The Hill School congratulates Len Miller, associate headmaster, on his appointment as head of school at Saint Mary’s Hall, a pre-K through 12 independent day school in San Antonio, Texas. Miller’s appointment is effective July 1, 2020.
Miller was appointed as The Hill’s associate headmaster in 2014. Prior to The Hill, Len spent 14 years at The Lawrenceville School, serving in a variety of leadership positions including director of strategic projects and history department chair. Miller was previously an English teacher and coach at the Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.
Miller has served The Hill community as associate headmaster with distinction for the last six years. He has had a transformational impact on his colleagues, students, and on the School itself. Since his arrival, he has ably led The Hill’s entire program with comprehensive oversight over the day-to-day operations of the School. In addition, Miller has been a leader of and instrumental in many key initiatives at The Hill including: serving as a member of the Quadrivium Curriculum and Design Committee; developing the Faculty Aspire Program and corresponding promotion process; overhauling and guiding the faculty professional development and recommitment process; spearheading our commitment to student support services and our learning center; orchestrating a comprehensive review and redesign of both our College Counseling and Health & Wellness Programs; leading the Senior Program Team and serving as an active member of Academic Council; and leading and co-authoring our Strategic Design and Portrait of a Hill Graduate.
Miller has done all this while simultaneously attending to our community as the consummate boarding school faculty member - serving as a history teacher, assistant coach of our girls’ varsity basketball team, adviser, weekend duty team captain, and dean on duty.
“Len is compassionate, thoughtful, and a patient listener,” says Headmaster Zack Lehman P’16 ’18 of his colleague and close friend. “He values engagement and process, recognizes and develops talent in his colleagues, and is an excellent problem solver. Len loves schools, cares deeply about all of our students, and always goes the extra mile to make sure we are all successful.
"Len, Penny, Tyne ’20, and Bo are ever-present on campus and have made our community stronger, warmer, friendlier, and more fun - their departure is bittersweet. All of us at The Hill wish Len and his family the best in their new adventure."
Miller earned his B.A. in 1994 from Williams College where he majored in American Studies with a concentration in Art History. In 2009, he completed his M.A. degree in American Studies at Columbia University. He has received numerous study grants and honors including the Klingenstein Summer Fellowship to participate in Columbia University’s Teacher’s College Institute, focusing on backward design, learning theory, and student portfolio assessments.
Additional information about Miller’s appointment is posted on the Saint Mary's Hall website.
With Miller's departure, The Hill School seeks a dynamic and innovative leader with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will offer a broad and contemporary perspective to The Hill, will be a highly creative problem-solver, and will have a demonstrated track record of successfully leading diverse constituencies. Learn more about this opportunity.