Head of School Search


Heads Up Educational Consulting and Triangle Associates are leading the search for a next head of school for Lake Forest Academy. Founded in 1857, Lake Forest Academy is a premier coeducational, college-preparatory boarding and day school of 435 students for grades 9 -12, half boarding and half day students,  from around the country and the world. The campus, located​ in Lake Forest, IL on the famous Armour estate, provides  easy access to all the resources of the metro Chicago area, and the program offers an exceptional college-like experience that balances academics, the arts, and athletics.


Pat Bassett, Rich Odell, and Judy Schechtman are working with the Lake Forest board to conduct this search. The position has a start date of July 1, 2019. Please use the links below to find more information and email any of the consultants or if you have questions or would like to arrange an exploratory conversation.


The application deadline is March 15, 2018.

Mission Statement:  Lake Forest Academy strives to embody in its practices and to cultivate in its students excellence of character, scholarship, citizenship, and responsibility.


Read more about how LFA fulfills this mission.

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