After a nationwide search for the position of Director of Social Justice, Dr. Natasha Murray-Everett, Ph.D. has been named Director of Social Justice, the position formerly held by Dyann Connor. Dr. Murray-Everett joins Tower Hill with extensive experience in diversity, equity, inclusion and justice gained from an array of experiences in educational institutions from public elementary schools to universities. She is a former school teacher, dialogue group facilitator and professor and teacher educator. Dr. Murray-Everett earned several degrees including: Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Curriculum and Instruction (Education); M.A.T from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore in Elementary Education; and B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University in Human Development and Family Studies.
Tower Hill's Upper School strives to foster an inclusive environment where students can truly be themselves. Director of Social Dr. Natasha Murray-Everett works with faculty and students to develop programming that inspires thoughtful, respectful dialogue and encourages deeper understanding of classmates and the broader society.
Mission/Philosophy: In alignment with our commitment to social justice and equity, Tower Hill will offer intentional programming for students to complete throughout their four years in Upper School. This curriculum is designed to give students historical, social and cultural perspectives, and students will have the opportunity to learn, dialogue, question and listen. These courses will increase student understanding, connection, healing and commitment to building an engaged and diverse community.