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Trixie Sabundayo Trixie Sabundayo

Head of Upper School, Princeton Day School


Princeton Day School has chosen Trixie Sabundayo as its new Head of Upper School, effective July 1, 2018.

Ms. Sabundayo joins Princeton Day School from Marin Academy, where she currently holds two positions as Chair of the English Department and Interim Dean of Equity and Inclusion. In her leadership roles, she has shepherded and participated in critical, school-wide conversations on curriculum development and assessment, faculty evaluation and professional growth, faculty recruitment and retention, and long-range strategic planning. She also encouraged her school's exploration of the benefits and opportunities within a diverse community; efforts that have strengthened her school and have been recognized by the National Association of Independent Schools through its School Leadership Institute and People of Color Conference. Prior to her successful tenure at Marin Academy, Trixie served on the faculties of the Isidore Newman School in New Orleans and the Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles.

Ms. Sabundayo received a BA in English from Johns Hopkins University and an MA in English from the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College.

Katie Rockman led this search with Sarah Hadjian.