Meet the Interim Head of Lower School
As Interim Head of Lower School, Mrs. Dunn will be responsible for the holistic development and well-being of students, faculty, and staff within the Lower School community. Her role entails providing academic leadership, aligning the curriculum with the school's mission and philosophy, and collaborating closely with teachers and administrators to foster an innovative and robust curriculum that encourages intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and a love for learning. In addition, she will be focused on nurturing the spiritual and social growth of Lower School students, promoting the integration of the Sacred Heart Goals and Criteria into daily experiences, and fostering a deep understanding of faith while instilling compassion, kindness, and empathy in leadership.
Mrs. Dunn has contributed her talents in various roles throughout her tenure, where she has served as Head of Lower School, first-grade teacher, technology educator, and more recently, as the Assistant Head of Lower School.
"I am excited to step into the role of Interim Head of Lower School at Sacred Heart Greenwich. My long-standing relationship with Sacred Heart, as an alumna, parent, and educator, has shaped the person I am today, instilling in me a deep commitment to the school's values and mission,” said Dunn.
“As I take on this new responsibility, I am dedicated to nurturing the growth and well-being of our students, fostering a nurturing and inclusive community, and upholding the high standards of academic excellence that define a Sacred Heart Greenwich education.
Dunn holds a Bachelor of Arts from Barat College and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Manhattanville College. Her dedication to fostering an inclusive learning environment led her to complete a Master of Arts in Elementary Teaching and Special Education, also from Manhattanville College.
"I am excited to step into the role of Interim Head of Lower School at Sacred Heart Greenwich. My long-standing relationship with Sacred Heart, as an alumna, parent, and educator, has shaped the person I am today, instilling in me a deep commitment to the school's values and mission.