Where young women become global leaders


Pamela Juan Hayes ’64
Head of School
Manhattanville College - M.A.T.
Briarcliff College - B.A.

Melissa Canoni
Director of Advancement
Mount Holyoke College - B.A.

Catherine Cullinane
Director of Admission and Financial Aid
Georgetown University - B.S.

Jennifer Bensen
Head of Upper School
Gettysburg College - B.A.
University of New England - M.S.Ed

David Olson
Assistant Head of School and Head of Middle School
Gettysburg College - B.A.
Western Connecticut State University - M.A.

Christine D'Alessandro
Lower School Head
Lyndon State College - B.S.
Antioch New England Graduate School - M.Ed. 

Anthony Costa
Business Manager
Iona College - B.S.

About the Administration

General Function

The administrative team represents each administrative office of the School and advises the head of school on matters pertaining to planning, directing and coordinating the operation of the School.

  • Articulates and assures the implementation of School objectives within the framework of the Goals and Criteria of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools in the United States, the philosophy of the School, and the policies of the Board of Trustees.
  • Evaluates, advises and recommends to the head of school on matters of School policy.
  • Provides a channel for and considers questions and concerns of the entire School community.
  • Provides cohesion among various sectors of the School.
The administrative team includes, but is not limited to, the head of school, the heads of the Upper, Middle and Lower Schools, the director of admission, the assistant head and director of advancement, and the business manager.

Convent of the Sacred Heart

An independent, Catholic school for girls K-12​,​ with ​coed ​Barat Center for Early Childhood Education
1177 King Street
Greenwich, CT 06831
Telephone 203.531.6500