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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Lasana Cambrice
Principal
New Orleans, LA
Appointed for 2024
2024/06/176/17/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Emma Hart
Director of Admission and Enrollment
Dedham, MA
Appointed for 2024
2024/06/176/17/2024
Admissions Leadership Jobs
Catherine "Cathy" Aragon
Director of Teaching and Learning
San Francisco, CA
Appointed for 2024
2024/06/146/14/2024
Other Key Administrator Jobs
Bradley "Brad" Large
Director of Enrollment Management
Fort Wayne, IN
Appointed for 2024
2024/06/146/14/2024
Admissions Leadership Jobs
Lorraine Riley
Head of School
New York, NY
Appointed for 2025
2024/06/146/14/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Tara Christie Kinsey
Head of School
Charlotte, NC
Appointed for 2025
2024/06/136/13/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Carla Marschall
Head of School
Yokohama, Japan
Appointed for 2025
2024/06/136/13/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Peter Zetlan
Head of School
Stratham, NH
Appointed for 2024
2024/06/126/12/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Lindsay Sisson
Director of Enrollment Management
Dean of Enrollment Management
Appointed for 2024
2024/06/126/12/2024
Admissions Leadership Jobs
Guido Sanchez
Director of Middle School
New York, NY
Appointed for 2024
2024/06/126/12/2024
Division Head Jobs
Christopher "Chris" Freer
President
College Park, GA
Appointed for 2025
2024/05/245/24/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Meredith deChabert
Head of School
East Providence, RI
Appointed for 2025
2024/05/235/23/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Jennifer "Jenny" Rao
Head of School
New York, NY
Appointed for 2025
2024/05/235/23/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Jennifer "Jenni" Biehn
Dean of Enrollment Management
Westtown, PA
Appointed for 2024
2024/05/175/17/2024
Admissions Leadership Jobs
Rebecca "Becky" Jobes
Assistant Head of School
Frankfurt, Germany
Appointed for 2024
2024/05/175/17/2024
Assistant Head/Campus Head Jobs
Lauren Railey
Assistant Head of School
San Francisco, CA
Appointed for 2024
2024/05/175/17/2024
Assistant Head/Campus Head Jobs
Shetal Parikh
Director of Admission
Santa Monica, CA
Appointed for 2024
2024/05/175/17/2024
Admissions Leadership Jobs
Laura Berntson
High School Principal
Shanghai, China
Appointed for 2024
2024/05/175/17/2024
Division Head Jobs
R. Todd Cuddington
Head of School
El Gouna, Egypt
Appointed for 2024
2024/05/175/17/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Karlyn Adler
Lower School Division Head
Corte Madera, CA
Appointed for 2024
2024/05/175/17/2024
Division Head Jobs
Eric Niles
Head of School
Tokyo, Japan
Appointed for 2025
2024/05/175/17/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Jane Segale
Director of Finance and Operations
Weston, MA
Appointed for 2024
2024/05/165/16/2024
Financial Leadership Jobs
Laurie Eichelberger Leiva
President
New Orleans, LA
Appointed for 2024
2024/05/085/8/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Molly Smith
Head of School
New York, NY
Appointed for 2024
2024/05/085/8/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Andrew Moore
Principal
Baltimore, MD
Appointed for 2024
2024/05/085/8/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Emily Kasof
President
Kensington, MD
Appointed for 2024
2024/05/085/8/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Aaron Gerwer
Site Director
Altadena, CA
Appointed for 2024
2024/05/085/8/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Daniela Anino
Site Director
Altadena, CA
Appointed for 2024
2024/05/085/8/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
John "Jack" Wallace
Principal
Pittsburgh, PA
Appointed for 2024
2024/05/085/8/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Shelley Gougenheim
Director of Technology
Greenwich, CT
Appointed for 2024
2024/05/035/3/2024
Other Key Administrator Jobs
John Perlette
Assistant Head of School
West Palm Beach, FL
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/254/25/2024
Assistant Head/Campus Head Jobs
Alexandra Channell
Head of Middle School
Fort Worth, TX
Appointed for 2025
2024/04/254/25/2024
Division Head Jobs
A. Steven Pritzker
Chief Finance and Operations Officer
New York, NY
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/254/25/2024
Financial Leadership Jobs
Jeb Myers
President
St. Paul, MN
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/244/24/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Pamela Stark
Director
New York, NY
Appointed for 2025
2024/04/124/12/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Mechum Purnell
Middle/High School Principal
Bangkok, Thailand
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/124/12/2024
Division Head Jobs
Caroline Rennie
Assistant Superintendent
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/124/12/2024
Assistant Head/Campus Head Jobs
Rebecca Kim
Chief Financial and Operations Officer
Washington, DC
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/124/12/2024
Financial Leadership Jobs
Kenneth "Ken" Fernandez
Superintendent
Singapore, Singapore
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/124/12/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Jennifer Bigelow
Head of School
Mendota Heights, MN
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/124/12/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Elizabeth Phillips
Head of Primary
Shenzhen, China
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/124/12/2024
Division Head Jobs
Rebecca Carter
Elementary Principal
Bangkok, Thailand
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/124/12/2024
Division Head Jobs
Nathan "Nate" Meleo
Chief Employee Engagement Officer
Marion, MA
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/124/12/2024
Other Key Administrator Jobs
Julie Bean
President and Head of School
Albuquerque, NM
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/054/5/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Michelle Evaul
Chief Finance and Operations Officer
Princeton, NJ
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/044/4/2024
Financial Leadership Jobs
Marisela Miranda
Founding Head of School
San Francisco, CA
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/044/4/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs

