Bob Riddle, a 24-year educator at Santa Monica’s Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences, was named Monday to succeed current head of school Roger Weaver, who is set to leave his position by July 2009.
Riddle, 50, currently is Crossroad’s assistant headmaster and dean of faculty. He joined the school in 1984 as a middle school math and life skills teacher and served as upper school director, among other positions. Riddle received a master’s degree in educational administration from Columbia University Teachers College in 1994 and was a co-founder of the Los Angeles chapter of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network.
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Celebrities support the Impact Awards for The Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs (ISA). Established in 1985 by a group of Southern California school heads, The Independent School Alliance is an organization of 54 private, independent elementary and secondary schools that endeavor to increase their diversity. Over the past 14 years, The Independent School Alliance students have received nearly $70 million in financial aid from member schools. Celebrities Who Give host Erin Mooney interviews attendees supporting the Alliance including: Nick Cannon, Laurence Fishburne, Nina L. Shaw, Mary Beth Barry, Herson Mojica, Cole Thomas, Sandra Olmedo and Bob Riddle.