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Peter Benedict

Saint Andrew's School
Boca Raton, FL

Peter B. Benedict II became the ninth headmaster of Saint Andrew’s School in 2013. During his time at Saint Andrew’s he has focused on the school’s mission of developing every child in mind, body, and spirit. He believes that cultivating creative thinkers using a well-balanced approach can produce compassionate global citizens. His career has included teaching, coaching, and leadership positions at the North Cross School of Roanoke in Virginia, Louisville Collegiate School in Kentucky, and The Miami Valley School in Dayton, Ohio, where he served as Headmaster. Benedict double majored in English and Liberal Arts at Colorado State University with a minor focusing on experiential learning, he received his Master’s degree in Secondary Education from Peabody College for Teachers at Vanderbilt University, and more recently he participated in continuing education programs at both the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Teachers College Columbia University. He is President of The Benedict Foundation for Independent Schools, he is a founding member and former President of the Andrus Family Fund, and he is the current Vice Chair of The Surdna Foundation. He and his wife, Davis, have two sons, Peter and Huffman, and three rescue dogs.

My Speakers Sessions

Sunday, April 19

6:30pm EDT