Elizabeth English is the Head of School at The Archer School for Girls in Los Angeles.
She has served as an educational leader in both independent and public schools across the country for over 30 years, with a focus on building ethical school culture and excellence in teaching and learning through research. She holds a B.A. in English from Skidmore College, an M.A.T. from Tufts University, and an Ed.M. from Harvard University.
Under Elizabeth’s leadership, Archer has become known for its ambitious and engaging curriculum as well as its inclusive and joyful ethos. Notable accomplishments include establishing multiple university research partnerships to inform teaching and learning; building a powerful and collaborative professional community among teachers; introducing an integrated STEM program that has resulted in more than a third of Archer graduates majoring in the STEM fields in college; and furthering nationally recognized programs in dance, theater, and student journalism.
Ms. English began her career as an English teacher at the Emma Willard School in New York, one of the oldest girls’ schools in the country and since then has been a passionate and devoted advocate for girls’ schools everywhere.