Nativity High School is thrilled to announce that Marisela Miranda will serve as their Founding Head of School. Marisela currently serves as the Vice Principal at Stella Maris Academy in San Francisco, CA, where she has worked since 2021. Prior to joining Stella Maris, she was at St. Monica Academy in Montrose, CA, for 12 years.

Nativity was formed in November 2022 as a result of the community’s desire for a Classical Catholic high school for the students of Stella Maris and other Catholic families in the city. Nativity is an independent Catholic school but is formally recognized and supported by the Archdiocese of San Francisco.

E-chieh Lin
Dean of Equity and Community
San Francisco, CA
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/044/4/2024
Other Key Administrator Jobs
Joel Siepierski
Director of College Counseling
Washington, DC
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/034/3/2024
College Counseling Leadership Jobs
Ileana Del Toro
Chief Finance and Operations Officer
Houston, TX
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/034/3/2024
Financial Leadership Jobs
Michele Bett
Assistant Executive Director
New York, NY
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/034/3/2024
Assistant Head/Campus Head Jobs
Theresa Foy
Chief Finance and Operations Officer
Old Brookville, NY
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/034/3/2024
Financial Leadership Jobs
Melissa Sherman
Founding Head of Lower School
Bentonville, AR
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/034/3/2024
Division Head Jobs
Jameel Freeman
Director of College Counseling
New York, NY
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/034/3/2024
College Counseling Leadership Jobs
Andrew Weller
Director of Enrollment Management
New York, NY
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/024/2/2024
Admissions Leadership Jobs
Catherine Stines
Associate Head of School
Middlebury, CT
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/024/2/2024
Assistant Head/Campus Head Jobs
Jeff Doherty
Chief Finance and Operations Officer
Seoul, Korea
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/024/2/2024
Financial Leadership Jobs
Heather Ironside
Director of Admissions
New York, NY
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/024/2/2024
Admissions Leadership Jobs
Robert "Robbie" Gross
Upper School Principal
Washington, DC
Appointed for 2024
2024/04/024/2/2024
Division Head Jobs
Dionne Kirby
Executive Director
Dallas, TX
Appointed for 2024
2024/03/263/26/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Joseph Doucette
Head of School
Portland, OR
Appointed for 2024
2024/03/263/26/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Michael "Mike" Drew
Head of School
Concord, NC
Appointed for 2024
2024/03/203/20/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Tina Elfenbein
Director of College Counseling
St. Paul, MN
Appointed for 2024
2024/03/203/20/2024
College Counseling Leadership Jobs
Stacey Patrick
Dean of Advising
Culver, IN
Appointed for 2024
2024/03/203/20/2024
Other Key Administrator Jobs
Catalina Guzmán
Executive Director of College Counseling
Newtown Square, PA
Appointed for 2024
2024/03/203/20/2024
College Counseling Leadership Jobs
Aline García Rubio
Associate Head of School
Portland, OR
Appointed for 2024
2024/03/153/15/2024
Assistant Head/Campus Head Jobs
Sarah Goodson
Upper School Director
Norfolk, VA
Appointed for 2024
2024/03/153/15/2024
Division Head Jobs
Michael Bowler
Head of School
Beverly, MA
Appointed for 2024
2024/03/153/15/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Greg Armbrister
Head of School
North Hollywood, CA
Appointed for 2024
2024/03/153/15/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Joseph "Joe" Zampillo
Principal
Chicago Heights, IL
Appointed for 2024
2024/03/153/15/2024
Head of School/Leader Jobs
Nidhi McVicar
Head of Upper School
Charlotte, NC
Appointed for 2024
2024/03/153/15/2024
Division Head Jobs
Jonathan "Jon" Willson
Head of Upper School
New York, NY
Appointed for 2024
2024/03/153/15/2024
Division Head Jobs
Kate Juergens
Director of Enrollment Management
San Francisco, CA
Appointed for 2023
2024/03/153/15/2024
Admissions Leadership Jobs
Mike Jackson
Director of Finance and Operations
New York, NY
Appointed for 2024
2024/03/013/1/2024
Financial Leadership Jobs

