About Us

Contacts & Directions

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Mailing Address
Shady Hill School
178 Coolidge Hill
Cambridge; MA 02138
Visitor Address
Shady Hill School
56 Coolidge Avenue
Cambridge; MA 02138
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Phone: 617-520-5260
Fax: 617-520-9387

Admission Office

Phone: 617-520-5200
admissions@shs.org
Pam DickinsonDirector of External Relations
Sarah Wooten; Interim Director of Admission
Saffie N'Jie; Assistant Director of Admission and Multicultural Outreach
Katrina MorrisAdmission Coordinator
 
Advancement Office
Pam DickinsonDirector of External Relations and Strategic Engagement; 617-520-5224
Betsy GinsbergDirector of Development; 617-520-5225
Devon Wilson-HillDirector of Annual Programs; 617-520-5238
Doug RaymondDirector of Advancement Services
Erika Whitters; Advancement Events Coordinator; 617-520-5255
Katherine Kirk; Advancement Assistant; 617-520-2257
Chris Alaimo; on leave 

Athletics Department
Phone: 617-520-5278
Meissa CarverDirector of Athletics and Physical Education
Heidi McCuneAssistant Director of Athletics

Business Office
Maureen NunezChief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer; 617-520-5216
Vince QuirkController; 617-498-3402
Phyllis GrantStudent Services Manager; 617-520-5217
Allison GodlewskiHuman Resource Manager; 617-520-5276
Alanna McDowellStaff Accountant; 617-520-5222
 
Auxiliary Programs
Phone:
 617-520-5201 or 617-721-9013
Mike Evans; Director of Auxiliary Programs; 617-520-5241
Francesco Cupolo; Assistant Director of Auxiliary Programs; 617-721-9013

Communications Office
Pam DickinsonDirector of External Relations; 617-520-5224
Chris RandallDirector of Communications; 617-520-5261
Kathy BrennanCommunications Systems Specialist; 617-520-5269
 
Diversity; Equity; & Inclusion
Erica PernellDirector of Inclusion & Multicultural Practice; 617-520-5259

Head of School's Office
Mark J. Stanek; Head of School
Jane LeahyAssistant to the Head of School; 617-520-5214
Kim Walker; Director of Faculty Support and Professional Development; 617-520-5288

Health Services
Emi LarsenHealth Director; 617-520-9353
Mark StewardSchool Psychologist; 617-520-5233
 
Learning Resources
Abby BrownMiddle School Director of Learning Resources
Hanh ChoLower School Director of Learning Resources; 617-520-5230
Tutors: 617-868-1260 ext. 129
 
Lower School
Serena Wilkie GiffordLower School (B-IV) Division Head; 617-520-5228

Middle School
Krista Demas; Middle School (V-VIII) Division Head; 617-520-5258

Secondary School Advising
Keri HughesSecondary School Advisor617-520-5231

Service Learning
Emailservicelearning@shs.org
Patrick FarmerService Learning Coordinator
Susanna PatersonService Learning Coordinator

Teacher Training Course
Desiree IveyDirector of Teacher Training; 617-520-5232
Kim Parker; Assistant Director of Teacher Training; 617-520-5260
Janet Ross; TTC Admissions Coordinator; 617-520-5215

Visitor Information

Directions to Shady Hill School

List of 3 items.

  • By car westbound (from Boston or from Harvard Square):

    Go to the intersection of Fresh Pond Parkway and Mt. Auburn Street. At the light (which is just before the Mt. Auburn Cemetery), turn left onto Coolidge Avenue. Follow Coolidge Avenue to the 56 Coolidge Avenue driveway (the third left); visitor parking is in the lot at the bottom of the driveway. Please park only in guest parking.
  • By car eastbound:

    From Mt. Auburn Street turn right onto Coolidge Avenue at the corner of Mt. Auburn Cemetery and follow directions above to the 56 Coolidge Avenue driveway and the school.

    From Fresh Pond Parkway, make a sharp right turn at the intersection with Mt. Auburn Street, keep left on Mt. Auburn Street, and turn left onto Coolidge Avenue as above.

    From Arsenal Street, go up Coolidge Avenue toward Mt. Auburn Street. After the Cambridge Cemetery, on your right, turn right at the visitors' entrance marked at 56 Coolidge Avenue.
  • By public transportation:

    From the Harvard stop on the MBTA Red Line, take a bus for Waverly (#73 bus) or Watertown (#71 Bus) from the underground station at Harvard. Get off at Coolidge Avenue, cross Mt. Auburn Street, and walk up Coolidge Avenue to the second left, Coolidge Hill. Turn left, keep right at the next fork, and walk down to the school. 

    From Waverly or Watertown, take a Mt. Auburn bus toward Harvard Square. Get off at Coolidge Avenue at the corner of the Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Walk up Coolidge Avenue to Coolidge Hill and down to the school as above.

617.520.5260        178 Coolidge Hill    Cambridge MA 02138