Jessica Flaxman is the Dean of Faculty and Employees at Rye Country Day School and an Instructor in the Klingenstein Center's master's degree programs. She previously served in a number of independent school leadership roles including Assistant Head of School and Middle School Head, Upper School Director of Studies, and English Department Chair. A writer and editor, Jessica is actively involved in different collaborative publications committed to amplifying professional growth, literacy, and storytelling including Klingbrief and Well-Schooled, the Site for Education Storytelling. Jessica earned her B.A. in English from Wesleyan University, her M.A. in English from Columbia University, and her Ed.M. in Independent School Leadership from the Klingenstein Center at Teachers College. She recently completed her doctorate in Educational Leadership at Penn GSE this spring, where she studied women leaders of large, K-12 independent schools.


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