Head of School
B.A., Harvard University; M.A., Johns Hopkins University
Lee Thomsen began his tenure at Country Day as Head of School in July 2016. Lee earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Harvard University and a master’s in liberal arts from Johns Hopkins University. Over his 25-year career, Lee has worked as an administrator and teacher at independent schools in Utah, Texas, Georgia and Maryland.
Lee is married to Julie Checkoway, author of The Three-Year Swim Club. They have two daughters, Abigail and Sophia, and a mini schnauzer, Tashi.