Peter and Hans chat with Jim Hamilton, associate head for external affairs at Brooks School in Massachusetts, about the transition from enrollment to headship. Released April 18, 2018 Peter and Hans chat with Jim Hamilton, associate head for external affairs at Brooks School in Massachusetts, about the transition from enrollment to headship. This summer, Jim becomes the 54th head of school at Berwick Academy in Maine. Join us as we talk to him about his journey, learn about the opportunities and challenges he’s anticipating, and gather advice for enrollment professionals considering a move to headship.
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Peter Baron is EMA's chief member relations officer, responsible for the creation and oversight of our external programs as well as our membership promise. He oversees marketing and communications, member recruitment and retention, and outreach functions, as well as leadership training programs, research, and other related strategic initiatives. With a career spent in product development, sales, relationship development, and marketing, Peter's success has been built on listening to schools' and families' needs.
Hans Mundahl is EMA's director of professional development and has been an educator since 1995, when he first stepped into the classroom as a Fulbright exchange teacher in the former East Germany. Since then, Hans has taught in a variety of settings, including as an Outward Bound instructor, classroom teacher, house parent, and in higher ed. Hans has served in just about every role possible in an independent school including as an admission officer, program leader, trustee, and head of school.
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