John A. Bird, President Emeritus

John BirdEducation

  • Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME; B.A., 1959
  • George Washington University, Washington, D.C.; M.A., 1965

Professional Experience

  • Pembroke Hill School MO; Headmaster 1984-1989
  • Holland Hall School, OK; Headmaster 1974-1984
  • Ferry Hall School, IL; Headmaster 1970-1974
  • Lake Forest Country Day School, IL; Assistant Head 1965-1970
  • Landon School, MD; Instructor of English/History 1960-1965

Volunteer experience

  • Country Day Headmasters Association (national), 1979-
  • Headmasters Association (national), 1982-
  • Chairman, Independent Schools Association of The Central States (140 member schools), 1988-90
  • Director, National Association of Independent Schools, 1983-88
  • Trustee, Selwyn School (TX), 1981-84
  • Director, Advisory Board for Republic Bank and Trust Company (OK), 1979-82
  • Senior Churchwarden, Trinity Episcopal Church (OK), 1980-84
  • Chairman, Board of Trustees, Penobscot Bay Medical Center, Rockport, ME, 1992-94 and Chairman of the Northeast Health Association, 1998-2003
  • President, Board of Directors, Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, Rockland, ME, 1998-
  • Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees, Island Institute, Rockland, ME, 1992-Trustee, Fansworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME, 2002-

Clients Served (partial listing)

  • Bancroft School (MA)
  • The Blake School (MN)
  • Fort Worth Country Day School (TX)
  • Francis Parker School (CA)
  • The Holderness School (NH)
  • International College (Lebanon)
  • Landon School (MD)
  • Pomfret School (CT)
  • Shady Side Academy (PA)
  • Tower Hill School (DE)

Contact:

PO Box 345
Spruce Head, ME 04859

207-596-6276
jbird@educatorscollaborative.com