List of 1 news stories.

  • Michael C. Wirtz, Parent '29 and '31

    About Michael C. Wirtz

    Michael C. Wirtz became Hackley School’s 12th Head of School, effective July 1, 2016.

    Mr. Wirtz came to Hackley from St. Mark’s School in Southborough, MA where he served as Assistant Head of School/Dean of Faculty for 6 years. In this role, he provided strategic advice to the Head of School, and served as Acting Head for the first half of the 2013-14 academic year. Mr. Wirtz also led St. Mark’s STEM education initiative, resulting in the creation of programs, curricula, and the design of a new facility. Prior to St. Mark's, Mr. Wirtz taught at Concord Academy in Concord, MA for 9 years. During this tenure, he served as a chemistry teacher, Science Department Chair, house parent, advisor, and coach. Mr. Wirtz began his teaching career at The Montgomery Academy in Montgomery, AL after transitioning to education from a research position at Pfizer, Inc.
    Read More
About Us
Head of School Search

Search Timeline

  • February 2023: Candidate applications due
  • February 2023: The search committee will read applications and narrow the candidate pool to a dozen.
  • March 2023: The search committee will interview semi-finalists.
  • April 2023: Finalists will come to campus for 2-3 days, meeting with the following constituent groups:
    • Parent advisory group (30 min.-1 hour slot to interview each finalist)
    • Faculty/staff advisory group (30 min.-1 hour slot to interview each finalist)
    • Leadership team (one-on-one time with the finalists).
    • Trustees
    • Students (expected to be a town hall)
    • Faculty & staff (expected to be a town hall)
© Hackley School | Privacy Policy & Terms of Use & Nondiscrimination Hackley School is a registered 501(3)c