Tracie Catlett

Tracie Catlett

GREENSBORO — Tracie Catlett is set to become the next head of school at Greensboro Day School. She is the first woman named to the position in the the private school's nearly 50 year history. 

Catlett will take over July 1, according to a news release from the PK-12 school. 

Catlett is a former math teacher who is associate head of school and director of admissions at Louisville Collegiate School in Louisville, Kentucky. She has a masters in teaching from the University of Louisville and is pursuing an Ed.D. degree from Johns Hopkins University.

“Although Mrs. Catlett’s innovative academic work and the measurable successes in her administrative leadership were impressive to the GDS search committee, what ultimately set her apart was her warm and authentic nature along with her wholehearted commitment to the support of every student, parent, and faculty member," said, David Brown, chairman of the school's Board of Trustees in the news release. "We are thrilled to have her lead our School into our 50th year and beyond.”

Catlett is Greensboro Day's seventh head of school and will replace Mark Hale, who had the role for 13 years. 

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