Head of School Search

2.6.2020 - Update: Head of School Search
 
The search process is underway. We are happy to share that Educators’ Collaborative has signed
on to manage the search and that we have our Search Committee in place. Read More...
1.16.2020 - Update: Head of School Search
 
I hope your winter break was both restful and joyful and that 2020 is off to a good start. I write to you today to share an update on the Head of School search. As students begin the second semester, Jeff, the faculty, staff, and administration are ensuring that the focus inside the building remains on our students' academic and personal growth. Meanwhile, the Board has been engaged in designing not only the professional search for the next Head but also the transition from Jeff's leadership to our next chapter. We are in the final stages of choosing a search firm to recruit the most qualified candidates, and that selection will be announced by the end of January. Read More...
12.19.2019 - A Joint Message from Jeff Bell and Patty Abrams, Board Chair
 
With competing emotions in my heart, I am writing to share the news that 2019-2020 will be my last school year at Beacon Academy. I have accepted the position of Head of School at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, North Carolina, and this summer our family will be relocating to our new home in the Research Triangle. It has been a tremendous honor to serve this school these past seven years, and it was one of the great joys of my life to work with the founding Board of Directors to enact their bold vision to reimagine high school education. Read More...