Head of School
Chris Front joined Park Tudor after spending 20 years at John Burroughs School, an independent pre-K-12 school in St. Louis. For the past five years, Chris served as Assistant Head of School for Academic Affairs; in this role, he supervised all aspects of the school’s academic program, including faculty recruitment and evaluation; curriculum; accreditation; and diversity, equity and inclusion work. He participated in Board of Trustees meetings, and served on committees addressing diversity and education, strategic planning and finance. Previously, Chris spent five years as Principal, Grades 11 & 12 and was a member of the History and Social Studies faculty since 2002. Prior to joining John Burroughs School, Chris taught history at Head Royce School in Oakland, California. Chris earned both B.A. and M.A. degrees in History from Columbia University.
In her nine years at Park Tudor, Emily has made innumerable contributions to our school community. Most recently, she has served as Associate Director of Admissions, Grades 9-12. In this role, she has significantly increased enrollment in the Upper School year over year, and introduced many successful initiatives to onboard new families and retain current students. An alumna of Park Tudor, Emily was formerly a writer/reporter at the Indianapolis Business Journal. From 1999 to 2012, she worked for Clear Channel Communications in Denver, Chicago and Indianapolis in various roles, including as Senior Vice President of National Sales. She holds a B.A. in political science and journalism from Miami University, and a master's degree in education administration from Butler University.
A Park Tudor alumna, Kelly joined the Development Office in 2018 after serving as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer for The Cabaret, a nonprofit arts organization. At The Cabaret, Kelly significantly increased both individual giving and sponsorships, and successfully led a capital campaign to fund the construction of the organization’s first dedicated performance space. Prior to joining The Cabaret, Kelly was the Director of Development, Endowment, Major Gifts and Planned Giving at the Indianapolis Art Center, and also served as Planned and Major Gifts Officer for the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. She has been active in the Park Tudor and Indianapolis communities, as a member of the Park Tudor Alumni Board, the Junior League of Indianapolis Board of Directors, the Board of Trustees for St. Richard’s School, and the Lacy Leadership Association among other civic affiliations.
Ms. McGonagle began teaching at Park Tudor in 1997 in the Hilbert Early Education Center and the Lower School. In 2010, she became Director of Summer Programs, enhancing and expanding the program to provide enrichment at each age level. She served as Assistant Director of the Lower School from 2012-2014 before being named Director of the Lower School. She oversees all curriculum and programs in JK, SK, and grades 1-5.
Kelin joins Park Tudor from Chapel Hill 7th & 8th Grade Center here in Indianapolis, where he was Principal for the past four years and Assistant Principal from 2011 – 2019. At Chapel Hill, Kelin oversaw approximately 100 staff members and served more than 1250 middle school students. He created the school’s student support center to meet students’ academic and social needs, organized the Teacher Retention and Recruiting Plan, created the communication system for teacher communication to parents, and conducted Parent Education Workshops to assist parents with the middle school transition. In addition, Kelin was a member of the Wayne Township District Equity Team, which focuses on providing an equitable education to all students and a culturally relevant curriculum. In 2019 he was a recipient of the Jefferson Award for Multiplying Good, in part for bringing the Young Men with a Purpose Program to Wayne Township.
Kelin also has extensive teaching experience. He has been a Business Instructor for Pike High School and Guion Creek Middle School and taught Social Studies at Arlington High School, and he was a Middle School Special Education Teacher at George Washington Community School. He is very student-centered, and is eager to partner with faculty, staff and parents in support of students as they move through their foundational middle school years.
Kelin earned a B.A. in Business from Maryville College in Maryville, Tennessee, and M.A. degrees in both Teaching and Administration from Oakland City University in Indiana. And, he is already familiar with Park Tudor as the proud parent of a rising PT 11th grader.
Mrs. Webster began her teaching career locally at Northwest High School where she taught Algebra in a freshmen learning community. There, Sarah coached girls varsity tennis and served as a class sponsor. Since joining the Park Tudor faculty in 2001, Sarah has taught a variety of courses in the math department including Algebra and Calculus. During her tenure at Park Tudor, Sarah served as the Math Department Chair before transitioning to the role of Assistant Upper School Director. Sarah currently sits on the Academic Affairs, Diversity, and Community Engagement Committees.
Camille joined Park Tudor from IUPUI, where she was Senior Admissions Counselor. In her role, she was responsible for the execution of recruitment and outreach objectives for first year and transfer student populations; evaluation of student mindsets; and collaboration with academic units and campus partners on degree programs, campus community, and culture. Prior to joining IUPUI, Camille served as Director of Legal Personnel and Diversity for Ice Miller LLP; her responsibilities included administering and facilitating diversity, inclusion, and customer service education throughout the law firm. She has also been a Diversity Consultant and Facilitator to a broad range of organizations including for-profit companies and non-profits, state and local governments, and community groups. Her expertise includes presentations and facilitating discussions on a variety of topics covering inclusion, micro-aggressions, unconscious bias, workplace behaviors, cultural competency, and community building. Camille holds a B.A. in English from Earlham College, and a J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law.