James Rainey Head of School, Appointed for 2019
MICDS will welcome Jay in in the fall of 2019 as their next Head of School. Jay has served as Head of School at Randolph School in Huntsville, AL since 2014. Prior to this appointment he served a 12-year tenure at Norfolk Academy in Virginia. There he held roles as Teacher and Coach, Associate Director of College Counseling, Director of Studies and Assistant Headmaster for Academic Affairs. Jay has also worked at Hampton Roads Academy in VA and Woodberry Forest School in VA as a Teacher and Coach. Prior to entering the independent school world he held various positions in the entrepreneurial and business sector including Founder of Virginia Test Review, Founder and Partner of Network Teaching Solutions, New Product Manager for DeVry, Inc., Director of Operations for Participate Systems, and Founder for PrepExact. A graduate of Woodberry Forest School, Jay holds an AB in Religion from Princeton University and an MA in American Studies from College of William & Mary.