Mobile Toggle

Head of School

Go on advancing, you are on the true road.  Remember, it is not you who have taken it but God who has placed you there.  Walk trustfully and may nothing in the world be able to dishearten you.  Give your heart, once and for all, to love and trust.

- St. Madeleine Sophie Barat 



Head of School Search Committee

The Head of School Search Committee will be primarily responsible for working with the search firm, obtaining input from the parents, alumnae, faculty, staff and the administration, developing an ideal candidate profile, assessing qualifications and suitability of prospective candidates and interviewing candidates.

Mary Locke Cavallaro ‘86, P’22
Chair, Head of School Search Committee


  • Melanie McMenamin ‘93, P’26 
  • Betsy Gordon P’24 
  • Margaret Strom, RSCJ
  • Ronald A. Algeo P’19, ‘21 

Advisory Committee Members:

  • Vic D'Ascenzo, Director of Institutional Advancement
  • Nicole Thomas, P’31 and Parents' Association Co-President
  • Nancy Franz ’88, P’17, P’19, P’21, Former President of Alumnae Association and Former Trustee
  • Tammy Hart, P’23, Former Mothers' Association President and Director of Enrollment Management
  • Mary Horstmann ’00
  • Michele Jeffries ’97, P’27, Lower School Teacher
  • Tia Plummer ’01, Former Trustee
  • Joanie Milhous ’87, Former Trustee
  • Suzanne Robinson ’76, P’06, Former Middle School Director and Alumnae/Annual Fund Coordinator
  • Marian Rosario ’16, Alumnae Association Board and DEI Coordinator
  • Cara Saraco, Director of Academics
  • Zach Schuler, Middle & Upper School Teacher and SHOOPs Coach
  • Bridget Thompson ’02, P’33 Alumnae Association President and Trustee
  • Jennifer Vincent, Director of Finance

Job Description

HOS Search Cover

Strategic Long Range Plan

Strategic Long Range Plan

About SHA