SSM-Suzhou opened in the fall of 2017 for students in grades 7-10. The campus is located in Tongli, China - a charming, historic city known for its bridges and canals.

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Meet Dr. Gregg Maloberti
Head of School- SSM-Suzhou 

Gregg Maloberti has over 25 years of leadership experience in independent schools. Having served as Head of School of the Canadian International School of Hong Kong and as Interim Head of School and Director of Institutional Advancement at Ross School in New York, he began his academic career as an English teacher and quickly transitioned to admission and enrollment management. Dr. Maloberti has served as the Dean of Admission at several of America’s oldest and finest schools including Lawrenceville School in New Jersey for 15 years, Brooks School in Massachusetts, and Cranbrook-Kingswood in Michigan. 

Dr. Maloberti has taught courses in English, history, and political science as well as coaching squash, tennis, cross country running, soccer, skiing, and little league baseball. Dr. Maloberti served on the Board of Directors of the SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test). Along with his wife, Amy, he has served as a boarding school housemaster.

Dr. Maloberti earned a Doctorate in Educational Leadership at the University of Pennsylvania in 2010. His research explored the relationship between admission testing, grades earned in school, and social factors such as race, class, and gender. Prior to that, Dr. Maloberti earned a Master’s in Liberal Arts also at the University of Pennsylvania and received his Bachelor’s degree from Dickinson College.

Dr. Maloberti has traveled extensively around the world and in Asia Dr. Maloberti has traveled to Hong Kong over 20 times since 1990 and has visited international and local schools in China (Beijing, Shanghai, Haikou, Nanjing, Ningbo, Kunming, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Zhuhai, Shenzhen, Macau, and Wuxi)  as well as Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada (British Columbia, Montreal, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Prince Edward Island), Germany, Italy, Korea, Japan, Russia, Spain, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Dr. Maloberti and his wife, Amy, have three children. Sydny is a graduate of Dickinson College and lives with her husband Sam Atwood in West Dover, Vermont. Bronwyn is studying Psychology at the University of New Hampshire. Max is a graduate of Dickinson College and is now teaching Marine Ecology at the Island School in Eleuthera, Bahamas.

As a family, the Malobertis enjoy sailing, swimming, snorkeling, skiing, surfing, squash, tennis, hiking, snowshoeing, biking, cooking, and traveling.

University of Pennsylvania, Ed.D., 2010
University of Pennsylvania, MLA, 2007
Dickinson College, Bachelor of Arts, Major: English, 1986