Mark Shpall '86 Announced as new Head of School at de Toledo
Mark Shpall '86 was announced as the new Head of School of de Toledo High School, effective July 1, 2018. During this upcoming school year, Mark will serve as Head of School Designate, working closely with the current Head of School to develop a smooth transition. Mark was chosen from a national pool of candidates and was appointed with the enthusiastic support from the search committee.
Mark was a founding faculty member of de Toldeo High School and has served its community tirelessly ever since. Throughout his career at de Toledo, he has held numerous positions: AP Government Teacher, 11/12 Grade Dean, Director of Community Programming, Coordinator of CAIS/WASC Accreditation, Dean of Students, and many more.
Mark earned his BA from UC Santa Barbara, his JD from USC, and his MA in Education from Pepperdine. A dedicated Webb alumnus, he has served as a reunion chair and class agent for many years. He also spoke at Sophomore Career Evening in 2016.
Amara Berry ’12 truly embodies what it means to think boldly, mindfully and creatively. In October 2017, she was invited to give a Tedx Talk in Providence, Rhode Island, where she spoke on the legacy of her grandparents, how their work inspired her and the incredible work she is doing with our youth through The Sparkle Program.
We are pleased and excited to announce the appointment of Jennifer Liu as Webb’s Director of Parent Relations and Special Events effective November 1. In this position, Liu will oversee our parent relations program, which serves more than 750 current parents worldwide and an active volunteer network through our Affiliates parent organization.
An opportunity to pick the brain of award-winning author John Scalzi '87, is not one you want to miss. Discussing topics ranging from what exactly defines a burrito to what projects he currently has in production, there's never a dull moment with Scalzi.
For Webb sports fans who can’t attend a game, or if you’d like to follow along with the live stats and scores from our athletic contests, most of our home games will be covered live with video and play-by-play at The NFHS Network.
To learn more about working in independent schools and meet with school representatives about open positions, please join Webb and 30 other participants on Saturday, February 23 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at Harvard-Westlake School in Studio City.