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Read recent mess年龄s and speeches to the Branson community by Head of School Chris Mazzola here.

Head of School Chris Mazzola on a rock

Meet Head of School Chris Mazzola

Chris Mazzola is in her 7th year as Branson's Head of School. Raised in a family of educators, Chris holds degrees from both Dartmouth College (BS) and  Vanderbilt University (MAT), and has spent over three decades working with teen年龄rs. 在十大网赌平台推荐之前, she was a teacher, 教练, and administrator at the Thacher School in Ojai, CA for twenty years, and High School Principal at St. Anne’s Belfield School in Charlottesville, Virginia for five years.

Chris loves working with teen年龄rs, and her philosophy of education centers around creating student-centered 项目 and environments that not only prepare adolescents for college, but more importantly, prepare them to make a positive impact in the world through serving their own and the world's greatest good.

Chris has been married to her husband Rich for 31 years and they have two grown children. In her spare time, Chris loves to garden and play tennis.