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Fanning Hearon

Fanning Hearon

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Fanning Hearon serves as Palm Beach Day Academy’s Head of School. Mr. Hearon served three years as Head of School at Maple Street School, prior to which he was Assistant Head of School and Academic Dean at Vermont Academy in Saxtons River, Vermont. Prior to beginning his administrative career, Fanning spent thirteen years at the Brunswick School in Greenwich, Connecticut, where he was an AP Spanish teacher, Senior Class Dean, Chair of the Modern Languages Department, and coached lacrosse. Fanning began his 30-year career in independent school education at his alma mater, the Woodberry Forest School in Virginia, where he served as a teacher, coach, dorm parent, Director of the WFS Summer School in Spain program, and Assistant Director of Admissions.

Fanning is the proud parent of two adult sons, Miles and Aicher.

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