Head of School

Sarah W. Whiteside

Sarah W. Whiteside joined the Faculty of The Altamont School in 1978 as the Latin Teacher. In 2003 she became Assistant Head and Head of the Middle School, and was announced as Head of School during the 2007-2008 school year. Mrs. Whiteside, a native of North Carolina, received her undergraduate degree in 1969 from Randolph-Macon Woman's College with a major in Latin. The following year she received an M.A. in Classical Archaeology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Mrs. Whiteside's husband Penny is a longtime employee of UAB. Both of their children are Altamont graduates: Penn '93 and Margaret '99.