Monie Hardwick joined GLP as a partner with 35 years of experience in secondary education and non-profit work. She brings extensive, operational “know-how” of independent school models to GLP. Her expertise in strategy and fundraising are grounded in two decades of school leadership. From 2006-2009 she successfully led a $52 million comprehensive capital campaign, while increasing annual giving from $1 million to over $2 million annually during her tenure. At GLP, her focus is executive coaching for school leaders and the Leadership Lab for New Heads of School.
Monie graduated cum laude from Yale University with a major in history and earned an MA in English from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English. Beginning her career as an English teacher, she later became the Director of College Counseling at The Taft School in CT. At Blair Academy in NJ, she founded the school’s teacher training program and, among other roles, was the Director of Advancement and led the school’s strategic planning.
She is a trustee emeritus of St. Andrew’s School in Delaware after 17 years serving on the School’s investment and executive committees. She currently is a member of the board of trustees at Northfield Mt. Hermon School in Massachusetts. The mother of three grown daughters, Monie has a lifelong commitment to philanthropy and to improving public and private education.
Executive Coaching Credentials:
Columbia University Coaching Certification Program
Completed Level One, Spring 2015
Completed Advanced Level Two, Summer 2016, with a focus on coaching school leaders