Meet the Team
Assistant Head for Enrollment & Placement
Phone: (508) 485-3483
Bill Newman serves as Hillside School's Assistant Head for Enrollment and Placement. He brings more than 20 years of experience in independent school enrollment and financial aid to his work with current and prospective Hillside students. Bill holds an M.A. in Education Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University, a B.A. in English and Art History from Sarah Lawrence College, and a B.F.A. from the Portland School of Art. He is committed to enrolling a diverse student body, designing quality programs for international students, and stewarding families through the admission process with compassion and dedication. Bill, an avid skier, lives on campus in Emerson House.
Director of Admission
Phone: (508) 303-5709
Sean joined the Admission Office in 2013 as the Senior Associate Director of Admission. He is a graduate of Tufts University where he earned a B.A. in Liberal Arts after attending St. Mark's School. Sean previously served as the Associate Director of Admission and Athletic Liaison at Becker College. Prior to that, Sean worked at The Winchendon School as a teacher, coach and advisor and spent his last three years there as the Associate Director of Admissions.
Associate Director of Admission
Director of Secondary School Placement and Associate in Admission
David joined Hillside at the beginning of the 2019-20 school year. He is the Director of Secondary School Placement, and he assists with some admissions work, as well. David earned his B.A. from Bowdoin College after graduating from St. Mark’s School. He has over 17 years of administrative experience at independent schools, including at The Cambridge School of Weston and The Fenn School. David finds it especially rewarding to help students discover schools that are authentic fits on their educational journeys.