
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Dwight-Englewood School is thrilled to announce that Marcus Ingram will be their next Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging. Marcus has extensive experience at a number of educational institutions, including serving most recently as the Head of Equity and Inclusion at Greenhill School in Addison, TX.

Dwight-Englewood School is an independent, co-educational, college preparatory school of just over 1,000 students hailing from 118 different zip codes. Serving grades PK-12, Dwight-Englewood strives to foster in each student a passion for life-long learning.

Wyoming Seminary
Keith Fischer
Director of Enrollment Management
Kingston, PA
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/315/31/2023
Admissions Leadership Jobs

Wyoming Seminary is thrilled to announce that Keith Fischer will be their inaugural Director of Enrollment Management. Keith comes to Wyoming Seminary from Newark Academy in Livingston, NJ, where he has served as Director of Enrollment Management since 2018.

Located just two hours from New York City and Philadelphia, Wyoming Seminary (or “Sem”) is a co-educational, K-12, day and boarding school of 820 students. Sem is known as a school that encourages its faculty and students to celebrate individuality as well as academic, athletic, and artistic excellence.

Perkiomen School
Sandra Abraham
Director of Enrollment Management
Pennsburg, PA
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/265/26/2023
Admissions Leadership Jobs

Perkiomen School is pleased to announce that Sandra “Sandi” Abraham will be their next Director of Enrollment Management. Sandi comes to Perkiomen from Lancaster Country Day School in Lancaster, PA, where she has been the Director of Admissions since 2018.

Perkiomen School is an independent boarding and day school enrolling 320 students in grades 6-12 and post-graduates in an academic and co-curricular program that endeavors to balance the search for a fulfilling life with the demands of the new economy.

Serviam Girls Academy
Jacqueline Barnett
President
Wilmington, DE
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/255/25/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Serviam Girls Academy is pleased to announce that Jacqueline Barnett will be their next President. Jacqueline has been an independent consultant for the Salvation Army for over a decade, and recently also served as the Director of Strategic Initiatives for the Register of Wills Office in Philadelphia, PA.

The mission of Serviam Girls Academy is to provide quality education to 60 underserved middle school girls in grades 5-8. The school’s small class sizes (12-18 students) are intentionally designed to foster a strong, nurturing community and allow for individualized attention.

American School of Bangkok
Connie Kim
Deputy Head of School
Bangkok, Thailand
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/245/24/2023
Assistant Head/Campus Head Jobs

The American School of Bangkok is delighted to announce the appointment of Connie Kim as their next Deputy Head of School. Connie has served as an administrator in a number of international schools, including Chadwick International School, Hong Kong International School, and, most recently, Chadwick Ecopark in Vietnam.

The American School of Bangkok (ASB) is a member of XCL Education, one of the largest, fastest-growing K-12 education platforms in Southeast Asia. ASB’s Sukhumvit campus educates approximately 520 students of both Thai and diverse international backgrounds, evenly split between grades K-5 and 6-12.

Saint Thomas Choir School
Nora Thomson
Director of Enrollment and Outreach
New York, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/225/22/2023
Admissions Leadership Jobs

Saint Thomas Choir School is pleased to announce the appointment of Nora Thomson as their next Director of Enrollment and Outreach. Nora comes to Saint Thomas Choir School from New York’s Dwight School, where she has been since 2009. She has served as Director of Admissions for the Early Childhood Division since 2012.

Saint Thomas Choir School is a unique boarding school for 25 boys in grades 3-8, housing, nurturing, and educating the boy choristers of Saint Thomas Church. Founded in 1919 and located in the heart of New York City, the school is one of three of its kind in the world, and the only one in the United States.

Colledge
Andy Losier
Director of Admission Services
South Pasadena, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/225/22/2023
Admissions Leadership Jobs

Colledge is delighted to announce that Andy Losier will be their inaugural Director of Admission Services. Andy has been at Francis Parker School in San Diego, CA, since 2017, serving in a number of roles including Director of College Counseling, Interim Associate Head of Upper School, and 10th Grade Dean.

Colledge offers individualized, one-on-one counseling aimed at helping students and families find the best right-fit colleges for them. A remote organization based in southern California, Colledge provides guidance in all aspects of the college search and application processes.

Stephen Gaynor School
Emily Barnes
Director of Outreach and Innovation
New York, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/195/19/2023
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Stephen Gaynor School is thrilled to announce the appointment of Emily Barnes as their inaugural Director of Outreach and Innovation. Emily has been at Stephen Gaynor School since 2016, serving as the school’s Assistant Director of Advancement and Director of Annual Giving.

Stephen Gaynor School is an independent, nonprofit school for 380 PK-8 students with learning differences. At Stephen Gaynor School, students receive the customized support needed to cultivate the skills necessary to excel in the world.

Packer Collegiate Institute
Matthew Annenberg
Chief Financial and Operations Officer
Brooklyn, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/195/19/2023
Financial Leadership Jobs

Packer Collegiate Institute is pleased to announce that Matthew Annenberg will be their next Chief Financial and Operations Officer. Matthew has extensive financial experience, having served in leadership roles for Principal Global Investors, K2 Advisors, and ABN AMRO. He is currently a senior advisor for Banneret Wealth Tech Ventures.

The Packer Collegiate Institute is a highly regarded, co-educational day school serving over 1,000 students in grades PK-12. Located in Brooklyn Heights, the school possesses an excellent academic program and a long, demonstrated commitment to social-emotional wellness and equitable practices.

Montini Catholic High School
Kevin Beirne
President
Lombard, IL
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/195/19/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Montini Catholic High School is delighted to announce that Kevin Beirne will be their third President. Kevin has been at Montini since 2008, serving as a teacher, Director of the Digital Learning Initiative, Assistant Principal of Student Services, and most recently as Principal.

Montini Catholic High School is a family-centered, co-educational, college preparatory high school of 530 students. The Montini experience is rooted in the life and teachings of Jesus Christ as emulated by St. John Baptist de La Salle, and the school is committed to the education of the whole person.

Francis Parker School
Tyler Fereira
Director of Admissions and Financial Assistance
San Diego, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/125/12/2023
Admissions Leadership Jobs

Francis Parker School is thrilled to announce that Tyler Fereira will be their next Director of Admissions and Financial Assistance. He comes to Francis Parker from the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in New York, where he has been the Director of Admissions for the Middle and Upper Schools since 2016.

Francis Parker School is San Diego’s oldest and largest independent, non-denominational, co-educational day school. Located on two campuses near the University of San Diego, Francis Parker School serves over 1300 students in grades JK-12.

Rice Memorial High School
Andrew Nagy
Principal
South Burlington, VT
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/125/12/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Rice Memorial High School is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Nagy as their next Principal. Andrew comes to Rice Memorial from the Newman School in Boston, where he has been Assistant Head of School for over a decade.

Rice Memorial High School is a parochial, co-educational, Roman Catholic college preparatory school in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington. The student body consists of approximately 400 students in grades 9-12.

California Teacher Development Collaborative
Lauren Benjamin
Northern California Director
San Francisco, CA
Appointed for 2024
2023/05/115/11/2023
Other Key Administrator Jobs

The California Teacher Development Collaborative (CATDC) is pleased to announce that Lauren Benjamin will serve as their next Northern California Director, beginning in July 2024. Lauren, a multidisciplinary artist and educator, comes to CATDC from Sacred Heart Preparatory in Atherton, CA, where she is currently the Assistant Principal of Mission and Culture.

The California Teacher Development Collaborative is committed to supporting and enriching the professional lives of local educators. The CATDC team elevates teacher-leaders and administrators by giving them a platform to share their passion and expertise, connecting independent schools across California.

Whitby School
Laura McDermott
Lower School Head
Greenwich, CT
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/115/11/2023
Division Head Jobs

Whitby School is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura McDermott as their next Lower School Head. Laura has been at Whitby since 2011, serving as a teacher, Assessment Coordinator, and, most recently, Director of Assessment and Academic Development.

Whitby School is an independent, co-educational day school for students aged 18 months through grade 8. The school’s youngest students benefit from a Montessori education, and continue to build on this foundation throughout Lower and Middle School with the International Baccalaureate PYP and MYP programs.

McCallie School
Jonathan Webster
Director of the Michaels-Dickson Scholarship Program
Chattanooga, TN
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/035/3/2023
Other Key Administrator Jobs

McCallie School is thrilled to announce the appointment of Jonathan Webster as the incoming Director of the Michaels-Dickson Scholarship Program. Jonathan has been at Washington and Lee University since 2002, and currently serves as Senior Associate Dean of Admissions.

McCallie School is a boarding and day school for 980 boys in grades 6-12. The Michaels-Dickson Scholarship Program (MDSP) is a highly competitive merit scholarship program that has been transformative in attracting exceptional students to McCallie for nearly 25 years.

Colorado Academy
Kate McDonnell
Director of Advancement
Denver, CO
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/035/3/2023
Development Leadership Jobs

Colorado Academy is pleased to announce that Kate McDonnell will be the school’s next Director of Advancement. Kate comes to Colorado Academy from Denver’s Rocky Mountain Public Media, where she currently serves as Vice President for Philanthropy.

Situated on a stunning campus at the foot of the Rockies, Colorado Academy is an independent day school serving over 1,030 students. It is one of only a few independent schools in the Denver metro area with a PK-12 configuration, a key element of the school’s identity and ethos.

One Schoolhouse
Sarah Wike
Senior Director, Academic Program & Principal
Washington, DC
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/035/3/2023
Other Key Administrator Jobs

One Schoolhouse is pleased to announce that Sarah Wike will be the next Senior Director of their Academic Program. Sarah currently serves as the Director of Educational Technology at Ravenscroft School in Raleigh, NC, where she has been since 2017.

One Schoolhouse is a non-profit organization that acts as a partner to independent schools, envisioning and expressing what is next in education, online learning, and professional development. One Schoolhouse builds partnerships that meet schools where they are and works collaboratively with them.

St. John’s School
Kenley Turville
Director of College Counseling
Houston, TX
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/035/3/2023
College Counseling Leadership Jobs

St. John’s School is thrilled to announce the appointment of Kenley Turville as their next Director of College Counseling. Kenley has been an Associate Director in the College Counseling office of St. John’s since 2019.

St. John’s School is an independent, co-educational K-12 day school that provides their 1400 students with a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum and a wealth of enrichment opportunities carefully designed to prepare students for lives of leadership, service, and personal fulfillment.

McLean School
Barry Davis
Head of School
Potomac, MD
Appointed for 2024
2023/05/035/3/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

McLean School is delighted to announce that Barry Davis will be their next Head of School. Barry comes to McLean School from St. Anne’s Episcopal School in Middletown, DE, where he currently serves as Head of School.

McLean School is a co-educational, college preparatory school for nearly 500 students in grades K-12. The school’s mission is to make education accessible, stimulating, and meaningful to a broad range of bright learners.

Safe Passage/Camino Seguro
Erin Mooney
Executive Director
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/214/21/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Safe Passage/Camino Seguro is delighted to announce the appointment of Erin Mooney as their next Executive Director. Erin has extensive nonprofit leadership experience, having previously served as the Executive Director of Cultivando and, most recently, Natün Guatemala, an NGO located in Panajachel, Guatemala.

Safe Passage/Camino Seguro, a childcare/PK-9 school with a transitional high school after-school reinforcement program, was established to serve the community surrounding the Guatemala City Garbage Dump, one of the largest landfills in Central America. Safe Passage is an international model for how a transformational education of the whole child can break the cycle of poverty.

Marin Academy
Harrison Shure
Dean of Academics
San Rafael, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/214/21/2023
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Marin Academy is pleased to announce the appointment of Harrison Shure as their next Dean of Academics. Harrison comes to Marin Academy from the Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, CT, where he currently serves as the Assistant Head of School and Dean of Academics.

Located in San Rafael, CA, just north of San Francisco, Marin Academy is a co-educational day school serving students in grades 9-12. The school emphasizes interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary teaching and learning, competency-based education, and equity and inclusion.

Friends School of Baltimore
Malcolm Green-Haynes
Chief Financial and Operating Officer
Baltimore, MD
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/214/21/2023
Financial Leadership Jobs

Friends School of Baltimore is pleased to announce Malcolm Green-Haynes as their next Chief Financial and Operating Officer. Malcolm currently serves as Assistant Vice President for Finance and Administration and Chief Business Officer for Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA.

Founded in 1784 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Friends School of Baltimore is the city’s oldest school and one of the first in the nation. Friends School of Baltimore provides a ‘vigorous education’ in a warm and intimate environment to over 800 students from early childhood through high school graduation.

French-American School of New York
Kristine Von Ogden
Assistant Head of School and Director of Professional Learning/Teaching and Visible Learning
Mamaroneck, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/214/21/2023
Assistant Head/Campus Head Jobs

The French-American School of New York (FASNY) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kristine Von Ogden in the dual role of Assistant Head of School and Director of Professional Learning/Teaching and Visible Learning. Kristine comes to FASNY from the Latin School of Chicago, and previously worked for 23 years at Lake Forest Academy in Illinois.

Located on three campuses in Westchester County, the French-American School of New York offers a rigorous bilingual, bicultural curriculum to more than 700 students from 50+ nationalities. Students at FASNY have the opportunity to participate in either the French-American Program or the International Baccalaureate Program.

Curtis School
Haruka Mori
Director of Lower Elementary
Los Angeles, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/214/21/2023
Division Head Jobs

Curtis School is delighted to announce the appointment of Haruka Mori as their next Director of Lower Elementary, leading Developmental Kindergarten through Grade 2. Haruka joins Curtis School from Far Brook School in Short Hills, NJ, where she currently serves as the Director of Lower School.

Curtis School is an independent, co-educational day school serving nearly 500 students in developmental kindergarten, kindergarten, and grades 1-6. Since its establishment in 1925, the mission of Curtis School has been “to develop, in every child, a sound mind in a sound body governed by a compassionate heart.”

Marin Academy
Lynn Schweber
Director of College Counseling
San Rafael, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/214/21/2023
College Counseling Leadership Jobs

Marin Academy is thrilled to announce that Lynn Schweber will be their next Director of College Counseling. Lynn comes to Marin Academy from St. Stephen’s Episcopal School in Austin, TX, where she has been the Director of College Counseling since 2017.

Located on 11 acres just north of San Francisco, Marin Academy is a co-educational day school serving nearly 450 students in grades 9-12. Since its founding in 1971, MA has been a forward-looking school, and has long been a leader in progressive education.

Stephen Gaynor School
Rebecca Felt
Director of Intermediate Division
New York, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/204/20/2023
Division Head Jobs

Stephen Gaynor School is thrilled to announce the appointment of Rebecca Felt as their next Director of Intermediate Division, beginning July 2023. Rebecca has been a teacher at Gaynor since 2013, and also currently serves as the school’s Community Service Coordinator.

A pioneer in special education, Stephen Gaynor School is an independent Pre-K, Lower, and Middle School for 380 bright students with learning differences. Just over 100 students are enrolled in the school’s Intermediate Division (grades 5 and 6).

Childpeace Montessori School
Marja Brandon
Head of School
Portland, OR
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/204/20/2023
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Childpeace Montessori School is delighted to announce that Marja Brandon will be their next Head of School. Marja has been the Head of a number of independent schools, including Seattle Girls’ School, Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Woodland School, and, most recently, Beacon Academy in Evanston, IL.

Currently enrolling over 270 students in grades PK-8, the unwavering commitment to excellence in Montessori education is central to the Childpeace Montessori School community. Childpeace shapes the future of our world through the cultivation of inquisitive minds and socially responsible young citizens.

United World College ISAK Japan
Arden Tyoschin
Head of School
Karuizawa, Japan
Appointed for 2024
2023/04/194/19/2023
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United World College ISAK Japan is delighted to announce the appointment of Arden Tyoschin as their next Head of School, effective July 2024. Arden has extensive international education experience, including most recently serving as the Director of Harare International School in Zimbabwe.

United World College ISAK Japan is Japan’s only full-boarding international high school and one of the newest members of the global network of UWC. Located in the mountains above Tokyo, UWC ISAK Japan enrolls over 200 students in grades 10-12.

Madeira School
Christina Kay Kyong
Head of School
McLean, VA
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/174/17/2023
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Madeira School is delighted to announce the appointment of Christina Kay Kyong as their 11th Head of School. Christina brings over 30 years of educational experience to Madeira, including her most recent role as Associate Head of Wildwood School in Los Angeles, CA.

The Madeira School is an independent boarding and day school for 336 girls in grades 9-12. The school’s breathtaking 376-acre campus on a rural bluff over the Potomac, 10 miles west of the nation’s capital, actively fuels Madeira’s academic vision and enriches its learning community.

Culver Academies
Caren Standfast
Dean of Culver Girls Academy
Culver, IN
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/174/17/2023
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Culver Academies is pleased to announce that Caren Standfast will be the next Dean of Culver Girls Academy. Caren has been a senior instructor in mathematics department at Culver Academies since 2020.

Culver Academies is a private boarding school educating over 800 boys and girls in grades 9-12 for leadership and responsible citizenship in society. The Culver curriculum emphasizes critical thinking, depth, balance, and teamwork.

The Woods Academy
Jessica Palladino
Head of School
Bethesda, MD
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/144/14/2023
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The Woods Academy is thrilled to announce the appointment of Jessica Palladino as their next Head of School. Jessica comes to The Woods Academy from Rolling Terrace Elementary School in Takoma Park, MD, where she has been since 2015.

Distinctive as the only independent, co-educational, PK-8 Catholic school in the nation’s capital, The Woods Academy is an inclusive community preparing its students to lead lives of significance. The Woods is a renowned Montessori preschool and high school preparatory school educating 320 students.

Rye Country Day School
Craig Stolzberg
Director of Athletics
Rye, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/144/14/2023
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Rye Country Day School is thrilled to announce that Craig Stolzberg will be the next RCDS Director of Athletics. He has been the Director of Athletics and Physical Education at Trevor Day School since 2011, and previously worked in the athletic department of the Dalton School.

A co-educational, college preparatory day school serving 950 students in grades PK-12, Rye Country Day School offers a challenging program that stimulates individuals to achieve their maximum potential through academic, athletic, creative, and social endeavors.

Pope John Paul II Preparatory School
Erick Chittle
President
Hendersonville, TN
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/144/14/2023
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The Diocese of Nashville is pleased to announce the appointment of Erick Chittle as the first President of Pope John Paul II Preparatory School. Erick has been an educator since 1996. He comes to Pope Prep from St. Francis High School in Traverse City, MI, where he has served as Principal since 2008.

Pope John Paul II Preparatory School is a Catholic, college preparatory day school for 775 students in grades 6-12. The school expanded to incorporate a middle school in 2021, and in 2022, made the decision to change its leadership structure to a President/Principal model.

Father Ryan High School
Francisco Espinosa
Principal
Nashville, TN
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/144/14/2023
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Father Ryan High School is pleased to announce the appointment of Francisco (Frank) Espinosa as their next Principal. Frank has extensive experience in Catholic education, having served as Principal at Saint Xavier High School in Louisville, KY and, most recently, at Mount Saint Joseph High School in Baltimore, MD.

Father Ryan High School is the oldest continuously operating Catholic diocesan school in Nashville, enrolling 900 students in grades 9-12. Father Ryan provides excellence in religious and moral formation, academics, athletics, and the arts while remaining accessible to those seeking an education in the Catholic tradition.

George School
Mb Duckett Ireland
Dean of Student and Community Life
Newtown, PA
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/054/5/2023
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George School is delighted to announce the appointment of Mb Duckett Ireland as their next Dean of Student and Community Life. Mb currently serves as the Dean of Students at Holderness School in Holderness, NH, and was previously at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, CT.

George School is a Quaker boarding and day school for nearly 550 students in grades 9-12. George School sits on a 240-acre campus that is both grand and intimate, with more than 40 countries represented among the the school’s student body.

Chapin School
Hazel Hunt
Middle School Head
New York, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/054/5/2023
Division Head Jobs

The Chapin School is thrilled to announce the appointment of Hazel Hunt as their next Middle School Head. Hazel currently serves as the Middle School Division Head at the Bank Street School for Children, and was previously at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School.

The Chapin School is an all-girls K-12 independent day school located in New York City’s Upper East Side neighborhood, dedicated to the intellectual and personal growth of young women. All 800 Chapin students attend school under one roof, creating a unique sense of continuity and community.

Milton Academy
Laurén Carter
Dean of College Counseling
Milton, MA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/303/30/2023
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Milton Academy is pleased to announce Laurén Carter as their next Dean of College Counseling. Laurén comes to Milton from Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC, where she is currently the Director of College Counseling.

Milton Academy is an independent college preparatory school for grades K-12 (boarding and day for grades 9-12). Located eight miles south of Boston, Milton Academy’s upper school enrolls just over 700 students.

Bridgton Academy
Diana Gleeson
Head of School
North Bridgton, ME
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/223/22/2023
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Bridgton Academy is delighted to announce the appointment of Diana Gleeson as their 49th Head of School. Diana comes to Bridgton from the Perkiomen School in Pennsburg, PA, where she has been since 2015, first as Assistant Headmaster for Academic Affairs and currently as Assistant Head of School for External Affairs.

Bridgton Academy is the nation’s premier boarding school focused exclusively on a postgraduate year for approximately 150 young men. Bridgton is designed intentionally for students who have completed high school and decide to pursue a postgraduate year before attending college or embarking on their next phase of life.

Craig School
Susan Schmitt
Head of School
Mountain Lakes, NJ
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/223/22/2023
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The Craig School is pleased to announce that Susan Schmitt will be their next Head of School. She comes to the Craig School from Greenwood School, a private boarding and day school in Vermont for students in grades 6-12 with language-based learning disabilities, where she currently serves as the Assistant Head of School and Dean of Academic Affairs.

Located in a lovely residential area just over 30 miles west of New York City, the Craig School provides 150 students in grades 2-12 with a strategy-based, comprehensive, and challenging school experience that acknowledges their learning disabilities, builds on their aptitudes, and strengthens their self-awareness and self-esteem.

San Francisco Friends School
Patrice Wakeley
Director of Institutional Equity and Belonging
San Francisco, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/223/22/2023
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San Francisco Friends School is delighted to announce Patrice Wakeley as their inaugural Director of Institutional Equity and Belonging. Patrice comes to SFFS from Bishop O'Dowd High School in Oakland, CA, where she currently serves as Director of Equity and Belonging.

San Francisco Friends School educates children in Kindergarten through Grade 8 in the tradition of Quaker learning. As one of two Quaker schools west of the Mississippi, SFFS is distinctive amongst independent schools in the Bay Area and Friends schools nationally.

Meadowbrook School of Weston
Jordan Bentley
Head of Middle School
Weston, MA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/163/16/2023
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The Meadowbrook School of Weston is delighted to announce that Jordan Bentley, who has served as Interim Head of Middle School for the 2022-23 school year, has been appointed as their Permanent Head of Middle School. Jordan has been a middle school teacher at Meadowbrook since 2011, and served as Seventh Grade Dean for seven years.

The Meadowbrook School of Weston is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent day school for over 300 students. Meadowbrook is committed to providing an exemplary, inspirational K-8 educational experience.

Saint John’s School
Cecilia Márquez
Head of School
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/163/16/2023
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Saint John's School is thrilled to announce the appointment of Cecilia Márquez as their next Head of School. Cecilia comes to Saint John's School from Bishop Fenwick High School in Peabody, MA, where she currently serves as Principal.

Since its founding in 1915, Saint John’s School has proudly served its school community for over 100 years on the island of Puerto Rico. A non-profit, non-sectarian, co-educational day school, Saint John’s offers a college preparatory program to 878 students in grades PK through 12.

San Francisco University High School
Anthony Thomas
Athletic Director
San Francisco, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/143/14/2023
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San Francisco University High School is pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Thomas as their next Athletic Director. Anthony has served as Director of Athletics at a number of independent schools throughout California, including the Branson School, Convent & Stuart Hall, and, currently, Francis Parker School.

Situated in an idyllic location lined with historic architecture and just a short distance from the Bay, San Francisco University High School (UHS) is an independent, co-educational college preparatory school for 450 students in grades 9-12.

Hong Kong International School
Duncan FitzGerald
Upper Primary Principal
Tai Tam, Hong Kong
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/143/14/2023
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Hong Kong International School is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert “Duncan” FitzGerald, who currently serves as the school's Upper Primary Associate Principal, as their next Upper Primary Principal. Prior to joining HKIS, Duncan was the Head of Primary at the International School Hannover Region in Germany.

Hong Kong International School is a private, co-educational day school of nearly 3,000 students in grades K-12, offering a challenging American-style curriculum with both international and multi-cultural elements. Located in one of Asia’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities, HKIS has two idyllic campuses on the quieter south side of Hong Kong Island.

XCL World Academy
Tammy Murphy
Superintendent and Head of School
Singapore, Singapore
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/143/14/2023
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XCL World Academy Singapore is delighted to announce Tammy Murphy as their new Head of School and Superintendent of Singapore Schools. She most recently served as the Superintendent and Chief Education Officer of GEMS Dubai American Academy, from 2017-2022.

XCL World Academy (XWA) is a progressive school for students aged 2 to 18 that offers a rigorous and balanced education, including the International Baccalaureate continuum of studies. XWA’s mission is to empower a community of happy learners to positively impact others, and the teachers and staff are dedicated to each student’s intellectual and personal growth.

Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
Cassandra Batson
Middle School Principal
Rockville, MD
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/143/14/2023
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Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is thrilled to announce that Cassandra Batson will be their next Middle School Principal. Cassandra is currently the Director of Upper School STEM and the Middle School Math and Science Department Chair at CESJDS, where she began as a teacher in 2011.

Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School delivers an exemplary and inspiring general and Jewish education to 870 students in grades JK-12, and is widely recognized as one of the leading Jewish day schools in the country. Situated on two campuses, CESJDS is the only pluralistic JK-12 community school in the Washington, DC area.

Roland Park Country School
Elizabeth Elizardi
Assistant Head of School for Academics and Programs
Baltimore, MD
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/143/14/2023
Assistant Head/Campus Head Jobs

Roland Park Country School is delighted to announce Elizabeth Elizardi as their Assistant Head of School for Academics and Programs, beginning July 2023. Elizabeth comes to RPCS from the Agnes Irwin School in Bryn Mawr, PA, where she has served as Lower School Head since 2019.

Roland Park Country School is an independent all-girls college preparatory school serving 600 students in grades PK-12. In a diverse, inclusive and joyful community, RPCS strives to instill in its students a lifelong love of learning, as well as the responsibility to look within and beyond themselves to contribute to and serve as stewards and leaders of their communities.

Durham Academy
Adam Braude
Chief Finance & Operations Officer
Durham, NC
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/133/13/2023
Financial Leadership Jobs

Durham Academy is delighted to announce the appointment of Adam Braude as their next Chief Finance and Operations Officer. Adam comes to Durham Academy from the Webb School of Knoxville in Tennessee, where he has served as Director of Financial Services since 2007.

Durham Academy is a co-educational day school serving 1,200 students in grades Pre-K through 12, with an annual operating budget of $39 million. The purpose of a Durham Academy education is to prepare each student to live a moral, happy, and productive life through intellectual endeavor and growth.

St. John Paul II School
Phillip VanDenBrink
President
Hyannis, MA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/103/10/2023
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St. John Paul II School in the Diocese of Fall River is delighted to announce Phillip J. VanDenBrink as their next President. Phil currently serves as Director of the University Foundations Program and Associate Director of Admissions at Wasatch Academy in Mt. Pleasant, UT.

St. John Paul II School is a Cape Cod Catholic school that welcomes 460 students from diverse faiths and backgrounds who desire a college preparatory, Catholic education. The school is part of the Diocese of Fall River and serves students in grades 5-12.

Franklin Road Academy
Eric Johnson
Assistant Head of School for Academic and Student Affairs
Nashville, TN
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/093/9/2023
Assistant Head/Campus Head Jobs

Franklin Road Academy is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Eric Johnson as their new Assistant Head of School for Academic and Student Affairs. Eric comes to FRA from the Community School of Naples in Florida, where he is currently the Head of Upper School and Director of K-12 Strategic Initiatives.

Franklin Road Academy is an inclusive Christian PK-12th grade independent school, enrolling more than 1,000 students on the school’s 60-acre campus. For over 50 years, students at FRA have excelled in a challenging academic environment with exceptional athletic, arts, and servant leadership programs.

St. Michael Academy
Shana Druffner
Principal
Nolensville, TN
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/093/9/2023
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St. Michael Academy is thrilled to announce the appointment of Shana Druffner as their inaugural Principal. Shana currently serves as Principal at All Saints School in Dallas, TX, a Catholic school for students in grades PK-8.

St. Michael Academy is a newly established school within the Diocese of Nashville, scheduled to open in the fall of 2024. Once fully operational, St. Michael Academy will be the only co-educational K-12 Catholic school in Tennessee.

Friends School of Baltimore
Rasha El-Haggan
Assistant Head of School for Academics
Baltimore, MD
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/083/8/2023
Assistant Head/Campus Head Jobs

Friends School of Baltimore is pleased to announce Rasha El-Haggan as their next Assistant Head of School for Academics. Rasha currently serves as the Director of Curriculum and Professional Growth at Sandy Spring Friends School, where she has been since 2018.

Serving 850 students in grades PK-12, Friends School of Baltimore is the oldest school in Baltimore. Friends is a Quaker school that exists to foster in young people the skills, knowledge, and habits of mind needed to partner with their communities and to be courageous change-makers in the world.

Shipley School
Chantra Reinman
Middle School Head
Bryn Mawr, PA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/073/7/2023
Division Head Jobs

The Shipley School is delighted to welcome Chantra Reinman as their next Middle School Head. She currently serves as the Director of Inclusion at the American International School in Lusaka, Zambia, where she has been since 2020.

The Shipley School, a co-educational, independent day school for 800 students in grades PK-12, is committed to educational excellence and dedicated to developing in each student a love of learning and a compassionate participation in the world.

Crowden School
Dan Meyers
Head of School
Berkeley, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/073/7/2023
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The Crowden School is thrilled to announce the appointment of Dan Meyers as their next Head of School. He comes to the Crowden School from Seven Hills School in Walnut Creek, CA, where he currently serves as the Head of Middle School.

The Crowden School (TCS) is a small, co-educational, independent day school serving grades 3 through 8. TCS provides students in their foundational stages with excellent musical and academic teaching within a supportive school environment.

St. Christopher’s School
Allyson Diljohn
Director of College Counseling
Richmond, VA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/033/3/2023
College Counseling Leadership Jobs

St. Christopher’s School is delighted to announce the appointment of Allyson Diljohn as their next Director of College Counseling. Allyson comes to St. Christopher's School from Berkeley Preparatory School in Tampa, FL, where she has served in the College Counseling Office since 2012.

For over a century, St. Christopher’s School has served the Richmond community as the premier college preparatory school for young men. St. Christopher’s enrolls approximately 1,000 students in grades JK-12 and is a committed global leader, offering their students exemplary academic and extracurricular programs.

Episcopal Academy
Justin Cerenzia
Buckley Executive Director Chair for Teaching and Learning
Newtown Square, PA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/033/3/2023
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The Episcopal Academy's Center for Teaching and Learning is delighted to announce that Justin Cerenzia will be their next Buckley Executive Director Chair for Teaching and Learning. Justin currently serves as the Dean of Teaching and Learning and Director of the Merck Center for Teaching at St. George's School in Middletown, RI.

The Episcopal Academy is a co-educational day school for 1,300 students in grades PK-12. The school’s Center for Teaching and Learning, which was founded in 2017, seeks to provide teachers with the foundation to maximize every opportunity for students to learn by fostering community collaboration, offering tailored support, and encouraging sustained growth in teaching.

Friends Academy
Paul Stellato
Head of School
Locust Valley, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/033/3/2023
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Friends Academy is pleased to welcome Paul Stellato as their next Head of School. Paul comes to Friends Academy from Princeton Day School in New Jersey, an independent school of 970 students in grades PK-12, where he has served as Head of School for the past fifteen years.

Friends Academy is an independent, non-sectarian, Quaker college preparatory school located on Long Island, serving students in grades PK-12. Combining academic rigor with Quaker values, an extraordinary educational program enables students to understand the importance of integrity, reflection, and community in achieving academic success.

Cathedral High School
Karl Danso
Principal
Boston, MA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/023/2/2023
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Cathedral High School is thrilled to welcome Karl Danso as their next Principal. Karl has an extensive background in Catholic education, including most recently serving as the Vice Principal at Catholic Memorial High School in West Roxbury, MA.

Founded in 1926, Cathedral High School is an urban, multicultural, Catholic, college preparatory school serving grades 7-12. Located in Boston’s historic South End, Cathedral is the only co-educational Catholic high school in Boston and remains rooted in its founding mission of educating immigrants, first-generation Americans, and inner-city youth.

St. Christopher’s School
Jake Westermann
Upper School Head
Richmond, VA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/023/2/2023
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St. Christopher's School is pleased to announce that Jake Westermann will be their next Upper School Head. Jake currently serves as the Director of Student Life at the Potomac School in McLean, VA, where he has been since 2018.

Enrolling approximately 1,000 boys in grades JK-12, with 376 students in the Upper School, St. Christopher’s School is committed to cultivating a school community that is diverse, inclusive, and welcoming, and prides itself on bringing out the best in every boy.

Beaver Country Day School
Alex Gould
Director of Athletics and Fitness
Chestnut Hill, MA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/023/2/2023
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Beaver Country Day School is delighted to announce that as of July 2023, Alex Gould will be their Permanent Director of Athletics and Fitness. He has served as Interim Director throughout the 2022-23 school year. Alex has been at Beaver Country Day since 2004 and has served in a variety of roles, including as Associate Director of Athletics and Dean of Faculty.

Beaver Country Day School is a co-educational, independent, college preparatory school for nearly 500 students in grades 6-12. Beaver Country Day is located on a 17-acre wooded campus three miles west of Boston and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

St. George’s School
Michael Wirtz
Head of School
Middletown, RI
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/013/1/2023
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St. George's School is thrilled to announce the appointment of Michael “Mike” Wirtz as their next Head of School, effective July 2023. Mike comes to St. George's from the Hackley School, a K-12 independent school in Tarrytown, NY, where he has served as Head of School since 2016.

St. George’s School is an independent, Episcopal, co-educational boarding and day school offering a comprehensive college-preparatory program to 385 students in grades 9-12. The school’s campus spans 125 acres and is located on a hilltop overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

Fountain Valley School
Megan Harlan
Head of School
Colorado Springs, CO
Appointed for 2022
2023/03/013/1/2023
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Fountain Valley School is delighted to welcome Megan Harlan as their next Head of School. Prior to joining the Fountain Valley School community, Megan was the Assistant Head of School at Groton School in Groton, MA.

Fountain Valley School is a co-educational, independent college preparatory school that offers day and boarding programs for students in grades 9-12. FVS is located on a stunning 1,100-acre campus situated on the edge of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado Springs, about 70 miles south of Denver.

The Fessenden School
Sean Guthrie
Assistant Head of School
West Newton, MA
Appointed for 2022
2023/03/013/1/2023
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The Fessenden School is pleased to welcome Sean Guthrie as their Assistant Head of School. Sean has served as Fessenden's Middle School Head since 2019, and was previously the Principal at Young Achievers Science and Math Pilot School in Mattapan, MA.

The Fessenden School is an independent boarding and day school for boys in grades PK-9. For more than 100 years, the Fessenden School has offered a robust curriculum and programs specifically designed to meet the educational needs of boys.

IMG Academy
Michael Lehan
Head of School
Bradenton, FL
Appointed for 2022
2023/03/013/1/2023
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IMG Academy is delighted to welcome Michael Lehan as their next Head of School. He previously served as Assistant Superintendent of Equity and Achievement for Osseo Area Schools in Minnesota and as Principal of Osseo Senior High School.

Home to the world’s most dedicated student-athletes, IMG Academy is a boarding school and multisport training facility for students in grades 6-12 and post-graduate. IMG Academy attracts both domestic and international students, with just under half of the school’s population coming from abroad and representing over 70 countries.

Holton-Arms School
Julia Grandison
Academic Dean
Bethesda, MD
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/013/1/2023
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Holton-Arms School is delighted to announce that Julia Grandison will be their permanent Academic Dean, starting in July 2023. Julia, who has been an English teacher at Holton-Arms School since 2002 and Chair of the English Department since 2015, has served as interim Academic Dean throughout the 2022 school year.

Located on 57 acres in Bethesda, MD, Holton-Arms School is an independent college preparatory school for 665 young women in grades 3-12. The school’s mission is to cultivate the unique potential of young women through the “education not only of the mind, but of the soul and spirit.”

Ashley Hall
Elisabeth Lavin-Peter
Upper School Director
Charleston, SC
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/013/1/2023
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Ashley Hall is thrilled to announce that Elisabeth Lavin-Peter will be their next Upper School Director. Elisabeth comes to Ashley Hall from the Overseas Family School in Singapore, where she has been since 2007.

Ashley Hall is the only all-girls’ independent school in South Carolina, serving 694 students in grades K-12, with 173 in the Upper School. Ashley Hall’s mission is to produce educated women who are independent, ethically responsible, and prepared to meet the challenges of society with confidence.

Noble & Greenough School
Alison Easterling
Head of Upper School
Dedham, MA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/013/1/2023
Division Head Jobs

Noble & Greenough School is delighted to announce Alison Easterling as their next Head of Upper School. She comes to Nobles from the Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville, NJ, where she has served in a variety of roles since 2005, including most recently as Academic Dean.

The Noble and Greenough School is situated on 187 acres of picturesque tree-covered countryside bordering the Charles River, just 10 miles from downtown Boston. Commonly known as “Nobles,” the school is a co-educational, nonsectarian day and five-day boarding school for 632 students in grades 7-12.

Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School
William Moseley
Head of School
New York, NY
Appointed for 2024
2023/02/282/28/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School is delighted to announce that William Moseley will be their fifteenth Head of School, beginning on July 1, 2024. He joins CGPS from St. Margaret’s Episcopal School in San Juan Capistrano, CA. He also previously served as Head of School at the Ensworth School in Nashville, TN.

Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School is located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, just steps away from Central Park. Originally established in 1764, CGPS now enrolls over 1,100 students in grades PK-12 and occupies the largest day school campus in Manhattan.

Colorado Academy
Nichols Malick
Middle School Principal
Denver, CO
Appointed for 2023
2023/02/282/28/2023
Division Head Jobs

Colorado Academy is thrilled to announce the appointment of Nichols “Nick” Malick as their next Middle School Principal, starting in July 2023. Nick has been the Middle School Head at Town School for Boys in San Francisco since 2018.

Situated on a stunning campus at the foot of the Rockies, Colorado Academy is an independent day school in southwest Denver serving over 1,030 students in grades PK-12 from across the Denver metropolitan area. Colorado Academy’s mission is to create curious, kind, courageous, and adventurous learners and leaders.

Springmont School
Elizabeth Lener
Head of School
Atlanta, GA
Appointed for 2023
2023/02/282/28/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Springmont School is excited to welcome Elizabeth Lener as their next Head of School. Elizabeth comes to Springmont from Burgundy Farm Country Day School in Alexandria, VA, where she has served as Assistant Head since 2015 and as Lower School Head since 2017.

Springmont School is Atlanta’s first Montessori school, with 240 students in grades PK-8. The school was founded in 1963 and is the oldest Montessori school in the Southeast. Springmont is accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Riverdale Country School
Reina Guerrero
Associate Director of College Counseling
Bronx, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/02/232/23/2023
College Counseling Leadership Jobs

Riverdale Country School is proud to announce Reina Guerrero as their next Associate Director of College Counseling. She previously served in the college counseling offices of Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School in New York, NY and Trinity Hall in Tinton Falls, NJ.

Riverdale Country School is a co-educational, independent, college preparatory day school serving over 1200 students in Pre-K through grade 12. It it located on two campuses spanning 27.5 acres in the Riverdale area of the Bronx.

Presidio Knolls School
Larry Roadcap
Chief Finance & Operations Officer
San Francisco, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/02/222/22/2023
Financial Leadership Jobs

Presidio Knolls School is pleased to announce the appointment of Larry Roadcap as their next Chief Finance & Operations Officer. After a 25-year history in the corporate sector, Larry made the move to the education sector in 2020, working as the Chief Financial Officer for the Jewish Community High School of the Bay and, most recently, Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School.

Presidio Knolls School is a co-educational, PK-8, progressive Mandarin immersion school located in the heart of the Presidio in San Francisco. Founded in 2008, the school has expanded in its first 15 years from 35 students to 400 students.

San Francisco University High School
Kate Garrett
Director of College Counseling
San Francisco, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/02/222/22/2023
College Counseling Leadership Jobs

San Francisco University High School (UHS) is delighted to announce that Kate Garrett, who has served as Interim Director of College Counseling for the 2022-23 school year, will be the Permanent Director of College Counseling starting in July 2023. She has been a member of the UHS community since 1995, as a teacher, Academic Dean, and Associate Director of College Counseling.

San Francisco University High School is an independent, college preparatory school for grades 9-12. The school’s 450 students come from nearly 50 different zip codes to be part of a transformative community that empowers individuals to invent and sustain their own vision of success and sense of purpose, while also prioritizing wellness and self-care.

Oberoi International School
Mark Exton
Head of High School
Mumbai, India
Appointed for 2023
2023/02/212/21/2023
Division Head Jobs

Oberoi International School is pleased to announce Mark Exton as their next Head of High School. Mark comes to OIS from the Lincoln Community School, a college preparatory school in Accra, Ghana. He has also served at international schools in Morocco, Japan, Peru, and Vietnam, among others.

Located on two campuses in Mumbai, Oberoi International School is home to over 2650 students from grades PK-12. An IB world school, OIS is consistently ranked amongst the top institutions in Mumbai.

Saint Andrew’s School
Paul Beekmeyer
Upper School Head
Boca Raton, FL
Appointed for 2023
2023/02/212/21/2023
Division Head Jobs

Saint Andrew's School is thrilled to announce the appointment of Paul Beekmeyer as their next Upper School Head. Paul comes to Saint Andrew's from the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, where he has served as High School Principal for the past four years.

Saint Andrew’s School is an independent, day and boarding, college preparatory school for 1330 students in grades PK-12. Situated on an expansive 81-acre campus, Saint Andrew’s is South Florida’s most well-established and only non-profit day/boarding school.

Holy Child School at Rosemont
Brian McBride
Head of School
Rosemont, PA
Appointed for 2023
2023/02/212/21/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Holy Child School at Rosemont is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian McBride as their next Head of School. Brian currently serves as the Associate Head for Community Life and Strategic Initiatives at Concord Academy, and brings with him over 30 years of experience in independent school education.

Located in a suburban community just 10 miles west of Philadelphia, Holy Child School at Rosemont is an independent, co-educational, Catholic school welcoming students from every faith. Holy Child School at Rosemont serves 320 students in grades PK-8.

International School of Brussels
LaTyia Rolle
Head of Elementary
Brussels, Belgium
Appointed for 2023
2023/02/212/21/2023
Division Head Jobs

The International School of Brussels is delighted to announce LaTyia Rolle as their next Head of Elementary. LaTyia comes to ISB from the John F. Kennedy School in Berlin, where she is currently the Elementary School Principal.

The International School of Brussels is an independent, co-educational day school for over 1350 students from 70 countries. Founded in 1951 and located on a 40-acre campus, ISB serves students in grades PK-12.

Harding Academy
Michael Walker
Head of School
Nashville, TN
Appointed for 2023
2023/02/212/21/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Harding Academy is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Walker will join the Harding community as their next Head of School in July 2023. He currently serves as the Head of Compositive Primary in Denver, CO, a new, inquiry-based school on the University of Colorado School of Medicine campus. He previously served as Head of School for San Francisco Day School for 7 years and Principal of Punahou School in Hawaii for 17 years.

Having recently celebrated its 50th year, Harding Academy enrolls over 500 students in grades PK-8. Harding’s beautiful nine-acre campus is situated near the quiet, residential neighborhood of Belle Meade, a short distance from downtown Nashville and proximate to Vanderbilt University. Harding’s balanced program combines rigorous academics and a supportive environment.

City and Country School
Frank Patti
Principal
New York, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/02/212/21/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

New York's City and Country School is delighted to announce the appointment of Frank Patti as their next Principal. He comes to City and Country from Milton Academy, where he currently serves as Lower School Principal; prior to that, he was Dean of Faculty and Head of Lower School at the Hewitt School.

City and Country School is a coeducational independent progressive school for 350 children ages 2-13 located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan. The school was founded in 1914 by the pioneering educator Caroline Pratt during the dynamic period of Progressive Education. Students at City and Country learn by doing and develop a strong sense of responsibility and community through group experiences.

National Cathedral School
Lara Ponomareff
Head of Strategic Marketing and Communications
Washington, DC
Appointed for 2023
2023/02/212/21/2023
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The National Cathedral School in Washington, DC is thrilled to announce Lara Ponomareff as their next Head of Strategic Marketing and Communications. She brings over 16 years of experience to NCS, and most recently ran a research and product development consulting business where her clients included arts organizations and the sports business industry.

Founded in 1900, National Cathedral School is an independent, college-preparatory, Episcopal day school for girls in grades 4-12. Steeped in tradition and a strong belief in the power of young women, the education at NCS is designed to capture students’ curiosity and fuel their academic, artistic, athletic, and personal growth.

Riverstone International School
John Gasparini
Head of School
Boise, ID
Appointed for 2023
2023/02/142/14/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Riverstone International School is thrilled to announce that John Gasparini will be their next Head of School. John comes to Riverstone from Branksome Hall Asia in Jeju Island, South Korea, where he served as the Founding Middle School Head and Deputy Principal for Strategic Growth.

Riverstone International School is home to approximately 400 students in grades PK-12, with a small boarding program for students in grades 9-12. Riverstone is one of a small number of schools in the U.S. authorized to offer all three International Baccalaureate curricular programs.

St. Francis High School
Tracy Traver
Principal
San Francisco, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/02/142/14/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

St. Francis High School is thrilled to announce that Tracy Traver will be their next Principal, effective July 1, 2023. Tracy has worked at St. Francis since 2007, as an English teacher, department chair, and most recently as Dean of Studies.

Founded in 1946 by the Capuchin Franciscan Friars, St. Francis High School is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young men in grades 9-12. Throughout its history, the school has encouraged students to strive for excellence without arrogance and live a life of goodness and virtue that is consistent with humility, service, and Catholic values.

French International School of Oregon
Kate Sandgren
Admissions Director
Portland, OR
Appointed for 2022
2023/02/082/8/2023
Admissions Leadership Jobs

The French International School of Oregon is pleased to announce the appointment of Kate Sandgren as their next Admissions Director. Kate has served in the Admissions Office of the French International School of Oregon since 2010.

The French International School of Oregon is the longest-established language immersion school in Portland, and the only IB school in Portland for students in grades PK-8. The school serves 560 students and is accredited by the French Ministry of National Education, the International Baccalaureate Organization, and the Northwest Association of Independent Schools.

Sisters Academy of Baltimore
Kaliq Hunter Simms
President
Baltimore, MD
Appointed for 2023
2023/02/082/8/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Sisters Academy of Baltimore is delighted to announce Kaliq Hunter Simms as their next President. Kaliq will join Sisters Academy from Higher Learning Group, LLC, an educational consulting company that she founded to partner with schools and nonprofit organizations to create healthy learning environments for all students.

Founded by four congregations of religious sisters, Sisters Academy of Baltimore is a faith-based independent school for girls in grades 5-8. Established in 2004, the school’s goal is to provide academically talented and motivated middle school girls who would not otherwise have the opportunity to attend an independent school an excellent education and a launching pad for success in high school and beyond.

Brick Church School
Marie Fabian
Director
New York, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/02/082/8/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

The Brick Church School is proud to announce Marie Fabian as their next Director, beginning July 2023. Marie has served as Interim Director for the past year and has demonstrated a strong understanding of the school's mission and culture. She has a long history with Brick Church School, having served as Assistant Director from 2005-2008 and as Director of Institutional Advancement from 2010-2012.

The Brick Church School provides a rich education for nearly 200 children ages 2-5. The Brick Church School’s mission is to provide an excellent early childhood education, nourishing children’s emotional, social, intellectual, physical, ethical, and spiritual well-being through an intentionally balanced approach in an atmosphere of warmth and mutual respect.

Idyllwild Arts Academy
Jason Hallowbard
Head of School
Idyllwild, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/02/032/3/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Idyllwild Arts Academy is thrilled to announce Jason Hallowbard as their new Head of School. Jason comes to Idyllwild Arts Academy from the Interlochen Center for the Arts, where he has served as Vice Provost for Academic and Artistic Education since 2017.

The Idyllwild Arts Academy is the first independent boarding high school for the arts in the western United States. The Academy provides pre-professional training in the arts and a comprehensive college preparatory curriculum to a diverse student body of 300 gifted young artists.

Concordia International School Shanghai
Dwayne Priester
Assistant Head for Teaching and Learning
Shanghai, China
Appointed for 2023
2023/02/032/3/2023
Assistant Head/Campus Head Jobs

Concordia International School Shanghai is pleased to announce Dr. Dwayne “Dee” Priester as their next Assistant Head for Teaching and Learning. Dr. Priester comes to Concordia with a wealth of experience, having most recently served as the Middle and High School Principal at the Mid-Pacific Institute in Honolulu, HI.

Located in the beautiful Pudong district, Concordia International School Shanghai provides a challenging American-style curriculum within a holistic approach to teaching and learning for 1,200 students from grades PK-12. Concordia was founded in 1998 by a small group of teachers in conjunction with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS), with the shared goal of providing a world-class education founded on Christian values.

Rice Memorial High School
Andrew Keough
Principal
Burlington, VT
Appointed for 2023
2023/02/032/3/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Rice Memorial High School is pleased to announce that Andrew Keough, who currently serves as their interim Principal, will become the school's permanent principal beginning July 2023. With over 25 years of experience in educational leadership roles, including as Superintendent of the Dover Sherborn Regional School District, Andrew brings a wealth of knowledge to Rice Memorial High School.

Rice Memorial High School is a co-educational Roman Catholic secondary and college preparatory school serving approximately 400 students in grades 9-12. The school offers a rigorous education with an emphasis on preparing students for college, including 21 Honors and Advanced Placement courses, and has a strong track record of student success.

