Read more about our Head of School search here.

Head of School Search

Please submit questions related to our Head of School search process to Jenny Perkin or Gavin McGrath at

To nominate yourself or someone for the position, or offer contacts who may surface viable contacts, please email Carney Sandoe & Associates at or



Sept. 24, 2019: Laura Caron shares that she will be leaving at the end of the academic year

Oct. 11, 2019: A search committee comprised of current and former Board of Trustees members, faculty, parents, and parents of alumni is formed

Nov. 12, 2019: Search Committee selects Carney Sandoe & Associates to partner within the search process, announcement is shared with the community

Winter 2020: A community-wide survey is conducted and interviews with constituent group representatives are held to inform the head of school position description

Spring 2020: Head of School position is posted

Spring/Summer 2020: Search partner receives applications, develops the pool of candidates, and reviews candidate credentials

Fall 2020: Semifinalist candidates are interviewed by the search committee and finalists for the position are selected

Fall 2020: Finalist candidates visit Brookwood for search committee and administrator interviews and community forums, with feedback collected

Fall 2020: The Board of Trustees votes to approve the hire of the next Head of School following a search committee recommendation

January 2021: Finalist is officially announced to the community as Brookwood’s seventh head of school, effective July 1, 2021