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Head of School Search

The Board of Directors recently announced that Susannah Wolf ’81 will leave Miquon as its Head of School at the end of the 2022-2023 school year. The Board is committed to finding an exceptional leader who, like Susannah, embraces Miquon’s mission and values and who will guide the school through the opportunities and challenges ahead.

Click here to view the Statement of Opportunity

The Search Committee

The following board members comprise the Search Committee and bring a wide variety of expertise to the search. Please see the board directory to learn more about each of them.

Cerys St. John Richter (Board Chair, parent and alum parent)
Miriam Rock (Board Secretary, alumna)
Bill Curran (parent)
Dimitri Pappas (Board Treasurer, parent)
Rachel Reynolds (parent)
Frances Sayers (parent and alum parent)

The committee is committed to an inclusive and transparent process and intends to update the community frequently. Feel free to contact the committee at [email protected].

Carney, Sandoe & Associates

Miquon has engaged the Carney Sandoe team of John Faubert and Chaya Keefe to partner with us in this important search. John has spent more than twenty years running leadership searches for Carney Sandoe, and as such has worked closely with independent schools, their boards, and members of their leadership teams, forging close relationships in the market. He is a former teacher himself, having worked at The Hun School of Princeton. Chaya’s twenty years of independent school experience include a decade as a teacher, work as the Director of Accreditation for the Northwest Association of Independent Schools, and a headship at Bright Water Waldorf School.

Next Steps: Community Meetings and Survey

John and Chaya will visit Miquon for two days in May to meet with staff, students, and families. Please keep an eye on email and Miquon Matters for logistics and a registration form.

Following these conversations, they will circulate a confidential survey to help guide them as they develop the Head of School posting, and to inform the search committee as we seek a candidate who fits Miquon’s needs. We encourage all members of our community to participate.

Search Communications

July Update on the Head Search, July 5, 2022

Next Steps in the Search Process, May 17, 2022

Board Announcement and Susannah’s Letter to the Community, May 5, 2022

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