Head of School Announcement


Dear Members of the MPA Community, On behalf of the Board of Trustees, we are delighted to announce that Mercedes Sheppard will be Morgan Park Academy's next Head of School, effective immediately. As we have seen throughout her 18 years at the Academy, most recently during her tenure as interim head this school year, Mercedes is an outstanding leader and collaborator with a passion for education. We cannot imagine a better person to lead MPA at this important time in the school’s history. As an Assistant Head of School for 13 years, Mercedes excels at bringing change with consensus and buy-in [...]