Head of School
Tim Newbold joined the Village School community in 2016 as the Head of School. He has worked in education as a teacher and administrator for more than 20 years, with both environmental organizations and independent schools. He is an experiential educator who is comfortable teaching in a formal classroom, in the woods, on the water, in a lecture hall, or in a boardroom. Over the years Mr. Newbold has led and collaborated with his colleagues on institutional challenges; including sustainability issues, faculty mentoring, and academic assessment. Mr. Newbold holds a B.A. in Zoology and an M.A. in Educational Leadership.
Mr. Newbold lives in North Bennington with his wife and partner Amy, their twin daughters, Addie and Thea, their son Gabe, along with Fisher and Birch, their Portuguese water dogs. Mr. Newbold is an avid outdoorsmen and is thrilled to have access to all the natural splendor that North Bennington and the surrounding area has to offer.
Children are at the heart of all we do. We nurture a child’s curiosity, ignite enthusiasm for exploring, develop tools for inquiry, for invention, for achievement. We welcome families into a community-wide collaboration to help our children grow into their best selves – responsible citizens and stewards of the greater world, makers of the future.