Head-Elect Joy McGrath ’92 and Dean of Studies Gretchen Hurtt ’90 announced new department chair appointments for the 2021-22 school year.
Dave Miller, teacher of Spanish for 21 years, will chair the Modern Languages Department. Neemu Reddy, a ten-year veteran of the English faculty, will serve as chair of the English Department. Matt Edmonds, in his second year at St. Andrew’s and his fourteenth year of teaching, will chair the History Department. All three have been appointed to terms of three years, effective July 1, 2021 until June 30, 2024.
Department chairs at St. Andrew’s steward the teaching, learning, and curriculum in each department. They are leaders, mentors, and expert teachers responsible for cultivating a culture of growth and collaboration, passion for the discipline, and deep focus on the student learning experience.
The school would like to thank outgoing chairs Elizabeth Roach (English), Emily Pressman (History), and Matt Westman (Modern Languages) for their leadership, collegiality, and commitment to excellence in their departments. They have each made a lasting impact on the academic program at St. Andrew’s.