Triangle Associates and Heads Up Educational Consulting are leading the search for a new head of school at Visitation Academy (St. Louis, MO). This site contains information and links that might be of interest to potential candidates and to members of the Visitation community.


The successful candidate will lead a 184 year-old independent, single-gender Catholic school with an exceptional commitment to educating young women in the Visitation Salesian tradition. Visitation Academy has a co-ed Montessori program for ages 2-5, and an all-girls program from grades 1-12 (see the mission and philosophy statements below). This is an outstanding opportunity for a Catholic education leader in a very special school!


The headship will begin in July 2018. Judy Schechtman, Pat Bassett and Marc Frankel are the search consultants working with Visitation. Please visit the school web site to learn more about this very special place and be sure to read the opportunity statement available through the link below. Please contact any of the consultants or send an email to with any questions.


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The Mission:         Visitation Academy is a community that exists to educate children and young women and to receive and share Jesus as Mary did in her visitation to Elizabeth.


In an environment which values excellence in scholarship, spirituality, leadership and service, this Visitation Community encourages students to develop their unique gifts.


As students learn to live Jesus with gentleness, humility, joy and freedom, they are prepared to continue to grow and to respond to others, the Church, and the global community.


Philosophy:          Visitation Academy is a private Catholic school that provides exceptional commitment to educating the minds and hearts of young women in the Visitation Salesian tradition. The Academy offers four programs that challenge students to be confident, curious, and creative:  a well-established coed Montessori program for ages 2-5; a strong foundation for girls in grades 1-5; an excellent middle school environment for young women in grades 6-8; an outstanding college preparatory high school program that inspires lifelong learning.  (read more)


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