Lee Hark is the Associate Head of School at Durham Academy (Durham, North Carolina), originally serving as Upper School Director from 2008-2015. Lee began his career in 1993 as an English teacher at Darlington School in Rome, Georgia, and also worked at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut and Providence School in Charlotte, North Carolina. Over the years, he has served in a variety of capacities, including admissions, residence life, and student activities. He currently co-teaches a course at Durham Academy entitled “The Mission-Driven Life” and also teaches AP English Language & Composition. Lee’s primary areas of work include curriculum development, faculty evaluation and professional learning, and school accreditation. Lee holds a B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.Ed. in educational leadership from the University of Georgia. Beginning in July of 2018, Lee will serve as Head of School for Greenhill School in Dallas.
Lee Hark, Associate Head of School at Durham Academy in North Carolina, shares the essential elements of leading change, including the lessons they’ve learned so far, and the value of insisting on a collaborative curriculum mapping process.