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It's the most wonderful time of the year here at The Pingry School! Students have returned, extracurricular activities are taking place, lots of learning is happening, and relationships are being developed. In addition to all of these exciting happenings across our campuses, Pingry is delighted to introduce you to the newest members of our talented team for the 2021-22 school year.

Head of School Search

The Pingry School is conducting an international search to attract the best qualified candidate to serve as our 17th Head of School. We are confident that Pingry's reputation for excellence, as well as its mission, history, financial stability, and welcoming community will attract a pool of outstanding candidates for the position.

The Search Committee will update the community regularly about the progress of the search, and updates will be archived on this web site. Questions and comments regarding the search may be submitted to



Search Updates

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Search Committee


  • Stuart Lederman, ’78, Trustee
  • Lori Halivopoulos, ’78, P ’23, Trustee


  • Denise Grant, P ’23, Trustee
  • Dev Ittycheria, P ’19, ’22, Trustee
  • Judy Lebowitz, Upper School Latin Teacher, Mentor Program Director
  • Leslie Miller, P ’29, ’31, Lower School Physical Education Coordinator, Health Teacher, Lower School Enrichment Coordinator
  • Jason Murdock, Middle School History Teacher, Admission Counselor
  • Margaret Santana, P ’22, ’24, Former Trustee and Past President of The Pingry School Parents’ Association
  • Kevin Schmidt, ’98, Trustee and President of the Pingry Alumni Association,
  • Ian Shrank, ’71, Chair of the Board of Trustees
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Pingry has retained Carney, Sandoe & Associates, a leading educational search firm, to assist in the Head of School search.