School Leadership

I strongly believe the most authentic way to measure any school's success is by its graduates."

Jesse N. Dougherty, Ed.D.
Head of School

Our students and faculty are creative, reflective, and compassionate, life long learners."

Narinder Bhalla
Associate Head of School

Young children learn best when they are actively engaged, socially integrated and able to build purposeful connections to their everyday world through exploration."

Kelly Flink 
Director of Early Childhood

Martin Luther King, Jr. hit the nail on the head when he said, 'The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.'  The faculty here are the magicians who make true education come alive each day. I'm the lucky one who gets to support their work."

Linda Gardiner 
Assistant Head of School & Director of Lower School
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Whether in the classroom, the school as a whole, or taking Green Vale students into the community, I've always recognized the value of reaching students' hearts."

Cathy Iannotta
Director of Upper School