Michael Fellin became Crescent School’s 10th Headmaster in 2014. He previously served as Crescent School’s Assistant Head of Upper School since 2011.
Mr. Fellin began teaching at Neil McNeil High School in 2000, where for over 10 years he served as a teacher, chaplain, department head, and vice-principal. In 2009, Mr. Fellin was awarded a Premier’s Award for Teaching Excellence by the Province of Ontario’s Ministry of Education.
Mr. Fellin has been a member of the International Boys’ Schools Coalition (IBSC) since 2007, joined the IBSC Board of Trustees from 2015-2021, and currently serves on the Program Committee, and Global Taskforce on Recognizing, Acknowledging, and Addressing Inequities in the Lives of Young Men of Color. The IBSC is a not-for-profit organization made up of member schools dedicated to enhancing the education, well-being, and development of boys worldwide. He also serves on the Board of the School Participatory Action Research Collaborative (SPARC), a research consortium among faculty and students at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education and school leaders, faculty, and students at a cohort of leading independent schools. Other past Board positions include Northmount School in Toronto and with the Catholic Teachers’ Guild.
Mr. Fellin is a graduate of St. Michael’s College School in Toronto. He holds Bachelor’s degrees in English and Education from Glendon College at York University, a Master’s degree in Divinity from Regis College at the University of Toronto, and is completing a Ph.D. in Theology and Education, also from Regis College.
Mr. Fellin and his wife Heather have three children: Fionn (Class of '24), Cara, and Ava.