Hilton Head Preparatory School Headmaster Anthony Kandel has resigned.
Kandel's resignation is effective June 30. He has been at the school for three years.
Peter Cooper will be the headmaster next school year, beginning July 1.
According to a news release from the school, Cooper has more than 25 years experience at independent schools. He was the interim headmaster at the school during the 2008-09 school year.
The school's 2012-13 administrative team will also include: Nathan Stevens, head of the upper school; Ron Simmons, head of the middle school; Jane Inglis, head of the lower school; Rich Basirico, athletic director; Margot Brown, director of finance and development; and Bobbie Somerville, director of admissions.