After growing up in Kalamazoo, Mich., Monie attended Northfield Mt. Hermon School and Yale University, after which she taught English at the Taft School in Connecticut and later was appointed director of College Placement. She earned her master’s in English in l983 from the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College. When her husband, Chan, was appointed Headmaster of Blair Academy in 1989, they moved with their three daughters to Blairstown, N.J. During their time at Blair, she taught English, was director of new faculty training, and served as the School’s director of development as well as leading strategic planning. Currently, Monie is a partner at Greenwich Leadership Partners, doing executive coaching and consulting work with non-profits and schools. The Hardwicks have three daughters who are all members of the St. Andrew’s family: Thayer ’02, Elizabeth ’04 and Kate ’07.