Head of School Search

Derby Academy is beginning a comprehensive, national search for its next Head of School.

Search Process Timeline

November 17, 2019: Joe Perry shares that the 2019-2020 academic year will be his last year at Derby Academy.

November 25, 2019: Derby Academy’s Board of Trustees informs the community on Joe Perry’s resignation, reflecting on his remarkable five years of leadership, and expresses their intent on commencing a structured, thorough, and inclusive search for our new Head of School. 

November-December 2019: A series of community coffees between faculty, parents, and members of the Board are held in late November and early December to discuss the transition.

December 18, 2019: Head of School Search Committee Co-Chairs announce selection of educational consulting firm Educators’ Collaborative to help conduct the Head of School search.

January 15-16, 2020: Representatives from the educational consulting firm Educators' Collaborative visit campus to meet with constituents and discuss the search process.

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