Our Head of School

Susan Donaghy – Mrs. “D” Head of School


Sue Donaghy (Mrs. D.) joined Putnam Indian Field School as the Head of School in 2014. She has her B.A. from Dickinson College, a J.D. from Temple University and a EdD (ABD) in Educational Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania.

Sue came to PIFS from the position of Assistant Head at The Independence School, an early childhood through grade 8 independent day school in Newark, Delaware. She began at Independence as a member of the faculty in 1999 and her positions included classroom teacher for the four-year-old program, Director of Extended Day and Summer Camps and Assistant Head of School.

Sue grew up in neighboring Westchester County, New York and began her teaching career at Rippowam Cisqua and The Horizons Summer Program at New Canaan Country Day.