WILMINGTON — Terre Taylor, a longtime teacher and administrator at St. Mark’s High School, has been named the new principal of the upper school at St. Elizabeth School. Father Norman Carroll, the pastor, announced Taylor’s hire on July 2. She will assume her new job on July 16.
Taylor, a 1987 graduate of St. Mark’s, has been the coordinator of interscholastic athletics for the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association since 2016. There, she oversaw all of DIAA’s state championship events. Before that, she had been assistant principal for student affairs at St. Mark’s, a post she had held since 2009. She taught chemistry at St. Mark’s for 16 years before moving into administration.
She graduated from Loyola University Maryland in 1991 and received her master’s degree in 2002 in educational leadership from Wilmington University.
Taylor and her husband, Brian, have been married for 22 years. They are the parents of twins, Ally and Will.
She succeeds Shirley Bounds, who retired as the head of school this year after 44 years at St. Elizabeth, the last 14 as principal or head of school.