Our Community


List of 2 items.

  • Board of Trustees

    Dalton has a Board of Trustees whose role is to set important policies for the school and oversee its operations. The Board meets monthly to discuss developments at the school and vote on policy decisions.
  • Dalton Council

    The Dalton Council is an advisory group of parents to the Board of Trustees and functions in a similar fashion to the Board Committees. The Chair of the Dalton Council is appointed by the President of the Board of Trustees. The council addresses topics of interest to the Board and reports to the Board the results and recommendations from the several studies conducted each year.


Alan Klein
Jennifer Glassman  Ishaan Seth
Jim Best
Head of School
Aly Sheezar Jeddy J.P. Singh
Ronnie Abrams ’86
 Leah Johnson  Ramsey Smith
Timothy Barakett Olati Johnson Ashley Smyth
Graciela Bitar Erica Klein Deirdre Stanley
Mark Chan
Jonathan Korngold Andrew Weinberg ’92 
Sheree Chiou Daniel Lubetzky Judy Eick
PA President
John Clark Bruce Menin Joanna Stone Herman
Alumni Representative
Jennie Tarr Coyne 97 Durre Nabi Emily Mindel Gottlieb '91
Dalton Council Chair
Andreas Dracopoulos Chandni Prasad Sarah Kerman
Faculty Representative
Dasha Smith Dwin Theodore Schwartz '83 *Executive Committee Members


James Best
 Head of School
B.A., U. of North Carolina
  M.A., Ed.D. Teachers College

Nora Elish
 First Program Director
  B.A., Princeton University
  M.S.Ed., Bank Street College 

Tracy Fedonchik
Middle School Director
  B.A., Fairfield University  
  M.S.Ed., Bank Street College

Celeste Herrera
 High School Director
  B.A., University of N. C. - Chapel Hill
  M.S. Ed. University of Pennsylvania 

Michael Hwang
 Chief Financial Officer
  B.S., Boston College  
  M.B.A., Syracuse University

Emily Kasof

 Director of Development
  B.A., University of Buffalo
  M.A., Columbia University

Elisabeth (Babby) Krents ’68
 Admissions Director
  B.A., Harvard College
  M.A., Teachers College
  Ph.D., Columbia University

Dan Musick
Director of Strategic Engagement
and Professional Growth  
  B.A., Kent State

  M.A., American University 

John Neiers
 Technology Director
  B.A., University of Notre Dame
  M.A., Teacher's College

Domonic Rollins
 Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  B.A., Ohio State University
  M.Ed., University of Vermont
  Ph.D., University of Maryland

Joan Walrond
 Director of Human Resources
  B.A., New York University
  M.B.A., New York  University

Jim M. Zulakis

 Communication Director
B.A., Coe College