Head of School Matthew Miller

The importance of human capital in schools

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My family and I have had a smooth and wonderful transition to Indianapolis, and I thank everyone for making us feel so welcome since our arrival in July. I feel very blessed to work with people who are passionate about schools and education and who share similar values. In September, after just a few months in my new position, I…

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Head of School Matthew Miller

On the Importance of Human Capital

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By Matthew Miller, Head of School A few weeks ago I spoke at Park Tudor’s annual Foundation Reception, which recognizes those who have made leadership gifts to the Annual Fund, those who have included the school in their estate plans, as well as past and present members of our Board and Trust. I wanted to share with you a brief…

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Investing in Great Teaching

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By Peter Kraft, Associate Head of School for Academic Affairs “Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.” – John Cotton Dana, librarian and creator of the “open stack” system To me, the above quotation captures a fundamental truth: great educators–and great schools–must be passionately committed to self-improvement. But great teaching does not come easily. It is the product…

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Great Teaching in an Age of Change

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By Peter Kraft, Associate Head of School for Academic Affairs As I finish my first month at Park Tudor, I continue to be struck by the quality of our faculty, the dedication of our staff, and the kindness and intelligence of the students whom I have already met. Park Tudor is a remarkable place. One of the most admirable qualities…

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Getting to Know Head of School Matthew Miller

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Dr. Matthew Miller began his tenure as Park Tudor School’s sixth head of school on July 1, 2011. He was the assistant head of school for academic affairs at Isidore Newman School, a preK-12 college preparatory school in New Orleans, from 2007 to 2011. He previously was at The Lawrenceville School in New Jersey for 12 years, where he served…

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