About George Sanderson
George Sanderson was appointed Head of School at Doane Academy in 2015. He is a graduate of the Noble and Greenough School in Dedham, Mass, earned his undergraduate degree in History from Princeton University and his masters from the University of Pennsylvania. After college, he worked in the corporate finance field for eleven years both in New York and in London prior to pursuing his career in education.
Before coming to Doane Academy, Mr. Sanderson held a variety of teaching and administrative positions at Princeton Day School, including History department chair, upper school dean, and director of financial aid. At Princeton Day School, Mr. Sanderson was the recipient of The Robert C. Whitlock Award for Distinguished Teaching, the Stanton Foundation Innovation in Civics Program grant, and The David C. Bogle Award for the Pursuit of Teaching Excellence. He has served as chair of the National Association of Independent Schools’ financial aid committee, as a trustee of several nonprofit organizations, and currently serves on the board of trustees of the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools.
He and his wife are the parents of three children: a daughter who works for an academic journal publishing platform in Chicago, a son who works in the fashion industry in New York, and a son who works in strategic planning for an information technology services company in New York.