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Mr. Robert W. Shanner

Head of Upper School, Assistant Headmaster and Headmaster

Regional Independent School Associations

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Regional Independent School Associations

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York School


York Country Day School

Head of Upper School, Assistant Headmaster and Headmaster

Country Day


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Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools

Board Member


Penn State University

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if(requestedWidth > 0){ document.getElementById('articleViewerGroup').style.width = requestedWidth + "px"; document.getElementById('articleViewerGroup').style.margin = "0px 0px 10px 10px"; } After 16 years at York Country Day School, headmaster Robert Shanner says he's headed back to his roots.

He plans to finish the year in the administrative-oriented position at Country Day before heading to The Stanwich School for the post of senior house head, which offers heightened interaction with students and faculty.
"My strength and preference is working with kids, parents and teachers," Shanner said yesterday about the decision he'd made last summer."(The school is) ready for new leadership."
Shanner has worked at Country Day since 1991 as head of upper school, assistant headmaster and headmaster.Since taking the latter position in 2003, he focused on improving social opportunities, diversity and changing the community's perception of the prep school from exclusive to inclusive.
students since Shanner became headmaster, and he said inclusion is under way thanks to scholarships based on a restructured financial aid program.
School officials narrowed finalists to 11, then to four and Coffman won the appointment, Shanner said.
"He's energetic, has a clear vision and has a diverse and wide-ranging background in education and administration," Shanner said about Coffman.
Shanner said Coffman will complete the year as dean of students at The Bishop's School in La Jolla, Calif., before relocating to York County with his wife, Laura, and their two children, Matthew, 8, and Claire, 6.
"He's eager to get started," Shanner said.

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