City and Country School is pleased to announce that Mike Jackson will be their next Director of Finance and Operations. Mike most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer of New York's Blue School, from 2019-2023, and was also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation for Letters.

With over 350 students ages 2-13 and an operating budget of $16 million, City and Country School is a co-educational, independent, progressive day school located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York.

Veronique Kessler
Chief Finance and Operations Officer
San Francisco, CA
Appointed for 2024
2024/03/013/1/2024
Financial Leadership Jobs

San Francisco Friends School is delighted to announce the appointment of Veronique Kessler as their incoming Chief Finance and Operations Officer. Veronique has been the Chief Financial Officer at the Galloway School in Atlanta, GA for the past eleven years.

At San Francisco Friends School, 435 students in grades K-8 learn in a community grounded in the Quaker values of reflection, peaceful problem-solving, and stewardship.

Timothy Finnegan
Chief Financial Officer
Greensboro, NC
Appointed for 2024
2024/03/013/1/2024
Financial Leadership Jobs

Greensboro Day School is pleased to announce the appointment of Timothy “Tim” Finnegan as their next Chief Financial Officer. Tim comes to Greensboro Day School from the Archdiocese of New York, where he has worked since 2015 and where he currently serves as Director of Finance.

With a 72-acre campus and a $20 million annual operating budget, Greensboro Day School (GDS) serves approximately 950 co-educational students from age 2 to grade 12. GDS develops the intellectual, ethical, and interpersonal foundations students need to become constructive contributors to the world.

Adriana Matzke
Director of Enrollment Management
Gahanna, OH
Appointed for 2024
2024/02/272/27/2024
Admissions Leadership Jobs

Columbus Academy is pleased to announce that Adriana Matzke has been appointed as their new Director of Enrollment Management. From 2002-2021, Adriana was at The Blake School in Minneapolis, where she most recently served as Associate Director of Admissions. She is currently the Director of K-12 Outreach and Engagement at World Savvy, a Minneapolis-based nonprofit.

Located on an expansive 231-acre campus eight miles from downtown Columbus, OH, Columbus Academy (CA) is an independent, co-educational school for over 1100 students from age 3 to grade 12. CA enriches its academic tradition of excellence by valuing a broad diversity of students as it seeks to develop the complete person: mind, body and character.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Adam Archer
Director of Information Technology
New York, NY
Appointed for 2024
2023/11/1011/10/2023
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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.

Derek Harwell
Interim High School Principal
Casablanca, Morocco
Appointed for 2023
2023/11/1011/10/2023
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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.

Nelyda Miguel
General Director
San Salvador, El Salvador
Appointed for 2024
2023/11/1011/10/2023
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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.

ShaQuan Buffaloe
Director of Finance and Operations
Wilmington, DE
Appointed for 2023
2023/11/1011/10/2023
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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.

Nicole Hood
Head of School
Jenkintown, PA
Appointed for 2024
2023/10/2710/27/2023
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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.

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

Christopher Brueningsen
Director
Casablanca, Morocco
Appointed for 2024
2023/10/1810/18/2023
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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.

Kelly Murphy
Director of Development
Greenwich, CT
Appointed for 2023
2023/10/1710/17/2023
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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.

Mari Beth Sartain
Director of Advancement & Outreach
Nashville, TN
Appointed for 2023
2023/10/1710/17/2023
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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.

Trae Holland
Director
Kyiv, Ukraine
Appointed for 2023
2023/10/1710/17/2023
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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.

Donald Francis
General Director
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Appointed for 2023
2023/09/299/29/2023
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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.

