Experienced teacher and educational administrator Ned Murray currently oversees instructional efforts at Episcopal Day School, a coeducational facility in Augusta, Georgia. As headmaster, Murray ensures the school meets the needs of nearly 470 students. He draws on his solid academic foundation and prior professional experience, as well as his active involvement in his field as a committee participant, speaker, facilitator, and group member. At present, beyond his obligations at Episcopal Day School, Ned Murray belongs to the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education and the 21st Century Skills Taskforce of the Elementary Schools Research Collaborative. In addition, he has participated on accreditation teams through both the Southern Association of Independent Schools and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. In this role, he has visited institutions, such as the Westminster School of Augusta and the Valwood School.As a conference presenter, Murray has shared his insights on student outcome assessments and spiritual development, and he has facilitated talks on these and similar subjects. As further evidence of his commitment to his field, he holds memberships in professional associations, such as the Georgia Independent School Association and the Tennessee Association of Independent Schools.Ned Murray regularly attends services at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Augusta. He also belongs to the Rotary Club of Augusta and volunteers his time for local efforts of the American National Red Cross. Previously, he sat on the board of the Boys & Girls Club of Chattanooga and participated on the Center for Strategic and International Studies' Education Advisory Council.Ned Murray holds a bachelor of arts from the University of the South and a master’s of education from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He is currently working toward his doctorate at the Virginia Theological Seminary.