About the Author
With thirty-three years of experience in independent education for girls, including sixteen years as the head of Miss Hall’s School in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Jeannie Norris is a respected leader and advocate in the area of all-girls education. She speaks and writes extensively about the education and parenting of girls, the role of women in philanthropy, and the effective management of independent schools. Norris grew up in Joplin, Missouri, where her parents raised her with the steadiness and confidence she espouses for today’s parents. She and her husband, Peter, have between them four children and three grandchildren and make their home in North Carolina.