St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, Austin, Announces Interim Head

[St. Andrew’s Episcopal School] Michael N. Eanes has been hired as interim head of school at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, Austin, Texas. He will succeed Lucy C. Nazro, who has faithfully served as St. Andrew’s head of school since 1980.

“The Board of Trustees is grateful to have found an individual with such depth of experience to lead us next year,” said Board Chair Catherine Miller. “Michael is committed to helping us achieve a smooth transition as we position ourselves for our next permanent Head of School. He understands and supports St. Andrew’s unique culture and its clear pronouncement of Episcopal Identity. His leadership style and his support of teachers will further enhance our successful, child-centered mission.”

Michael is currently the interim head at Heathwood Hall Episcopal School in Columbia, South Carolina. He brings a wealth of experience to St. Andrew’s, both as a longstanding head of school and as a seasoned interim head. Michael has served as interim head at eight different schools throughout the country. Before his various interim head appointments, Michael served as executive director of the American Montessori Society for ten years. Prior to that, he served for fourteen years as headmaster of the Gunnery, a coeducational college preparatory school in Washington, Connecticut.

"It is an honor to be asked to follow Lucy Nazro as head of school at St. Andrew’s,” said Michael. “I am eager to solidify her legacy and to lead the school in its next phase. St. Andrew’s will be the fourth Episcopal school I have served in my interim posts, and I am looking forward to being part of that mission.”

Michael will begin his new role as Interim Head on July 1, 2012.

About St. Andrew’s Episcopal School
Founded in 1952, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is a college preparatory school with 853 students in grades one through twelve. St. Andrew’s mission is to provide an enriched academic program within a Christian environment, emphasizing the fulfillment of each student’s potential.