Educational Directions: Appointments

Appointments

for July 2023

Updated 11/29/2022

As a leader in head of school search and transition consulting, and as part of our ongoing research on independent school leadership, Educational Directions has been tracking head of school appointments since 1993.
We are pleased to share with you our list of head of school appointments.

For JULY 2023

All Saints Episcopal School, Tyler TX 
 Dr. Mark D. Desjardins, President, Army and Navy Academy, Carlsbad CA
American International School - Chennai, Chennai INDIA
 Leigh Fitzgerald, VP of Academic Affairs, Mid-Pacific Institute, Honolulu, HI
The American School Foundation, Mexico City MEXICO
 Kolia O'Connor, Former Head, Sewickley School, Sewickley PA
The American School in London, London UK
 Matthew Horvat, Head, The Overlake School, Redmond WA
The Awty International School, Houston TX 
  Heather Beck, Deputy Head of School, Canadian International School in Singapore, SINGAPORE
Bancroft School, Worcester MA
 Stephanie Luebbers, Head, Stoneleigh-Burnham School, Greenfield MA

The Bermuda High School for Girls,
Pembroke BERMUDA
 Carol Swainson, Head, San Francisco Schoolhouse, San Francisco CA

Brookstone School, Columbus GA
 Henry Faulkner Heil, Head of Upper School, Episcopal School of Dallas, Dallas TX
Chadwick School, Palos Verdes Peninsula CA 
  Jessica S. Donovan, Head, Sheridan School, Washington DC
Chandler School, Pasadena CA
 Emily Brown, Lower School Director, Chandler School

Charles River School,
Dover MA 
  Gabe Burnstein, Middle School Director, The Gordon School Providence, RI
The Chestnut Hill School, Chestnut Hill MA
 Dr. Roderick MacLean, Jr., Asst Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, Arlington Public Schools, Arlington MA

Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt The American School of Lima,
PERU 
  Patricia Lee Marshall, Director General, American School of Guatemala, GUATEMALA
Convent of the Sacred Heart, New York NY
  Kate Adams, Chief Academic Officer, The Awty International School, Houston TX
Doane Academy, Burlington NJ
 Erin P. Mayo, Head, Fryeburg Academy, Fryeburg ME
Dwight-Englewood School, Englewood NJ 
  Jeremy Gregersen, Head, Meadows School, Las Vegas NV
Eagle Hill School, Greenwich CT 
  Gretchen Larkin, Head, Charles River School, Dover MA
Emerson School, Ann Arbor MI
 David H. Feldman, Former Head, The Roeper School, Bloomfield Hills MI

Episcopal Day School of St. Matthew,
San Mateo CA
 Quincey T Grieve, Director of Middle School, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School, Alexandria VA

Fordham Preparatory School, Bronx NY
 Anthony I. Day, President, Loyola Blakefield, Towson MD
The Friends School of Atlanta, Decatur GA
 Dorothy López, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Moorestown Friends School, Moorestown NJ
Friends School of Wilmington, Wilmington NC
 Anthony McCudden, Director of Enrollment Management, Sandy Spring Friends School, Sandy Springs MD

The Gow School,
South Wales NY 
  John R. Munro, Jr.. Former Head, Fairfield Country Day School, Fairfield CT
Green Acres School, North Bethesda MD
 Deanna Bocchetti, Head, The Co-op School, Brooklyn NY

Greenwich Academy,
Greenwich CT 
  Margaret L. Hazlett, VP and Dean of Student Affairs, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster PA
High Mountain Institute, Leadville CO
 Sam Critchlow, Executive Director, Maine School of Science and Mathematics, Limestone ME

The Hun School of Princeton,
Princeton NJ 
  Bart Bronk, Head, University Liggett School, Grosse Point MI
The Independence School, Newark DE
 Timothy P. Costello, Head, Science & Arts Academy, Des Plaines IL

Jacksonville Country Day School, Jacksonville FL
 Christopher Johnson, Head of Upper School for Scheck Hillel Community School, Miami FL
Lexington Montessori School, Lexington MA
 Kevin D. Clark, Head, Aidan Montessori School, Washington DC

Lick-Wilmerding High School,
San Francisco CA 
  Raj Mundra, Deputy Head of School for Academics and Student Affairs, Phillips Academy, Andover MA
Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor CT
  Zachary G. Lehman, Head, The Hill School, Pottstown PA
Lyceé Français de New York, New York NY
 David B. Hawley, Director General, Ecolint, Geneva Switzerland

Manlius Pebble Hill School,
DeWitt NY 
  James P. Foley, Assistant Head for Leadership and Innovation, St. Luke's School, New Canaan CT
Maret School,
Washington DC 
  Dennis Bisgaard, Interim Head, Friends School of Baltimore, Baltimore MD
Mary McDowell Friends School, Brooklyn NY
 André K. DelValle, Head of Middle School, Poly Prep Country Day School, Brooklyn NY

Mayfield Senior School of the Holy Child Jesus, Pasadena CA
 Laura Farrell, Former Head, Merion Mercy Academy, Merion Station PA
The Meadows School, Las Vegas NV
 Dr. Jay Berckley, Dean of Arts and Innovation, Episcopal High School, Bellaire TX
Middlesex School, Concord MA 
  Elizabeth C. Speers, Head, Tower Hill School, Wilmington, DE
Milton Academy,
Milton MA 
  Dr. Alexandra Callen, Head, St. George’s School, Middletown RI
Monte Cassino School, Tulsa OK
 Christopher M. Burke, Director of Advancement, St. Benedict at Auburndale High School, Cordova TN

