Meet the Staff

Dr. Karen Rezach

Dr. Karen Rezach is the Director of The Ethics Institute at Kent Place School. She has been teaching and facilitating ethics workshops for the last ten years. Her doctoral research, “Spiritual Leadership as a Model of Effective Leadership in Independent School,” explores the ways that educators can bring values and moral awareness in non-religious ways into a variety of school settings. She has an M.Div. from Yale University, an Ed.D. from Seton Hall University and is an ordained Episcopal priest. Dr. Rezach has 23 years of experience as an independent school administrator, including Director of the Middle School at Kent Place and Assistant Head of School at St. Phillip’s in Newark, New Jersey.

Ms. Elyse Post

Elyse Post earned her Bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College and her Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law. She practiced law for over 15 years working as a criminal prosecutor in Brooklyn, NY then holding various positions in the public sector with a focus on fraud and professional ethics. She will receive a Master of Science in Bioethics from Columbia University later this year. While at Columbia she completed an internship at Lenox Hill Hospital in clinical ethics.


List of 2 members.

  • Karen Rezach 

    Director of the Ethics Institute
    (908) 273-0900 ext. 395
  • Elyse  Post 

    Ethics Institute Program Assistant
    (908) 273-0900 ext. 270
For more information about the Ethics Institute at Kent Place School or if you are interested in becoming involved, please e-mail or call Elyse Post at (908) 273-0900, ext. 270.
42 Norwood Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901   |   (908) 273-0900
The Ethics Institute at Kent Place School is a first-of-its-kind Institute at the primary and secondary school levels. We believe promoting the process and practice of ethical thinking and ethical decision-making in the youngest of children prepares them to be the most effective leaders and compassionate citizens of tomorrow.