Mariandl C. Hufford is an experienced educator who holds dual master’s degrees in Educational Leadership and in Psychological Services from the University of Pennsylvania, a master’s in Teaching and Curriculum from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts from Bryn Mawr College.
During her twenty plus years in independent schools, she has taught Latin and served as a school counselor and director of student services. In her current role as Assistant Head of School and the Director of the Center for the Advancement of Girls at The Agnes Irwin School, she is responsible for overseeing the academic programming for the 147-year old institution and the research, advocacy and community engagement initiatives that comprise the work of the Center. The Center has identified four areas as crucial to the development of girls: Leadership, Wellness, Teaching and Learning in 21st century, and Global Citizenship. Mariandl serves on the Board of Trustees of the National Coalition of Girls Schools (NCGS). Her student-centered, research-based focus has led her to work on the creation of systems and programs that best serve girls.