Montgomery Bell Academy,
Nashville TN 
  Dr. William Daughtrey, III, Director of Upper School, University School, Hunting Valley OH
Moravian Academy , Bethlehem, PA 
  Adrianne Finley Odell, Interim Head, Moravian Academy
Moses Brown School, Providence RI
  Katherine M. Titus, Interim Head, Lick-Wilmerding High School, San Francisco CA
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, Suffolk VA
 Michael R. Barclay, Head, Virginia Beach Friends School, Virginia Beach VA
Norfolk Academy, Norfolk VA
 Travis Larrabee, Assistant Head, William Penn Charter School, Philadelphia PA

Norwich Free Academy, Norwich CT
 Dr. Nathan Quesnel, Superintendent, East Hartford Schools, East Hartford CT
Oregon Episcopal School, Portland OR 
  The Rev. Michael E. Spencer, Vice Rector for Faculty, St. Paul’s School, Concord NH
The Paideia School, Atlanta GA
 Thomas Taylor, Head of Upper School, Riverdale Country School, Bronx NY

The Palmas Academy,
Humacao PR
 David Sanabria, Former Upper School Principal, Saint John’s School, San Juan PR
Park Tudor School, Indianapolis IN
 Christopher Front, Assistant Head, John Burroughs School, St. Louis MO

Princeton Day School,
Princeton NJ 
  Kelley Nicholson-Flynn, Assistant Head of School for Operations, Riverdale Country School, Bronx NY
Regis High School, New York NY
  Charles Heintz, Principal, Loyola Academy, Wilmette IL
Riverbend School, Natick MA
 Brooke Hopkins, Associate Head, Oak Grove Montessori School, Mansfield CT

Riverdale Country School,
Bronx NY
 Kari Ostrem, Former Founding Head of School, Haile-Manas Academy, Debre Birhan ETHIOPIA
The Rivers School,
Weston MA
 Ryan Dahlem, Assistant Head, St. Margaret’s Episcopal School, San Juan Capistrano CA
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, Amarillo TX
 Jessica Leibowitz Morris, Director of Community Engagement, St. George Episcopal School, San Antonio TX
St. Francis Episcopal School, Houston TX
 Dr. Chelsea Pope Collins, Head, St. Luke's Episcopal School, San Antonio TX
St. George Episcopal School, San Antonio TX
  Thor Kvande, Interim, St. George Episcopal School
St. John’s Episcopal School, Rancho Santa Margarita CA
 Stephen Michael Lovejoy, Former Head, St. Francis Episcopal School, Houston TX

St. Luke's School,
New York NY
 Tracy Fedonchik, Middle School Director, Dalton School, New York NY
St. Margaret's Episcopal School, San Juan Capistrano CA
 Jeneen Graham, Ph.D., Principal of the Upper School, St. Margaret’s Episcopal School

St. Martin's Episcopal School,
Atlanta GA
 Maria Croley Madden, Head of Middle School, Heathwood Hall Episcopal School, Columbia SC

St. Martin's Episcopal School,
Metairie LA
 Whitney Samuel Drennan, Head of Lower School & Director of Strategic Initiatives, Louise McGehee School, New Orleans LA
Saint Stephen's Episcopal School, Bradenton FL 
  Peter A. Kraft, Associate Head, Oregon Episcopal School, Portland OR
St. Thomas' Episcopal School, Houston TX
 Thomas R. Bendel, Interim Headmaster, Saint Thomas' Episcopal School
San Francisco Day School, San Francisco CA 
  Racheal Adriko, Head, Metropolitan Montessori School, New York NY
The San Francisco School, San Francisco CA
 Juna Kim McDaid, Assistant Head for Academics, The Potomac School, McLean VA
Seattle Preparatory School, Seattle WA
 Robert T. Jordan, Executive Consultant/Chief of Staff, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland CA

Sequoyah School,
Pasadena CA 
  Dr. Rebecca Gale Hong, Director of Institutional Equity, The Spence School, New York NY
Sheridan School, Washington DC
 Courtney Martin. Associate Head, Collegiate School, Richmond VA

Spartanburg Day School, Spartanburg SC
  David W. Skeen, Jr., Head, Harding Academy, Nashville TN
Sycamore School, Indianapolis IN 
  John J. Huber, Interim Head, Waverly School, Pasadena CA
The Valley School, Seattle WA
 Shana Reiss de Reyes, Assistant Head, The Perkins School, Seattle WA

The Wardlaw+Hartridge School,
Edison NJ
 Dr. Corinna Crafton, Associate Head of School for Curriculum and Instruction, The Wardlaw + Hartridge School
Wasatch Academy,
Mount Pleasant UT
 Anne-Evan Williams, Ph.D., Former Head, Billings Middle School, Seattle WA
The Webb Schools,
Claremont CA 
  Dr. Theresa Ann Smith, Associate Head of Schools, The Webb Schools
Westover School, Middlebury CT
 Polly Oppmann Fredlund, Assistant Head of Community Engagement, The Bush School, Seattle WA
William Penn Charter School, Philadelphia PA
 Dr. Karen Warren Coleman, Former Head, The Hockaday School, Dallas TX
Wyoming Seminary, Kingston PA
 Martin J. Mooney, Head, Bridgton Academy, Bridgton ME


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