Shipley School
Rebekah Adens
Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Bryn Mawr, PA
Appointed for 2023
2023/01/301/30/2023
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The Shipley School is pleased to announce the appointment of Rebekah Adens as their next Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Rebekah brings over a decade of experience as an administrator across a variety of educational spaces, including her current position as the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Merion Mercy Academy in Merion Station, PA.

The Shipley School is an independent, co-educational day school for 800 students in grades PK-12. For more than 125 years, Shipley has inspired and prepared thousands of students to make meaningful change in their communities and beyond.

Oberoi International School
Jim Slaid
Middle School Head
Mumbai, India
Appointed for 2023
2023/01/301/30/2023
Division Head Jobs

Oberoi International School is delighted to announce Jim Slaid as their next Middle School Head. Jim comes to Oberoi from Korea International School, where he has served as the Middle School Principal since 2017.

Located on two campuses in Mumbai, Oberoi International School enrolls over 2800 students in grades PK-12, with 253 middle school students. An IB world school, OIS is consistently ranked amongst the top institutions in Mumbai.

Saint Ann’s School
Kenyatte Reid
Head of School
Brooklyn, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/01/261/26/2023
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Saint Ann's School is thrilled to announce Kenyatte Reid as their next Head of School. With over 25 years of experience in education, including most recently as the Executive Director of the Office of Safety and Youth Development for the New York City Department of Education, Kenyatte brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership experience to Saint Ann's.

Since its founding in 1965, Saint Ann’s School—an independent, non-sectarian day school of 1100 students in grades PK-12—has embraced a commitment to education for its own sake, oriented to the capacities of each individual student, free of the encumbrances of formal grading, prizes, and rankings. Saint Ann’s is committed to an education that is a deep and meaningful exploration of the arts and academic disciplines.

Dallas International School
Jacques Weber
Head of School
Dallas, TX
Appointed for 2023
2023/01/261/26/2023
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Dallas International School is proud to announce Jacques Weber as their next Head of School. Jacques comes to Dallas International School from Austin International School, where he has served as Head of School since 2016. He has also held leadership roles at Verdala International School, the British International School of Jeddah, the American School of Bombay, and Awty International School.

Students at Dallas International School are introduced to a global perspective through the school’s unique multilingual and multicultural academic programs, allowing them to explore their creativity and increase their confidence and metacognitive skills as they learn in two or more languages. DIS is Dallas’ only international private school, serving 530 students in grades PK-12.

The Janus School
Heather Strunk
Head of School
Mount Joy, PA
Appointed for 2023
2023/01/261/26/2023
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The Janus School is delighted to announce Heather Strunk as their new Head of School, beginning July 2023. Heather joined the Janus School in 2010 as a Language Arts teacher, and became Director of Academics in 2015. She brings a wealth of knowledge and innovative ideas to her role as the next Head of the Janus School.

The Janus School is the only school dedicated to educating students with learning differences in south central Pennsylvania. Built on a beautiful 40-acre campus in Mount Joy, PA, the school serves students in grades K-12+ diagnosed with a language- or math-based learning disability, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), executive function difficulties (EFD), nonverbal learning disorder, or auditory processing disorder.

United World College ISAK Japan
Malcolm McKenzie
Interim Head of School
Karuizawa, Japan
Appointed for 2023
2023/01/261/26/2023
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United World College ISAK Japan is proud to announce Malcolm McKenzie as their next Interim Head of School. With over 40 years of experience in international education, Malcolm most recently served as the Founding Head of the Keystone Academy of Beijing.

United World College ISAK Japan is Japan’s only full-boarding international high school and one of the newest members of the global network of UWC. UWC ISAK Japan aims to create a warm, welcoming community for its 200 students in grades 10-12, and supports them fully throughout their education—intellectually, emotionally, and socially.

Tower School
Todd Eveleth
Head of School
Marblehead, MA
Appointed for 2023
2023/01/241/24/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Tower School is thrilled to announce Todd Eveleth as their 12th Head of School.  He will leave Nantucket New School where he has served as Head of School since 2018.  Previously, he served as Upper School Division Head at Fessenden School from 2013 to 2018.

Tower School is a Pre-K–8 independent school for 243 children located on 8 acres of land in the historic seaside North Shore of Massachusetts. Tower is well-known for its community-minded philosophy, both in their comprehensive support of children academically, socially and emotionally and in their collective efforts to have a meaningful impact beyond the campus.

Skidmore College
Mindy Rose
Associate Director of Admissions/Coordinator of Diversity Initiatives
Saratoga Springs, NY
Appointed for 2022
2023/01/241/24/2023
Admissions Leadership Jobs

Skidmore College welcomes Mindy Rose as their next Associate Director of Admissions/Coordinator of Diversity Initiatives.  She leaves behind Marin Academy in San Francisco where she served as the Director of College Counseling since 2021.

Skidmore College is a highly ranked, residential, liberal arts college for 2700 students situated on 1,200 acres of natural beauty in Saratoga Springs, New York. Consistently acclaimed in national rankings, Skidmore has been recognized as one of the “Nation’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges,” one of “America’s Most Entrepreneurial Colleges,” and a “Best Value” school.

Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart
Hillary Feerick-Hillenbrand
Head of School
Houston, TX
Appointed for 2023
2023/01/241/24/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart will welcome Hillary Feerick-Hillenbrand as their next Head of School this summer. Hillary comes to Duchesne from the #1 ranked Catholic High School in Florida, Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart in Miami. There she has served as the Head of Upper School since 2018.

Founded in 1960, Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart enrolls 700 students in grades Pre-K- 12.  The mission of the school is to inspire and prepare young women to engage in a lifelong pursuit of their faith in God, intellectual vitality, social awareness and action, building of community and personal growth, in the living tradition of Sacred Heart education.

Columbus School for Girls
Kristin McAndrew
Director of College Counseling
Columbus, OH
Appointed for 2023
2023/01/241/24/2023
College Counseling Leadership Jobs

The Columbus School for Girls proudly announces the appointment of Kristin McAndrew as their next Director of College Counseling, effective July 2023. Kristin leaves St. Michael's College in Vermont where she has served as Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing since 2019.

The Columbus School for Girls is the only all-girl, Pre K-12 school in central Ohio. Home to 500 students, the mission is to empower girls to discover their distinct potential as learners and leaders.

The Miquon School
K. Geetha Holdsworth
Head of School
Conshohocken, PA
Appointed for 2023
2023/01/201/20/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

The Miquon School is pleased to announce the appointment of K. Geetha Holdsworth as their next Head of School. She comes to Miquon from Bosque Preparatory School in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she served as the Academic Dean.

The Miquon School is located in the forested Wissahickon Valley, just a few miles outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Miquon provides a student-centered, nurturing environment for roughly 150 children, ages 3 to 12.

Sycamore School
John Huber - Sycamore SchoolJohn Huber
Head of School
Indianapolis, IN
Appointed for 2023
2022/12/0512/5/2022
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Sycamore School is proud to announce John Huber as their next Head of School. Most recently, John served as the Interim Head at the Waverly School in Pasadena, CA. During his year at Waverly, he increased fundraising and developed policies and procedures for the school’s future growth. He has over 28 years of experience in independent schools, and was previously the Head of School at the Emerson School in Ann Arbor, MI and Barnesville School in Barnesville, MD. John is a graduate of Cornell University (B.A., classics) and Villanova University (M.A., educational leadership). He also completed the Klingenstein Heads of School program at the Teachers College of Columbia University.

Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, Sycamore School is a private day school for gifted children in grades PK-8. The school was founded in 1984 by a group of Indianapolis parents who were unsatisfied with the existing educational opportunities available for their academically gifted children. They decided to establish a private, independent institution that would expand these opportunities. With a campus of 16 acres and an enrollment of over 400 students, Sycamore continues to grow and advance its reputation as a leader in the education of gifted children.

Sacred Heart Academy
Carla Jantos MacMullen - Sacred Heart AcademyCarla MacMullen
Head of School
Bryn Mawr, PA
Appointed for 2022
2022/11/2211/22/2022
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Sacred Heart Academy is thrilled to announce the appointment of Carla Jantos MacMullen as their next Head of School, effective this July. Carla comes to SHA with over 30 years of independent school faculty and leadership experience, including as Science Department Chair and Dean of Faculty at the Hopkins School in New Haven, Connecticut. Most recently, she served as Head of School at the Kew-Forest School in Forest Hills, New York, where she ably guided the school through both the COVID pandemic and significant operational improvements. Carla holds a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from Denison University and a master's in education in private school leadership from Teachers College at Columbia University.

Sacred Heart Academy, located on the Main Line in Bryn Mawr, PA, is a highly selective, independent, private, Catholic school for girls. Serving 232 students in grades K-12, SHA was first established in 1865 by the Society of the Sacred Heart, and is currently a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools. SHA educates college-bound women by cultivating their self-confidence, guiding them to realize their personal and scholastic potential and their responsibility to others, and by preparing them to meet life’s challenges, all within an academic and religiously diverse community that focuses on spiritual values and the individual student.

Manlius Pebble Hill School
Jim Foley - Manlius Pebble Hill SchoolJames Foley
Head of School
Syracuse, NY
Appointed for 2023
2022/11/2111/21/2022
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Manlius Pebble Hill School is delighted to announce James Foley as their next Head of School, effective July 2023. Jim has been the Assistant Head of School for Leadership and Innovation at St. Luke’s School in New Canaan, CT since 2015. He has been at St. Luke's since 2000, working as a teacher, basketball coach, Academic Technology Coordinator, and the inaugural Director of the St. Luke’s Center for Leadership. During Jim's tenure as the Director, the Center developed numerous workshops for students and partnerships with local organizations. Prior to St. Luke's, Jim had a successful career in finance and consulting. He holds a B.A. in economics from Swarthmore College and an M.A. in educational technology from Fairfield University.

Manlius Pebble Hill School is a co-educational independent school with 354 students in grades PK-12. The 26-acre campus is located in DeWitt, NY, a quiet residential neighborhood east of Syracuse. The Manlius School and Pebble Hill School merged in 1970 to form MPH, which is the only independent PK-12 school in central New York. The school’s mission is to inspire students to think critically, act responsibly, and discover a passion for lifelong learning. MPH’s core values of authenticity, respect, curiosity, kindness, and agency guide every aspect of their students’ education.

Friends School of Atlanta
Dot Lopez - Friends School of AtlantaDot López
Head of School
Decatur, GA
Appointed for 2023
2022/11/1611/16/2022
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The Friends School of Atlanta is pleased to welcome Dorothy (Dot) López as their next Head of School. She comes to FSA from the Moorestown Friends School, a PK-12 Quaker day school in Moorestown, NJ, where she has been since 2008. She has served in a number of roles throughout her time at MFS, including as a math teacher, diversity director, and director of the Camden Scholars Program. Dot has been actively involved in matters related to diversity and inclusion and has provided strategic leadership throughout her independent school career. She is a graduate of Spelman College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, with bachelor of science degrees in mathematics and industrial engineering.

Located on just under six acres in Decatur, GA, the Friends School of Atlanta enrolls 189 students in grades PK-8. It is one of 78 Friends schools nationwide, and the only Friends school in Georgia. A co-educational day school founded in 1991 by members of the Atlanta Friends Meeting, FSA supports a values-based educational program that promotes peace, justice, and equality. The school offers service-learning opportunities for all students, as well as differentiated, developmentally-based instruction.

Sheridan School
Courtney Martin - Sheridan SchoolCourtney Martin
Head of School
Washington, DC
Appointed for 2023
2022/11/1611/16/2022
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Sheridan School is proud to announce Courtney Martin as their next Head of School, effective July 2023. Courtney comes to Sheridan from the Collegiate School in Richmond, VA, where she has served as the Associate Head of School since 2021. Prior to this, she was the Lower School Director at the Hawken School, a PK-12 school in Gates Mills, OH, for five years. Courtney has an exceptional track record in teaching and leadership roles in many independent schools, including Bishop John T. Walker School of Boys, the Lovett School, and St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School. She received her B.A. in sociology from Hampton University, her M.S.W. from the University of Georgia, and her M.A. in elementary education and teaching from Lesley University.

Founded in 1927, Sheridan School is a progressive, co-educational independent school for 230 students in grades K-8. Each grade has about 25 students, with two teachers in each homeroom. Sheridan has both a city campus located in Washington, DC and a 130-acre mountain campus in the Shenandoah Mountains, where students are provided with the opportunity to deepen their understanding and appreciation of the natural world. Sheridan’s mission is to create an inclusive, vibrant learning community that challenges itself to live the ideal of respect for oneself, others, and the environment.

Bermuda School for Girls
Carol Swainson
Head of School
Pembroke, Bermuda
Appointed for 2023
2022/11/0911/9/2022
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Bermuda High School for Girls is thrilled to announce Carol Swainson as their next Head of School, effective July 2023. Carol will be the first woman of color to hold the Head of School position at BHS. She currently serves as the Head of School for the San Francisco Schoolhouse, where she has been since 2018. Previously, she held leadership roles at several independent schools, including the Bentley School in Oakland, CA, St. James Episcopal School in Los Angeles, CA, the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools in Chicago, IL, and Head-Royce School in Oakland, CA. Carol is a graduate of the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Spanish and French and an M.Ed. in Social Foundations in Education.

Bermuda High School is an independent school in Pembroke, Bermuda. BHS is an International Baccalaureate and Round Square School with a student body of 576. It is an all-girls school from the Early Years Programme to Year 11, and co-educational for the two-year IB Diploma Programme. The school was founded in 1894 in Pembroke, the most urban and populated parish in Bermuda and home to Bermuda’s capital, Hamilton. BHS’s goal is to empower all girls by offering academic excellence enriched by innovation and taught in a supportive, collaborative community.

Bishop Stang High School
James Benson - Bishop Stang High SchoolDr. James Benson
President
North Dartmouth, MA
Appointed for 2022
2022/10/3110/31/2022
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Bishop Stang High School is thrilled to announce James Benson as their next President, effective July 2022. James leaves his role as Acting Head of School for DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis, Minn., where he has held various leadership roles for the past 17 years. James has followed a career path dedicated to Catholic education. His extensive experience as a teacher and administrator in Catholic schools has given him the chance to serve as a leader in all areas of running a school. He received his undergraduate degree in Athletic Administration from SUNY College, New Paltz, a master’s degree in Secondary Education and Teaching in English from St. John’s University in New York, and an education specialist degree in Secondary School Administration/Principalship from St. Thomas University in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Bishop Stang High School is a Catholic, college-preparatory school called to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ by “making known the goodness of God.” Founded in 1959, Bishop Stang holistically educates it’s diverse student body in a respectful, nurturing and disciplined environment. Home to 500 students and located in the Suburban town of North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, the eight-acre campus is 30 minutes from the Bourne Bridge. Bishop Stang inspires young people to excel in learning and life through growth in faith, integrity, knowledge and service.

Middlesex School
Bessie SpearsBessie Speers
Head of School
Concord, MA
Appointed for 2023
2022/10/0510/5/2022
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Middlesex School is thrilled to announce Bessie Speers as their next Head of School. Bessie has over three decades of experience in independent school education. Serving in her current role as Head of the Tower Hill School in Delaware, Bessie has distinguished herself as a visionary leader whose commitment to intellectual, ethical, and inclusive education has cemented Tower Hill as a nationally renowned program. Before joining Tower Hill in 2015, Bessie served eight years as Head of School at The Ethel Walker School in Connecticut, where she oversaw the rejuvenation of the campus through several transformational building projects and the implementation of a 10-year financial plan that greatly improved the school’s financial strength. Bessie has also held leadership roles at a selection of independents schools that include Assistant Head of School and Dean of Faculty at The Episcopal Academy in Merion, PA, Director of Placement and Strategic Planning at Calvert School in Baltimore, Director of Admission and Financial Aid at Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore and Associate Director of Admission at Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, CT. Bessie is a graduate of Middlebury College and holds an M.L.A from John Hopkins University. Additionally, she completed the Klingenstein Fellowship for Head of Schools from Columbia University Teachers College.

Located 20 miles outside of Boston on a beautiful 350-acre campus, Middlesex is an independent secondary school for 400 boarding and day students in grades 9-12. Middlesex was founded in 1901 and is a non-sectarian school with a sense of tradition and mission. Committed to excellence in the intellectual, ethical, creative, and physical development of young people, Middlesex students find in their community a place full of opportunity, challenge, and friendship, a place to take risks and become a leader.

Paideia School
Thomas TaylorThomas E. Taylor
Head of School
Atlanta, GA
Appointed for 2023
2022/10/0510/5/2022
Head of School/Leader Jobs

The Paideia School is proud to announce Tom Taylor as its next Head of School, effective summer 2023. Tom has been the Head of Upper School at Riverdale Country School in New York since 2020. He also held roles of Dean of Students (2009-2013), Director of Financial Aid & Outreach (2007-2009), and Upper School Physics Teacher (2004-2013). Before returning to Riverdale again he served as Upper School Director at Breck School in Minneapolis from 2013-2010. Tom received his BA in physics and theater from Oberlin College and his MA from Columbia University, and he is currently completing his PhD in education policy and leadership from the University of Minnesota.

Paideia School was founded by parents in 1971 and is home to just under 1,000 students in grades K-12. The school is located on 16 acres in downtown Atlanta with a separate 12-acre sports complex nearby. Paideia examines what they teach as a part of the way they live and interact with each other as a community. Deeply rooted in their values, Paideia prepares students to live in the world and to improve it.

Hong Kong International School
Aimiee KellarAimmie Kellar
High School Principal
Tai Tam, Hong Kong
Appointed for 2022
2022/08/098/9/2022
Division Head Jobs

The Hong Kong International School is thrilled to welcome Aimmie Kellar as the next High School Principal. Aimmie comes to HKIS from Korea International School, where she was the High School Principal and Student Support Campus Lead. She has also served as the High School Associate Principal and as a Language Arts teacher. Previously, she was a teacher and Department Head within the Halton District School Board, and an English teacher in the Canadian International Matriculation Program at Sunway College. Aimmie holds a B.A. in English and Mathematics as well as a B.Ed in Secondary Education from Queen’s University, and an M.A. in Educational Administration from the University of Toronto.

Hong Kong International School (HKIS) is an international private school with campuses in Tai Tam and Repulse Bay, on the south side of the island. The school was founded in 1966. HKIS has an enrollment of 2800 students in grades PreK-12. The American-style curriculum, grounded in Christian faith, is challenging and invigorating with both international and multicultural elements. Opportunities abound to extend learning outside of the classroom through student involvement in clubs, athletics, and other after school activities.

Notre Dame Academy
Marilyn TenczaDr. Marilyn Tencza
Principal
Worcester, MA
Appointed for 2022
2022/07/197/19/2022
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Notre Dame Academy is proud to announce alumna Marilyn Tencza as their next Principal. With more than 25 years of experience in education, Marilyn has served in the capacities of Superintendent, Curriculum Director, Principal, Assistant Principal, and Teacher. She has served as Adjunct Faculty at Boston College and Worcester State University, guiding new teachers. Her experience and success include guiding school accreditations, creating diversity and inclusion initiatives, and overseeing capital projects. Marilyn earned a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Boston College, an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Worcester State College, and a BA in Humanities from Providence College.

Notre Dame Academy is an independent, Catholic, college preparatory school for 240 young women in grades 7-12. Founded in 1951 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Notre Dame welcomes girls of all faiths, following the original mission of having confident graduates emerge successfully to take on the world as compassionate global citizens. NDA wishes to prepare students with the opportunity to become more aware of what is happening in their lives and to assume responsibility for themselves and their communities. NDA spans over 13 acres in Worcester, located 40 miles outside of Boston.

Norfolk Collegiate School
Nefertiti MakedaNefertiti Makeda
Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Norfolk, VA
Appointed for 2022
2022/07/197/19/2022
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Norfolk Collegiate School welcomes Nefertiti Makeda as their next Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Nefertiti served as the Founding Head of School at Andinet International School in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for 20 years. In her time there, she expanded the enrollment rate from two students to over 1,600 students in grades PK-12, fostered positive change and a sense of belonging within the community, and created a college counseling program resulting in 85-90% university acceptances for the students. Nefertiti holds a Global Executive Ed.D. from the University of Southern California, an M.Ed. from Endicott College, and a B.S. in Arts and Sciences from Tennessee State University.

Norfolk Collegiate School is a co-educational, private, day school for 555 students, providing a rigorous academic curriculum for grades PK-12. Norfolk has continued to grow and expand since its founding in 1948, continuously accommodating the institution’s college preparatory mission. To uphold its 70-year reputation while preparing for the future, the school focuses its efforts on academic innovation, real-world experience, well-being and community, cultivation of talent, learning spaces, and the decades to come.

BASIS Bilingual School Beijing
Mark SylteMark Sylte
Founding Head of School
Beijing, China
Appointed for 2023
2022/07/197/19/2022
Head of School/Leader Jobs

BASIS Bilingual School Beijing is pleased to announce Mark Sylte as the Founding Head of School, effective July 2023.  Mark will leave The American School Foundation in Mexico City after five years of serving as their Executive Director. Mark began his career at Lawrenceville School in Princeton, where he served for 11 years as a classroom teacher and department chair before moving to Saint Andrew’s School, an Episcopal school in Boca Raton, where he was Head of Upper School. He and his family next moved overseas to Shanghai in 2010, where he was appointed as Head of School for Yew Chung International School before moving to Vietnam in 2013 as Head of School for Saigon South International School in Ho Chi Minh City. Mark holds a doctorate in History and a master’s degree in Russian History from Cornell University, a bachelor’s degree in History from St. Olaf College, and graduated from Father Ryan High School in Nashville, TN.

 

BASIS International Schools provides students with a transformative early childhood and K-12 education with the goal of becoming the largest and most prestigious international school network in China by 2023. BASIS Schools builds a shared sense of identity, purpose, values, and vision in the faculty and management team while empowering students to achieve at globally competitive levels. BASIS aims for their students to have the best possible educational foundation to take on their futures.

Montgomery Bell Academy
William DaughtreyDr. William H. Daughtrey III
Head of School
Nashville, TN
Appointed for 2023
2022/07/127/12/2022
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Montgomery Bell Academy is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. William H. Daughtrey III as their next Head of School, effective July 2023. William currently serves as Director of Upper School and Hunting Valley Campus at University School, an all-boys school in Cleveland, Ohio, where he has been for the past ten years. Prior to that, he served for seven years at Woodberry Forest School, also an all-boys school in Virginia where he coached, taught English, and served as Assistant Dean of Students, and Director of Outdoor Education. William holds a BA from University of Virginia, an MA from Georgetown University, and an Ed.D  from Vanderbilt University.

Montgomery Bell Academy is the oldest independent school for boys in Tennessee. Founded in 1867, MBA is home to 810 boys in grades 7-12. MBA is set on three campus’s: a 45 acre Main Campus, 10 acres of playing fields in Sylvan Park, and 200 acres on Long Mountain Campus, located 90 minutes away in McMinnville that features pristine mountaintop property including an observatory, a pavilion, cabins, playing fields, a lake, hiking trails, and high and low ropes courses. MBA integrates its curriculum with themes to which boys respond – courage, adventure, risk-taking, honor, and a sense of duty, and offers young men an exemplary college preparatory experience, assisting them to be “gentlemen, scholars, and athletes” who will make significant contributions to society.

 

National Cathedral School
Joe SmolskisJoe Smolskis
Assistant Head of School for Finance and Operations
Washington, D.C.
Appointed for 2022
2022/07/127/12/2022
Financial Leadership Jobs
National Cathedral School welcomes Joseph Smolskis as their next Assistant Head of School for Finance and Operations. Joe comes from the Democratic National Committee, where he has worked since 2017 as the Chief Financial Officer, overseeing all financial operations of the organization. Prior to the Committee, he worked as the Treasurer and college-wide Financial Officer for St. John’s College, Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration at the Center for American Progress, Chief Operating Officer/Executive Vice President of the PECF, and Vice President for Finance and Administration at Trinity Washington University. Joe received a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Maryland University College and a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Georgetown University. He is also CPA-certified in Virginia.

National Cathedral School is an independent day school for 590 girls in grades 4-12. Located in northwest Washington, DC,  NCS is situated on the 59-acre Cathedral Close with Beauvoir School and St. Albans School.  Founded in 1900, NCS was built before the Cathedral itself. NCS believes in the power of young women. They gain an awareness of different viewpoints and ideas and learn to work with people in a variety of settings.  The NCS program is designed to capture students’ intellectual curiosity and fuel their academic, artistic, athletic, and personal growth.

Westover School
Hadley ZeavinHadley Zeavin
Chief Strategic Inclusion Officer
Middlebury, CT
Appointed for 2022
2022/07/127/12/2022
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The Westover School is exited for Hadley Zeavin to join their community as the new Chief Strategic Inclusion Officer, effective this summer. She comes from La Jolla Country Day School, where she has served as the Director of Service Learning & Experiential Education and as the Community Service Learning Coordinator. While there, she designed and implemented leadership development tactics surrounding restorative practices and diversity, equity, and inclusion. Previously, she was the Assistant Director of Women’s Basketball Operations at the University of Virginia and George Washington University. Hadley earned a B.A. from Vanderbilt University in Sociology & Gender Studies, as well as an M.A. in Sport & Exercise Management, and completed coursework in Educational Leadership, Foundation and Policy at UVA’s Curry School of Education.