Daniel Kerr
Middle School Principal
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Appointed for 2023
2023/09/299/29/2023
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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.

Heather Hoffman
Director of Enrollment Management
Sewickley, PA
Appointed for 2023
2023/09/279/27/2023
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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.

Wayne Richardson
Director
Hawally, Kuwait
Appointed for 2024
2023/09/229/22/2023
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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.

Brian Brazeau
American Section Director
Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Appointed for 2023
2023/09/229/22/2023
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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.

Beth Pollard
Chief Financial Officer
Nashville, TN
Appointed for 2022
2023/09/209/20/2023
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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.

Patricia Foster
Chief Finance & Operations Officer
New York, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/09/209/20/2023
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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.

Michelle Merson
Middle School Head
Pittsburgh, PA
Appointed for 2023
2023/09/019/1/2023
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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.

Amy Roberts
Upper School Principal
San Juan Capistrano
Appointed for 2023
2023/09/019/1/2023
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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.

Scott Root
Head of School
Novato, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/09/019/1/2023
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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.

Shane Guilbert-Neal
Upper School Director
Claremont, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/08/258/25/2023
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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.

Travis Larrabee
Head of School
Norfolk, VA
Appointed for 2023
2023/08/258/25/2023
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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.

Lauren Pool
Director of Teaching and Learning
Hillsborough and San Mateo, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/08/258/25/2023
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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.

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

Jennifer Lee
Deputy Director of University Counselling
Hong Kong, China
Appointed for 2023
2023/08/178/17/2023
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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.

Heather Brooks
Principal
Wilmington, DE
Appointed for 2023
2023/08/098/9/2023
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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.

Johnny Avots-Smith
Director of Advancement
Oakland, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/08/088/8/2023
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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.

Michael Robey
Principal
Sturgeon Bay, WI
Appointed for 2023
2023/08/088/8/2023
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Connie Urbanski
Principal
Birmingham, AL
Appointed for 2024
2023/07/137/13/2023
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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.

Matthew Cloud
Director of Advancement
Fort Wayne, IN
Appointed for 2024
2023/07/077/7/2023
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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.

Katelyn Cassell
Director of Enrollment Management
Princeton, NJ
Appointed for 2023
2023/07/037/3/2023
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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.

Laurence Kutler
Interim Head of School
Encino, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/07/037/3/2023
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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.

Tobin Wait
President
Beirut, Lebanon
Appointed for 2024
2023/06/276/27/2023
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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.

Adam Holden
Head of School
Raleigh, NC
Appointed for 2024
2023/06/276/27/2023
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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.

Kristen Rojas
Principal
Cincinnati, OH
Appointed for 2023
2023/06/236/23/2023
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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.

Kari Loya
Interim Head of School
Austin, TX
Appointed for 2023
2023/06/226/22/2023
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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.

Jim Pautz
Associate Director of College Counseling
New York, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/06/226/22/2023
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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.

Lawrence Momo
Interim Director of College Counseling
Washington, DC
Appointed for 2023
2023/06/206/20/2023
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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.

Claudia Fritz
Director of Enrollment Management
Milwaukee, WI
Appointed for 2023
2023/06/166/16/2023
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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.

Melissa Ritchie
Director of Development
New York, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/06/166/16/2023
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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.

Stephen Walswick
President
Anaheim, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/06/156/15/2023
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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.

Sheila Sheldon
Chief Finance and Operations Officer
New York, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/06/146/14/2023
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jacqueline Barnett
President
Wilmington, DE
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/255/25/2023
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Andrew Nagy
Principal
South Burlington, VT
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/125/12/2023
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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.

Lauren Benjamin
Northern California Director
San Francisco, CA
Appointed for 2024
2023/05/115/11/2023
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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.

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.

Jonathan Webster
Director of the Michaels-Dickson Scholarship Program
Chattanooga, TN
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/035/3/2023
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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.

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.

Sarah Wike
Senior Director, Academic Program & Principal
Washington, DC
Appointed for 2023
2023/05/035/3/2023
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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.

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.

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

Erin Mooney
Executive Director
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/214/21/2023
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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.

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.

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.

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
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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.

Haruka Mori
Director of Lower Elementary
Los Angeles, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/214/21/2023
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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.”

Lynn Schweber
Director of College Counseling
San Rafael, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/214/21/2023
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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.

