David Padilla has been named the head of Christ Church Episcopal School beginning July 2020. He will succeed Leonard Kupersmith, who will continue serving as the head of school through the 2019-20 school year.
Padilla has a deep knowledge of curriculum development, redefining and reaffirming school culture, and the business and financial sides of educational leadership. He joins CCES from Baylor School, a premiere co-educational boarding and day school for grades six through 12 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he has served as head of the
Upper School since 2014.