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  • Jason Warnick Appointed Next Head of School

    The Wayland Academy Board of Trustees has appointed Jason Smith Warnick as the head of school effective July 1, 2020. He currently serves as the Director of Advancement and Enrollment at Ross School in East Hampton, New York. His hire concludes a national search to name a successor to Joseph Lennertz H`86, who announced last April that he would retire on June 30, 2020.
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  • Wayland Narrows Field of Head of School Finalists to Three

    Candidate Visits to Campus Scheduled in October
    The Wayland Academy Head of School Search Committee announced that three candidates will visit campus in October as part of the Head of School selection process.
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  • Wayland Announces Head of School Search

    Joseph Lennertz H`86, who has served as Wayland Academy’s Head of School since 2012, recently shared his intent to retire as of June 30, 2020. Lennertz previously discussed his retirement with the school’s Board of Trustees, and made the announcement personally to the school’s faculty, staff, and students on April 18. Alumni, parents, and other constituents were notified by email and mail.
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Anticipated Search Process Timeline

List of 6 items.

  • April 18, 2019

    Joe Lennertz H`86 announces his retirement to the Wayland community.
  • April 30 to May 1, 2019

    Representatives from Resource Group 175 visit the Wayland Academy campus.
  • April to August 2019

    Representatives from Resource Group 175 visit campus; interview faculty, staff, parents, and alumni; receive applications; develop the pool of candidates; and review candidate credentials.
  • Fall 2019

    Semifinalist candidates are interviewed by the search committee and finalists for the position are selected. Finalists (and families, as appropriate) visit campus for interviews.
  • Completed ahead of schedule in October 2019 - January 2020

    The search committee presents the candidate to the Board of Trustees and the new Head of School is named and news shared with the Wayland community.
  • July 2020

    The new Head of School assumes his or her responsibilities.

About Our Search Partner

Resource Group 175 believes that the quality of leadership shapes the future of schools. As a result, we are dedicated to helping our clients thrive by identifying, cultivating, and supporting superior leadership in order to foster the growth of independent school students. Read more about Resource Group 175 here. 

Wayland’s Search Committee will be working with search consultants Thomas P. Olverson and Arlyce M. Seibert

Search Committee Members

William T. Luedke IV `70
Search Committee Chair
Former Board of Trustees Chair
Current Board of Trustees Member
James Cleary
Chair of English and Dye Chair of Religion
Shelley Greenwood `73
Board of Trustees Member
Patricia Martin `96
Board of Trustees Member

Burnett G. Sullivan `69
Board of Trustees Member

Michael VanHaren `82
Board of Trustees Secretary
Board of Trustees Member
Bethann Vaubel
Previous Parent Council Member
Parent of Alumni `12, `14, `16

Recent Communications

The following documents have been shared with the Wayland community.
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