Head of School Search


Welcome to the Pike School's Head of School Search Page

Here, you can stay informed about the progress of our search for Pike's next Head of School. Please continue to visit this page for updates on the committee’s timeline, process, and progress. We appreciate your support of this critical endeavor for the future of The Pike School.


The Head of School Search Committee

The Search Committee is invested in upholding Pike’s Mission, Vision, and Values and is comprised of a mix of faculty, staff, administration, and Board of Trustee members.

Claudia Bach — Board of Trustees, former Superintendent Andover Public Schools

Uzma Bogwani —Director of Academics

Heather Clark — Co-Chair Search Committee, Board of Trustees, P 11 '14 '19

Roberta Crump-Burbank — Board of Trustees, P'07

Sarah D’Annolfo — Upper School ELA Teacher, P'29, ‘30, ‘33

Jessica Howie — Grade 2 Teacher

John Kole '81— Board of Trustees, P'29, '29

Debby Murphy — Assistant Head of School

Matt Murphy — Co-Chair Search Committee, Board of Trustees, P'21, '23

Varsha Rao — Board of Trustees, P'18, '21, '27

Sara Stevens — School Nurse, P‘25, ‘26, ‘29, ‘31

John Yang — Board of Trustees, P’23, ’29, ‘31

Our Search Partner

Pike has retained Carney, Sandoe & Associates (CS&A), an internationally recognized education search and recruitment, consulting, and coaching firm, to partner with us in the search for our next Head of School. CS&A brings deep knowledge of independent schools from more than 45 years of experience guiding schools through their searches for exceptional heads of schools, senior administrators, and faculty. Carney Sandoe is known for its highly personalized approach to understanding the particular strengths, needs, and cultures of schools and then supporting them through the identification, recruitment, and hiring of excellent leaders whose skills and experiences align with the school’s needs. We are excited to work with Bob Fricker, Seliat Dairo, and Peter Barrett as our consultants.

Letters to the Community