Administrative Staff

Ted Graf, Head of School

Head of School Ted Graf is a career-long independent school student, teacher, and leader, who holds degrees from the University of Vermont, Brown University, and the School for International Training. His deep involvement in every aspect of education includes work with the Coalition of Essential Schools and its progenitor, Ted Sizer. Before joining Headwaters School, Ted was the Upper School Director at the Latin School of Chicago.

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    Headwaters School
    We are very excited to welcome our new staff members to the community! Scroll down to see new faces from each campus. Welcome!
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Headwaters Administration

List of 9 members.

  • Photo of Ivy Elgarten

    Ivy Elgarten 

    IT/Admission Assistant
  • Photo of Jessica Gallagher

    Jessica Gallagher 

    Annual Fund Manager
  • Photo of Leslie Hirsch

    Leslie Hirsch 

    Director of Human Resources
  • Photo of Jason Lewiss

    Jason Lewiss 

    Director of Technology
  • Photo of Amy Nylund

    Amy Nylund 

    Senior Director of Community & Enrollment
  • Photo of Alexandra Penry

    Alexandra Penry 

    Senior Director for Finance & Advancement
  • Photo of Krista Phillips

    Krista Phillips 

    Director of Admissions
  • Photo of Katherine Riojas

    Katherine Riojas 

    Accounting Manager
  • Photo of Cait Taylor

    Cait Taylor 

    Director of Communications and Assistant to Head of School

Springs Campus

18 months to Pre-K
6305 Menchaca Rd.
Austin, TX 78745
Phone: 512-443-8843

Creek Campus

Elementary School
9607 Brodie Ln.
Austin, TX 78748
Phone: 512-804-2708
Fax: 512-628-4810

River Campus

Middle & High School
807 Rio Grande St.
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-480-8142
Fax: 512-480-0278