Kendall has 30 years of teaching, mentoring and administrative experience in independent schools, including Episcopal High School in Baton Rouge, Brentwood School in Los Angeles, and Friends Select School in Philadelphia. She has taught everything from middle school life science to high school physical anthropology and physics and has served in a number of administrative roles including dean of students, division director, and assistant head of school. Kendall has deep governance experience having served on the boards of several non-profits including the YWCA of Los Angeles and Equality Forum in Philadelphia. Currently, she serves as board president for West Nottingham Academy, a boarding and day school in northern Maryland. Kendall holds her B.S. magna cum laude in Sociology and Anthropology from Denison University in Granville, Ohio and her M.S. in Educational Leadership from Pepperdine University in Los Angeles, California. She is recognized as an expert in school leadership transition, having co-authored a chapter on head of school transition committees in the National Association of Independent Schools’ (NAIS) 2017 Head Search Handbook and having led multiple head of school transitions as both a trustee and a school administrator.