Almanac

Schools - October 20, 2010

Phillips Brooks names head of school

• Scott Erickson will take the post July 1, 2011.

Scott Erickson, director of the middle school at National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C., has been named the new head of Phillips Brooks School in Menlo Park.

He will take over as the fourth permanent head of the private elementary school on July 1, 2011, the school announced Oct. 13. Mr. Erickson will succeed Michael Eanes, the current interim head of school.

A total of 276 students are enrolled at Phillips Brooks, a co-educational school for grades pre-kindergarten through 5. It is located at 2245 Avy Ave. in Menlo Park.

Prior to his post at National Cathedral School, Mr. Erickson served nine years on the staff at St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire, including as head of the Humanities Division and chaplain.

Mr. Erickson received a bachelor's degree in music from Chicago's North Park University in 1989. He has a doctorate in theology from Uppsala University in Sweden, a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University, and an Aspiring Heads Fellowship from the National Association of Independent Schools.

"Scott fully embodies the PBS mission and core values," said Ken Lawler, chair of the board of trustees, in the written announcement.

Comments

There are no comments yet for this post

Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Choose a category: *

Since this is the first comment on this story a new topic will also be started in Town Square! Please choose a category that best describes this story.

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields