Dr. John “Jack” Creeden is the Whitby School Interim Head of School. Dr. Creeden has more than three decades of experience in independent school leadership, teaching, governance and strategic planning. He is a leader in the independent school community, mentoring aspiring heads, conducting governance workshops and serving as chair of the board of trustees for the National Association of Independent Schools from 2012-15. Dr. Creeden holds a B.A. from College of the Holy Cross, and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in educational administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Located in Greenwich, CT, Whitby is a co-educational independent school that provides educational continuity for children 18 months through Grade 8 in the Fairfield-Westchester area. Whitby offers a Montessori curriculum in the Children’s House (18 months to Kindergarten) and the highly-recognized International Baccalaureate (IB) program in Grades 1-8. These two programs form the foundation for an educational experience where students thrive and learn to think creatively and critically, preparing them as lifelong learners.