Laurie Hurd

ISANNE is excited to welcome Laurie Hurd as our dinner speaker on Tuesday night, as well as our co-facilitator Wednesday morning.  Laurie's thirty-five years of experience in independent schools highlights recruitment, fundraising, staff training and leadership development.  Her work in schools and organizations includes start-up, turn around and continuous improvement ventures with particular success in motivating people to give their best. Currently, Laurie is Director of Development at the Oldfields School in Sparks Glencoe, MD and she has been there since 2010.  She is also the former Head of School at the Hyde School in Bath, ME.

Laurie serves on the Faculty of our ISANNE Leads Program, which provides leadership development for independent school senior administrators.  She helped to create and facilitates the week-long curriculum and mentors five of our participants per year.  Laurie also supports ISANNE in visiting with female Heads of School and makes recommendations to our Board of Directors as to how we can increase their participation in our organization.