Where Every Child is Known and Inspired to Excel, to Lead, to Care

School Leadership

Head of School

Jesse N. Dougherty, Ed.D.
The Green Vale School's 10th Head of School
Click to read Jesse's welcome

Associate Head of School

Division Directors

Linda Gardiner, Assistant Head of School and Director of Lower School
Meet Linda Gardiner (video)

Linda Gardiner has devoted her entire career to Green Vale. She has served as Lower School Director since 1997. In 2005 she was also appointed Assistant Head of School. Earlier, she fulfilled other teaching and administrative positions including fourth grade teacher, Director of Enrichment for accelerated students, Director of Admissions and Associate Director of Development. She is a member of the Board at Glen Cove Boys & Girls Club, a member of the Matinecock Zoning Board of Appeals, and a member of the Alumni Board of NYC for the Woodberry Forest School. She and her husband, John, live in Locust Valley and have three sons, all Green Vale graduates.

Kelly Flink, Director of Early Childhood

Cathy Iannotta, Director of Upper School

Board of Trustees