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Head of Early Childhood Search

The Head of Early Childhood Search Committee was delighted to announce that the Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Ms. Lisa Zimmer as Catherine Cook's next Head of Early Childhood on February 14, 2019. Most recently, Ms. Zimmer served as the Head of the Primary School at Sacred Heart Schools of Chicago, and brings a wealth of expertise and experience in early childhood education, development, and curriculum.

Head of Early Childhood Search Committee

The following individuals utilized a diverse set of experiences and backgrounds to manage the search process, meet and interview candidates, and recommend a new Head of Early Childhood to the Board of Trustees. Thank you to these volunteers, who are committed a significant amount of time to identify our next Head of Early Childhood:

Michelle Kilkenney (Chair), Trustee, Current Parent
Marta Delgado, Trustee, Current Parent
Tom Fuller, Trustee, Current & Alumni Parent
Roger Liew, Trustee, Current Parent
Sarah Heaven, Preschool Teacher
Megan Altmayer, Lower School/Middle School Librarian
Josh Sutter, 1st Grade Teacher

Sunni Kitson, Interim Head of Lower School, Current Parent
Cory Stutts, Head of Middle School
Jill Due, Director of Admission
Stacia Garriott Kass, Current & Alumni Parent
Anjani Bhargava, Current Parent

Head of Early Childhood Advisory Committee
The following parents, faculty, and staff will presented counsel and advice to the Head of Early Childhood Search Committee during their selection of a new Head of Early Childhood. Thank you to the following volunteers for their support during this important process:

Sandra Kane (Co-Chair), Early Childhood/Lower School Art Teacher
Kelly Waters (Co-Chair), Current Parent
Karla Beard-Leroy, Early Childhood/Lower School Music Teacher, Current Parent
Daniel Fierro, Technology Specialist
Barb Fisher, Junior Kindergarten Teacher,
Current Parent

Stephanie Free, Current Parent

Patrick Gall, Early Childhood/Lower School Librarian
Malcolm Scott, Physical Education Teacher and Assistant Athletic Director
Kathryn DeVito, Current Parent
Susan Flosi, Current Parent
Meredith Goldman, Current Parent
Joe Guzowski, Current Parent
Susan Wilde, Current Parent

Questions about the Head of Early Childhood search process can be directed to HOSsearch@catherinecookschool.org.