Stoneleigh-Burnham Head of School to Retire After 10 Years of Service

Stoneleigh-Burnham Head of School to Retire After 10 Years of Service

5/8/18—Sally Leach Mixsell, the first alumna to lead Stoneleigh-Burnham School (SBS), has announced her retirement as Head of School, effective June 30, 2018.

Mixsell has led the school for ten years, enhancing its rigorous academic offerings; improving and enriching student experience through facility upgrades and renovations; expanding student advisor, counseling, and college counseling resources; developing strategic partnerships; and generating new campus activities, sports, and clubs.

“It is difficult to catalogue all that Sally Mixsell has meant to this community,” shared SBS Trustee Allison Porter ’89.She has honored the importance of good teaching to support meaningful learning, and she has created protocols that are meant to support sustainability, in alignment with our current strategic plan. Sally has built a strong foundation for our work as we move the school forward.”

“The school is fortunate to have a very effective Board of Trustees, a strong team of administrators, a dedicated and talented faculty, and loyal and hardworking staff. I am proud of what we have accomplished together, and I look forward to a new chapter in my continued relationship with SBS,” said Mixsell.