- Executive Director
Jen Sargent was part of HoLa’s original founding team, and has been deeply involved in the school in a variety of capacities since its inception – most recently as Executive Director since 2013. She holds a B.A. from New York University and an M.S.Ed. from Hunter College (CUNY), and she completed the Relay Graduate School of Education National Principal Supervisor Academy in 2019. Ms. Sargent believes that bilingualism is not just a critical 21st-century skill, but a real-life superpower! She has two children, who attended HoLa and are now in high school (St. Peter’s Prep) and college (University of Michigan), making good use of the academic and linguistic skills they developed at HoLa. Ms. Sargent is passionate about social justice, and loves art, music, and adventures big and small.