We believe our reputation for excellence and position of industry leadership for the past 40 years are your competitive advantage. Our searches have resulted in the appointment of more independent school heads — domestically and internationally — than any other firm in the country. We know where to find school leaders of today and future leaders to come.
Every search is unique. Knowing each school and educational organization has a special identity and culture, we work to translate needs and objectives into a leadership profile that achieves success.
Our Search Group draws on its connections in the world of education and nonprofits, as well as on CS&A’s extensive resources and vast network. For us, every search is a global search.
Commitment and Credibility
Our Consultants are highly experienced and dedicated professionals who know schools intimately and work tirelessly on their behalf. Most come from backgrounds in independent schools and other institutions.
Our clients benefit from the support of our entire Search Group. All of our Consultants constantly share their insights and leads with each other, representing an unparalleled breadth and depth of resources.
Customized Search Process
We help you structure and pace a search process that balances your specific needs for efficiency and clarity of outcomes with an appropriate level of stakeholder participation, managing the search effectively and optimizing success.
The selection of a new leader is not a finale, but an inflection point. Our search services include planning support and tools that ensure an effective leadership transition at no extra cost.
Commitment to Diversity
CS&A’s commitment to equity and inclusion surfaces in our team’s dedication to consistently increasing diversity in schools and colleges by providing access to a multifaceted candidate pool.
Our Bottom Line
Our unparalleled, in-depth knowledge of schools and candidates enables us to help shape and lead the transition process, then present dynamic, talented candidates who meet the specific needs of each institution.