Head Appointments

Educational Directions reports chief executive appointments in The Head’s Letter
and we are pleased to include this news on our website.
Please let us know about any appointments we have missed. Thank you.



Announced in the October 2016 issue of The Head’s Letter


Audubon Charter School, LA, Latoye A. Brown, Interim Head, Audubon Charter School
Central Catholic HS, MA, Christopher F. Sullivan, Director of Religious and Spiritual Life, Central Catholic HS
Fort Worth Christian School, TX, Kenneth Cheeseman, Head, St. Paul Christian Academy, TN
The Gardner School of Arts & Sciences, WA, Jeff Kubiak, Principal, Cordelia Elementary School, CA
Greenwood School, CA, Shaheer Faltas, Co-founder/Director, Kona Pacific Pulbic Charter School, HI
Hollywood Schoolhouse, CA, Ilise Faye, Assistant Head of School,The Hollywood Schoolhouse
Lake Lure Classical Academy, NC, Thomas G. Keever, Former Principal, Buncombe County Schools, NC
Lake Mary Preparatory School, FL, Jack Delman, Former Head, Carol Morgan School, Dom Rep
Montessori Community School, NC, Timothy A. Daniel, Executive Director, Mohican School in the Out-of-Doors, OH
Montessori High School, OH, Dr. Gregg Good, Executive Vice President, St. Edward High School, OH
National Center for the Development of Boys, TN, Troy Kemp, Associate Headmaster, McCallie School, TN
New Vistas School, VA, Dr. Lisa J. DeJarnette, Assistant Head of School, New Vistas School
The Norman Howard School, NY, Paul Keller, Assistant Head of School - Dean of Enrollment, Wayland Academy, WI
Oxbridge Academy, FL, John Klemme, Academic Dean, Oxbridge Academy
Phila. Area Ind. Bus. Officers Assn., PA, Mary Agnes Malter, Director of Accreditation, Penn. Assn. Ind. Schools, PA
Pope John Paul II HS, PA, Jason B. Bozzone, Asst Dean, Career & Student Dvlpmnt & Special Events, Temple Univ, PA
Saint Clement School, IL, Mari Jo Hansen, Principal, Mokena Intermediate School, IL
Solomon Schechter Day School Greater Boston, MA, Rebecca Cole Lurie, Sr Dir of Growth & Innovation, Staples, Inc.
Squaw Valley Academy, CA, Bill Grant, Associate Headmaster, Squaw Valley Academy
St. John's Jesuit HS & Academy, OH, Father Jeffrey Putthoff, Founder and Exec Dir, Hopeworks 'N Camden, NJ
St. Michael's Catholic Academy, TX, Dawn Nichols, Head, Convent of the Visitation, MN
St. Pius X High School, TX, Carmen Garrett Armistead, Dean of Students, St. Pius X High School
Vail Christian High School, CO, Steve O'Neil, Headmaster, Westminster Schools of Augusta, GA
Villa Maria School, CT, Diane McManus, Former Assistant Principal, Good Counsel Academy, NY


American Embassy School, New Delhi, India, James L. Laney , Head, Intl Community School of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The American School in Japan, Japan, James Hardin , Superintendent, Dubai American Academy, UAE
American School of Brasilia, Brazil, Allan Bredy , Director, American Cooperative School, Tunis
American School of Dubai, UAE, Dr. Paul Richards , Superintendent, International Schools Group, Saudi Arabia
Blue Oak School, CA, Daniel Schwartz , Head, Baker Demonstration School, IL
Green Mountain Valley School, VT, Tracy Keller , Head, Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy, CA
Hutchison School, TN, Kristen D. Ring , Provost, Bayside Academy, AL
Miller School of Albemarle, VA, J. Michael Drude , Assistant Headmaster, The Harvey School, NY
Old Trail School, OH, Sarah Liotta Johnston , Associate Head for Enrollment Mgmt, Hathaway Brown School, OH
Seacrest Country Day School, FL, Erin Duffy , Associate Head of School, Seacrest Country Day School
St. Clement's Parish School, TX, Frederick Betts , Head, St. Benedict's Episcopal Day School, GA
Town School for Boys, CA, Lorri Hamilton Durbin , Middle School Head, Dalton School, NY

Summer 2016:  We will be announcing Interim for July 2016 throughout the Summer and Fall and adding them alphabetically to the list below.

