David H. Feldman, Head of The Roeper School since 2012, received his Bachelor’s degree in English and Education from the University of Wisconsin and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. David has served as the Head of Middle School at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, Headmaster of the Foote School in New Haven, Connecticut, and Head of School at the Greta Berman Arbetter Kazoo School in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
David has been a lecturer at Northeastern Illinois University and Western Michigan University on Progressive Education, and an adjunct faculty member at the Graham School of Continuing Education at the University of Chicago. He is the recipient of the National Association of Independent Schools’ E. E. Ford Foundation Fellowship for Educational Leadership and has spent over thirty years as a teacher, administrator and leader in independent school education.
In his work as a teacher and administrator, David has worked with students in preschool through graduate school. He has written about, spoken to, and taught parents, faculty and community members about child development, particularly those needs of early adolescents.