Retained Search

Ed Tech Recruiting specializes in retained searches for senior technology positions in schools, associations, and companies.

We maintain a network of thousands of technology professionals across the globe.  Many of our searches are for newly created C-level and upper management positions. We take pride in the lasting recruitments we’ve made in our many years of technology recruiting. Here are a few of our success stories.

Director of Educational Innovation and Technology Services

Oakwood School
Search dates
Jan 2021 to Apr 2021
Start date
Jul 2021
Location
North Hollywood, CA

Oakwood School, a K-12 coeducational day school in North Hollywood, California that opened its doors in 1951, announces the hiring of Stacie Muñoz as its inaugural director of educational innovation and technology services.  Since 2016, Ms. Muñoz has worked at Urban School in San Francisco, a progressive high school known for its forward-thinking technology program.  Ms. Muñoz will oversee all aspects the technology department, from IT and support to instructional technology and design.

This position reports to the head of school.

Director of IT and Information Systems

The Awty International School
Search dates
Dec 2020 to Apr 2021
Start date
May 2021
Location
Houston, TX

The Awty School in Houston, the largest international day school in the United States, announces the hiring of Christopher Wozniak as its next director of IT and information services.  Since 2016, Mr. Wozniak served as the associate director of technology for Cristo Rey Jesuit, a Catholic college preparatory high school in Houston.  Mr. Wozniak also has industry experience in IT support and software development.  Mr. Wozniak graduated magna cum laude from the University of Houston with a degree in business administration in management information systems.

This position reports to the chief academic officer.

 

Director of Instructional Technology and Information Systems

Francis Parker School
Search dates
Dec 2020 to Mar 2021
Start date
Jul 2021
Location
San Diego, CA

Francis Parker School, a JK-12, multicampus, independent day school in San Diego, announces the hiring of Frederic Skrzypek as its next director of instructional technology and information systems.  For the last six years, Frederic has served as director of technology at Laguna Blanca School in Santa Barbara.  At Parker, their mission is to create and inspire a diverse community of independent thinkers whose academic excellence, global perspective and strength of character prepare them to make a meaningful difference in the world.

This position reports to the assistant head of school for JK-12 strategic initiatives

Chief Information Officer

Mary Institute and Country Day School
Search dates
Nov 2020 to Feb 2021
Start date
Jul 2021
Location
St. Louis, MO

Mary Institute and Country Day School, one of the preeminent K-12 schools in the United States, announces the hiring of Stewart Crais as its inaugural chief information officer.  Since 1998, Mr. Crais has worked at Lausanne Collegiate School, where he was the director of technology before becoming the director of operations.  After the merger of two elite schools, MICDS stands as one of the premier independent day schools in the country. The school boasts outstanding facilities, offers a multitude of programs, clubs, and sports teams, and just completed a $100M capital campaign.

This position reports to the head of school.

Instructional Strategy Consultant

Knowing Technologies
Search dates
Sep 2020 to Dec 2020
Start date
Jan 2021
Location
San Mateo, CA

Knowing Technologies, a California-based consulting firm supporting schools with their complex technology programs, announces the hiring of Michael Smith as its instructional strategy consultant.  Mr. Smith most recently served as strategy officer for Modern Teacher, where he built and mantained close multiyear relationships to schools and districts, as well as designed and managed the execution of multiyear strategic plans focused on scaling personalized learning solutions in classrooms.  Mr. Smith holds a B.A. in History with a minor in Secondary Education, as well as a Masters of Public Policy from UC Berkeley.

This position reports to the director of client strategy.

Chief Technology Officer

Ransom Everglades School
Search dates
Jan 2020 to Apr 2020
Start date
Jul 2020
Location
Miami, FL

Ransom Everglades School, a grades 5 - 12 independent school in Miami, FL, announces the hiring of Linda Lawrence as its next chief technology officer.  Ms. Lawrence most recently served as director of technology and chair of the applied technology department at Metairie Park Country Day School in Metairie, Louisiana.  Ms. Lawrence has an extensive background in enterprise system architecture and design, both in education and private industry.  Ms. Lawrence holds both a B.S. and an M.S. in Computer Science.

This position reports to the head of school.