Head of School Search

Head of School Finalist Spotlight

Alice Nezzer
Alice Nezzer is currently Head of Middle School at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, a kindergarten through twelfth grade school in Austin, Texas. She has previously served as Dean of Students and as a teacher of English at St. Andrew’s where she has been since 2000. 

Alice holds a B.A. in Religion from The University of the South, Sewanee, TN, and a Master of Education degree from the University of Texas, Austin. She is a lifelong Episcopalian and brings her faith to her practice as an educational servant leader. 
Known for her work in building a robust program at St. Andrew’s, Alice sees a collaborative professional community as the essential ingredient to academic excellence. Alice is also noted for establishing a strong sense community through paying careful attention to the unique needs of each child and family. 

Alice has led during a significant period of change in her school following the retirement of a head of 32 years. Through this experience, she understands the importance of the preservation of mission and tradition while embracing emerging educational trends and planning for the future. 

She describes herself as an inclusive leader who understands that the underpinning of any successful school stems from trust built through active engagement with all constituents. On a personal note, Alice enjoys travel, sports and is a pet lover. 

Please check back soon for information on the remaining candidates.

Search Updates

Invitation to St. George's community to meet three finalists for Head of School position
A Letter from the Chair of the Search Committee, Alex Breckinridge
Position Statement for Head of School 

St. George's Head of School Search Committee

The St. George's Head of School Search Committee is leading the effort to select the next permanent Head of School. The Search Committee members are listed below along with their relationship to the school. Please check this page for updates during the upcoming months as the search progresses. Feel free to reach out to the Search Committee at any time by contacting headsearch@stgeorgesepiscopal.com

Alex Breckinridge '95, Search Committee Chair
Alumnus; Current Parent; Chairman, Board of Trustees
Tamara Claverie
Faculty, Current Parent
  Sue Gilly
Former Director of Lower School, Former Trustee
George Denegre, Jr.
Former Chairman, Board of Trustees; Former STG Parent
  Leon Nowalsky
Treasurer, Board of Trustees; Former STG Parent
The Very Rev. Richard Easterling
Rector of St. George's Episcopal Church
  Shaun Rafferty
Former Chairman, Board of Trustees; Former STG Parent
Ava Fontenot
Faculty, Former STG Parent
  T. Gregory Schafer
Ex-Officio, Board of Trustees, Current Parent

Linda Gibbs and Doreen Olesonof the executive search firm Resource Group 175, have been retained to assist the Search Committee. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Gibbs and Dr. Oleson have served in a variety of teaching and administrative positions at independent schools - including as Heads of School.

Timeline for Permanent Head of School Search

November 2018
  • Finalists visit St. George's campus
  • Parents will have opportunities to meet with each finalist
December 2018
  • Announcement of St. George's next Head of School

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