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Dave Monaco

Parish Episcopal School
Head of School
Dave Monaco became Parish Episcopal School’s third Head of School in July, 2009 as the school prepared to conclude its first decade as a Pre-K-12 college preparatory school following 30 years as a leading Episcopal day school serving students through grade 6.

As Parish Episcopal School’s Allen Meyer Head of School, Dave Monaco has helped the North Dallas private school establish a more national profile with innovative programs in leadership, STEM programming, and global education. Parish Episcopal School presently serves 1,140 students in grades PreK-12 on two campuses and has an operating budget of 30 million dollars.

Previous to coming to Dallas, Dave spent 16 years at Ravenscroft School, a Pre-K-12 independent school of 1250 students in Raleigh, North Carolina where he served as the Founding Director of Wake Summerbridge, Middle School Head, and Assistant Head of School for Academic Affairs.

A graduate of Hamilton College (BA, History) and Teachers College, Columbia University (MAT), Dave continues to teach and work closely within the Leadership Institute at Parish.

The father of three boys, one a Parish graduate and the other two currently students there, Dave and his wife Mollie are fully engrossed as members of the Parish community. Dave proudly serves locally on the Boards of KIPP DFW, a charter school organization which prepares underserved students to proceed to and through college, the SMU Simmons Education Policy and Leadership Advisory Board and United to Learn. Dave is also a founding partner of the Center for Transformational Leadership, a partnership between SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development and several Dallas ISAS schools.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, April 5

5:30pm CDT