Alcuin Head of School Search

As we prepare for a significant transition with the retirement of our Head of School, Walter Sorensen, at the end of the 2024-2025 school year, we embark on a mission to find a visionary leader who will continue to nurture and enhance our school's mission of inspiring students to reach their highest levels of personal and academic achievement.

Partnership with Carney, Sandoe & Associates

To ensure a successful search, Alcuin School has partnered with Carney, Sandoe & Associates, renowned for their expertise in educational recruitment. Leading our search are principal consultants Rhonda Durham and Mark Davis, who bring extensive experience in head of school searches across independent schools.


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  • A Message From our Search Committee Chair

    Dear Alcuin Community,

    It seems impossible that we are nearing the end of another successful school year, with anticipation growing for the graduation of another impressive class of seniors. 
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  • A Message From Head of School

    Dear Alcuin Families,
    I am writing to let you know that after 14 incredible years of serving as your Head of School, I have decided that the 2024-25 academic year will be my last. 
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Search Committee

The search committee is responsible for ensuring a thorough process, vetting potential candidates, and making a recommendation to the Board of Trustees for the final hiring decision. Please be assured that we are committed to a broad-reaching and inclusive process, and welcome your thoughts, questions, and suggestions throughout the year. As our timeline and other search-related details evolve, I will keep you updated on our progress.

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  • Paul Tagg

    President, Board of Trustees, Upper School parent
  • Maria Cintron Magennis

    Former President- Alcuin Board of Trustees
  • Jamie Clark

    Former President- Alcuin Board of Trustees, Advisory Board Liaison
  • Patricia DeLeon

    Current Trustee, Philanthropy Committee Chair, Lower School parent
  • Ian Galbraith

    Current Trustee, Lower School parent

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  • Keli Jones

    Incoming President - Alcuin Board of Trustees
  • Kevin Kirksey

    Current Trustee, Investment Committee Chair, Lower School parent
  • Peggy Larson

    Outgoing Associate Head of School- Early Childhood
  • Michael Savoie

    Current Trustee and Board Secretary, Upper School parent

Timeline and Process