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Harriet Blees Dewey ’60, P’86, GP’21

Harriet Blees Dewey ’60, P’86, GP’21

Ridgefield, CT

Harriet earned an AAS degree from Bennett Junior College, where she majored in Dance. She is a retired teacher who devoted the majority of her career to teaching elementary school at The Mead School in Connecticut. Harriet and her family remain actively involved in and supportive of their educational institutions and community. Harriet was on the Head of School Search Committee and instrumental in bringing Meera Viswanathan to Walker’s. In 2016, she received the Margot Rose ’80 Distinguished Alumnae Award, The Ethel Walker School’s highest alumnae honor. Harriet is the mother of  Ashley Logan Van Der Klis ’86, grandmother of Lena Van Der Klis ’21, and stepmother-in-law to Ashley Bourne Dewey ’82.