Dominic became the sixth Head of The Riverdale Country School in July 2007, the school’s centennial year. Riverdale is a Pre-K-Grade 12 independent school in New York City of 1100 students. Previously, Dominic served in the capacity of Assistant Head Master at The Lawrenceville School and has worked in a variety of teaching and administrative roles in schools in Europe and the Middle East. His work has focused on curriculum development, understanding the implications of cognitive and technological advancements for learning spaces, character development and positive psychology, interdisciplinary studies and design thinking. Dominic is interested in how we can successfully create innovative and dynamic environments for students while preserving positive academic traditions. Dominic serves on the boards of The Lawrenceville School and the Guild of Independent Schools of New York City. He lives with his wife, Kris, in the Bronx, New York.
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Born in Toulouse, Elsa has lived in France, the Netherlands, the U.S., Spain, Tanzania and Italy. She is a graduate of NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study where she crafted an academic concentration around her passions: identity, perception, semiotics, media and communications. Her concentration, The Semiotics of the Marketplace, explored various aspects of consumerism and consumer culture’s impact on subjectivity, relationships, and the perception and experience of reality. Elsa has been interning for the past two years in an advertising agency, Dressler LLC. When not engrossed with trying to figure out what it means to be human, Elsa can be found walking, journaling and reading. Her other interests include photography, film and graffiti. She currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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