Andrew Taylor, Ed.D.

ISM Consultant
Focus: Academic and Executive Leadership
Andrew Taylor
Andrew Taylor

Work with Andrew to strengthen your school’s strategies in:

  • Change Management
  • Head-Board Relationship
  • Leadership
  • Learning Theory
  • Strategic Performance
  • Scheduling

In his role at ISM, Andrew:

  • consults with schools in areas such as strategic performance, scheduling, and Head-Board relationships;
  • writes for ISM’s flagship advisory letter, Ideas & Perspectives;
  • leads and co-leads ISM workshops in student-centered scheduling, leading effective lower schools, executive leadership, and summer program development;
  • co-leads the Annual Heads Retreat from ISM;
  • hosts webinars in the areas of leadership, change management, and learning theory; and
  • facilitates Board and school leadership retreats.

Learn more about Andrew—

After 22 years in private-independent schools, Andrew joined ISM in 2017. He shares his expertise in school management, Board oversight, professional growth and development, projectbased learning, and faculty evaluation.

Andrew previously served as Head of Tower School in Massachusetts, and Head of Lower School at The St. Paul’s Schools in Maryland.

After immigrating to the United States, he taught science at Brentwood School in California, where he developed its Lower School Summer Program. Later, he was Director of Admission and Assistant Head of School at St. James’ School in California. Andrew was also the Assistant Headmaster and Director of Summer Programs at The John Thomas Dye School in California.

Andrew has presented at CAIS, SAIS, and NAIS Conferences.

Andrew earned his Doctorate of Education at UCLA, and his master’s degree in educational administration from California State University, Northridge. Andrew’s two bachelor’s degrees are in human biology and science education.

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Andrew is a good listener and was able to identify our priorities. He was readily available for questions and clarification, and he helped us understand the process. The entire process was extremely valuable and helped in more ways than expected."

Nancy Fleury, Head of Lower School
McDonogh School, MD

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