Rebecca Felt
Director of Intermediate Division
New York, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/04/204/20/2023
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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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Laurén Carter
Dean of College Counseling
Milton, MA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/303/30/2023
College Counseling Leadership Jobs

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jordan Bentley
Head of Middle School
Weston, MA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/163/16/2023
Division Head Jobs

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.

Cecilia Márquez
Head of School
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/163/16/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cassandra Batson
Middle School Principal
Rockville, MD
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/143/14/2023
Division Head Jobs

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.

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.

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.

Phillip VanDenBrink
President
Hyannis, MA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/103/10/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

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.

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.

Shana Druffner
Principal
Nolensville, TN
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/093/9/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

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.

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.

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.

Dan Meyers
Head of School
Berkeley, CA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/073/7/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

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.

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.

Justin Cerenzia
Buckley Executive Director Chair for Teaching and Learning
Newtown Square, PA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/033/3/2023
Other Key Administrator Jobs

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.

Paul Stellato
Head of School
Locust Valley, NY
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/033/3/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

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.

Karl Danso
Principal
Boston, MA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/023/2/2023
Head of School/Leader Jobs

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.

Jake Westermann
Upper School Head
Richmond, VA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/023/2/2023
Division Head Jobs

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.

Alex Gould
Director of Athletics and Fitness
Chestnut Hill, MA
Appointed for 2023
2023/03/023/2/2023
Other Key Administrator Jobs

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
Head of School/Leader Jobs

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
Head of School/Leader Jobs

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
Assistant Head/Campus Head Jobs

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
Head of School/Leader Jobs

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
Other Key Administrator Jobs

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
Division Head Jobs

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
Division Head Jobs

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
Head of School/Leader Jobs

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
Head of School/Leader Jobs

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
Head of School/Leader Jobs

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
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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
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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 School John 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 Academy Carla 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 School James 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 Atlanta Dot 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 School Courtney 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
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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 School Dr. James Benson
President
North Dartmouth, MA
Appointed for 2022
2022/10/3110/31/2022
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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 Spears Bessie Speers
Head of School
Concord, MA
Appointed for 2023
2022/10/0510/5/2022
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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 Taylor Thomas E. Taylor
Head of School
Atlanta, GA
Appointed for 2023
2022/10/0510/5/2022
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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 Kellar Aimmie Kellar
High School Principal
Tai Tam, Hong Kong
Appointed for 2022
2022/08/098/9/2022
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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 Tencza Dr. Marilyn Tencza
Principal
Worcester, MA
Appointed for 2022
2022/07/197/19/2022
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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 Makeda Nefertiti 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 Sylte Mark Sylte
Founding Head of School
Beijing, China
Appointed for 2023
2022/07/197/19/2022
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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 Daughtrey Dr. William H. Daughtrey III
Head of School
Nashville, TN
Appointed for 2023
2022/07/127/12/2022
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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 Smolskis Joe Smolskis
Assistant Head of School for Finance and Operations
Washington, D.C.
Appointed for 2022
2022/07/127/12/2022
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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 Zeavin Hadley 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 Lambert Tony 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 Finks Deren 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 Deardorff Heather 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 Spencer Michael Spencer
Head of School
Portland, OR
Appointed for 2023
2022/06/226/22/2022
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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 Burkly Charlotte Burkly
Director of College Counseling
Los Gatos, CA
Appointed for 2022
2022/06/226/22/2022
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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.

Holy Cross High School
Mark Mongelluzzo Mark Mongelluzzo
President
Flushing, NY
Appointed for 2022
2022/06/106/10/2022
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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 Puri Rekha Puri
Assistant Head of School for Enrollment
New York, NY
Appointed for 2022
2022/06/086/8/2022
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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 Rosberg Bengt Rosberg
Deputy Head of School
Mumbai, India
Appointed for 2022
2022/05/245/24/2022
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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 Ducharme Paul Ducharme
Head of School
Mumbai, India
Appointed for 2022
2022/05/245/24/2022
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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-Hinds Nichole 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 Harrington Carey 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 Shavalian Eli 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 Cristella Michelle 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 Quagliaroli Peter 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 Cullen Kimberly 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 Welsh Tim 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 Wilson Beth 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 Essalat Meredith 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 Small Dr. 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 Sorrels Merry 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 Bromberg Tiffani 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 Zakers Gloria 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-Santos Dr. 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 Williams Dr. 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 Marshall Patricia 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 Fales Ross 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 Whalen Deborah 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 Motte Vianney 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 Biddle Edward 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 Amley Hollis 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 McIntyre James 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.