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Head of School

Marcel Gauthier: 12th Head of School

After a robust international search for Country Day's 12th Head of School, the Board of Trustees announced the appointment of Marcel Gauthier, who began his tenure in July 2022.

A dynamic leader and educator, Marcel served as Head of School at Shanghai American School, the flagship independent school in Shanghai with an enrollment of over 2,800 students and two campuses. 

Marcel brings to Country Day incredible depth in school leadership experience combined with the genuine heart of an educator. He is known for his strategic vision, ability to build stronger institutions, and skill in coalescing communities.

Interview with Marcel Gauthier by Downie Allen '23 

Watch a Zoom recording with Marcel Gauthier

Announcements and Search Process