Third Head of School candidate scheduled to visit Sept. 13-14
September 12, 2021
On Monday, Sept. 13, and Tuesday, Sept. 14, St. Paul Academy and Summit School is expecting a visit from Head of School candidate Peter Kraft. In an email from co-chair of the search committee and Board President Tim Welsh, he wrote:
Mr. Kraft has served as the Associate Head of School at Oregon Episcopal School, a Prekindergarten-Grade 12 day and boarding school with 875 students in Portland, Oregon, since 2017. At OES, Mr. Kraft oversees the school’s academic, athletic, and extra-curricular programs, including faculty hiring, and works closely with Enrollment Management and Institutional Advancement. In spring 2018, he served as Acting Head of School during the Head’s sabbatical. Prior to OES, Mr. Kraft was the Associate Head for Academic Affairs at Park Tudor School in Indianapolis, where he also served as Interim Head in 2016-17. His career as an educator began at Peddie School in New Jersey, where he held both educator and administrative roles. Mr. Kraft holds a bachelor’s degree from the College of William & Mary (VA), master’s degrees from the University of Virginia (History) and Columbia University Teachers College (Private School Leadership), and is currently pursuing coursework in the LEAD Online Executive Education Program in Innovation at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.