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Blew Appointed Head of School at Woodland Country Day School

Woodland Country Day School announces that the Board of Trustees has appointed Lara Blew to serve as the Head of School beginning July 1, for the 2024-2025 school year.

Blew brings t20 years of student-centered experience to the Head of School position. For the past 10 years, she has served as the Upper School English and reading teacher. In this capacity she created and implemented the Reading and English curriculum for grades 5-8, served as the advisor to the National Junior Honor Society, and played a leadership role in multiple administrative committees. Prior to her time at Woodland, Blew held a variety of roles in local public schools including special education teacher, applied behavioral analysis therapist, and disabilities specialist. She was awarded the honor of Teacher of the Year for her excellence in this work.

Blew received her Bachelor of Science from Penn State University and her Masters of Arts in Teaching from New Jersey City University. Additionally, she holds certifications as an Elementary School Teacher, a Teacher of Students with Disabilities, and as an Educational Supervisor.

Blew is the proud parent of a recent Woodland alum and a current Woodland student. She and her family are long-time residents of Pittsgrove. Her continued dedication to her students and to the Woodland community at large have positioned her well for this new role. The Board of Trustees are grateful for Blew’s long-standing service and are excited to support her as she begins her work as Head of School.