Theresa Collins named US Principal

In an e-mail to families Thursday afternoon, Head of School Bryn Roberts announced Theresa Collins as the next Upper School Principal, starting with the 2021-22 school year. Collins is currently the Chair of the Upper School English Department at Francis W. Parker School in Chicago. She holds a B.S. in Secondary English Education from Miami University (Ohio); a M.A. in Humanities from Northwestern University (IL); and a Certificate in Advanced Educational Leadership from Harvard University.

She is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Progressive Education Network, a group whose mission focuses on fostering active, lifelong learning.

Collins will succeed current US Principal Max Delgado, who has worked first as Dean of Students and then as principal since the 2014-15 school year. She will begin her work at SPA in July.