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

Peter Baily

Member of Poughkeepsie Meeting
Peter F. Baily serves as executive director of AIMS, the Association of Independent MD & DC School, which includes four Friends schools within its membership. He began his career in education in 1978 and has worked at six different schools in five states. From 2000 to 2015, he served as head of Oakwood Friends School in Poughkeepsie NY. A graduate of Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia, Peter has Quaker roots on both sides of the Delaware River, and he has just completed ten years of board service at Moorestown Friends School in NJ. He is a member of Poughkeepsie Friends Meeting in Dutchess County, NY, and he is a former board member of Friends Council on Education. He lives in Baltimore, MD.
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.

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Friends Seminary — the oldest continuously operated, coeducational school in NYC — serves college-bound day students in Kindergarten-Grade 12.