Chadwick School Appoints Village School Director

Dorothy HutchesonFebruary, 2019Chadwick School in Palos Verdes Peninsula, California, has announced that Interim Village School Director Dorothy Hutcheson will become Director of the Village School, effective July 1, 2019. Dorothy brings to Chadwick more than 30 years of experience in a number of leadership roles in independent schools, including Head of School, Assistant Head of School, College Counselor, and Dean of Students. For 20 years, Dorothy was Head of School at Nightingale-Bamford School in New York City. She also was the founding Head of School of The Greene School in West Palm Beach, Florida. A highly regarded leader in independent education, she has served on numerous educational boards, including the National Association of Independent Schools, the Klingenstein Center for Independent School Education at Teachers College and the New York State Association of Independent Schools. Dorothy holds a Master of Divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary in New York, a Master of Science in Education degree in school counseling from Duquesne University, and an A.B., magna cum laude, in religion and English from Duke University.

Chadwick School is an independent, K-12, coeducational day school dedicated to developing global citizens with keen minds, exemplary character, self-knowledge and the ability to lead. Located on a beautiful, 45-acre hilltop campus on the scenic Palos Verdes Peninsula in Los Angeles County, Chadwick enrolls 860 students from more than 50 Southern California communities. The school was founded in 1935 by visionary educator Margaret Lee Chadwick.