Launa Schweizer Appointed Head of Middle School at Hewitt

launa-hewittMarch 2019 — This summer, Launa Schweizer will take the reins of the Middle School at The Hewitt School in New York City. Launa is currently the Assistant Head of Middle School at Brooklyn Montessori School, where she also teaches English and humanities. She previously served as Head of Lower School at Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn. Launa studied English as an undergraduate at Amherst College and earned a master’s degree in American Culture from the University of Michigan.

Located on New York’s Upper East Side, Hewitt is an independent girls’ day school that enrolls 523 students in grades K-12. The school’s program is intentionally structured around four pillars – presence, empathy, research, and purpose – and it strives to empower each girl to achieve her best.