"We prepare students to engage in the world that is and to help bring about a world that ought to be."


    • Robert "Bo" Lauder

      Head of School

    • Devan Ganeshananthan

      Associate Head of School

    • Kirsti Peters

      Director of Diversity, Equity & Belonging

    • Nisa Bryant

      Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management

    • Erin Gordon

      Head of Lower School

    • Michelle Cristella

      Head of Middle School

    • Blair Parker

      Head of Upper School

    • Kara Kutner

      Director of the Center for Peace, Equity & Justice

    • Hassan Wilson

      Dean of Studies

    • Trupti Patel

      Dean of Faculty

    • Bryan Hogan

      Director of Communications

Friends Seminary actively promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in all its programs and operations, including admissions, financial aid, hiring, and all facets of the educational experience. To form a community which strives to reflect the world’s diversity, we do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, physical ability, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Friends Seminary is an equal opportunity employer.

222 East 16th Street
New York, NY 10003
P: 212-979-5030
F: 212.979.5034
Friends Seminary — the oldest continuously operated, coeducational school in NYC — serves college-bound day students in Kindergarten-Grade 12.