Testimonials Recommendations from clients

"Finally, I thank Chris and Jerry. From the beginning, you extended extraordinary effort to get to know the Emma community, and the essence of what makes Emma, Emma. You shaped us from 11 individuals who did not know each other, into a cohesive whole. You did the hard work of finding and interviewing outstanding candidates for us. You guided us in effective interview techniques. Heaven knows you held my hand the entire way and answered all my questions a nanosecond after I had hit "send." The fit between Jenny Rao and Emma goes beyond remarkable. Thank you for understanding who we are, and bringing us a candidate who will help us become an even more amazing school for the girls who attend here, and the adults who work here."

Susie Hunter / Search Chair and Board Chair Elect, Emma Willard School (2017 search)

"I wanted to reach out and express my gratitude and to let you know how special one of your colleagues treated me in a recent search. I was a finalist for a Head of School position. I was not chosen to fill the job, however, I could not be more pleased with the way Jerry Larson handled the process from start to finish. Jerry was the consummate professional in every facet of the search. I have been involved with other firms like yours, but have never felt so informed and engaged throughout the long process. Jerry made himself available constantly and provided valuable feedback at various stages along the way."

David W. Wright, EdD / Assistant Vice President, Gettysburg College

"New Hampton School could not have had a better partner in the search for a new Head of School than Educational Directions. From the outset, the search process was thoughtful, transparent, inclusive, and well-managed in all respects. Best of all, our work with Educational Directions resulted in a new Head of School who is providing excellent leadership for all members of the New Hampton School community."

Rick Peyser / Search Committee Chair and Trustee (2017 search)

"Our partnership with Educational Directions was personalized and specific to our needs during the search. The communication was incredible in handling our questions and concerns throughout the entire process and the guidance and expertise was instrumental in our decision making and ultimately finding the perfect head for our school."