GFS COVID-19 Response and Updates

A Layered Approach to COVID-19 Prevention Strategies

Our mitigation strategies are based around the concept of layered prevention; we will be continuously reviewing new information as it is released as well as taking into consideration the overall health of our community and local trends. We will be reserving the right to add additional layers of protection as needed throughout the school year. Key strategies include:

Prospective Families

Please visit our Admission site for more details about visiting GFS or reach out to our Admission Office with any questions you may have: 410.559-3111 or In the meantime, we welcome you to learn more by clicking here for our virtual tour.


GFS COVID Response Team

Jamie Bailey, Head of the Preschool
Lauren Baylor, Dean of Students, Upper School
Jodi Blackburn, Director of Residential Life 
Meisha Dockett, Human Resources Manager
Barbara Doy, Assistant Athletic Director and Athletic Trainer
Kristin Franzen, Director of the Health Center
Deanna Gamber, Associate Head of School 
Chris Hughes, Head of School
Gail Hutton, Head of the Lower Division
Reema Khanchandani, Head of the Upper School 
Stacy Mohn, Director of Finance and Operations
Jessy Morgan, Athletic Director
Shelly Placek, Director of Communications and Marketing
Shannon Schmidt, Head of the Middle School