Founded in 1909 as a finishing school, Westover School is an independent, boarding and day high school  for 200 girls located in Middlebury, CT. Through programs like WISE (Women in Science and Engineering), IIG (Invest in Girls) and Independent Senior Projects, students have the ability to pursue specific interests while preparing for college and beyond. At Westover, students truly become a family, and talented and motivated girls grow into confident and connected women.

McMillan Education
Tony LambertTony Lambert
Consultant
Boston, MA
Appointed for 2022
2022/07/127/12/2022
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McMillan Education welcomes Tony Lambert into their Educational Counseling team. Tony leaves behind a seven-year tenure at The Winchendon School (MA & NY) as their Director of College Counseling (MA) and the Dean of College Counseling (MA & NY), where he was responsible for planning all college counseling events for the community, advising students throughout their application process, and overseeing the College Counseling program. Tony will join McMillan with over 30 years of experience working in education. Tony holds an MA in Spanish from Middlebury College and a BA in Spanish from Davidson College.

McMillan Education, based in Boston, Massachusetts, provides students with guidance and counseling throughout their educational career from elementary school through graduate school. McMillan’s legacy spans nearly 60 years, beginning in 1955 and transitioning into new leadership in 2009, consistently aiming to provide a wide range of educational needs. McMillan’s group of education counselors all share the same educational philosophy of guiding students step-by-step into an educational environment that will lead them to meet their fullest potential.

McMillan Education
Deren FinksDeren Finks
Consultant
Boston, MA
Appointed for 2022
2022/07/127/12/2022
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McMillan Education is proud to announce Deren Finks as an Educational Counselor for their firm. Deren will transfer to McMillan from The Kiski School where he spent three years as their Director of College Counseling. For nearly 40 years, Deren has served in admissions roles across California, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania helping students pursue academic excellence in higher education while sharing his expertise in financial aid and funding. Deren holds a BA in Liberal Studies from University of La Verne in La Verne, CA.

McMillan Education, based in Boston, Massachusetts, provides students with guidance and counseling throughout their educational career from elementary school through graduate school. McMillan’s legacy spans nearly 60 years, beginning in 1955 and transitioning into new leadership in 2009, consistently aiming to provide a wide range of educational needs. McMillan’s group of education counselors all share the same educational philosophy of guiding students step-by-step into an educational environment that will lead them to meet their fullest potential.

McMillan Education
Heather DeardorffHeather Deardorff
Consultant
Boston, MA
Appointed for 2022
2022/07/127/12/2022
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McMillan Education is pleased to welcome Heather Deardorff into their team of Educational Counselors. Heather comes from The Potomac School where she spent five years as their Director of College Counseling and prior, nine years as the Associate Director of College Advising at St. Paul’s School. Heather has spent 22 years in the education field, specifically within admissions and counseling, making program and curricular changes while supporting students and families as an educational counselor. Heather holds an MS in Counseling from the University of Vermont and a BA in American Studies from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

McMillan Education, based in Boston, Massachusetts, provides students with guidance and counseling throughout their educational career from elementary school through graduate school. McMillan’s legacy spans nearly 60 years, beginning in 1955 and transitioning into new leadership in 2009, consistently aiming to provide a wide range of educational needs. McMillan’s group of education counselors all share the same educational philosophy of guiding students step-by-step into an educational environment that will lead them to meet their fullest potential.

Oregon Episcopal School
Michael SpencerMichael Spencer
Head of School
Portland, OR
Appointed for 2023
2022/06/226/22/2022
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Oregon Episcopal School is thrilled to announce Michael Spencer as their next Head of School, effective July 2023. Michael currently serves as Vice Rector for Faculty (Assistant Head of School) at St. Paul's School in Concord, NH. Michael began his career working at Tabor Academy as teacher, dorm supervisor, advisor and coach.  He spent his summers at St. Paul's School where he served as teacher and Chaplain.  Continuing on to Taft School, he served 10 years as school Chaplain and dean of spiritual life and as founder and director of the Humanities curriculum leading the Philosophy, Religion, English, and Ethics program before returning to St. Paul's. Michael earned his A.B. in philosophy/classics, magna cum laude, from the College of the Holy Cross. He also received his Master of Divinity, summa cum laude, from Yale Divinity School. He subsequently earned a Certificate in Anglican Studies from Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, completing coursework for the Master of Sacred Theology. Michael also holds a Certificate in School Management and Leadership from Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Oregon Episcopal School is an independent, college preparatory school serving nearly 880 students from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12, including approximately 60 boarding students from around the world in Grades 9-12. Situated on a beautiful 59-acre campus in Southwest Portland, OES offers a true liberal arts curriculum that strives to help each individual reach their fullest potential. As the oldest Episcopal school west of the Rockies, OES values developing the spirit as well as the mind. The school welcomes all beliefs and students leave with the ability to realize their power for good as citizens of local and world communities.

Hillbrook School
Charlotte BurklyCharlotte Burkly
Director of College Counseling
Los Gatos, CA
Appointed for 2022
2022/06/226/22/2022
College Counseling Leadership Jobs

Hillbrook School enthusiastically welcomes Charlotte Burkly as their new Director of College Counseling. Charlotte’s career in admissions began at Columbia Business School where she served as the Assistant Director of Admissions, followed by the Assistant Dean of Admissions at Princeton University. She also brings experience in Independent Schools from her time at University School in Ohio, serving as the Associate Director of College Counseling. In addition, Charlotte has served as the Faculty Head of McCarraher House for the past three years, advising students, overseeing prefects, and participating in the Student Life Committee. Charlotte earned a B.A. in Chinese at Colgate University and an M.S in Science Education from CUNY at City College. She also holds an M.A. in Higher and Post-Secondary Education from Columbia University’s Teachers College.

Founded in 1935, Hillbrook School is an independent PreK-8th grade school located on a 14-acre campus in Los Gatos, CA. Currently home to 360 students, a new Upper School will open in the Fall of 2023, located in downtown San Jose, a perfect location for older students to stretch their wings and gain independence. Hillbrook’s simple and compelling vision is to inspire children to achieve their dreams and reach beyond themselves to make a difference in the world.

Grace Church School
Robert PennoyerRobert M. Pennoyer II
Head of School
New York, NY
Appointed for 2022
2022/06/146/14/2022
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Grace Church School is delighted to announce the appointment of Robert M. Pennoyer II (Robbie) as their tenth Head of School. Having served as Assistant Head of School and Director of Studies for the past four years, Robbie knows and loves Grace Church School. A dedicated educator, Robbie served as a teaching fellow at the Shrewsbury School in England, a seventh-grade homeroom teacher and secondary school advisor at St. Bernard’s School, and an Upper School admissions officer at Riverdale Country School. He also spent 14 summers working at Camp Lanakila in Vermont, where he directed the music program, supervised counselors working with the youngest campers, and trained staff in teaching and counseling. Robbie holds an A.B in English and American Literature & Language from Harvard College, and a M.Div in Anglican Studies from Yale Divinity School.

Founded in 1894, Grace Church is a co-ed, college preparatory school for 780 students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. Students come from Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and New Jersey. Situated on three campuses in the East Village, Grace Church fosters a unique climate of social diversity, acceptance and understanding throughout the entire school community.

Cathedral Preparatory School & Villa Maria Academy
Kevin SmithKevin Smith
President
Erie, PA
Appointed for 2022
2022/06/146/14/2022
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Kevin Smith has been chosen as the new president for Erie Catholic Preparatory School, the entity that oversees what is now the all-boys Prep and the all-girls Villa and the coeducational Mother Teresa Academy, a K-8 school that is also part of Erie Catholic Preparatory School. Kevin is currently Head of School and Chief Executive Officer of Monte Cassino School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. During his 37 years as a professional educator, Kevin has headed several schools including Phillips-Osborne School, Andrews Osborne Adademy, Denver Academy, and Roycemore School. In addition to leading schools, Kevin is active in school accreditation, leading many site visits and serving on the Accreditation Review Committee for the Independent Schools of the Central States. Kevin graduated from the University of Dayton in 1985 and earned his M.Ed. from Bowling Green State University in exercise sciences.

 

 

Erie Catholic Preparatory School, now named Villa Maria Cathedral Preparatory Catholic School, is the entity that oversees the newly combined all-boys Cathedral Prep and the all-girls Villa Maria Academy and the coeducational Mother Teresa Academy, a K-8 school. Prep-Villa has a combined enrollment of more than 750 students, and Mother Teresa, more than 160. This Christ-centered, co-institutional, college preparatory Catholic school in the Diocese of Erie, grounded on a foundation of faith, family, excellence, and tradition, develops men and women of vision in spirit, mind, and body.

Hong Kong International School
Casey FaulknallCasey Faulknell
Middle School Principal
Tai Tam, Hong Kong
Appointed for 2022
2022/06/146/14/2022
Division Head Jobs

HKIS is proud to welcome Casey Faulkall this fall as their High School Principal. Casey has been the Middle School Principal at the American School of Bombay (ASB) since 2016. Previous to ASB, she held leadership roles at the ACS Hillingdon International School in London for 13 years. Casey earned a Master’s of Education in Leadership at the College of New Jersey, a Master’s of Arts in Teaching at Pacific University, and a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies and History at Willamette University.

 

Hong Kong International School (HKIS) is an international private school with campuses in Tai Tam and Repulse Bay, on the south side of the island. The school was founded in 1966. HKIS has an enrollment of 2800 students in grades 1-12. The American-style curriculum, grounded in Christian faith, is challenging and invigorating with both international and multicultural elements. Opportunities abound to extend learning outside of the classroom through student involvement in clubs, athletics, and other after school activities.

The Waverly School
Clarke Weath­er­spoonClarke Weath­er­spoon
Head of School
Pasadena, CA
Appointed for 2022
2022/06/146/14/2022
Head of School/Leader Jobs

The Waverly School is thrilled to welcome Clarke Weatherspoon as their next Head of School. With more than 20 years as an educa­tor, Clarke is joining us from the San Fran­cisco Friends School (SFFS), where he has served as Middle School Head for the past two years. Clarke brings exten­sive diver­sity, equity, inclu­sion, justice, and belong­ing (DEIJB) expe­ri­ence to Waverly. He has part­nered with multi­ple inde­pen­dent school boards in rede­vel­op­ing and design­ing DEIJB systems, taught equity and inclu­sion courses, served as an outside consul­tant, and designed lead­er­ship courses for parents and students. Clarke is currently a member of USA Water Polo DEI Task Force, serves as a board member of POCIS North­ern Cali­for­nia and is a new teacher trainer with the Cali­for­nia Teacher Development Collaborative. A graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy, he holds a BA in History (Honors) from University of California, Santa Barbara, and an MA in Computing in Education from Columbia University.

The Waverly School is a nonsec­tar­ian, coed­u­ca­tional, college prepara­tory, progres­sive day school for 360 students in grades PreK through 12. Opening its doors in 1993, Waverly has three sepa­rate campuses and a one-acre organic farm all within walking distance in Pasadena. Waverly provides a highly child-centered envi­ron­ment focused on intel­lec­tual engage­ment, crit­i­cal and creative think­ing, respect for indi­vid­ual differ­ences, aware­ness of personal respon­si­bil­ity, and an active commit­ment to social justice.

John Paul II High School
Chad EvansChad Evans
President
Plano, TX
Appointed for 2022
2022/06/146/14/2022
Head of School/Leader Jobs

John Paul II High School is proud to announce Chad Evans as their next President, beginning January 2022. With more than 25 years of experience in education, Chad leaves Prince of Peace Catholic School where he served as President since 2017, and Principal from 2012-2017. His leadership touched all areas of Prince of Peace including curriculum development, strategic planning, enrollment, financial sustainability and faculty professional development. A seasoned and accomplished Catholic School leader, he is a respected member of the Diocese of Dallas school community. Chad is no stranger to John Paul II High School having been a member of the faculty and head basketball coach from 2008 through 2012. Chad holds a Masters degree in Catholic School Leadership from The University of Dallas and a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of North Texas.

Founded in 2005, John Paul II High School is the premier Catholic college preparatory high school in Plano, TX. Their mission is to develop leaders who can think critically, communicate effectively, and commit to faith and service. John Paul II High School’s curriculum spans from grades 9-12, providing a competitive environment for students to develop and grow. Graduates of this program are encouraged to confidently step into the world, ready to create change. Located on a 48 acre campus, John Paul is home to just under 800 boys and girls.

Holy Cross High School
Mark MongelluzzoMark Mongelluzzo
President
Flushing, NY
Appointed for 2022
2022/06/106/10/2022
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Holy Cross High School is happy to welcome Mark Mongelluzzo as their next President. He has been a member of Holy Cross High School’s Board of Directors since 2017 and currently holds the role of Executive Committee Treasurer for the school. Mark leaves Xavier High School in Manhattan where he has worked since 2008 including the past 10 years as Xavier’s Director of Development and most recently Vice President for Advancement. Prior to joining Xavier, Mark spent four years practicing law at Peter Birzon & Associates in Long Island. He also worked for two years in marketing and communications at Merrill Lynch. Mark holds a BA in History from Yale University and is a graduate of Boston University School of Law. Mark graduated as Salutatorian at Holy Cross High School.

Holy Cross High School is a co-educational Catholic high school located in Flushing, in the borough of Queens. Formerly a boys’ school, they began to admit girls in 2018. Founded in 1955 and located within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, the school is sponsored by the Brothers of Holy Cross. Home to 750 students, Holy Cross embraces students who reflect social and economic diversity, and continuously enhances its mission to educate the youth to prepare them for life beyond high school.

Collegiate School
Rekha PuriRekha Puri
Assistant Head of School for Enrollment
New York, NY
Appointed for 2022
2022/06/086/8/2022
Admissions Leadership Jobs

Collegiate School is please to welcome Rekha Puri as their Assistant Head of School for Enrollment, effective this July.  She leaves The School at Columbia University where she holds an impressive 14-year tenure as Director of Admissions & Enrollment. Previously she served as Founder of LINEglobal (New York & Bombay) where she developed and implemented a global education initiative for a volunteer-based nonprofit that connects, supports, and empowers innovative collaborations between schools in the U.S. and India. Rekha has also held teaching and admissions leadership roles at schools throughout New York City, including Ideal School of Manhattan, Cathedral School of St. John the Divine, Playground Project Inc, and West Side Montessori School.  Rekha holds a BA in Fine Arts from Sir J. J. School of Art at Bombay University, an American Montessori Society Certificate from Montessori Teacher Education Center (CA), and an M.A. in Organization & Leadership from the Klingenstein Center at the Teachers College of Columbia University.

Collegiate School, a K-12 day school for 650 boys, is the oldest independent school in the United States. Located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan means that the community can extend the classroom to include the full range of New York City’s rich offerings. Collegiate is a founding member of Interschool, a consortium of eight independent schools working cooperatively to develop programs and activities involving students and teachers from the participating schools. Students and faculty enjoy the advantages of a small-school environment while benefiting from the stimulation a college preparatory school can provide.

Oberoi International School
Bengt RosbergBengt Rosberg
Deputy Head of School
Mumbai, India
Appointed for 2022
2022/05/245/24/2022
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Bengt Rosberg will be Oberoi's new Deputy Head of School, effective this July. Bengt comes to Oberoi from International School of Kazan where he has served as Secondary School Principal since 2018. Previously he served as Director at EtonHouse Malaysia International School from 2015-2018. Bengt also has experience serving as Curriculum Coordinator as well as Academic Affairs Coordinator for Quatar Academy Sidra. Bengt holds a BA in Swedish Language and Literature, History, and Religion from University of Lund, Sweeden, and an M.Ed in Educational Leadershiup from Lehigh University (PA).

Founded in 2008, Oberoi International School is a private, co-ed school for students in grades Nursery-12. Located on two campuses with over 2750 students, Oberoi is one of the first IB schools in Mumbai, and offers all three IB programmes – IB PYP, IB MYP, and IBDP.  Focused on nurturing leaders of the future, prepared with personal success and academic excellence, at Oberoi students get the ‘freedom to think and empowerment to be.’

Oberoi International School
Paul DucharmePaul Ducharme
Head of School
Mumbai, India
Appointed for 2022
2022/05/245/24/2022
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Oberoi International School welcomes Paul DuCharme as their next Head of School, effective this July.  Paul leaves Shekou International School in Shenzhen, China where he has served as Deputy Head for the last two years. With a wealth of experience in international schools, he has served in several leadership roles throughout his career including Middle School Principal at American International School in Budapest, Assistant Middle School Principal and Social Studies Teacher at Escuela American in El Salvador, and Social Studies Teacher at American Community School in Lebanon. Paul holds a BS from the University of Vermont, an M.Ed from Framingham State University, and a Ph.D in Education from Plymouth State University.

Founded in 2008, Oberoi International School is a private, co-ed school for students in grades Nursery-12. Located on two campuses with over 2750 students, Oberoi is one of the first IB schools in Mumbai, and offers all three IB programmes – IB PYP, IB MYP, and IBDP. Focused on nurturing leaders of the future, prepared with personal success and academic excellence, at Oberoi students get the ‘freedom to think and empowerment to be.’

Nightingale-Bamford School
Nichole Foster-HindsNichole Foster-Hinds
Head of Upper School
New York, NY
Appointed for 2022
2022/05/105/10/2022
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This summer, Nightingale-Bamford School welcomes Nichole Foster-Hinds as their next Head of Upper School. Nichole comes to Nightingale from Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, MD where she has served as Head of Middle School since 2017. Previously, she served as Middle School DEI Coordinator, Dean of 8th Grade, and Chair of Math Department at Princeton Day School. She has also held several faculty roles at Montclair Kimberley Academy, Holy Innocents Episcopal School, and Hun School of Princeton. Nichole holds a B.S in Business Administration from Purdue University, an M.B.A. in Operations Management from Pennsylvania State University's Smeal College of Business, and an M.A in Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary.

The Nightingale-Bamford School is a top rated, independent, all-female university-preparatory school founded in 1920. Located in Manhattan on the Upper East Side, Nightingale-Bamford is a member of the New York Interschool consortium. Nightingale enrolls approximately 700 students in grades K-12. Nightingale girls can expect an education that prepares her for success. Led by a fully-engaged and student-focused faculty and administration, she will be ready for whatever the world presents to her.

Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School
Carey Temple HarringtonCarey Temple Harrington '86
President
Chicago, IL
Appointed for 2022
2022/05/105/10/2022
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Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School is thrilled to announce Carey Temple Harrington '86 as the next President. No stranger to McCauley, Carey is an Alumna and the former Vice President of Institutional Advancement (2013-2021). During her tenure as VP for Institutional Advancement, she led the current Future Ready capital campaign to raise more than 6 million dollars, becoming the largest fundraising initiative in school history. Most recently, Carey served as Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana, where she developed donor opportunities and stewarded sustainable relationships with corporate partners. Carey also served as Director of Major Gifts at Nazareth Academy High School in Illinois.  She holds a B.A. in Journalism from Marquette University and a Mini MBA Certificate in Business Administration from Loyola University of Chicago.

Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School is an all-girls Catholic high school located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago, in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood.  With just under 900 girls, Mother McAuley is the largest all-girls high school in the country. McAuley is a place that empowers students to use their strong voices and leadership abilities to make a lasting difference in the world. Dedicated to the mission of Catherine McAuley and the Sisters of Mercy, students grow in their faith and learn the importance of service and giving back to their community.

Milken Community School
Eli ShavalianEli Shavalian
Director of College Counseling and Academic Planning
Los Angeles, CA
Appointed for 2022
2022/05/035/3/2022
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Milken Community School is excited to have Elliot Shavalian join their community as their next Director of College Counseling and Academic Planning. Elliot began his career as the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission at Yeshiva University, and later held the same position at the University of Southern California, where he served as an expert on the college admission process. For the past four years, Elliot has been with Shalhevet High School in Los Angeles, serving first as the Associate Director and later Director of College Counseling and Academic Guidance. Elliot earned both a B.A. in Psychology and an A.A. in Jewish Studies from Yeshiva University, and an M.A. in Public Administration from the University of Southern California.

Milken Community School is a private Jewish school for 750 students in grades 6-12. It is located in the Bel Air area of Los Angeles. It is one of the largest Jewish day schools in the United States. Milken has an unparalleled commitment to truly getting to know their students, teaching them that they are incredibly capable, and instilling in them the imperative of being ethically responsible.

 

Friends Seminary of New York
Michelle CristellaMichelle Cristella
Head of Middle School
New York, NY
Appointed for 2022
2022/05/035/3/2022
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Friends Seminary is excited to announce the appointment of Michelle Cristella as their next Head of Middle School. She is currently the Middle School Head at Speyer Legacy School where she has been since 2011.  Previously, during a six-year tenure at Mandell School, she held roles respectively as Teacher, Upper School Advisor, Director of Secondary School Placement, Assistant Head of Upper School, and Dean of Students in K-8. Michelle also has teaching experience at multiple schools in New York and Maryland. Michelle earned a B.A. in Political Science from Pennsylvania State University, an M.A. in Teaching with concentration in Secondary Social Studies from Towson University, and a certificate in Advanced Educational Leadership from Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Friends Seminary is an independent K-12 school in the East Village of Manhattan. Founded in 1786, Friends Seminary is the oldest continuously coeducational school in New York City. Serving 780 students in Kindergarten through Grade 12, Friends Seminary adheres to the values of the Religious Society of Friends, striving to build a diverse school where students exercise their curiosity and imagination as they develop as scholars, artists and athletes.

Rye Country Day School
Peter QuagliaroliPeter Quagliaroli
Upper School Principal
Rye, NY
Appointed for 2022
2022/05/035/3/2022
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Rye Country Day School has announced that Peter Quagliaroli, former Head of the Upper School at St. Anne’s-Belfield School in Charlottesville, VA, will be the new Upper School Principal starting in July. During Peter's accomplished seven year tenure at St. Anne’s-Belfield, he redesigned the daily schedule, secured a partnership with the University of Chicago Marine Biology Lab, contributed to the DEI strategic plan, and remodeled the student government and disciplinary committee. He was also actively involved in St. Anne’s-Belfield School COVID-19 task force. Prior to assuming the role as Head of Upper School, he served as College Counseling Director where he designed and implemented strategic changes to dramatically improve student outcomes. Before his time at St. Anne's-Belfield, Peter held a 13 year tenure at Groton School serving respectively as Dormitory Head, Head Coach (throughout), English Teacher, Grade Chair, and Associate Director of College Counseling. Early in his career Peter also held teaching and coaching roles at Westminster Schools, Harvard University, and Worcester Academy. A graduate of Roxbury Latin School, Peter holds a B.A. in English from Cornell University, an M.A. in American Literature & Jazz Music from Dartmouth College and is currently completing his M.Ed in Administration & Supervision from University of Virginia as well as his Certificate in School Management & Leadership from Harvard University.

Founded in 1869, Rye Country Day School is a coeducational, college preparatory, PreK-grade 12 school serving students from Westchester and Fairfield Counties as well as New York City. With just under 900 students enrolled on the 26-acre campus 25 miles from Manhattan, Rye Country Day uses both traditional and innovative approaches to offer a challenging program that stimulates individuals to achieve their maximum potential through academic, athletic, creative, and social endeavors.

 

Culver Academies
Kimberly CullenKimberly Cullen
Dean of Advising
Culver, IN
Appointed for 2022
2022/04/274/27/2022
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Culver Academies is pleased to welcome Kimberly Cullen as their next Dean of Advising, effective this July. Kim has 25 years of experience as a school leader, educator, consultant, and coach. Last year Kimberly ended an impressive 26 year tenure at American School of Madrid where she served respectively as Internal Accreditation Coordinator, Development Head & Community Liaison, Guidance and College Counselor, Dean of Students, and most recently Upper School Director. Kimberly holds a B.A in Religious Studies from Hamilton College, an M.A. in Hearing Impaired Education from University of Hertfordshire, and an M.S. in Human Services/Counseling Studies from Capella University.

Culver Academies is a college preparatory boarding school located in Culver, Indiana, which is composed of three entities: Culver Military Academy for boys, Culver Girls Academy, both grades 9-12, and the Culver Summer Schools and Camps for ages 7-18. Located on 1,800 beautiful acres along the shores of Lake Maxinkuckee, Culver offers a residential experience beyond that of the typical boarding school. Culver educates its students for leadership and responsible citizenship in society by developing and nurturing the whole individual – mind, spirit, and body.

La Salle Academy
Tim WelshTim Welsh
Principal
Providence, RI
Appointed for 2022
2022/04/264/26/2022
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La Salle Academy is thrilled to welcome Timothy Welsh back as its next Principal. Timothy leaves The Cambridge Matignon School where he has served as Headmaster since 2013.  In his tenure there, he led efforts to re-design academic vision to be student-centered with a focus on experiential learning. Previously, he spent over a decade at La Salle Academy as the Vice President of Institutional Advancement, growing philanthropic revenue and assisting the President in all aspects of administration and school operation. Timothy holds a B.A. in History and Political Science from the University of Rochester and an M.A in Philanthropy and Development from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.

