Sherrie Paregian

Head of School

"I look forward to building the Stratford community in San Francisco and sharing the spirit and values of our school."

Sherrie Paregian brings to Stratford School over two decades of experience in education. Sherrie's Stratford experience includes 4 years teaching and 12 years serving as principal at Stratford School's Los Gatos, Palo Alto, and Fremont campuses. In addition to her leadership experience at Stratford, she held a Head of School position at a Bay Area private school.

Sherrie holds a B.A.in Liberal Studies, M.A. in Education Administration, and California Teaching and Administrative Credentials from San Francisco State University. She greatly enjoys collaborating with and supporting teachers to bring out their individual best, as well as the best in each of their students.  As Head of School, her goals are to uphold and support Stratford’s purpose, ESLR’s, and to contribute to its success in balanced education. 

Sherrie has two children who attend Stratford and is also a professional ballroom dancer. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, baking, gardening, going on walks, and riding her bike.