Ann Mellow

Ann Mellow, associate director of the National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES), began her tenure on July 1, 2008 as assistant director for program development. She was named to her current position in January 2010. Immediately prior to her arrival at NAES, Ms. Mellow was interim director of the New York Interschool Association, New York City. From 1995 to 2007, she was head of school at St. Luke’s School, New York City, the Episcopal elementary

school of the Church of St. Luke in the Fields.

Ms. Mellow began her education career as a history teacher at Garrison Forest School, Garrison, Maryland. She then went on to teach at Berkeley Institute and Poly Prep Country Day School, both in Brooklyn, New York. In 1990 she became head of the middle school at the Chapin School, New York City. In 1992, she returned to Poly Prep Country Day School as the head of the middle school.

Ms. Mellow is currently a member of the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) professional development committee. She is a past NYSAIS trustee, a former codirector of the NYSAIS Experienced Teachers Institute, and a past member of the organization’s diversity committee. She has also chaired a number of accreditation committees for NYSAIS, and facilitated workshops for new heads of school, departmental heads, and beginning teachers on behalf of the organization. She is a past president of the New York Guild of Independent Schools, New York City.

A trustee of Saint David’s School, New York City, Ms. Mellow is a former trustee of the Caedmon School, New York City, and iMedia Source.

Ms. Mellow was educated at Middlebury College, Middlebury Vermont, where she earned a bachelor of arts degree in history in 1977. She later earned a master’s degree in education from Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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