Syracuse University, M.S. Elementary Education
SUNY College at Cortland, B.S. Physical Education
After spending a year as our Upper School Director of Student Affairs, Ms. Conroy became our Interim Head of School. She is excited to continue working in this vibrant community, filled with dedicated faculty, engaged students, and supportive families.
She came to BASIS Independent McLean with more than a dozen years of experience as an educator and school leader. Most recently, she was the director of student life at St. Anne’s School in Annapolis, Maryland. She has also served as the director of middle school, as a technology resource leader, and as a teacher in numerous classroom settings. In these various positions she managed and mentored staff, developed and implemented curriculum, fostered professional development initiatives that model and promote lifelong learning for staff, and created programs that recognize academic excellence and social-emotional growth in students.
In addition to her degrees, Ms. Conroy is certified in elementary education and mindfulness education; was the National Association of Independent Schools Teacher of the Future (2011-2012); presenter (2007) and planning committee member (2013 – present) for the Association of Independent Maryland Schools annual conference; and a Responsive Classroom Leadership Conference presenter (2015), among many additional presentations, national recognitions, and committee memberships.