About our Founder and Head of School
Noah Bopp is a graduate of Oberlin College, Duke University, and the Klingenstein Private School Leadership program at Teachers College, Columbia University. The Lakeside School in Seattle, Washington awarded him its 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award.
Noah has over 25 years of school leadership and teaching experience. Prior to SEGL, he worked at the Mountain School of Milton Academy, where he directed the History program and served as a dorm parent. From 2002-2007 he led the Duke University TIP Global Dialogues Institute, which he created as a “pilot” for SEGL; he also co-led the Duke TIP in Paris program, which he co-created in 2001. He began his teaching career at St. George’s School in Newport, Rhode Island, where he taught history and philosophy, and chaired the school’s Community Service counsel.
Noah and his wife Sydney live several blocks from the SEGL Residence. They have a four year-old daughter, Daisy, and a Havanese puppy, Pericles.
Noah posts on Twitter @NoahBopp.