Dr. Autumn Graves to step down as head of school at GPS
Girls Preparatory School announces the resignation of Dr. Autumn A. Graves, the GPS Head Of School since 2014. Graves will continue to serve in her position until the end of the 2019-20 school year.
Dr. Graves has accepted the Head of School position at St. Anne's Belfield in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Chair of the GPS Board of Trustees Dr. Rebecca Stimson said in a letter to parents, alumnae and friends, "Dr. Graves has been an outstanding leader for GPS, modeling the pioneering spirit of our Founders. She is a creative and tireless leader who has brought fresh ideas, great energy, and talent to the halls of GPS."
Dr. Kirk Walker, retired Headmaster of McCallie School will serve as interim Head of School for the 2020-21 school year.
In a statement Dr. Graves says, "My time at GPS has been marked by professional and personal growth."