Head of School Search

On Friday, January 19, 2018, Dr. John J. Russell, Head of School, and Ellen Bowman, President of the Board of Trustees, announced that Dr. Russell will assume an exciting new role at the School starting in the 2019-2020 school year, and a search has already commenced for a new Head of School with the new Head's anticipated start to be July 1, 2019.

The Board has asked Devon Fredericks, Trustee Emerita, to chair the search committee for the new Head of School. The committee has retained the search firm Spencer Stuart to spearhead the process. Working with Spencer Stuart, the search committee plans to announce the new Head of School in Fall 2018.

Please bookmark this page for future communications. If you would like to submit comments, nominations, and suggestions, please email WindwardHeadSearch@thewindwardschool.org.

Head of School Search Communications

August 31, 2018 - Update on Head of School Search

The Head of School search committee has reviewed a significant number of applications from a diverse pool of candidates. To read updates on the progress of the search, please go here.

May 21, 2018 - Review and Identification of Candidates

Head of School Search Update: The Head of School Search Committee is currently in the process of reviewing resumes and identifying candidates. To view the Head of School Position and Candidate Specification, please go here.

April 20, 2018 - Head of School Position and Candidate Specification

February 27, 2018 - Head of School Search Survey

Please read the following letter from Devon Fredericks, Head of School Search Chair and Trustee Emerita, and participate in the Head of School Search Survey.

January 19, 2018 - Announcements from the Head of School and from the President of the Board