Creeden will serve until June 30, 2021, and comes from a long career as an educator and head of other independent schools.
Creeden said he feels fortunate to come into the Whitby community.
“Whitby stands alone in this area for teaching a Montessori and IB curriculum that is recognized across the world for excellence, global citizenship, and developing a passion for learning among students,” Creeden said. “Beginnings are important, and Whitby’s singular focus is to create a solid foundation for students that will preparing them for success in secondary school, the university and later life.”
Whitby School was founded in 1958 and focuses on inspiring a passion for learning in its students. Whitby students are encouraged to develop into open-minded, principled citizens in the global community through the International Baccalaureate curriculum.