Bonnie J. Ricci began as the Executive Director of ICAISA in the summer of 2019. Throughout her career, she has held numerous positions within independent schools including teacher, advisor, coach, and head of school. Bonnie’s passion for accreditation as a tool for growth was sparked when she served on several accreditation visiting teams. Following this passion, she spent a decade providing leadership within the areas of accreditation, professional development, and governance at the Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE). Bonnie holds degrees from Williams College and Worcester State University. Analytical by nature, Bonnie is intensely service oriented, and derives deep satisfaction through supporting others in assessing challenges and solving problems. Using these skills, Bonnie has dedicated her career to serving the educational community as a board member, conference presenter, facilitator, consultant, and enthusiastic advocate for accreditation and independent school education.