Author: Matthew Troutman

Matthew Troutman has been Head of School at Thomas Jefferson School since July 1, 2020. He has served on Thomas Jefferson’s faculty since 2011, most recently as director of teaching and learning. Previously, he served as associate director of academics, chair of the mathematics department and assistant college counselor. He also serves on Thomas Jefferson’s committee on diversity, inclusion, equity and social justice; the admissions and enrollment committee; and the student travel committee. He founded the school’s robotics team and has coached varsity girls’ soccer and junior varsity boys’ soccer. Troutman received a bachelor’s degree in physics from Roanoke College, a master’s degree and Ph.D. in physics from Clemson University, and a master’s degree in education from the Klingenstein Center for Independent School Leadership at Teachers College at Columbia University.