Dr. Brad Kershner is Dean of School.
Brad began his career as an early childhood educator in San Francisco and Berkeley, CA, and went on to work as a school leader in both public and independent schools in Boston, MA and Durham, NC. He is a KWS parent and is author of the book Understanding Educational Complexity: Integrating Practices and Perspectives for 21st Century Leadership.
Governing Team Members are Dr. Brad Kershner (Dean of School), Ona Wetherall (Early Childhood), Deb Merroth-Ahola (High School), and Anna Hoffmann (Lower School).
Deb Merroth-Ahola has a long association with Kimberton. She is an alumni parent, and was a member of the Board of Trustees for many years, and served Board chair. She is Kimberton’s academic support coordinator and has been the High School Core Team Leader and a Governing Team member since 2013.
Anna Hoffmann is the Lower School Core Team leader. She teaches Handwork and is an alumni parent. Anna has been a staff member since 2016.
Ona Wetherall has been with KWS since 2014 and is the Lead Teacher of Rosebud Cottage. She served as Interim Dean during 2021 -2022 school year. Ona is also a KWS parent.