Excellence in Education Leadership

Search services, leadership consulting, and placement customized to your school

Deerfield-Windsor School, Albany, GA

Deerfield-Windsor School, Albany, GA

A Better Approach

Our People

We are former educators dedicated to growing independent education. Our consultants and coaches bring over 30 years of knowledge and experience to each engagement. A curated network of candidates is personally vetted for success in the placement and search.


Our Process

We collaborate with each search team, personalizing searches for the school in order to find the best leader. Our consultants are flexible, investing first in the search and service to the team.


 Meet The Team

Commitment to Leadership

Each member of The Education Group is a former educator or administrator at some of the nation’s top institutions. Our high standards provide schools with the best advisors and mentors in the industry.



Katherine Stuart

The Education Group was founded in 1988 to address leadership initiatives, school head searches and diversity enrichment of Independent Schools.

Our president Katherine Stuart works to preserve the values and traditions that shape independent education. Her insider knowledge as a student, faculty member, administrator, board member and parent positions her to lead a firm that specializes in thoughtful counsel for independent schools nationwide.

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Our Consultants