Pam Safford joined Country School in 2016. She has extensive experience in admission work, having most recently served as the Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at Deerfield Academy. Prior to that she was the Associate Head for Communications, Enrollment and Planning at Concord Academy for 13 years.
She held previous roles in admission at Northfield Mount Hermon School in Northfield, MA and Shattuck-St. Mary’s School in Faribault, MN. She holds a Master of Science degree in School Leadership from University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Anthropology from Carleton College.
She is a founding trustee and former chair of the Board for the Association of Independent School Admission Professionals (AISAP), as well as a former board member at The Ethel Walker School, her alma mater. Committed to supporting professional development among her peers, Pam has presented at various national conferences including IECA, NAIS, SSATB and TABS.