A 20-year teaching and educational leadership veteran, Ms. Macziewski began her career as a middle school science teacher and advisor at The Blake School, a co-educational day school for Pre-K – Grade 12 in Hopkins, MN. She progressed over the years into school administration both at Blake and at her most recent school, Girls Preparatory School, a Grade 6 – 12 all-girls school in Chattanooga, TN, where she completed her tenure as the Associate Head of School.
“I am thrilled and honored to have the opportunity to work with Baldwin’s remarkable faculty and staff to continue to provide the best in girls’ education for generations of girls to come,” said Ms. Macziewski. “Baldwin’s focus on how girls learn best and what girls need to thrive is directly in line with my beliefs and practices as an educator. I am a strong believer in the power of the student voice in guiding their learning and educational experience, especially in young women. Developing confidence in girls is a key indicator of their future success, which we know looks different for each and every girl.”
During her tenure at Girls Preparatory School and The Blake School, Ms. Macziewski has held various leadership positions including Associate Head of School, Head of Middle School, Middle School Assistant Director and Pre-K – Grade 12 Science Department Chair. She has been directly involved with the hiring and retention of senior school administrators, faculty and staff, strategy development and implementation, innovative program creation, admission and retention of students and myriad other facets of school life and leadership.
Ms. Macziewski, a native of Minnesota, holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN, and two separate master’s degrees from the University of St. Thomas and the University of Minnesota. She holds a certificate in school management and leadership from Harvard University. Her awards include The Blake School’s Juliet Nelson Award for Outstanding Teaching and Advising and the Youth Service of America’s Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators. She spoke most recently on Equitable Grading in the Era of Transparency at the International Coalition of Girls Schools’ Conference. She now resides with her husband, Nathan, and two teenage children, Grace and Jack, in Bryn Mawr, PA.