Lincoln School Welcomes 16th Head of School Suzanne Fogarty

PROVIDENCE, RIThe Lincoln School community welcomes Suzanne Fogarty as the16th Head of School. She recently guided Berkeley Carroll’s Upper School to be named an NAIS School of the Future in 2012. She also taught at St. Ann’s School and the Brearley School, all based in New York City. She brings to us her passionate commitment to Lincoln’s programmatic strengths, as well as visions to expand and partner with many of the exciting academic and non-profit institutions in our vibrant Providence community. Her time spent in lower, middle and upper schools in her years as a teacher and administrator gives Suzanne the breadth of knowledge essential to guiding our school, from the youngest to the oldest.

Suzanne was appointed as Head of School in March of 2013 and spent a year working with interim head, Ann Sullivan to ensure a smooth transition. Since Suzanne’s tenure began in July, she has expanded Lincoln’s campus with the following initiatives: India 2015, a partnership with RISD offering Introduction to Architecture to grades 10-12, Art Immersion with the Steel Yard, Girls Who Code Clubs for Middle and Upper School students, and the Online School for Girls.

During the search process, current and former colleagues resoundingly endorsed Suzanne’s ability to build authentic, warm relationships with students, families, faculty and staff, and the community more broadly, as well as her passion for finding and eliciting the best in adults and young people. The Lincoln School community recognized Suzanne’s energy, passion and approachable style and praised her ability to strike just the right balance between the internal and external needs of Lincoln

Lincoln School is an independent college preparatory school offering all-girls educational programs for Grades 1 through 12, with a co-educational Early Childhood program (Nursery through Kindergarten) where high academic and ethical standards challenge students to nurture their special talents and interests. Drawing on its Quaker heritage, Lincoln School focuses on character and values, as well as knowledge, simplicity, cooperation, mutual respect, and nonviolent resolution of conflict. The aims of a Lincoln education are confidence, achievement, a commitment to service, and a life-long love of learning.

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