Dear Parker Community,
This email is to update you on the final stages of the Head of School Search Process. As you know, three finalists visited Parker over the last week and a half. In addition to observing classes, each candidate talked with members of every constituency (students, faculty/staff, Board members, parents/families, school leadership, etc.). We are grateful to everyone who attended events, spoke with the candidates, shared about their own Parker experience, or otherwise supported or gave time to this process. The next stage of the process is the deliberation phase, where the Search Committee is charged with weighing the many sources of information and input they have received from the candidates directly and from the community’s assessments of those candidates. The Search Committee will make formal recommendations to the Board, who will discuss those recommendations and then vote to extend an offer to the selected candidate. These steps will take place over the next week, and we anticipate announcing Parker’s next Head of School to the community during the week of January 24. Stay tuned! And thanks again for your thoughtful participation – from near or far! – in this important process.
Deb Merriam and Glenn Penna, Search Committee Co-Chairs