Stefan Eady and Beth Pollard have been named assistant heads of school, effective July 1, announced Head of School Brent Bell today.
“My goal in making these strategic changes to the school’s administrative structure is to promote growth while capitalizing on the strengths of our leaders,” Bell said. “This will allow us to successfully carry out our mission while best supporting our students and teachers along the way.”
Eady has been named assistant head of school for academic resources. As such, he will oversee library services and the Teaching & Learning Center in addition to information technology.
“It is a great pleasure working with Stefan, and I know he will help the school thrive in his new role,” Bell said. “He is both a creative thinker and one who possesses great attention to detail. His understanding of the culture of the school cannot be underestimated.”
Eady has held a variety of different roles in communications, web development and information technology since he began working at Darlington in 1997. He currently serves as director of information technology, a department he helped found in 2003. He also has two decades of experience designing and building websites. Eady holds a B.A. from Berry College and an M.S.I.S. from Kennesaw State University. He and his wife, Carrie, the school’s human resources manager, are the parents of Jack (’19) and Callie (’28).
Pollard has been named assistant head of school for business and operations. She will continue to oversee the Business Office as well as facilities services, dining services and other revenue-generating functions.
“This position title is more reflective of the important work that Beth does for Darlington,” Bell said. “Her leadership of the Business Office as well as her commitment to the day-to-day operations provide enormous benefit to the school.”
Pollard was promoted to chief financial officer in 2011 after serving as the school’s controller for six years. A Certified Public Accountant, she holds a B.S. from Clemson University. She and her husband, Jack, are the parents of Beau (’10) and Morgan (’13).
This announcement comes on the heels of Tuesday’s regarding new roles for administrators Joe Montgomery and Julie Lucas. Click here to read it.