Phone: (860) 928-6575 ext 1111
Degrees and Certifications:
History and Social Science B.A. Education M.S. Advanced Studies in Educational Leadership
Mr. Christopher Sandford entered the field of education over fifteen years ago and received his undergraduate degree in History and Political Science from Eastern Connecticut State University. Mr. Sandford worked for several years as a political consultant at the Connecticut State Capital, representing various private interests. He then earned his Master’s Degree in Education from the University of New Haven. After teaching for several years, he earned his degree and certification in educational leadership from Sacred Heart University and the University of Connecticut, respectively. He has enjoyed a variety of positions in school leadership as a teacher, instructional leader, assistant principal, principal, and Head of School. Prior to The Woodstock Academy, Mr. Sandford was principal at Wheeler Middle School/High School in North Stonington.
Mr. Sandford has a true passion for building strong, positive relationships with students, their families and the staff. Evidence shows that strong, positive relationships help to develop a powerful community of learning that allows students of all ages and backgrounds to successfully achieve to their highest potential.
A lifelong resident of Connecticut, Mr. Sandford spends his free time traveling, reading, cooking and staying physically fit.