La Salle Academy is a Catholic college preparatory school located in Providence, Rhode Island with a mission to educate young men and women from diverse backgrounds. The 1,508 students enrolled there enjoy a 29-acre campus and state-of-the-art classrooms and science labs. Young people at La Salle become responsible citizens by developing the ability to think critically, logically, and ethically, instilling a love for life-long learning in every student. Through the integration of religious instruction and experience, students deepen their faith in the person of Jesus Christ and in the biblical imperatives of justice and love; preparing them to live in the 21st century Church.

Girls Preparatory School
Beth WilsonBeth Wilson
Head of Upper School
Chattanooga, TN
Appointed for 2022
2022/04/264/26/2022
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Girls Preparatory School is happy to announce that Beth Wilson will be their next Head of Upper School. Since 2018 Beth has served as Upper Learning Assistant Principal at Galloway School in Atlanta. Prior, she served as a coach and consultant for New Teacher Development in Rome, GA. Beth has also held several teaching and department chair roles in schools throughout Georgia. A graduate of GPS, Beth earned her B.A. in English from Davidson College, an M.A. in Rhetoric & Composition from University of Tennessee – Chattanooga, a certificate in School Leadership & Management from Harvard Business School and Graduate School of Education, and is currently working towards completing her Ph.D in Discourse Studies & Pedagogy from Old Dominion University.

Founded in 1906 on Christian principles, Girls Preparatory School is an all-female college preparatory school in Chattanooga, Tennessee. GPS enrolls around 600 students in grades 6-12. GPS Understands how girls develop and learn, and uses that knowledge and experience to create a program and culture that are intentionally and purposefully designed for what girls need in order to thrive.

Notre Dame Belmont
Meredith EssalatMeredith Essalat
Head of School
Belmont, CA
Appointed for 2022
2022/04/264/26/2022
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Notre Dame High School in Belmont, California is pleased to welcome Meredith Essalat as their next Head of School. Meredith leaves Mission Dolores Academy, having served as their Principal for five years and most recently Head of School since 2021. Prior to her role at Mission Dolores, Meredith taught middle school language arts and was the middle school dean of academic curriculum at Nativity School in Menlo Park, CA. She also is the author of the popular book, The Overly Honest Teacher: Parenting Advice from the Classroom, which was released in 2020. Meredith has a twenty-year track record within California in academic administration, student development, marketing, and alumni relations. She holds an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, both from American College of Education, and a B.A. in Mass Communication from Menlo College. Meredith attended Notre Dame Belmont, graduating with the class of 1998.

Notre Dame Belmont, founded in 1851,  is an independent, Catholic, college-prep school for girls. Situated on nearly 11 acres in Belmont, California with an approximate enrollment of 400 students, the school promotes justice and peace in an environment that fosters academic excellence, Gospel values, and mutual respect.  Dedicated to the educational mission of St. Julie Billiart and the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, NDB is a caring and compassionate community committed to developing responsible young women of active faith, strong intellect, and Christian leadership.

Westminster Schools
Chanley SmallDr. Chanley Small
Head of Upper School
Atlanta, GA
Appointed for 2022
2022/04/264/26/2022
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An alum of Westminster, a long-serving teacher, and a leader in the Upper School, Chanley Small transitions from Interim to Permanent Head of Upper School. Before becoming a member of the Westminster faculty in 2008, she worked as a professor and researcher in epidemiology at Emory University. Chanley chaired Westminster's science department for five years, led the Upper School JanTerm program in its first three years, and served as Upper School Academic Dean in 2017. Chanley holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies from Brown University, an M.S. in Biology from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in Epidemiology from Emory University.

Founded in 1951, The Westminster Schools is private, co-ed, Christian day school for students in grades K-12. With an enrollment of 1,873, Westminster students are curious by nature and nurtured by challenge. Situated on 180 wooded acres in the Buckhead community of Atlanta, Westminster has high standards, and students are given the support and encouragement they need to pursue their passions and reach their highest potential.

Principia School
Merry SorrelsMerry Sorrells
Head of School
St. Louis, MO
Appointed for 2022
2022/04/254/25/2022
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Principia School is excited to welcome Merry Sorrells this summer as their next Head of School. Merry has served as head of school at two faith-based, private schools for 14 years, St. Martin's Episcopal School and St. Paul's Episcopal School, both in Louisiana.  In addition, she has worked as an assistant head of school, director of advancement, and director of admissions. She is currently interim associate head of school at Casady School in Oklahoma City. Merry has experience as a founding board member for a charter school and also as a board member for three private schools. She has served as president of the board executive committee of the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest. She also served as secretary of the board for the Southwest Association of Episcopal Schools and was on the Standards Committees for both of these associations for several years. Merry holds an Ed.D. in Executive Leadership from University of Holy Cross, an M.Ed. in Education Administration from University of New Orleans, and a B.A. in International Relations from Principia College.

Founded in 1898, Principia School is a student-centered, future-focused coeducational day and boarding school grounded on the teachings of Christian Science. Principia is home to 480 students from infancy through grade 12 and located on a beautiful, 360-acre campus in Town and Country, MO.  A Principia education focuses on building character and honing skills for the betterment of humanity. The school fosters a challenging yet supportive environment where character unfolds naturally and talent is cultivated through boundless opportunities.

Dalton School
Tiffani Hooper BrombergTiffani Hooper Bromberg
College Counseling Director
New York, NY
Appointed for 2022
2022/04/224/22/2022
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The Dalton School is pleased to welcome Tiffani Hooper Bromberg as their next College Counseling Director. Since 2015, Tiffani has held several College Counseling roles at United National International School in New York, most recently Co-Director of College Counseling, while also serving as Curriculum Coordinator at New York University until 2018. Tiffani has spent 16 years in education in the college counseling field. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Photography from Yale University, a Bachelor of Arts in Black Studies and Fine Art from Amherst College, and graduated from Poly Prep Country Day School.

Founded in 1919, The Dalton School, originally the Children’s University School, is a private, coeducational college preparatory school in New York City and a member of both the Ivy Preparatory School League and the New York Interschool. Located in four buildings within the Upper East Side of Manhattan, Dalton is home to approximately 1,300 students in grades K-12.  Dalton School’s rigorous and challenging academic curriculum is recognized as a model of progressive education, focusing on individualized learning and offering innovative programs.

Whitby School
Gloria ZakersGloria Zakers Arpasi
Head of Middle School
Greenwich, CT
Appointed for 2022
2022/04/224/22/2022
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Whitby School is happy to announce Gloria Zakers Arpasi as their next Middle School Head, effective this summer. Gloria leaves Virgin Islands Montessori School & Peter Gruber International Academy, where she holds an impressive 18-year tenure serving respectively as teacher (throughout), Accreditation Coordinator, Montessori and IB Administrative Leader, Strategic Director, and most recently Director of the MYP & DC International Baccalaureate Program. Gloria has also held roles as Faculty Instructor and Research Diver at the University of Virgin Islands, Senior Aquarist and Program Coordinator at Coral Underwater Observatory and Marine Park in St. Thomas, VI, Middle School Teacher and Community Service Advisor at Antilles School in St. Thomas, and continues to serve as Educational Consultant for the Caribbean & Domestic Advisory Committee Middle States Association. Gloria holds a BS in Marine Biology/Education from the University of the Virgin Islands and an M.Ed in Advanced Teaching and Learning from University of the People.

Whitby School is an independent, co-educational private school in Greenwich, Connecticut, that was founded in 1958 and is accredited by the American Montessori Society. Whitby is home to just under 300 students ages 18 mos-grade 8. Located on a beautifully-wooded 30-acre campus, Whitby has created mentally-stimulating classrooms and outdoor spaces designed for art, science, and technology. The campus is specifically designed to enhance the education students receive.

National Cathedral School
Viviana Valdes-SantosDr. Viviana Valdes-Santos
Head of Upper School
Washington, D.C.
Appointed for 2022
2022/04/124/12/2022
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Dr. Viviana Valdes-Santos will join National Cathedral School in July as the new Head of Upper School. For the last 21 years, Dr. Valdes-Santos has taught in the language department at Phillips Exeter. She currently serves as the Robert Kesler Distinguished Professor in Modern Languages and instructs all levels of French, Spanish, and Italian language classes. Prior to Phillips Exeter Academy, Dr. Valdes-Santos worked in prominent girls’ schools Dana Hall and the Agnes Irwin School. She also spent time at the undergraduate level, teaching at Rutgers University, St. Joseph University, and the University of Delaware. She holds a BA from Georgetown University, an MA from Middlebury College, and a PhD in French literature from Rutgers University.

National Cathedral School (NCS) is an independent Episcopal private day school for girls in grades 4-12 located on the grounds of the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. NCS has about 580 students. Its brother school, St. Albans, and the shared coeducational elementary school, Beauvoir, are also located on the 57-acre Cathedral Close in Northwest Washington. NCS is an educational community which inspires each student to become her best self. The NCS program is designed to capture students’ intellectual curiosity and fuel their academic, artistic, athletic, and personal growth.

New Hope Academy
Tonja WilliamsDr. Tonja Williams
Head of School
Franklin, TN
Appointed for 2022
2022/04/124/12/2022
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New Hope Academy is thrilled to welcome Dr. Tonja Williams as their next Head of School, effective this July. Tonja joins New Hope from the esteemed Head Middle Magnet School of Mathematics and Science in Nashville, where she has served as the Executive Principal for nine years. With over two decades of experience as a secondary teacher and administrator, her strengths lie in teaching, mentoring, and empowering others in education and leadership. She has worked collaboratively to lead two schools, Head Magnet and Nashville School of the Arts, to Tennessee Reward School Status. Prior to her appointment to Head Magnet, she served as the Academic and Curriculum Principal at Glencliff High School and worked for seven years as the assistant principal for Nashville School of the Arts. In 2019, Tonja launched Peace, Love & Pearls, a girls’ mentoring program designed to equip middle school girls with tools and coping strategies to help them succeed in work and life. In 2020, she launched Power, Strength, and Purpose, a male mentoring program designed to help young men recognize their inner power, strength, and purpose. Tonja holds a B.S. degree in Science and an M.S. degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Mississippi State University. She also holds an Ed.S. from Middle Tennessee State University in Administration and Supervision. Finally, she holds an Ed.D. from Trevecca Nazarene University in Educational Leadership and Professional Practice.

New Hope Academy is a private, coeducational, Christ-centered school educating children of diverse racial and socioeconomic backgrounds by establishing a Biblical worldview and preparing each child to flourish academically, emotionally, socially, and spiritually. New Hope enrolls approximately 220 students in pre-K through sixth grade. New Hope Academy seeks to equip each young person to influence culture and society for the advancement of God’s kingdom.

Tabor Academy
Rachael Beare
Associate Head of School for External Affairs
Marion, MA
Appointed for 2022
2022/04/074/7/2022

Tabor Academy is pleased to announce the appointment of Rachael Beare as Associate Head of School for External Affairs beginning July 1, 2022. Rachael brings more than 30 years of experience in admissions and marketing in independent schools across the US, including Phillips Exeter Academy, Lakeside School, The Hotchkiss School, and her alma mater, Loomis Chaffee School. She was also a founding member of the administrative team at Keystone Academy in Beijing, China. In addition to her experience at some of the top independent schools in the country, Rachael served as a founding Board member for the Association of Independent School Admission Professionals (AISAP), a role that showcases her dedication to make a difference in schools.  Rachael earned a bachelor’s degree in English, magna cum laude, from Amherst College and a master’s in education from Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Founded in 1876, Tabor is a premier coeducational boarding school that serves more than 530 students from across the country and around the world. As the School by the Sea, Tabor offers an uncommonly beautiful setting in which to learn for students in grades 9-12. The school provides a wide breadth of academic offerings for students to explore their interests, understand their strengths, and develop their critical thinking and communication skills.

Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Patricia MarshallPatricia Marshall
Superintendent
Lima, Peru
Appointed for 2023
2022/04/064/6/2022
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Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt is excited to announce the appointment of Patricia (Patti) Marshall as their next Superintendent, effective July 2023. She will leave the American School of Guatemala where she has served as General Director/Head of School since 2017. Previously, she served respectively as Lower School Head and Assistant Head of School for Academics at Ranney School in New Jersey (1999-2017). Patti began her career in education at Colegio Panamericano as a History, Civics, and English teacher before transitioning to English Principal and then Interim Head of School (1996 & 1999). Pattie earned a B.A in History and Art History from Ohio University, and an M.A.S in Leadership and Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt, The American School of Lima, is an independent, college preparatory school for age 3-grade 12 students school in Lima, Peru, founded by a group of American families in the mid-1940s, with the intent of providing an American Education. Home to 1239 students, the campus is located on a beautifully landscaped, 23-acre campus in Camacho, La Molina, a southeastern suburb of Lima. The school’s mission is to empower students to pursue their passion for learning, lead lives of integrity and create socially responsible solutions.

Christian Brothers Academy
R. Ross FalesRoss Fales
President
Lincroft, NJ
Appointed for 2022
2022/04/054/5/2022
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Christian Brothers Academy is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. R. Ross Fales as the fourth president in school history. He will be the first lay president of the Academy when his term officially begins in July 2022. Fales has served as the Academy’s principal since 2015. During his tenure as principal, Fales has guided CBA to several accomplishments, most notably earning the National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in 2017. It was the second time in school history that CBA earned the award and was one of just 50 high schools nationally to receive the accommodation that year. After graduating Rutgers University with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences, Fales’ career in education began as a science teacher and swimming coach at several New Jersey high schools, before joining the CBA. Fales has 16 years of experience in school administration, earning his first role at CBA as Dean of Students in 2006. He was quickly elevated to Associate Principal for Student Affairs in 2007, where he oversaw discipline, student life, service programs, and athletics. He earned his master’s degree in Educational Leadership, Management, and Policy from Seton Hall University.

Christian Brothers Academy was founded in 1959 and is located in Monmouth County, New Jersey on 157 acres. Taught in the Catholic, Lasallian tradition, CBA is home to 880 boys in grades 9-12. A two-time National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, CBA provides a contemporary and balanced Catholic education for young men. With a rich and rigorous curriculum, programs of spiritual formation, and a broad range of academic, athletic, and cultural activities, CBA enables students to become intellectually mature and morally responsible leaders for the Church and society.

St. Agnes Academy
Deborah WhalenDeborah Whalen
Interim Head of School
Houston, TX
Appointed for 2022
2022/04/054/5/2022
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St. Agnes Academy has named Deborah Whalen Interim Head of School for the 2022 school year. Deborah began her career at St. Agnes Academy as the academic dean and director of admission in 1998. She assumed the role of principal at St. Agnes in 2010, and proudly served as the instructional leader of the school until 2020 when she stepped down to return to the classroom as a Spanish teacher. She has balanced a busy career while raising three children. Her daughters graduated from St. Agnes in 2018 and 2020. Prior to moving to Houston for her career at St. Agnes, she served as the academic dean at The Woodside Priory School. Deborah has also taught and coached at Bellarmine College Preparatory, an all-boys Jesuit high school in San Jose. Deborah has an MA in educational leadership from California State University.

Founded in 1906, St. Agnes Academy is a Dominican college-preparatory school for girls in grades 9 through 12 in Houston, TX. St. Agnes Academy is located adjacent to Strake Jesuit College Preparatory, a Jesuit school for high school boys. The two schools hold some joint classes together, including choir and band. St. Agnes has approximately 930 girls enrolled. St. Agnes Academy challenges young women through exceptional academic preparation and transformational experiences to lead with integrity, joy and a commitment to social justice.

Lycée Francais de New York
Vianney MotteVianney Motte
Chief Finance and Operations Officer
New York, NY
Appointed for 2022
2022/04/054/5/2022
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Lycée Français de New York is please to announce Vianney Motte as their next Chief Finance and Operations Officer. Vianney leaves Arkadin/NTT Cloud Communication where he holds and impressive 13-year tenure, having served respectively as VP for Finance and Administration for North America, VP for Corporate Finance in Paris, France, VP for Legal and Finance, and finally Chief Financial Officer. Previous he held a variety of financial leadership positions at companies such as Hermes of Paris, Carl Zeiss SMT, Cegetel (Vivendi Universal), and Schneider Electric. Vianney holds an MBA from ESSEC Graduate School of Management in Paris, and a Superior Finance and Accounting Diploma from Lycée Saint-Genevieve in Versailles, France.

Founded in 1935, Lycée Français de New York, is an independent bilingual French school for students from Nursery-3 to twelfth grade based in Manhattan. The Lycée offers a standard French curriculum taught by French-trained teachers. In parallel, students follow an American program, taught by U.S.-trained teachers, similar to what is found in New York City independent schools. Students study for the French general Baccalauréat, the international option of the French Baccalaureate, or a special Franco-American Baccalaureate (BFA), as well as the American High School Diploma. The school has over 1350 students from more than 65 different nationalities.

Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island
Ed BiddleEdward Biddle
Chief Financial Officer
Providence, RI
Appointed for 2022
2022/04/054/5/2022
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The Rt. Rev. W. Nicholas Knisely is pleased to announce that Edward E. Biddle will become the next Chief Financial Officer of the Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island, effective January 31, 2022. Ed comes to the Diocese from the Masters School in Katonah, NY, where he was the Associate Head of School for Finance and Operations. He had been at Masters since he retired from JPMorgan Chase in 2015. While at Masters, he was responsible for the management of all aspects of Finance and Accounting and oversaw maintenance and development of the school’s 100-acre campus and 17 buildings. In addition to his professional accomplishments at Masters, Ed was an active member of St Luke’s Episcopal Church in Katonah, NY, serving variously as Vestry member, Treasurer, and Senior Warden. Ed is a graduate of Dartmouth College, with an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

The Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island is a gathering of the 52 Episcopal Churches in Rhode Island, served by Bishop Knisely and his staff. The current Bishop, The Right Rev. W. Nicholas Knisely, Jr. was consecrated the 13th Bishop of RI in 2012. The Episcopal Church represents the United States in the Anglican Communion, a worldwide Christian denomination. The Episcopal Church comprises approximately 2 million members of 7000 churches throughout all 50 states as well as sixteen countries and 110 dioceses.

Canterbury School of Florida
Hollis AmleyHollis Amley
Head of School
St. Petersburg, FL
Appointed for 2022
2022/04/014/1/2022
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The Canterbury School of Florida is excited to welcome Hollis Amley as their 9th Head of School. Hollis leaves St. John’s School in Houston, TX where has been responsible for day-to-day operations for the Upper Division since 2014. She began her career at St. David’s School in Raleigh, NC where she progressed from teacher to Department Chair while also serving as Head Coach of the school’s inaugural swim team. Previously, at the Browning School, an all-boys school in NYC, she served as history teacher and Student Advisor. In 2011, she returned to St. David’s School where she gained experience as Dean of Faculty and Assistant Headmaster of Academics and Student Life. Raised in St. Petersburg, FL, she graduated from Shorecrest Preparatory School. Hollis received a B.A. in History from Davidson College, an M.A. in History from North Carolina State University, and an M.A. in Education from Teachers College at Columbia University.

Founded in 1968, Canterbury School of Florida is a co-educational, college preparatory, independent day school, located on two campuses in St. Petersburg, FL. Canterbury serves just under 500 students for ages 3 through grade 12, placing a heavy focus on academics, character education, community, and spirituality in the Episcopal tradition. Canterbury is recognized for its focus on student success, providing unique opportunities to learn through exploration, conversation, and connection.

Lake Highland Preparatory School
James McIntyreJames McIntyre
President
Orlando, FL
Appointed for 2022
2022/03/313/31/2022
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Lake Highland Preparatory School is thrilled to announce the hiring of James (Jim) McIntyre as the School’s tenth President, effective July 1, 2022. Jim is currently in his 17th year as Chief Executive Officer and President at Father Ryan High School, a highly respected, almost 100-year-old high school in Nashville, Tennessee. At Father Ryan, Jim has initiated a broad range of academic, programmatic, and campus improvements to benefit students, faculty, and the institution. Prior to leading Father Ryan, he served as Head of School at Cardinal Newman School in South Carolina. He began his career as an educator at his alma mater, Bishop Lynch High School, in Dallas, Texas, as a classroom teacher, coach, and academic dean. Jim earned a B.A. in history from the University of North Texas and an M.A. in Educational Administration from Texas A&M, Commerce.

Lake Highland Preparatory School is a private, coeducational school in Orlando, Florida. Lake Highland Prep is the largest private school in Orlando and serves just under 2,000 students in grades pre-K through 12. Located on a beautiful 42-acre campus, the school’s focus is to inspire students to pursue their full potential to learn, lead, serve, and change the world. In doing so, the school teaches the nine tenets of Christianity, helping students cultivate character and develop into compassionate, empathetic, and courageous leaders.

Lab School of Washington
Ann FeeleyAnn Feeley
Chief Finance & Operations Officer
Washington, D.C.
Appointed for 2022
2022/03/083/8/2022
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The Lab School of Washington is proud to announce Ann Feeley as their next Chief Finance & Operations Officer, effective July 2022. Ann leaves Browne Academy in Virginia where she has held an impressive 15 years tenure serving respectively as Controller and Business Manager/CFO.  She also served as the Interim Head of School in 2020. Prior to entering the world of education Ann held several finance leadership roles including Principal Consultant at Ann Feeley Consulting, Payroll Supervisor for U.S Airways, and Controller for Marriott Management Services.  Ann holds a BS in Accounting from Canisius College in New York, an MBA in Finance from American Public University in West Virginia and recently completed her Executive Leadership Certificate from Cornell University in New York.

The Lab School of Washington is a small independent school (385 students in grades 1-12) in Washington, D.C. for students with language based learning differences. The Lab School was established in 1967 and has an arts centered curriculum on two campuses. Students participate in project-based learning in an environment that is designed for them to develop strong habits of mind, executive functioning skills, and self-advocacy in order to thrive as confident, capable learners.

The Howard School
Anna MooreAnna Moore
Head of School
Atlanta, GA
Appointed for 2022
2022/02/282/28/2022
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The Howard School is proud to announce Anna Moore as their next Head of School, beginning July 2022. Anna is a proven educational leader with an accomplished career building strong environments and communities within schools. Anna leaves The Westminster Schools after 11 years holding several roles, including Director of Student Support, Director of Summer School, and Grade Level Dean for 9th Grade girls. Prior to her time at Westminster, Anna was an Assistant Professor at Emory University School of Medicine for 6 years. Anna completed an Internship and PostDoctoral Fellowship in Neuropsychology & Pediatric Neuropsychology at University of Florida, has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from University of California, San Diego, and an A.B. in Psychology from Duke University.

The Howard School, founded in 1950 by Marian Howard, was created to open doors to students with language-based learning disabilities and differences. The curriculum is designed to address students’ individual needs and to help them understand their own best learning methods, encouraging them to advocate for themselves. Home to 400 students in grades K-12 and located on 16 acres of beautiful woodlands overlooking the Howell Mill, Howard School aims to nurture learning as a collaborative endeavor, building upon communication and community.

Intercultural Montessori Language School
Rod ShawRod Shaw
Head of School
Oak Park, IL
Appointed for 2022
2022/02/282/28/2022
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Intercultural Montessori School is pleased to announce Rod Shaw as their next Head of School beginning July 2022, following his role as Interim Head of School for the 2020-2022 school years. Rod has over 25 years of leadership experience, having spent 10 of those years in the education field. Prior to and during his service as Interim Head, Rod doubled as the Director of Finance & Facilities for Intercultural Montessori, overseeing their financial operations and planning. Rod held these roles following an 8-year tenure as Intercultural Montessori's Oak Park Campus Director, supervising all campus functions and serving as Board Secretary. Rod attended Northern Illinois University completing a Master of Business Administration, a B.S. in Economics, and a B.A. in International Relations.

Intercultural Montessori School was established in 2005 and is a dual language Montessori school for students age 2 through 8th grade. With 84% of their staff speaking two or more languages, Intercultural Montessori provides its 250 students with a full curriculum in two languages while focusing on individual needs.  Students are academically prepared for their futures as bilingual, biliterate, and confident learners. Intercultural Montessori’s students become citizens of the world, able to thrive in culturally diverse environments and ready to impact the global community.

Pingry School
Tim Lear
Head of School
Basking Ridge, NJ
Appointed for 2022
2022/02/182/18/2022
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Pingry is thrilled to announce that Timothy P. Lear ’92,  a member of the Senior Administrative Team, teacher, and coach at Pingry since 2007, will be its 17th Head of School, effective July 1, 2022. Tim has served as Pingry’s Assistant Head of School for Guidance and Student Life since July 2021, a position that includes building and leading a K-12 Counseling and Academic Support Team, as well as helping to guide the School’s practices in SEL (social-emotional learning) and DEIB (diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging). Previously, he served for a year as Dean of College Counseling and Director of Student Support Services. He spent his first 13 years at Pingry as Director of College Counseling, during which time he also added programs to help students navigate the college process, expanded the College Counseling Office  and redesigned the office’s leadership structure. Prior to returning to Pingry, Tim worked for 10 years at Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child, where he started as an Upper School English Teacher and then added Director of College Counseling to his responsibilities. He received an A.B. in English from Princeton University and an M.A. in English from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English.

