Head of School Search
The search for Science & Art’s Academy’s next permanent Head of School for the 2024-2025 school year is currently underway by the Head of School Search Committee.
SAA was founded with the mission to provide intellectually and creatively talented students a students a
stimulating and supportive environment designed for their unique abilities. An important factor in evaluating the next Head of School will be the degree to which candidates understand, support, and can enhance our mission.
Successful candidates will need to embrace SAA’s mission, values, and child-centered approach to learning.For questions regarding the search, you may contact Bert Bert Gutierrez-Wynne Chair, Chair, Head of School Search Committee and Vice Chair Board of Trustees, or Kirsten Bedway, Chair, Board of Trustees, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Search Committee Team
The Board of Trustees has partnered with RG175, a leading search firm with an outstanding reputation. Bringing decades of experience in school leadership, RG175 consultants Cathy Hunter and Jerry Katz work directly with the Board of Trustees and the Head of School Search Committee. Learn more about RG175 »
SAA Search Committee members share a deep appreciation for SAA’s mission. The committee includes individuals who offer a diverse set of experiences and points of view as well as a strong degree of commitment to and involvement in the school community.
Bert Gutierrez-Wynne, Chair
Vice Chair SAA Board of Trustees, Current Parent
SAA Board of Trustees, Alumni Parent
Teacher, Team Leader, Current Parent
Chair, SAA Board of Trustees, Alumni Parent
SAA Board of Trustees, Current Parent
Teacher, Team Leader
Director of Enrollment Management
Alumni Parent, past SAA Board of Trustees, past Chair, Finance Committee
Timeline and Next Steps
Science & Arts Academy plans to be able to announce the appointment of a new permanent Head of School sometime in fall of 2023. The new Head will assume responsibility on July 1, 2024.
As the search progresses, the Search Committee will periodically post updates to this webpage. The following represent communications to the SAA community thus far:
September 1, 2023 message to SAA community »
June 7, 2023 message to SAA community »
February 2, 2023 message to SAA community »
January 27, 2023 message to SAA community »
January 26, 2023 message to SAA community »
January 23, 2023 message to SAA community »
October 24, 2022 message to SAA community »
The SAA Board of Trustees and Search Committee are pleased to announce the appointment of Edward Hollinger as the Interim Head of School for the 2023-2024 school year.
Mr. Hollinger, who will begin his role as Interim on July 1, 2023, brings over 35 years of experience in education, including multiple positions in school transition management. He is eager to begin working with the faculty, staff and parents, to share his experiences, and to cultivate a keen understanding of the needs of our students and the mission of our school.
Read more about Ed Hollinger »