Head of School

Jane Foley Fried has served as Head of the Brearley School since July 1, 2012.

Prior to Brearley Ms. Fried held leadership positions for 21 years at Phillips Academy in Andover, MA., most recently as Dean of Admission and Assistant Head for Enrollment, Research and Planning.

A graduate of Bowdoin College, which honored her with the Bowdoin Alumni Council's 2013 Distinguished Educator Award, she holds a master’s degree from Tufts University with a thesis on girls’ perceptions of leadership.

Ms. Fried is a Board member of the New York State Association of Independent Schools (where she serves as President), the Guild of Independent Schools of New York, the Buckley School and the National Outdoor Leadership School. She also serves on the advisory boards of The Parents' League, the Academy for Teachers and Parents in Action.

With thanks to Ashlyn Drake ’14 for her drawing of the Head’s Office.
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