11/20/19—The Annie Wright Schools’ Board of Trustees have announced Jake Guadnola as the next Head of Schools. Guadnola will succeed Christian G. Sullivan, who will step down in June 2020 as Head of Annie Wright Schools, after serving in the role for ten years.
Guadnola graduated among the first class of boys to attend Annie Wright Middle School. In his 20-year career at Annie Wright Schools, Guadnola has served in a range of roles including English & Humanities Teacher, Basketball Coach, Director of College Counseling, Interim Director of Admissions, and most recently Director of Upper School for Girls.
“Annie Wright Schools have played a profound role in my life, both personally and professionally, and it is a sincere honor to be named Head of Schools,” reflected Guadnola. “Working with this dedicated faculty and inspired Board of Trustees, I will ensure we remain a student-centered institution, one that positively impacts the lives of children. Together we will move Annie Wright Schools from strength to strength.”
“We are thrilled that in Jake, Annie Wright Schools will be served by an experienced educator and visionary leader with a proven track record, and a passionate and committed member of the Annie Wright and South Sound communities,” said Michele Bessler, Chair of the Annie Wright Schools’ Board of Trustees.