The Pingry School, considered one of the most prestigious in the state and country,  is a coeducational, independent, college preparatory day school in New Jersey, with a Lower School campus in the Short Hills neighborhood of Millburn, and a Middle and Upper School campus in the Basking Ridge section of Bernards Township. The school was founded in 1861 by John F. Pingry. Home to 840 students, Pingry’s mission is to foster in students a lifelong commitment to intellectual exploration, individual growth, and social responsibility by inspiring and supporting them to strive for academic and personal excellence within an ethical framework that places the highest value on honor and respect for others.

Saint Patrick Catholic School
Lauren MazzariLauren Mazzari
Head of School
Norfolk, VA
Appointed for 2022
2022/01/271/27/2022
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Saint Patrick Catholic School is pleased to announce Lauren Mazzari as its next Head of School, effective July 2022. Lauren has served as the Head of Upper School at St. Luke’s School in New York City since 2017. Here, she helped to shape and advance the school’s many initiatives including guiding the transition to remote leaving at the start of COVID, re-imagining and formatting in-person events, establishing a comprehensive upper school advisory program, and creating a formal curriculum review process. Prior to St. Luke’s, Lauren held a 20-year tenure at Lacordaire Academy in Upper Montclair, New Jersey, serving respectively as Religion and Literature Teacher, Assistant Elementary Principal, Head of Lower/Middle School, and Assistant Head of School. Lauren holds an M.A. in Educational Administration from Caldwell University, a Post Baccalaureate for Teaching Certification from Montclair State University, and a B.S. in Psychology from Georgetown University.

Established in 2005, Saint Patrick Catholic School is an independent Catholic school for PK4-8th grade. There are 400 students on the school’s 16.5-acre campus in Norfolk, Virginia. Saint Patrick Catholic School believes in nurturing the whole child (mind, body, and spirit) to guide the students in becoming Christ-centered servant leaders. The students’ education stands on six principles of leadership training, service learning, spiritual formation, character development, academic preparation, and physical wellness, which will foster autonomy in self-reflection and decision-making for their futures.

Academy of the Sacred Heart
Micheline Dutil-HoffmannMicheline Dutil-Hoffmann
Head of School
New Orleans, LA
Appointed for 2022
2022/01/271/27/2022
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Academy of the Sacred Heart is thrilled to announce Micheline Dutil as their next Head of School. Micheline has over 36 years of experience as a teacher, Vice-Principal, Principal, and Head of School, 33 of which have been in Catholic education. Micheline, currently serving in the Interim Head role at ASH, previously served as Head of School at the International School of Arizona beginning in 2018. Prior to this role she held an impressive 38 year tenure in the Toronto Catholic School District as a teacher and administrator. Micheline was the Co-Founder and CFO of Teachers Helping Teachers Canada (2009-2015), a non-profit organization for educators traveling to Kenya, Uganda, and Haiti to provide professional development to colleagues. Born in Montreal, where she became bilingual in French and English, Micheline holds degrees from the University of Toronto as well as the Universite d’Ottawa and Mount St. Vincent University.

Founded in 1867, Academy of the Sacred Heart an all girls Catholic School for ages 1-Grade 12. Located in New Orleans and home to 746 students, ASH is voted the #1 Best Catholic High School in New Orleans (Niche). ASH is a part of a network of 25 independent Sacred Heart schools across the US and Canada that share a common bond – “Educate the whole child.”

St. Paul Academy and Summit School
Luis OttleyDr. Luis Ottley
Head of School
St. Paul, MN
Appointed for 2022
2022/01/181/18/2022
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St. Paul Academy and Summit School is thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr. Luis Ottley as their next Head of School, effective July 2022. Luis brings a wealth of experience from multiple independent schools across the country.  His inclusive, collaborative approach to leadership has created school environments in which all voices are heard and appreciated. Since 2017 he has served as Head of School at St. Martin’s Episcopal School in Atlanta. Previously, he served as Head of School at Marin Horizon School in Mill Valley, CA, for six years. He also served as Middle School Head at Ethical Culture Fieldston School in the Bronx  and at University Preparatory Academy in Seattle. He has held multiple administrative, classroom, and coaching roles at the Shipley School (PA); the Bullis School (MD), and West Nottingham Academy (MD). He holds a B.S. from Allegheny College (PA), an M.B.A. from Johns Hopkins University (MD), and an Ed.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently working towards a Master of Divinity degree from Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CA).

St. Paul Academy and Summit School is a college preparatory independent day school in Saint Paul, Minnesota for 870 students in grades K–12. The school was established through a merger in 1969 of St. Paul Academy, a school for boys, and Summit School, a school for girls. SPA has two campuses that are located just over a mile apart in St. Paul’s Macalester-Groveland neighborhood. The Goodrich Campus is home to the Lower School and the Randolph Campus houses the Middle and Upper Schools. With and intentionally ambitions mission – shaping the minds and the hearts of the people who will change the world – students are pushed to be thoughtful in everything they do.

Branksome Hall Asia
Blair Lee
Head of School
Jeju Island, Korea
Appointed for 2022
2021/12/1412/14/2021
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Branksome Hall Asia is pleased to announce Blair Lee is their next Head of School, effective July, 2022. Blair currently serves as Head of School at Dalian American International School in Dalian, China where he has been since 2018. Previously he served as Assistant Head for Academics at Seoul Foreign School in Korea. He has held various leadership roles around the world including Superintendent as Mount Zaagkam International School in Indonesia, High School and Middle School Principal at American International School in Kuwait, and Principal and Assistant Principal at Moose Jaw School District in Canada. Blair holds a BA in Education from University of Saskatchewan (Canada), an M.Ed in Educational Administration from University of Regina (Canada), and an E.D in Educational Administration From Lehigh University in Pennsylvania.

Branksome Hall Asia is an international school located on the island of Jeju, South Korea. Branksome Hall Asia is an IB World school for students in grades JK-12. Branksome Hall Asia Junior School is co-educational and welcomes boys from JK Prep to Grade 4. Boarding is available for girls in Grades 5 through 12. Day students are welcome to join at any grade from JK Prep to Grade 12. Founded in 2012, Branksome Hall Asia is the sister school of Branksome Hall, a 110-year old independent girls’ school in Canada, consistently ranked as one of the best boarding schools in the world. At Branksome Hall Asia, the mission, vision, traditions and benefits of new, state-of-the-art facilities are what make students grow as globally-minded learners and leaders, and prepare them for the challenges and opportunities they will meet in a rapidly changing interdependent world.

Oakridge School
Matthew Burgy
Head of School
Arlington, TX
Appointed for 2022
2021/11/1611/16/2021
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Oakridge School is pleased to announce Matthew Burgy as their next Head of School starting July 2022. Matthew will transition from his most recent role at St. Mark’s Episcopal School in Houston as Assistant Head for Teaching and Learning. Prior to this, Matthew was the Head of School for The Fulton School in Heath, TX. Matthew has also held roles as a Dean of Students, Director of Admission, Head of Middle School, Head of Upper School, Athletic Director, and mathematics teacher for 5th grade through AP Calculus. Matthew earned his BA from Stephen F. Austin State University, an MS from American Military University and his Master of Education in Independent School Leadership from Vanderbilt University.

Founded in 1979, Oakridge School in Arlington, Texas is a co-ed, college preparatory day school for students aged 3 through 12th grade. Oakridge is home to a diverse school community, enrolling approximately 800 students from 22 area cities and 8 countries. The school strives to nurture curiosity, creativity, confidence, collaboration, and character in every student. Students are inspired to seek their full potential in academics, the arts, and athletics and are well prepared for lives of meaning and accomplishment in college and beyond.

Thayer Academy
Connie Yepez
Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Braintree, MA
Appointed for 2021
2021/11/1611/16/2021
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Thayer Academy is pleased to announce Connie Yepez as its next director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, effective July 2021. Connie transitioned from her most recent position at The Park School in Brookline, MA where she served in a similar role. A Groton alum, Connie served as the Assistant Director of Admission at Groton before serving at A Better Chance Inc. as their Assistant Director of Field Operations, eventually moving on to Concord Academy, Noble and Greenough School, and Roxbury Preparatory Charter Schools. Connie earned her BA in Women's and Gender Studies from Eckerd College.

Thayer Academy in Braintree, MA is a co-ed, day school and home to over 700 students in grades 5-12. Located just up the hill from the MBTA’s final Red Line stop is the historic 34-acre campus. Founded in 1877, Thayer has a rich history of educating hardworking and motivated students and prides itself on its vibrant and diverse community. With an academic program focused on supporting students to branch out of their comfort zones and expert faculty guiding the way, students are empowered to become young leaders of purpose, empathy, and character.

San Francisco Friends School
Pankti Sevak
Head of School
San Francisco, CA
Appointed for 2022
2021/11/1611/16/2021
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San Francisco Friends School is thrilled to announce Pankti Sevak as their third Head of School, effective July 2022. Pankti brings outstanding credentials as a science and math teacher, a visionary Middle School leader, and a Quaker educator. She has worked in schools for almost three decades and will behind Friends Seminary in New York where she has served as the Head of Middle School since 2011. At Friends Seminary Pankti supervised the academic and social well being of 220 students while overseeing the operations of the school, including development, hiring, curriculum, and budgeting. Pankti also served on the Middle School Admissions Committee, was a member and clerk of the Search Committees for Administrative Leadership positions, and was the Interim Chair for the Math Department from 2019-2020. Pankti holds an MA in Teaching and a BS in Biological Sciences from Cornell University.

San Francisco Friends School, founded in 1981, serves 438 students in a K-8 co-ed day school based on Quaker traditions. SF Friends School believes in service learning as being vital to their mission, helping students to develop empathy, compassion, and kindness for others. The school challenges students with a dynamic curriculum, encouraging them to be curious while trusting themselves. San Francisco Friends Schools aims to prepare its students for the future by providing a Friends education that is reflective, purposeful, and respectful.

Stanley Clark School
Ben Ottenweller
Head of School
South Bend, IN
Appointed for 2022
2021/11/1611/16/2021
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The Stanley Clark School is excited to announce Ben Ottenweller as their next Head of School. For the past seventeen years, Ben has been a member of the Canterbury School community in Fort Wayne, IN, where he has served as a 4th grade teacher, middle school director, high school basketball coach, and high school director. For the past seven years, Ben has served as Canterbury’s assistant head of school. Prior to his tenure at Canterbury, Ben served as a Mild Disabilities Teacher and 3rd grade teacher at Churubusco Elementary School. Ben is a member of the ISACS Board of Trustees, Young Scholars Academy Board of Trustees, and former Board Member of the Boys and Girls Club of Fort Wayne. He earned his BS in Elementary Education from Indiana University-Bloomington, his Master of Arts in Education from Ball State University and is currently a candidate for a Doctorate in Education from Vanderbilt University.

The Stanley Clark School in South Bend, Indiana is a co-ed day school serving students in PK through 8th grade. Established in 1958, Stanley Clark is home to close to 350 students in Indiana and Michigan. Located on 30 beautiful wooded acres, Stanley students are inspired toward excellence in their academics, the arts, athletics, and character. Hands-on learning opportunities in a nurturing, collaborative environment lay the foundation for academic success and Stanley Clark graduates leave well prepared for high school and college, with the ability to problem solve, think imaginatively, and express their individual point of view.

Brewster Madrid (Opening 2023)
Ariane Baer-Harper
Founding Head
Madrid, Spain
Appointed for 2022
2021/11/0911/9/2021
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Brewster Madrid is proud to announce Ariane Baer-Harper as its Founding Head of School. Ariane will transition to Madrid in July 2022, with the school opening in Fall 2023. Ariane has 23 years of experience in schools and her passion for growing schools has led her to Brewster Madrid. Most recently, she served as Enko Waka International School’s Head of School and Country Director (Superintendent). As their Head of School, Ariane managed multiple campuses, developed a progressive marketing vision for the schools, and retained a team of highly motivated staff and teachers. Ariane earned her BA in Modern Languages from Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and MSed from the State University of New York at Geneseo.

Brewster Madrid in Madrid, Spain will be Brewster Academy’s first global campus. Brewster Academy effectively employs a unique approach to education called the Brewster Model – this model will be the school’s foundation. Brewster Madrid will focus its efforts on a team approach, age-specific social and emotional curriculum, and a global outlook. Scheduled to open in Fall 2023, Brewster Madrid will be a K-12 day school and will enroll approximately 1,200 students.

Graded – The American School of São Paulo
Bryan Bordelon
High School Principal
São Paulo, Brazil
Appointed for 2022
2021/11/0911/9/2021
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Bryan Bordelon has been selected as Graded’s next High School Principal, beginning July 2022. Bryan will bring a student-centered philosophy to prepare students for future success as he joins the Graded Community. Since 2016, Bryan has served as Sharpstown International School’s Principal in Houston. Bryan is working towards his Ed.D. in K-12 Leadership from University of Houston (December 2021) and has an MEd in Education Administration and BA in English & Psychology, both awarded from the University of Texas.

Graded School in Sao Paulo, Brazil is a co-ed day school for students in grades K-12. Founded in 1920 by the American Chamber of Commerce, Graded School follows an American curriculum with instruction in English. Over 1300 students are enrolled across Graded’s three divisions: Lower School, Middle School, High School. Their program instills intellectual curiosity, perseverance, respect, integrity, and kindness while students work towards an American diploma, with the option of additionally completing an IB diploma and/or a Brazilian diploma.

Foxcroft School
Whittney Preston
Dean of Inclusive Excellence
Middleburg, VA
Appointed for 2021
2021/10/1910/19/2021
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Whittney Preston has been selected as Foxcroft School’s inaugural Dean of Inclusive Excellence. As a member of the school’s administrative team, the Dean of Inclusive Excellence carries primary responsibility for supporting faculty as they work with students and in refining Foxcroft’s curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment through the lens of equity and inclusion. Since 2013, Whittney has served at Heritage Hall School where she first began as a Spanish teacher before transitioning to the Specials’ Team Leader for the Lower School and most recently serving as the Associate Director of Diversity and Inclusion. Whittney earned an undergraduate degree in Spanish from the University of Oklahoma, an MA in Educational Leadership from Southern Nazarene University, and is currently working towards her Ed.D.

Foxcroft School in Middleburg, Virginia is an all-girls boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12. Located on 500 acres 45 miles from Washington, D.C, Foxcroft is home to 160 students, each known, accepted, and valued. The school combines a supportive environment with a rigorous interdisciplinary and experiential curriculum that focuses on how girls learn best. The school’s comprehensive programming offers 79 academic courses, as well as an innovative STEM initiative in state-of-the-art facilities and opportunities outside of the classroom in athletics, the arts, and a nationally recognized equestrian program.

Amherst College
Traniece Bruce
Associate Director of Financial Aid
Amherst, MA
Appointed for 2022
2021/10/1910/19/2021
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Amherst College is pleased to announce Traniece Bruce as their next Associate Director of Financial Aid, beginning July 2022. Traniece will transition from the University of Miami where she served as the Assistant Director in their Office of Undergraduate Admissions since 2018. She began her career as a Pre-College Adviser for Upward Bound at Wichita State University and maintained her commitment to her role as a student advocate through her tenure as a Financial Aid Adviser in Wichita State University’s Office of Financial Aid. At the University of Miami, she served as a mentor in their Empower ME program, assisting underrepresented and first-generation students in their transition to college life. Traniece earned her Bachelor of Science from Wichita State University in Health Services Management and Community Development.

Amherst College is a private liberal arts college located in Amherst, MA. The school serves 1,850 students and offers 41 fields of study in the arts, humanities, natural and social sciences. Amherst is also a member of the Five Colleges Consortium, which allows students to attend courses at nearby Smith, Mount Holyoke, Hampshire Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. In the 200 years since its founding in 1821, Amherst has remained committed to the value of the liberal arts and the importance of diversity in talents, experiences, and perspectives to the community.

Episcopal Diocese of Virginia
Rev. Dr. J. Lee Hill, Jr.
Missioner for Racial Justice and Healing
Richmond, VA
Appointed for 2022
2021/10/1910/19/2021
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The Episcopal Diocese of Virginia is honored to announce the appointment of the Rev. Dr. J. Lee Hill, Jr. as the first Missioner for Racial Justice and Healing effective July 2022. Lee will be transitioning from his role as the Senior Pastor for the Christian Fellowship Congregational Church in San Diego, CA which he has held since 2010. An experienced interfaith leader, he currently serves as the Interfaith Justice Coordinator for Alliance San Diego, a nonprofit justice-related organization. Prior to this, Lee was the Associate Minister at The Riverside Church in New York, NY and Knollwood Baptist Church in Winston Salem, NC. Lee earned his BA in Integrative Studies from George Mason University, holds a Master of Divinity from Wake Forest University, Master of Theology from Columbia Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry from Emory University.

The Episcopal Diocese of Virginia is the largest diocese of the Episcopal Church in the US, serving 68,000 baptized members and 425 clergy in 38 counties and several cities of central, northern, and northwestern Virginia. The Diocese has identified three priority areas: healing across differences, honoring and caring for God’s creation, and sharing the faith of Jesus as the focus of their mission. First organized in 1785, the organization now includes 179 congregations, six schools, two diocesan centers and six diocesan homes, and is home to the largest Anglican seminary in the world, the Virginia Theological Seminary.

Deerfield Academy
Steven Lee
Director of Inclusion and Community Engagement
Deerfield, MA
Appointed for 2021
2021/10/1910/19/2021
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Deerfield Academy is pleased to announce Steven Lee as their next Director of Inclusion and Community Engagement, starting July 2021. Steven recently transitioned from Edmund Burke School in Washington, D.C. where he served as Director of Equity, Inclusion and Civic Engagement since 2015.  During this time, Steven taught civics courses and created the school’s Equity and Inclusion Task Force. Prior to Edmund Burke, Steven held instructional and leadership roles at the Athenian School in California and began his teaching career at the San Francisco University High School. Steven has also led workshops on diversity and equity-related topics at regional and national conferences such as the Asian Educators Alliance Annual Conference and NAIS People of Color Conference. He earned a BA from the University of California, Los Angeles in English, and a MA from the University of California Berkeley in Comparative Ethnic Studies.

Deerfield Academy is an independent, coeducational secondary school located on 280 acres in historic Deerfield MA. One of the oldest secondary schools in the U.S., Deerfield was founded in 1797 and is now home to over 600 students 9-12, including post-graduates. A leading academic institution, Deerfield offers a rigorous liberal arts curriculum and a robust co-curricular program, allowing students to develop their leadership skills and create authentic connections to one another and their community.

Taipei American School
Grace Cheng DodgeDr. Grace Cheng Dodge
Head of School
Shihlin District, Taiwan
Appointed for 2021
2021/08/058/5/2021
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Taipei American School is proud to announce Dr. Grace Cheng Dodge as their next Head of School effective July 2021. Grace is well known to the TAS community, having served in several previous positions, including College Counseling Director, Deputy Head of School, and most recently as the school’s Interim Head. From 2015 to 2018, she was the Director of Admission at Wellesley College and prior to that held positions at Harvard University’s admissions department, last serving as an Associate Director of Admissions from 2012-2015. Grace earned her BA in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University and holds an MS in Accounting, an MBA and an EdD in Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University.

Founded in 1949, Taipei American School is one of Asia’s top college preparatory co-educational independent, PK-12 schools, offering an American-based education with a truly global perspective. The campus, located in Tianmu, a northern suburb of Taipei, houses over 2400 students across their three divisions enabling all students to learn, grow, create, and dream in the same inspirational space. World class facilities support a wide range of creative programs designed to enhance the academic program at Taipei American School. For every TAS student, the core of their experience is a rigorous academic program that will prepare them for the future, and a community that serves as a bridge between who they are who they will become.

Keystone Academy of Beijing
Emily McCarrenEmily McCarren
Head of School
Beijing, China
Appointed for 2022
2021/08/058/5/2021
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Keystone Academy of Beijing is excited to announce Emily McCarren as their next Head of School, starting July 2022. Emily will be leaving her current position as Academy Principal (grades 9-12) at the Punahou School in Honolulu, HI. She started at Punahou in 2006 as a Spanish Teacher and later served as their Director of the Wo International Center from 2012 to 2015. She has also held teaching positions at Thacher School in Ojai, CA, and at Swiss Semester in Zermatt, Switzerland. Emily serves on the boards of the Global Online Academy and the Mastery Transcript Consortium. She earned her BA in Spanish from Colby College and holds master’s degrees in Spanish Literature and Educational Leadership from St. Louis University and Columbia University Emily also earned a PhD in Learning Design and Technology from the University of Hawai’i.

Keystone Academy, founded in 2014, is a unique boarding and day school in Beijing, China for students in grades K through 12. Keystone integrates teaching and learning practices from Chinese, American and international schools to form a singular outstanding educational program. Their curriculum is designed to prepare students for lives of leadership in China and throughout the world and all Keystone students graduate fluent in both Chinese and English. As a strong, culturally blended community, the school strives to affirm their “Five Traditional Virtues”: compassion, justice, respect, wisdom, and honesty.

Egyptian Leadership Academy
Peter SalibaPeter Saliba
Founding Head of School
El Gouna, Egypt
Appointed for 2021
2021/07/307/30/2021
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The Founders of The Egyptian Leadership Academy are pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Saliba as the Founding Head of School. Peter has 28 years of experience in education and most recently served as Head of School at the Tilton School in New Hampshire, a position he held since 2012. As Head of School, Peter led the creation of a new educational model, the Mastery Approach, aligning emerging research and best educational practices in the process. Prior to Tilton, Peter served as Upper School Director at Berwick Academy in Maine.  He has also held leadership roles at Sage Hill School (CA), Holderness School (NH), and Western Reserve Academy (OH).  After his own formative boarding school experience, Peter went on to earn his BA in History from Middlebury College then an MA from Dartmouth College.

Set to open in September 2022, The Egyptian Leadership Academy aspires to develop a coed boarding school for promising students in grades 8-12 from around Egypt. With an academic program that incorporates aspects of U.S. and international curriculum, the school envisions being able to offer a range of subjects and topics preparing students for leading colleges and universities across the world and shaping future generations of Egyptian leaders. Additionally, The Egyptian Leadership Academy will feature a strong co-curricular program emphasizing sports, arts, public speaking, service, and clubs, along with international travel trips for students to learn from authentic experiences. The campus will be located on the Red Sea, 275 miles south of Cairo, in the international community of El Gouna and will eventually accommodate 450 students when fully enrolled.

Tahoe Expedition Academy
David MaherDavid Maher
Head of School
Truckee, CA
Appointed for 2021
2021/07/307/30/2021
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Tahoe Expedition Academy is thrilled to announce David Maher as the next Head of School starting July 2021. David leaves behind Rolling Hills Prep and Renaissance Schools, two sisters schools in San Pedro, CA, where he has served on both campuses as Head of Schools, Assistant Head of Schools, and Head of Upper Schools. Prior to this tenure, David spent two years in South Korea as the Upper School Division Head at Chadwick International, and prior to this, six years at Fountain Valley School as English Teacher, Outdoor Education Director and Academic Dean. David earned his a B.A. in Economics, a B.S. in Middle Education and a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from James Madison University.

Tahoe Expedition Academy, located in Truckee, CA, is a K-12th grade school with robust summer programs and engaging after-school clubs for all students. The school prides itself on its unique educational approach that combines classical content and skills with real-world problem solving. The school inspires students to be creative problem solvers with a social conscience and have a positive impact on the world around them.

Hockaday School
Nicole ChristensenNicole Christenson
Middle School Head
Dallas, TX
Appointed for 2021
2021/07/307/30/2021
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Nicole Christenson will be the next Middle School Head at the Hockaday School starting Summer 2021. Nicole has been with Stone Ridge School of Sacred Heart in Bethesda, MD since 2004, serving in various roles such as Middle School Head, Assistant Head of Lower School, Academic Coordinator, Learning Strategist and fourth grade teacher. Prior to Stone Ridge, Nicole spent a number of years as a special education teacher at the elementary school level. Nicole holds a B.A. in Elementary Education from Rollins College and an M.A. in Special Education from Vanderbilt University.

The Hockaday School is an independent, secular, college preparatory day and boarding school for girls located in Dallas, Texas, USA. The boarding school is for girls in grades 8–12 and the day school is from pre-kindergarten to grade 12.  Founded in 1913, the school provides education for girls of strong potential and diverse backgrounds who may be expected to assume positions of responsibility and leadership in a rapidly changing world. The Hockaday School’s purpose is to foster a community of concern and friendship and to instill in every girl a love of learning, an understanding of herself and the ethical principles which guide her life, and a commitment to what is right and good.

American Community School at Beirut
Thomas CangianoThomas Cangiano
Head of School
Beirut, Lebanon
Appointed for 2021
2021/07/307/30/2021
Head of School/Leader Jobs

The American Community School at Beirut is proud to welcome Thomas Cangiano as its next Head of School effective July 2021. Since 2018 Thomas has served as the Head of School for GEMS World Academy in Chicago, IL.  Prior to his headship at GEMS, Thomas served as President of the American College of Sofia in Bulgaria and then President of Shady Side Academy in Pennsylvania. Thomas holds a lifelong passion for history and literature and earned his B.A. in American Literature from Middlebury College, an M.A.T. in English from Tufts University and both an M.A. and M.Phil. in History from Columbia University.

