Advisory Board

The Klingenstein Center’s work is strengthened and informed by the contributions of an advisory council of experienced independent and international educators. The Advisory Board serves as a think-tank on issues of importance to the Center and the field.  

Group Photo - Advisory Committee 2018

Committee Members

  • James Scott, Advisory Board Chair and Head, Punahou School, HI
  • Jim Best, Head of School, The Dalton School, NY
  • Jefferson Burnett, Senior Vice President, Education Innovation, National Association of Independent Schools, Washington, DC                       
  • Carolyn Chandler, Head of School Emerita, Metairie Park Country Day School, LA
  • Olaf Jorgenson, Head of School, Almaden Country School, CA
  • Andrew Klingenstein, President, Klingenstein Fund, NY
  • Stephanie Lipkowitz, Associate Head of School, Albuquerque Academy, NM
  • Mark Reed, Head, Charlotte Country Day School, NC
  • Nancy Simpkins, Klingenstein Family Representative, NY
  • Mark Tashjian, Head, Burr and Burton Academy, VT 
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