Head of School

Dr. James Calleroz White has over 20 years of significant and relevant leadership and administration experience in multiple educational environments including university, non-profit and JK-12 institutions. He joined Galloway in the 2018-19 school year from Louisville Collegiate School, a JK-12 independent day school, in Louisville, Kentucky, where he served as head of school. He also previously served as assistant head of school at Phoenix Country Day School, where he concurrently served as director of institutional advancement and director of the office of community engagement. Prior to joining Phoenix Country Day School, Dr. Calleroz White was director of college counseling at Belmont Hill School in Belmont, Massachusetts. He also served as Admissions Officer and residential freshman advisor at Harvard University.

Committed to professional leadership, service to the community and civic engagement, Dr. Calleroz White is a frequent speaker on educational issues at national and international forums and a faculty member for the Diversity Leadership Institute for the National Association of Independent Schools. 

Dr. Calleroz White earned his Bachelor of Arts in Government from Harvard University in 1995, and his Master’s degree in Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2001. He completed his Doctorate in Educational Leadership, Teaching, and Administration from Arizona State Graduate School of Education in 2012. James is married to Dr. Mistalene Calleroz White. James and Mistalene have three young children.