The American Community School at Beirut, founded in 1905, is an independent, pre-K-12, coed day school. It draws over 1000 students each year from both the Lebanese and international communities and embraces diversity in race, gender, religion, national origin and economic background in both its faculty and student body. ACS offers research-based educational practices taught through an American educational philosophy. Their program empowers students to learn from one another and think critically as members of a global community.

Holderness School
John McVeighJohn McVeigh
Head of School
Plymouth, NH
Appointed for 2022
2021/07/307/30/2021
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Holderness is excited to announce John McVeigh as its next Head of School beginning summer 2022. John leaves Brooks School in North Andover, Massachusetts, where he holds an 18-year tenure serving as Dean of Faculty, Associate Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, Director of College Counseling, Science, Math and Oratory classroom teacher, advisor, Varsity Boys Basketball Coach and most recently Associate Head of School for Faculty Affairs and Dean of Faculty. John consistently uses the present to prepare for the school’s future success, leading teams through changes such as transforming a residential boarding school to being fully remote, planning and implementing multi-year monetary campaigns to raise funds for school-wide contributions, and cultivating programs to enhance inclusive, responsive instruction through professional development.  He holds a B.S. in Biology and Chemistry from Merrimack College and a M.S. in Environmental Management from Duke University.

Holderness School, founded in 1879, is an independent boarding and day, coed school located in New Hampshire. Home to nearly 300 students on 600 acres of land, Holderness is known for its experiential learning, immersing students in outdoor, real life experiences to provide an education of the mind, body, and spirit while building on the school’s core values. Holderness aims to prepare its students with leadership skills and intellectual development, readying them for challenges and encouraging them to take on the world ahead.

Fairfield Country Day School
Paul MountcastlePaul Mountcastle
Director of Development
Fairfield Country Day School
Appointed for 2021
2021/07/267/26/2021
Development Leadership Jobs

Fairfield Country Day is happy to welcome Paul Mountcastle as its next Director of Development. Since 2017, Paul has served as the Director of Development at Derby Academy in Highham, Massachusetts. Previously, he held a six-year tenure as Director of Annual Giving, then Major Gifts Officer at Dexter Southfield in Brookline, Massachusetts. Paul has over 20 years of experience in academic environments, including roles as a teacher, academic advisor, coach, and mentor, which developed into an expertise in Annual Giving, Major Gifts, and campaign and event planning. At the start of his academic endeavors, Paul taught English at several high schools, stemming from his B.A. in English with a minor in Economics from Hamilton College.

Fairfield Country Day School is a private all-boys day school, founded in 1936. With over 200 students, Fairfield Country Day School provides a rigorous community for growth and learning for grades K-9 with small class sizes and an emphasis on community. They set the example for building communities by driving connections between teacher and student – teachers are expected to teach, coach a sport, serve as an advisor, lead a lunch table, and supervise extracurricular activities. Fairfield Country Day School strives to create a student body with a wide range of talents, where each student is acknowledged and celebrated.

George School
Jaime AbramovJaime Abramov
Director of Development
Newtown, PA
Appointed for 2021
2021/07/267/26/2021
Development Leadership Jobs

George School will welcome Jaime Abramov as their new Director of Development this summer. Previously Jaime was the Vice President for Advancement at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, NJ. Jaime began her career at the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation in 2001, first as a Program Officer before moving into the role of Development Officer. From 2005 to 2014, Jaime served Princeton University as their Associate Director of Capital Giving. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Communication from New York University and a Master’s in Education from the University of Pennsylvania.

George School is a Quaker, co-ed, boarding and day school, serving students in grades 9-12 and located in Newtown, PA. George School was founded 1891 and opened its doors to students two years later. Today, the campus is comprised of state-of-the-art facilities on 240 acres of open lawns and woods, creating a perfect environment for both focused study and energetic creativity. In line with its Quaker roots, George School seeks to develop citizen scholars who learn to treasure learning for its own sake and to use it to benefit a diverse world.

Friends Seminary
Blair ParkerBlair Parker
Upper School Head
New York, NY
Appointed for 2021
2021/06/306/30/2021
Division Head Jobs

Blair Parker will be the next Upper School Head at Friends Seminary, in New York, NY, starting July 2021. Since 2013, Blair has been with Riverdale Country School in Bronx, NY, serving in a number of roles including, Assistant Head of Upper School, Interim Director of Financial Aid, Dean of Students and history faculty. Before Riverdale, Blair spent seven years at the National Cathedral School as a social sciences teacher and Junior Class Dean and then a two year stint at Emma Willard School in the history and computer science departments. Blair earned her B.A. in History from University of Virginia and holds a M.A. in Private School Leadership from Teachers College, Columbia University.

Friends Seminary is an independent K-12 school in Manhattan within the landmarked district in the East Village. The oldest continuously coeducational school in New York City, Friends Seminary serves 780 students in Kindergarten through Grade 12. The school’s mission is to prepare students “not only for the world that is, but to help them bring about a world that ought to be.” It is guided by a service mission statement and a diversity mission statement.

American College of Sofia
Emily Sargent-Beasley
President
Sofia, Bulgaria
Appointed for 2022
2021/06/236/23/2021
Head of School/Leader Jobs

ACS is proud to announce Emily Sargent-Beasley as its next President, effective summer 2022. Since 2016 she has served as Head of Pudong Campus of the Shanghai American School, the longest standing international school in China. Previously she held a six-year tenure at Walworth Barbour American International School in Tel Aviv, Israel, serving respectively as Middle School Principal, Director of Teaching and Learning and Assistant Superintendent. The child of international educators, she grew up attending schools in Lebanon, Iran, Saudi Arabia and India, followed by a professional career in India, Israel and China. As an experienced school administrator, Emily has successfully tackled wide-ranging changes, opportunities and challenges, from strategic plan implementation and accreditation processes to campus expansions, curriculum re-design and health crisis management during the current pandemic. She holds a B.A in Geography from George Mason University, an M.A in Education from James Madison University, a PhD in Literacy from the Curry School of Education at University of Virginia, and is a current Doctoral candidate in International Leadership at the University of San Diego.

ACS is one of the oldest American educational institutions outside the United States. With a highly selective admissions process, the school seeks to develop critical thinking, lifelong intellectual curiosity, leadership, and collaboration among multi-talented students of various social, cultural, economic, and geographic backgrounds. Home to 900 students and operating on 52 beautiful, park-like acres, the ACS curriculum is rigorous and most courses are taught in English at an advanced college/university preparatory level.

The Spence School
Felicia Wilks
Head of School
New York, NY
Appointed for 2022
2021/06/236/23/2021
Head of School/Leader Jobs

The Spence School is excited to welcome Felicia Wilks as its next Head of School beginning July 2022. Felicia most recently served as the Assistant Head of School and the Upper School Director at Lakeside School in Seattle, Washington. Prior to Lakeside, Felicia was Head of Upper School at Garrison Forest School, in Owings Mills, MD. Felicia’s work in diversity and inclusion for students and faculty has been recognized nationally. She, herself, graduated from the all-girls Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore and strongly believes in the mission of single-sex education for girls and women. Felicia holds a B.A from Columbia College in African American Studies as well as a M.A in writing from Johns Hopkins University, and received her Certificate in Educational Leadership for Independent Schools in 2020.

The Spence School, founded in 1892, is a private all-girls school located on the Upper East Side of New York City. Home to just under 800 students, Spence is well known for its rigorous liberal arts program for their diverse student body in grades K-12. Spence understands the importance of self-agency, ensuring students are actively engaged in their own education. Through this effort, combined with high expectations and an exceptional teaching team, The Spence School follows through with its vision to prepare their students for the world ahead.

Haverford School
Tyler Casertano
Head of School
Haverford, PA
Appointed for 2021
2021/06/236/23/2021
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Haverford is excited to announce Tyler Casertano as their 10th Head of School. Tylor leaves St. Albans School in Washington, D.C., where he holds a nine-year tenure serving as Teacher and Coach, Assistant Director of Upper School Admissions, Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, and most recently Assistant Head of School for Advancement and Strategy. Tyler grew up on two boarding school campuses: The Loomis Chaffee School and Millbrook School. Tyler attended Loomis Chaffee, where he graduated cum laude, played soccer, hockey, and lacrosse, and received the school’s major graduation award, before attending Yale College, where he majored in history and played lacrosse. Tyler also holds a master’s degree in Private School Leadership from the Klingenstein Center at Columbia University’s Teachers College.

The Haverford School is a private, PreK-12, all-boys college preparatory day school. Founded in 1884, Haverford is home to just under 1,000 students and is located on the Main Line in the Suburbs of Philadelphia. A leader in educating boys, Haverford is dedicated to helping them grow in academics, the arts, athletics, and in moral character.

Governor’s Academy
Cynthia Fanikos
Chief Financial Officer
Byfield, MA
Appointed for 2021
2021/06/236/23/2021
Financial Leadership Jobs

Cynthia has been selected as Governor's Academy's next Chief Financial Officer. Cynthia will transition from St. John's Preparatory School (MA) where she has served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for ten years. Previously she served as CFO at North Hill Ventures. Cynthia has also held several Senior Manager and Auditor roles respectively at Ernst & Young, LLP, University of Virginia, and Capital One Financial Cooperation. She holds a B.S. in Accounting from Boston College Carroll School of Management.

The Governor’s Academy is an independent school located on 456 acres bordered by Parker River, 33 miles north of Boston. The Academy enrolls approximately 412 students in grades nine through twelve, 70% of whom are boarders. The school was established in 1763 and is the oldest continuously operating independent boarding school in the United States. This optimistic an open community gives students life changing opportunities, and with a long and rich history, traditions at Govs create lasting bonds between generations of students, faculty, and staff.

Collegiate School
Theresa Foy
Chief Finance and Operations Officer
New York, NY
Appointed for 2021
2021/06/236/23/2021
Financial Leadership Jobs

Collegiate School is thrilled to welcome Dr. Theresa Foy as their new Chief Financial and Operating Officer, effective this summer. Dr. Foy leaves Buckley Country Day School on Long Island,  where she has served in this same role for nearly seven years. Prior to her tenure there, Dr. Foy served for 13 years in several leadership roles for Cablevision Systems Corporation. She has vast experience in financial planning, business strategy, business development and start-ups, and fiscal analysis. She holds a doctorate in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, an MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business, and a B.S. in Accounting from Providence College. She is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of New York.

Collegiate School, the oldest school in the United States, is an all boys, K-12 day school in Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Home to just under 700 students, Collegiate is an atmosphere shaped by the close interaction of the student body and sense of community within the school. Collegiate students work hard, engage deeply with their courses, and build essential skills and habits for a lifetime of learning.

Fessenden School
John LeSaffre
Chief Financial Officer
West Newton, MA
Appointed for 2022
2021/06/236/23/2021
Financial Leadership Jobs

Fessenden School will welcome John in July 2022 as their next Chief Financial Officer. John will leave Putnam Investments, LLC in Boston after ten years where he has held roles respectively as Senior Financial Analyst for Digital Technology, Manager for Digital Technology, and Senior Manager for Digital Technology. Previously he served as Budget Manager and Senior Financial Analyst at East Boston Neighborhood Health Center. John has also held several Senior Financial Analyst roles throughout Boston and Tennessee and holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Richmond.

The Fessenden School is an all boys independent day (Pre-K – Grade 9) and boarding school (Grades 5 – 9) founded in 1903. Located on a 41 acres in metropolitan Boston, Fessenden is home to 511 students (100 boarding and 411 day) who coexist in an environment that is academically challenging and structured to educate and foster the specific learning needs of elementary and middle school boys. The school’s core mission is character education; a focus on honesty, compassion, and respect.

French American International School
Diego Zaragoza Tejas
Assistant Head of School
Portland, OR
Appointed for 2021
2021/05/065/6/2021
Assistant Head/Campus Head Jobs

The French American International School will welcome Diego Zaragoza Tejas this summer as their Assistant Head of School. Diego leaves The American School Foundation in Mexico City where he holds an impressive tenure.  Currently serving as Director of Academic Affairs, he began at ASF in 2006 as a Summer Youth Camp Coordinator.  He continued on to hold positions including Fourth Grade Teacher, Dean of Students, Academic Dean, and Head of Lower School. He began his career as an English Language Instructor at Mirae Junior English Academy in South Korea. Diego holds a B.A. in Latin American Studies from UCLA, an M.A. in Multidisciplinary Studies from SUNY Buffalo, and a certificate of Instructional School Leadership from The Principal's Training Center in London.

Founded in 1979, The French American International School (FAIS) is the longest-established language immersion school in Portland—and the only school in Portland authorized by the International Baccalaureate (IB) for preschool-8th grade. Home to just over 500 students speaking over 36 fluent languages, the FAIS community enjoys small class sizes and a nature-filled campus set on 15 acres for students to explore, learn and grow.

Mercersburg Academy
Renata Williams
Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Mercersburg, PA
Appointed for 2021
2021/04/214/21/2021
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Renata Williams has been selected as the new Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Mercersburg Academy for July 2021. Renata is an experienced education administrator with over ten years of experience in student development, enrollment management, and student advocacy. Since 2016, Renata has been with Lebanon Valley College in Annville, PA serving as Assistant Dean of Engagement and Inclusion, and Director of Intercultural Affairs & Inclusive Programming. Renata has also spent time working at other Higher Education institutions, such as Russell Sage College, Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute, and Manhattan College, serving in similar student advocacy and admission roles. Renata holds a B.A. in Religious Studies from Hartwick College, an M.A. in Counseling from Manhattan College, and a PhD in Educational Leadership from The Sage Colleges.

Mercersburg Academy is a selective, independent, coed preparatory boarding school of approximately 435 students in grades 9-12, including postgraduates. Founded in 1893, Mercersburg is set on 300 acres in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, about 90 miles northwest of Washington, D.C.  The student body represents 36 nations and 27 American states and the school’s founding principals include lofty ideals, great faith, noble integrity and a ceaseless devotion to a mighty task.

Notre Dame High School
Kyle Schmitt
President
Chattanooga, TN
Appointed for 2021
2021/04/214/21/2021
Head of School/Leader Jobs

The Diocese of Knoxville and Notre Dame High School in Chattanooga are excited to welcome Kyle Schmitt this July as the next President for NDHS. Kyle has extensive experience in education and was most recently the principal of St. Francis de Sales School in Lake Zurich, Ill., a position he held from 2017-2021. He has also held numerous roles in independent schools including Middle School Teacher, Coach, and Math Department Chair at Bullis School (MD), Technology Coordinator and Debate Coach at Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart (IL), Assistant Principal at Most Blessed Trinity Academy (IL) and also served as Entrepreneur and Independent Contractor for various independent business ventures. Kyle received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and philosophy from the University of Chicago in 2009. He also holds two master’s degrees in education and has an educational specialist's degree in administration.

Notre Dame High School is a private, Roman Catholic college-preparatory day school in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Notre Dame is home to 420 students in grades 9-12. Founded in 1876, it is Chattanooga’s oldest private school.  Notre Dame was the first racially integrated high school in Chattanooga. Fostering Gospel values and helping students learn to live a Christ-centered life is a primary responsibility. With this in mind the school strives to foster a commitment to serving our brothers and sisters and in taking time to reflect on our own relationships with God.

The Bush School
Matt Lai
Upper School Director
Seattle, WA
Appointed for 2021
2021/03/313/31/2021
Division Head Jobs

The Bush School in Seattle, WA has hired Matt Lai as the next Upper School Director starting July 2021. Matt will be moving on from Avenues: The World School, where he has served as Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management. Prior to Avenues, Matt spent a number of years at Woodside Priory School. During his tenure at Woodside, Matt served as Director of Admissions & Financial Aid, Dean of Students, Dean of Residential Life, and as a Teacher, Advisor, and coach. Matt was a presenter at the 2021 NAIS Annual Conference, presenting on issues of inclusion and reducing bias in hiring. Matt earned his B.A. in Science and M.A. in Sociology from Stanford University and holds a J.S. from Columbia University School of Law.

The Bush School is the only independent private K–12 school in Seattle, Washington. Founded in 1924 by Helen Taylor Bush, The Bush School today enrolls 664 students. Inquiry-based and experiential learning is a longstanding tradition of the Bush School, which is manifested in field trips, international travel, and wilderness outings. Some of the school’s educational foundations include critical, independent, and creative thinking, intercultural fluency and local and global citizenships.

Salesianum School
Tom Kardish
President
Wilmington, DE
Appointed for 2021
2021/03/263/26/2021
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Salesianum School is proud to have named Thomas Kardish as its new President, effective Summer 2021. Tom comes to the school after spending the past six years as President of Villa Joseph Marie High School, an all-girls Catholic college preparatory school in Holland, Pennsylvania. Before his tenure at Villa Joseph Marie, Tom had a 30-year business career, working in global sales and marketing for multinational pharmaceutical companies, and running his own building products company. Tom earned his B.A. from Harvard University, an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and is currently pursuing an Ed.D. at New York University.

Salesianum School, in Wilmington, DE, is an independent school within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Wilmington that serves young men in grades 9-12. The school draws students from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania and is operated by the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales. The school educates and develops the whole person based on the teaching of Saint Francis de Sales, whose spirituality can be summarized in “Live Jesus.” Salesianum challenges young men through dynamic college preparatory and extracurricular programs to live as Salesian Gentlemen devoted to faith, community and service.

Wyndcroft School
Tekakwitha Pernambuco-Wise
Head of School
Pottstown, PA
Appointed for 2021
2021/03/263/26/2021
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The Wyndcroft School is proud to announce Dr. Tekakwitha Pernambuco-Wise as its next Head of School beginning July 2021. Tekakwitha is an accomplished leader with over 30 years of experience in the educational administration, teaching, and counseling fields. Most recently, she served as the Head of School at the Sea Crest School in Half Moon Bay, CA. Prior to her headship at Sea Crest, Tekakwitha served as Middle School Head at St. Andrew's Episcopal School in CA and then Upper School Head at San Domenico Catholic School in CA. She earned her B.A. in Philosophy from Brown University, an M.A. in Education from the University of Toronto, and her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Saint Mary’s College of California.

The Wyndcroft School, a premier, co-educational independent early education-eighth grade elementary school. The school is located in Pottstown, PA in the Philadelphia suburbs, though serves students from counties across the greater Philadelphia area. The school prides itself on providing a dynamic and foundational education developing the whole child. In a supportive community, the school fosters creativity, integrity, determination, love of learning, and respect for others. Wyndcroft students become confident self-advocating learners and leaders.

The Bright School
Kristin Watts
Head of School
Chattanooga, TN
Appointed for 2021
2021/03/263/26/2021
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Kristin Watts will be the next Head of The Bright School, starting Summer 2021.  Kristin most recently served as director of St. Anne's Day School and Enrichment Programs in Atlanta. She also served as director of admissions at Trinity School in Atlanta for 11 years and previously held posts at University Lake School in Hartland, Wisconsin, and Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana. She earned her B.A. in Spanish literature at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and her M.A. in human resource management at Siena Heights University in Adrian, Michigan.

The Bright School, in Chattanooga, TN, was founded in 1913 by progressive educator Mary G. Bright and currently enrolls about 300 students from preschool age to fifth grade. From preschool through the elementary years, the school provides a seamless transition from grade to grade, each year building upon each other to prepare graduates for middle school and beyond. The curriculum and activities are a blend of the hands-on and personalized learning upon which Miss Bright, the school’s founder, built her school and innovative practices of today that nurture and challenge students.

St. Catherine’s School
Tish Lyte Canady
Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Richmond, VA
Appointed for 2021
2021/03/263/26/2021
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St. Catherine’s is pleased to announce Tish Lyte Canady as the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion starting on July 1, 2021.  She most recently served as the Associate Dean and Director of Diversity and Access at The College of William & Mary and prior to that role, Tish explored the other side of college admissions as Associate Director of College Counseling at Cape Henry Collegiate, a PK-Grade 12 coed school in Virginia Beach. Other roles Tish has held are Senior Assistant Dean and Director of Multicultural Recruitment at William & Mary and Assistant Director of Multicultural Recruitment at Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in Ohio. Tish holds a with a B.A. in Public Relations and Advertising and a M.S. in Human Development and Leadership with an emphasis in Higher Education from Murray State University in Kentucky.

St. Catherine’s School is a premier all-girls, age 3 through grade 12 Episcopal School in Richmond, Virginia. Every lesson plan, every leadership opportunity and every facility is designed just for girls. A leader in girls’ education since 1890, St. Catherine’s School offers an exceptional education and is a church school in the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia. St. Catherine’s is an inclusive community open to all faith traditions.

St. Catherine’s School
Cindy Trask
Head of School
Richmond, VA
Appointed for 2021
2021/03/263/26/2021
Head of School/Leader Jobs

St. Catherine's is thrilled to announce a familiar face, Cindy L. Trask, as the School's 12th Head of School effective July 1, 2021. Cindy is a former St. Catherine's Science Department Chair and joins St. Catherine's from her role as the Director of Upper School at The Westminster Schools in Atlanta. Cindy began her career in education at St. Johnsbury Academy in Vermont teaching AP Biology and Chemistry and then promoted to Science Department Chair.  After St. Jonsbury, Cindy moved to Richmond and taught Biology and Chemistry at Collegiate School for two years before joining St. Catherine’s in 2008. She graduated from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada with a B.S. in Biology and Mathematics and earned a B.Ed. in Secondary Science from St. Mary’s University in Canada and a M.Ed. from University of Richmond.

St. Catherine’s School is a premier all-girls, age 3 through grade 12 Episcopal School in Richmond, Virginia. Every lesson plan, every leadership opportunity and every facility is designed just for girls. A leader in girls’ education since 1890, St. Catherine’s School offers an exceptional education and is a church school in the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia. St. Catherine’s is an inclusive community open to all faith traditions.

Lakehill Preparatory School
Art Hall
Head of School
Dallas, TX
Appointed for 2021
2021/03/263/26/2021
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Art Hall has been named the next Head of School at Lakehill Preparatory School and will begin his tenure on July 1, 2021.  Art joins Lakehill from his role as Assistant Head of School and Head of Middle School at Tower Hill in Wilmington, Delaware. His journey in independent schools began as a computer specialist at Harvard-Westlake School and after this he moved to Dallas to serve in various roles at Greenhill School, including teaching computer science and history classes, coaching girls’ varsity basketball, as Upper School Dean, and concluding with his role as Director of Equity and Inclusion and Global Programs. After Greenhill, Art was with Friends’ Central School in Philadelphia, PA where he served as Upper School Principal. Art holds two B.A. degrees in political science and history from UCLA and earned a Master’s in Education from Southern Methodist University.

Established in 1971, Lakehill Preparatory School, in Dallas, TX, is an independent college preparatory school for students in kindergarten through grade 12. The school describes itself as a challenging and nurturing educational community, supported by passionate faculty, and inspires students to be independent thinkers and collaborative problem-solvers. Athletics, the arts, and a wealth of student activities and organizations promote teamwork and help develop valuable leadership skills. Lakehill is a school where students realize their intellectual, physical, and creative potential while recognizing their responsibilities as members of their community.

Brookwood School
Jon Bartlett
Head of School
Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA
Appointed for 2021
2021/03/263/26/2021
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Brookwood School to pleased to announce the appointment of Jon Bartlett as Brookwood’s sixth Head of School, effective August 2, 2021. Jon began his journey as an independent school educator at Brookwood School as an 8th grade Social Studies teacher from 1996 to 1999. Jon most recently has been the Head of School at St. Andrew’s Pangbourne School in the UK, where he played an instrumental role in driving enrollment, while also leading several fundraising efforts to strengthen the school’s facilities. Prior to St. Andrew's, Jon served as Head of School at Moor Park School, also in the UK. Jon holds a B.S. in Physical Education and Geography from Brunel University, London.

Brookwood School, founded in 1956, is a non-denominational, co-educational, non-profit day school in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts. Brookwood serves students from Early Childhood through 8th Grade on a beautiful 30-acre wooded campus on the coast of the North Shore of Boston. Brookwood strives to graduate academically accomplished individuals of conscience, character, compassion and cultural competence.  The school fosters lifelong habits of inquiry, critical thinking, creativity and scholarship, just as it instills a healthy sense of self, a flexible mindset and a deep respect for the dignity of others.

Blue School
Noah Reinhardt
Head of School
New York, NY
Appointed for 2021
2021/03/263/26/2021
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Noah Reinhardt has been appointed the new Head of School at Blue School, a PreK-8th Grade school in Lower Manhattan and will start the position on July 1, 2021. Since 2008, Noah has been at the Packer Collegiate Institute serving as the Middle School Head and more recently in the role as Assistant Head of School. Noah has also dedicated many years to the Admissions space, both at Packer Collegiate, as well as Director of Enrollment at The School at Columbia University. Noah holds a B.A. in History from Yale University and a M.A. in Private School Leadership from The Klingenstein Center, Teachers College, Columbia University.

Blue School is a progressive independent school located in New York City’s Lower Manhattan. Since its inception in 2006, the Blue School has been reimagining education for the changing world we live in. The school offers early-childhood classes for children as young as two years old, as well as kindergarten and elementary school classes that extend through eighth grade. The school is dedicated to supporting, engaging, and interacting with our community of learners.

