January 10, 2019 Update

January 10, 2019

Dear Members of The Collegiate Community,
I write to update you on the search for our next Head of School. The following members of our community have agreed to serve on the search committee:
  • Ethan Berman, Parent of Alumni ('15, '17), current Trustee, and Chair of the Board Admissions and Financial Aid Committee
  • Ali Bhanji, Director of College Guidance
  • Jerry Bright '93, former Trustee and Chairman of the Collegiate Alumni Association
  • Sidney Child, Director of the Arts and Upper School Drama and English Faculty member
  • Karin DeMasi, Parent ('23, '24, '27, '31) and current Trustee
  • Melanie Hutchinson, Director of Teaching and Learning and former Lower School Curriculum Coordinator and First Grade Teacher
  • Josephine Linden, Parent of Alumni ('04, '12), current Trustee and former Board Treasurer
  • Beth Trilling, Middle School Mathematics Coordinator and Faculty member
  • Jonathan Youngwood '85, Parent ('19, '25) and President of the Board of Trustees
  • Rochelle Yu, Parent ('23), current Trustee and President of the Parent’s Association
The committee has already begun to interview search consultants. We plan to select a firm shortly.  As I noted in my December 4 letter, the work of the Board and of the Search Committee will be informed by input we seek from all of you. We will be back to you once a consultant has been retained with further news regarding the search. We look forward to working with the entire community in the months to come.
Many thanks and Happy New Year,
Jonathan Youngwood '85
Chair, Search Committee