Academy High, IL, Nicholas M. Edgerton, Former Head, Bixby School, CO
Academy of Notre Dame, MA, Randall H. Adams, Title IIA Director, State of Maine, ME
Avenues: The World School, NY, L. Hamilton Clark, Former HD, American Community School at Beirut, Lebanon
Beacon Hill Nursery School, MA, Chad Small, Interim Head, Montclare Children's School, NY
Bishop Garcia Diego High School, CA, Nicholas Vitalari, Chair, Board of Trustees, Bishop Garcia Diego High School
Buckingham Friends School, PA, Helen Marter, Former Interim Head, Grace Episcopal School, MD
Canadian Intl School of Hong Kong, David Baird, David Baird Consulting, Canada
Emma Willard School, NY, Susan R. Groesbeck, Former Interim Head, Purnell School, NJ (started 10/2015)
French-American School of Rhode Island, RI, Steve Murphy, Head Middle School, French-American School of RI
Green Mountain Valley School, VT, Tim Harris, Asst Head/COO, Green Mountain Valley School
Greensboro Montessori School, NC, Paul Ibsen, Former Asst Head, Providence Day School, NC
Hancock Day School, GA, Francine Wright, Former Head, Hancock Day School
Hyla Middle School, WA, Paul Carroll, Former Head, Hyla Middle School
The Independent Day School, CT, Marijke Kehrhahn, Director of Teacher Education, UCONN, CT
International School of Hamburg, GE, Andrew Cross, Secondary School Principal, International School of Hamburg
The John Thomas Dye School, CA, John Amato, Vice President, Harvard-Westlake School, CA
Kalamazoo Country Day School, MI, Brian Kissman, International Consultant
Kamehameha Schools, Kapalama Campus, HI, Debbie Lindsey, Asst Head, Kamehameha Schools, Kapalama Campus
The Kingsbury Center, DC, Dr. Charles F. Clark, Interim Head, La Lumiere School, IN
La Reina High School & Middle School, CA, Anne Coffey Rog , Assistant HOS, La Reina High School & Middle School
The McGillis School, UT, Dr. Melanie Battistone, School Psychologist, The McGillis School
Northwest Yeshiva High School, WA, Ron-Ami Meyers, Teacher, Seattle Hebrew Academy, WA
Notre Dame Academy Schools in Los Angeles, CA, Dr. Michael Bates, Head, La Reina High School & Middle School, CA
Park City Day School, UT, Bruce Shoup, Interim Upper School Director, St Paul's Academy, WA
Park Tudor School, IN, Peter Kraft, Associate HOS, Park Tudor School
Saint Andrew's School, FL, Dr. James Byer, Consultant
St Clement's Parish School, TX, Nick Cobos, Interim Head, St Clement's Parish School (2 year Interim)
St. Paul's Episcopal Day School, TX, Debbie Bennett, Director of Admission, St. Paul's Episcopal Day School
Tandem Friends School, VA, Edward Hollinger, Interim Head, Hudson Montessori School, OH
Trinity Episcopal Day School, LA, Cooper Knecht, Educator, Caddo Parish, LA
Trinity Episcopal School, MS, Fr. Paul Andersen, Rector, Christ Church Parish, VA
University of Chicago Lab Schools, IL, Beth Harris, Vice President/General Counsel, University of Chicago, IL
Vermont Academy, VT, Stanley A. Colla, Jr., Consultant, Colla Associates, NH
The Walden School, CA, Terra Toscana, Director of Studies, The Walden School
Westminster Schools of Augusta, GA, Brian Case, Middle School Principal, Westminster Schools of Augusta