 

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School
Jared Rashford
Head of School
Oklahoma City, OK
Appointed for 2021
2021/03/263/26/2021
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Jared Rashford has been named the new Head of School of Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School starting June 2021. Jared has been with St. Louis Priory School, a Catholic school for boys in St. Louis, Mo, since 2013. During his tenure, Jared held a number of titles from Dean of Academics, Principal, to Assistant Headmaster. Jared also spent three years at Winchester Thurston School as the Science department chair and a subject area that he spent over a decade teaching in public schools as part of Talented and Gifted programs. Jared holds a Ph.D. in Teaching and Learning from Georgia State University. He also earned B.A. in Biology and Spanish from Duke University and a M.Ed. from Wake Forest.

Founded in 1950, Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School has provided superior secondary education in the greater Oklahoma City area. All students undertake a college-preparatory curriculum that comprises traditional core subjects, theology, and a wide variety of electives in visual and performing arts, practical studies, STEM, and other fields. Bishop McGuinness proudly educates the whole person by offering numerous extracurricular, athletic, and spiritual-development opportunities.

Allendale Columbia School
Glen Pinder
Head of School
Rochester, NY
Appointed for 2021
2021/03/263/26/2021
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The Allendale Columbia School is thrilled to announce the appointment of Glen Pinder as its 18th head of school, effective July 1. Glen previously served as executive director/head of school at Lady Liberty Academy Charter School in Newark, New Jersey. Prior to this headship, Glen acted as principal of the Harlem Children’s Academy in New York City, where he helped move the school from an F to A rating. Glen holds a B.A. in political science from Morehouse College in Atlanta, M.Ed. from the College of New Jersey, and Ph.D in K-12 administration and policy from Seton Hall University.

Allendale Columbia School is an independent, nonsectarian, college preparatory school for students in nursery through twelfth grade in Rochester, NY. At Allendale Columbia students come from 28 different school districts in the greater Rochester, New York region, as well as from 10 different countries.  The school is separated into three divisions: Lower School, Middle School and Upper School, and while these divisions each have their own areas on campus, they share many common spaces, including a 500-seat performance center, dining commons for locally sourced lunches, and athletic, music and arts facilities. The school has received much recognition for its rigorous academics and was recently named one of the best STEM schools in America

Catholic Central High School
Terrence Tyrrell
President
Grand Rapids, MI
Appointed for 2021
2021/03/233/23/2021
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Terrence (Terry) Tyrrell has been named as the school's first official President of Catholic Central High School, effective July 1, 2021. Terry has spent the past three decades in Catholic education. For the past 18 years, Terry served as an educational leader in Jesuit institutions including his role as principal at St. Xavier High School and assistant principal for student services and director of student activities at Saint Ignatius College Prep. Terry holds a B.A. in English and History from Wake Forest University and an M.Ed. and A.B.D. in Educational Administration from Loyola University Chicago.

Catholic Central High School is a college preparatory high school located in Grand Rapids, MI. The school is the oldest co-educational diocesan Catholic high school in the nation, founded in 1906. Located in the second largest city in Michigan, the school community is comprised of students from both urban, suburban, and rural areas of the region.  High academic standards, along with individualized attention, creates limitless opportunities for every student. Catholic Central is also proud to be the first high school in Michigan to be recognized as a STEM-certified school.

Notre Dame High School
Sam Laganá
President
Sherman Oaks, CA
Appointed for 2021
2021/03/093/9/2021
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Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, CA is thrilled to announce Sam Laganá as the next President beginning July 2021. Sam has spent the past 20 years at Pepperdine University as the Associate Vice Chancellor. During his tenure, Sam was responsible for defining, building and executing major gift efforts, as well as the estate and gift planning initiative with Alumni, Parents, Friends and Organizations to benefit a wide scope of programming at the University. Sam has also dedicated much of his career to athletics, leading fundraising initiatives, managing public relations for Associates of Volleyball Professionals and being the announcer and emcee for major sporting events and galas including the NFL Los Angeles Rams. Sam earned his B.A. in Image Management/Public Relations from Loyola Marymount University and holds an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University.

Notre Dame High School is a private, Catholic secondary school. Founded by Brothers of the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1947, Notre Dame has been co-educational since 1983. Located in Sherman Oaks, CA, Notre Dame has a diverse community with students from varied cultural and economic backgrounds. As a faith community, Notre Dame strives to provide each student with a rich academic background, an appropriate sense of self, an opportunity for growth, a commitment to family, community, nation, and the world, and a respect for the spiritual dignity of all persons.

De Smet Jesuit High School
Daniel Zepp
President
Creve Coeur, MO
Appointed for 2021
2021/03/083/8/2021
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De Smet Jesuit High School in St. Louis is pleased to announce Dr. Daniel Zepp as the school’s next president, starting July 1, 2021. With more than 14 years of teaching, advising, and counseling students, Daniel has a strong vision for Catholic, liberal arts education. Most recently, Daniel has served as the Interim President of Resurrection College Prep High School, an all-girls, Lasallian Catholic school in Chicago. Prior to this, Daniel had a tenure at St. Petersburg Catholic High School where he served as President and Director of Advancement. Daniel received his B.S. in management, M.A. in pastoral ministry, and Ph.D. in higher education from Boston College, where he also received a full football scholarship.

De Smet Jesuit High School is a Catholic, college preparatory high school for boys located in Creve Coeur, MO, in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Saint Louis. De Smet Jesuit specializes in the formation of well-rounded young men and offers rich opportunities to inspire multi-dimensional leaders eager to get involved and serve others. De Smet Jesuit’s students lead balanced lives full of a refreshing mixture of academics, co-curricular activities, faith, service, and commitment to others. The school is comprised of students from more than 65 zip codes and has been preparing young men to lead for more than 50 years.

Hockaday School
Amy Wintermeyer
Assistant Head of School for Student Experience
Dallas, TX
Appointed for 2021
2021/02/262/26/2021
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Hockaday School in Dallas, TX, is pleased to welcome Amy Wintermeyer as the school’s next Assistant Head of School for Student Experience. Amy has been with the Athenian School since 2008, serving in a range of roles from Upper School Head, Co-Director of College Counseling, Dorm Head and Learning Plan Coordinator. In her role as Upper School Head, Amy successfully transitioned Upper School to distance learning in COVID-19, which included teacher training, adjusting schedules, and communicating with parents. Before Athenian, Amy four years at the Archer School for Girls, acting as Director of College Guidance, Associate Director and 12th Grade Dean. Amy earned her B.A. in French from Wellesley College and her Ed.M. in School Leadership from Harvard University.

The Hockaday School is an independent, secular, college preparatory day and boarding school for girls located in Dallas, Texas, USA. The boarding school is for girls in grades 8–12 and the day school is from pre-kindergarten to grade 12.  Founded in 1913, the school provides education for girls of strong potential and diverse backgrounds who may be expected to assume positions of responsibility and leadership in a rapidly changing world. The Hockaday School’s purpose is to foster a community of concern and friendship and to instill in every girl a love of learning, an understanding of herself and the ethical principles which guide her life, and a commitment to what is right and good.

Bush School
José Leonor
Middle School Director
Seattle, WA
Appointed for 2021
2021/02/262/26/2021
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José Leonor is pleased to join the Bush School, in Seattle, WA, as the next Middle School Director starting July 2021. José arrives at Bush from the Thaden School where he has served as the Founding Director of Middle School, Associate Head of School, teacher, and advisor since 2016. In this founding role, José was a key contributor to the development of the school’s mission, educational philosophy, and academic program. Prior to Thaden, José worked at The Bishop’s School as a Grade-level Sponsor, teacher and advisor and before Bishop, José worked at Pacific Ridge School and Horace Man School, the latter being his alma mater. José is a Prep for Prep alumni and earned his B.A. in Comparative Literature from Princeton University and his M.A. in Organization and Leadership in Education from Columbia University, Teachers College.

The Bush School is the only independent private K–12 school in Seattle, Washington. Founded in 1924 by Helen Taylor Bush, The Bush School today enrolls 664 students. Inquiry-based and experiential learning is a longstanding tradition of the Bush School, which is manifested in field trips, international travel, and wilderness outings. Some of the school’s educational foundations include critical, independent, and creative thinking, intercultural fluency and local and global citizenships.

Breck School
Troy Baker
Upper School Director
Golden Valley, MN
Appointed for 2021
2021/02/262/26/2021
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Breck School, in Golden Valley, MN, is thrilled to announce Dr. Troy Baker as the next Upper School Director, starting July 2021. With over 18 years of experience in education, Troy brings a wealth of knowledge to the Breck Upper School. Troy comes to Breck from Pace Academy, where he served as Athletic Director and most recently as Director of Student Life for grades K-12. In his role as Director of Student Life, Troy partnered with the Chief Equity & Inclusion Officer to implement Pace Academy’s Racial Equity Action Plan. Prior to Pace, Troy served as Director of Athletics at Lausanne Collegiate School and at Jonesboro High School. Troy earned his B.S. in Education from Wright State University, M.A.T. in Secondary English from Brown University, and his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy from Vanderbilt University.

The Breck School, founded in 1886 and rooted in Episcopal values, is a preschool through twelve, college preparatory day school with more than 1,100 students. Located in Golden Valley, Minnesota, on 52 acres just minutes from downtown Minneapolis, Breck enjoys a national reputation for excellence and achievement in academics, athletics, and the arts. Upon graduation Breck students matriculate to colleges and universities across the country compatible with students’ interests and talents.

Durham Nativity School
Vince B. Vincent
Head of School
Durham, NC
Appointed for 2021
2021/02/262/26/2021
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Durham Nativity School in Durham, NC, is excited to announce Vince B. Vincent as the fourth Head of School, effective July 2021. Vince joins the Durham Nativity School community from The Woodhall School, an all-boys boarding school in Bethlehem, CT, where he began as Dean of Students in 2016 and most recently served as Associate Head of School. Prior to Woodhall, Vince worked at various other independent schools from Millbrook School, to the School of Creative and Performing Arts, to Oakwood Friends School. Vince is a former professional opera singer who has traveled the world, performing in front of thousands, and he brings this high energy and engaging spirit to his leadership practice. Vince holds a B.A. in Music from Vassar College and a M.A. in Music from Yale University.

Durham Nativity School provides an enriched learning environment and a twelve-year support system for middle school boys. The students have the ability and commitment to achieve, but not the resources for a quality, independent school education.  The school promotes a rigorous academic program and nurtures the whole child to reach his potential through knowledge, moral values, learning skills, discipline, and character development.  The school instills the value of service for others as it’s committed to building tomorrow’s role models and community leaders.

Seoul Foreign School
Nicole Cook
Director of High School Counseling and University Counseling
Seoul, Korea
Appointed for 2021
2021/02/162/16/2021
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Nicole Cook has been selected as the next Director of High School Counseling and University Counseling at Seoul Foreign School, starting August 2021. Nicole is the founder of Educational Horizons, an educational consulting service she started in 2014. Prior to founding Educational Horizons, Nicole served as the Head of College Counseling and Upper School Counselor at Atlanta International School, College Counseling Coordinator at Phillips Academy Summer Session, Associate Dean of College Guidance at the Darlington School and an Admissions Counselor at Vanderbilt University. Nicole holds a B.A. in English and Communication Studies from Vanderbilt University, a M.A. and an M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University, Teachers College, and a Ph.D. in Counseling and Student Personal Services from the University of Georgia.

Seoul Foreign School (SFS) is widely regarded as the leading international school in Seoul.  Hidden just steps away from the concrete jungle of Seoul, complete with World-Class Facilities, SFS is situated on 25 acres of hilltop and forest. Established in 1912, SFS offers an unrivaled 100-year+ legacy of educational excellence, international diversity and commitment to educating future global leaders. SFS is a K-12 IB World School and Foundation to Year 9 British School. SFS is home to 1,500 girls and boys.

Buckley School
Erwin Wong
Director of Enrollment Management
Sherman Oaks, CA
Appointed for 2021
2021/02/162/16/2021
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Buckley School, in Sherman Oaks, CA, is thrilled to announce Erwin Wong as the new Director of Enrollment Management. Erwin comes to Buckley with over twenty years of experience in admissions and advancement work. Most recently, Erwin served as Director of Admissions, Enrollment, and Financial Aid at Convent & Stuart Hall: School of the Sacred Heart. Prior to this position, Erwin acted as Manager of Institutional Advancement at Damien Memorial School and before this role Erwin served as Director of Admission and Community Relations at Calvary Christian School. Erwin holds a B.A. in Political Science and Sociology from University of California, Irvine and a M.A. in Public Administration from University of Southern California.

Buckley School is a college preparatory day school, with students in kindergarten through grade twelve. The school prides itself on the dynamic, nurturing learning community that is committed to equity and inclusion at every level. Buckley’s Lower, Middle and Upper divisions are located on a single 18-acre campus nestled in a wooded canyon in Sherman Oaks and at all academic levels, Buckley weaves critical thinking, creativity, moral development, and a global perspective throughout the entire curriculum.

Sacred Heart Academy
Kelly Lanza
High School Principal
Louisville, KY
Appointed for 2021
2021/02/162/16/2021
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Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville, KY, announced Kelly Lanza as the next High School Principal beginning July, 2021. Kelly has a 22-year career almost entirely in Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Kelly most recently served as Principal of St. Marin de Porres School and prior to that at West Catholic Preparatory High School, both in Philadelphia. In addition, Kelly previously served at Cardinal O’Hara High School as Assistant Principal for Student Affairs and Assistant Principal for Academic Affairs. Kelly holds a B.A. in English and Education from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia and M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Cabrini University.

Sacred Heart Academy is an all-girls Catholic High School, situated amidst the beautiful 48-acre Ursuline Campus in Louisville, KY. As a Catholic, Ursuline school, the school is founded on the core values of community, reverence, service, and leadership. As an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, offering both the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Diploma Programme (DP), SHA provides a global education for every student in the classroom.

Westminster School
Elaine White
Head of School
Simsbury, CT
Appointed for 2021
2021/01/191/19/2021
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Westminster School is pleased to announce the appointment of Elaine White as the school’s ninth Head of School effective July 1, 2021. Elaine departs from the Governor’s Academy, a school she has been with since 1988. During her notable tenue, Elaine held a range of leadership positions, from Chair of the English Department, Academic Dean, Interim Director of Advancement, to her most recent role as Assistant Head of School. Before Governor’s, Elaine served two years at Wilbraham and Monson Academy as an English teacher, coach, dorm parent and advisor. Elaine earned her B.A. in English at Bates College and an M.A. in English literature from Middlebury College.

Westminster School, in Simsbury, CT, is regarded as one of the finest college-preparatory schools and boarding schools in the country. Known for the challenging academic program and liberal arts traditions, the school prepares boys and girls in grades 9-12 and postgraduate for academic success and the rigor of college. Westminster prides itself on their diverse, close-knit community, comprised of 95 faculty and 401 students from across the country and around the world. Westminster’s 200-acre north-central Connecticut campus is located in a small New England town, just north of Hartford, CT.

Head-Royce School
Richard Lapidus
Upper School Head
Oakland, CA
Appointed for 2021
2021/01/111/11/2021
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Richard “Ricky” Lapidus has been selected as the next Upper School Head at Head-Royce School in Oakland, CA, effective summer 2021. Since 2006, Ricky has been a Faculty Dean, department chair, teacher, and advisor at Riverdale Country School. In his role as Faculty Dean, Ricky oversaw the curriculum for the Middle and Upper school and worked to recruit, interview, and hire faculty in all academic departments. Before coming to Riverdale, Ricky spent three years teaching English at William Penn Charter School and three years teaching at the Berkshire School. During the summers, Ricky has taught at the Taft Summer School and KIPP Academy and has taught courses in the master’s to School Leadership program at the University of Pennsylvania. Ricky earned his A.B. from Princeton, his M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Montana, and his M.S.Ed. in School Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania.

Head-Royce School is a nationally recognized K-12 independent school situated in the hills of Oakland, California with a mission to inspire a lifelong love of learning with a focus on scholarship, diversity, and citizenship. The school enrolls a diverse student body of approximately 875 talented and ambitious learners. The campus is a dynamic, vibrant learning center and the curriculum includes innovation centers, internships, and integrated technology, to life skills classes, service learning, cross-divisional buddies, and small advising groups. The school is equally dedicated to educational excellence and social-emotional learning.

Head-Royce School
Daniel Scuderi
Middle School Head
Oakland, CA
Appointed for 2021
2021/01/111/11/2021
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Head-Royce School, in Oakland, CA, is thrilled to announce Daniel “Danny” Scuderi as the next Middle School Head, starting July 2021. Danny has been the Director of Lower School at Marin Horizon School, where he oversaw Preschool through 3rd grade, served on the Board Diversity Committee and was Head of the Strategic Plan Marketing Committee. Prior to Marin, Danny taught at Stuart Hall for Boys for three years. Danny is a NAIS presenter and in 2016 was invited by First Lady Michelle Obama to design and lead a self-advocacy and character-building workshop for historically underrepresented college students at the White House. Danny received his B.A. in English from the University of California, Los Angeles, his M.A. in Literature from San Francisco State University, and his M.A. in Educational Leadership from University of the Pacific.

Head-Royce School is a nationally recognized K-12 independent school situated in the hills of Oakland, California with a mission to inspire a lifelong love of learning with a focus on scholarship, diversity, and citizenship. The school enrolls a diverse student body of approximately 875 talented and ambitious learners. The campus is a dynamic, vibrant learning center and the curriculum includes innovation centers, internships, and integrated technology, to life skills classes, service learning, cross-divisional buddies, and small advising groups. The school is equally dedicated to educational excellence and social-emotional learning.

Ursuline Academy
Dr. Karen Jakuback
President
New Orleans, LA
Appointed for 2021
2021/01/061/6/2021
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Ursuline Academy in New Orleans is excited to announce Dr. Karen Jakuback as the next Academy President. Since 2018, Karen has been Director of Development for Teach for America in Baton Rouge, LA. In addition to this senior role, Karen has worked as a consultant for Mission Leadership Services, LLC, providing professional development services and coaching to new teachers and administrators. Karen’s other positions include Principal of St. Jude the Apostle School, a position she held from 1999-2016. Prior this this, Karen served as Assistant Principal from 1991-1999. Karen holds a B.A. in Elementary Education from the University of Dallas, a M.Ed. in Educational Administration from Louisiana State University and a Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Management and Policy from Seton Hall University.

Founded in 1727, Ursuline Academy of New Orleans is a Catholic school for girls offering a strong educational environment from early childhood through a college preparatory secondary program and sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters. In a diverse community with an inspiring heritage, Ursuline Academy fosters spiritual formation, academic excellence and a life-long commitment to Serviam: I will serve. The Academy values the uniqueness of each student, nurtures the whole person, develops leaders of confidence and compassion, and prepares them for life in a global society.
International School of Zug and Luzern
Angela Steinmann
Primary School Principal
Baar, Switzerland
Appointed for 2021
2021/01/061/6/2021
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Angela Steinmann has been selected as the Primary School Principal of the International School of Zug and Luzern, effective Summer 2021. Angela comes from the Western Academy of Beijing, where she has been the Elementary School Principal, running the educational program from Grades EY3 through to Grade 5. Prior to working in China, Angela served as the Primary School Principal at the Istanbul International Community School, and Primary Years Program Coordinator at Munich International School in Germany. Angela earned her Diploma of Teaching from Brisbane College in Australia, her Post Graduate Degree in Applied Linguistics from Griffith University in Australia and her Masters of International Education from University of Bath in the U.K.

The International School of Zug and Luzern, ISZL, is an independent co-educational, non-profit day school serving the international community of Central Switzerland. The school provides a comprehensive education from Early Years to university preparation, from ages 3 to 18. As an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, ISZL is authorized by the IB Organization to offer the Primary Years, Middle Years, IB Diploma and Career Pathways program. ISZL has been accredited by the prestigious and highly respected Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

St. Joseph’s Preparatory School
John Marinacci
President
Philadelphia, PA
Appointed for 2021
2021/01/061/6/2021
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St. Joseph’s Preparatory School, in Philadelphia, PA is thrilled to announce John Marinacci as the 33rd president of the school, effective July 1, 2021. John has been Principal at Loyola Blakefield since 2014. Prior to this, John served as an English teacher and coach at Fordham Preparatory School and Boys’ Latin School. Prior to these positions, John spent nine years as a teacher, coach and Dean of Students at St. Paul’s School in Maryland.  John earned his B.A. in English and Writing from Loyola University Maryland and completed his M.A. in Liberal Arts at Johns Hopkins University. He also holds a certificate program in Diversity and Inclusion through Cornell University.

Founded in 1851, St. Joseph’s Preparatory School is a premier Catholic boys’ high school located in the Delaware Valley in North Philadelphia. Known as “The Prep” the school is run by the Jesuits in Philadelphia and within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Graduates of St. Joseph’s Prep are more than just scholars: they are leaders in business, education, law and politics. Proud of their Jesuit heritage, as well as downtown campus, students come out with a well-rounded perspective with an entire world of possibilities ahead of them.

La Salle College High School
James Fyke
President
Philadelphia, PA
Appointed for 2021
2021/01/061/6/2021
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James Fyke has been selected as the next President of La Salle College High School, effective late June 2021. James has been a member of the faculty and administration of La Salle College High School since 2001. His roles include Dean of Students, Science teacher and Director/Principal of the school’s Saint Katharine Drexel Program, where he led a coeducational prep program to 7th and 8th grade students of diversity in the city of Philadelphia. James holds a B.A. and M.A. from Arcadia University and a M.A. in Education from Saint Joseph’s University.

La Salle College High School, a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for young men of varied backgrounds, is conducted in the tradition of St. John Baptist de La Salle. Through a broad and balanced, human and Christian education, La Salle College High School guides each student in the development of his unique God-given talents and fosters a commitment to academic excellence, service, and leadership. La Salle College High School is located in Wyndmoor, PA.

Morristown-Beard School
Elizabeth Morrison
Head of School
Morristown, NJ
Appointed for 2021
2020/11/1711/17/2020
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Morristown-Beard School proudly announces Liz Morrison as their next Head of School, effective July 2021. Liz will be MSB's first woman to serve as Head of School since the merger of Morristown and Beard in 1971! Liz comes to MBS from Antilles School, an independent, coeducational college preparatory school in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, where she has served as Head of School since 2016. She brings more than three decades of experience in independent school education, having served as Assistant Head of School at the Millbrook School in Millbrook, NY before joining Antilles School. A graduate of The Bryn Mawr School, Liz holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland and a Master of Science in Education from the University of Pennsylvania

Morristown-Beard School is an independent, coeducational day school in northern New Jersey serving 600 students in grades 6-12. The present-day Morristown–Beard School was formed from the 1971 merger of two single-sex schools: the Beard School for Girls and the Morristown School for Boys. With small class sizes and individualized instruction, MSB has the ability to connect personally and intellectually with each student in an intimate and inspiring academic setting.

Girls Preparatory School
Megan Cover
Head of School
Chattanooga, TN
Appointed for 2021
2020/11/1711/17/2020
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GPS is thrilled to announce Megan Cover as their 10th Head of School, effective summer 2021. Megan leaves behind an impressive 20 year tenure at Tower Hill School in Delaware where she held roles respectively as Teacher, Department Chair, Assistant Upper School Head, and most recently Head of Upper School since 2017. While at Tower Hill, she has been instrumental in launching signature programs, enhancing the experience of rising ninth-graders through summer programs, and facilitating improvements to service learning, environmental initiatives, and social justice and wellness programs for Upper School students. Megan has also been a Teacher at Montgomery School (PA) and Wyndcroft School (PA).  A graduate of Agnes Irwin school, Megan holds a BA from Denison University, an MA in Spanish from West Chester University, and an MA in French from Middlebury College.

Founded in 1906 on Christian principles GPS, is an all-female college preparatory school in Chattanooga, Tennessee. GPS enrolls around 600 students in grades 6-12. GPS Understands how girls develop and learn, and uses that knowledge and experience to create a program and culture that are intentionally and purposefully designed for what girls need in order to thrive.

Saint Thomas Choir School
Christopher Seeley
Head of School
New York, NY
Appointed for 2021
2020/11/0311/3/2020
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Saint Thomas Choir School is proud to announce Chris Seeley as their 14th Head of School effective summer 2021. Chris will join Saint Thomas after completing his eighth year serving as Assistant Head of School and Director of Academics at Church Farm School in Exton, PA. Prior to Church Farm, Chris served in multiple leadership roles at Trevor Day School from 2007-2013, including Head of the Upper School and Assistant Head of School for Strategic Initiatives. Knowledgeable and well-regarded in independent school networks nationally, Chris is a member of the Executive Committee of The Association of Boarding Schools, a member of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Conference Steering Committee of The National Association of Episcopal Schools, and a recipient of the NAIS Aspiring Heads Fellowship. A graduate of Groton School, Chris holds a A.B. from Bowdoin College and he is a 2007 graduate of Teachers College, Klingenstein Institute, where he earned a master’s degree in education with a concentration in private school leadership.

Founded in 1919 and located in the heart of New York City, Saint Thomas Choir School is one of three of its kind in the world, and the only one in the United States. St. Thomas Choir School is a church-affiliated all-boys choir school with demanding musical programs, robust academic curriculum, interscholastic sports, and fine arts education. Students are aged 8-14 and reside in the schools 14-story building located a block south of Central Park. Boarding is required.