Columnists

Contributors

Debbie Ayers, Upper School Assistant Director and Academic Dean, at Flint Hill School (VA)

Pat Bassett, former president, NAIS – National Association of Independent Schools – and ISACS—the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, and Head of School … Read more

Matt Bavone, Latin Teacher and Academic Technologist, St. Luke’s School (CT)

Nathaniel W. Coffman, Ed.D., Head of School & President, The Prairie School (WI)

Nicola Conraths has been working in independent art schools for 15 years, serving as Director of Artistic Studies at Walnut Hill School for the Arts and as director of Comparative Arts at the Interlochen Arts Academy.  Read more

Toby Elmore is an Upper School History Teacher at The Stevenson School (CA).

Megan Gray is the Chief Communications Officer for The Alexander Dawson School in Las Vegas, NV, where she has worked for more than a decade.  Read more

Kate Parsons, Head of School and COO, Portal Schools, is responsible for developing school design and instructional components, overseeing logistics, enrollment and accreditations, as well as hiring and managing staff, partners, and consultants. Read more

Matthew Troutman, Ph.D., Head of School, Thomas Jefferson School (MO), since July 1, 2020, has served on Thomas Jefferson’s faculty since 2011, most recently, as director of teaching and learning. Read more

Editorial Team

Joel Backon, Editor, Intrepid Ed News. Vice-President, OESIS Network… Read more

Tara Quigley, Intrepid Ed News Curated Collections Editor; Director of Miss Fine’s Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, and 6th Grade Humanities Teacher, Princeton Day School (NJ), and OESIS Network Leader … Read more

Jeannette Parikh Lee, Assistant Editor Intrepid Ed News, Read more

Lynn B. Schramek, Director of Digital Content, Intrepid Ed News and the OESIS Network. Read more