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July 2003 to the present

Headmaster/Middle & Upper School Principal of St. John’s School on the island of Guam, U.S.A.
Reports directly to the Board of Trustees as CEO of private Episcopal, not-for-profit, US accredited, Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12, co-educational day/boarding school. Average daily attendance: 533 students. Oversees annual budget approaching US$6 million. So far:

· Successfully facilitated the accreditation mid-term process in the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
· Restructured leadership team – extra duties include Middle and Upper School Principal responsibilities.
· Supported faculty awareness of ESL, Special Needs, Differentiated Instruction, handheld computers.
· Brought St. John’s School into the East Asia Regional Council of Overseas School (EARCOS).
· Recruited professional teaching staff (e.g., MA, AP/IB trained w/international exp.).
· Planned, developed and implemented the Middle School concept for grades 6-8.
· Oversaw the successful re-authorization of the IB Diploma Program.
· Facilitated and secured endowment funds worth over $2.5 million.
· Planned and developed new boarding facilities options.
· Brought The Princeton Review™ franchise to campus.

June 2001 to July 2003

Director of Bali International School on the island of Bali, Indonesia
Reported directly to the Board of Trustees as CEO of private, not-for-profit, US accredited, Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12, co-educational day school. Average daily attendance: 255 students. Prepared and managed annual budget approaching US$2 million.

· Oversaw the IB Diploma Program and/or AP International Diploma options for the High School curriculum.
· Implemented a hard-wire/wireless IT Infrastructure network at state-of-the-art fidelity level.
· Planned and developed new campus facilities options, including consulting from H2L2.
· Recruited strong professional teaching staff (e.g.,AP/IB trained w/international exp.).
· Re-evaluation from IB Middle Years Program complete & PYP application in process.
· Created and congratulated the first graduating class of Bali High – spring 2003.
· Successful WASC re-accreditation (in a record 8 months).
· Came in under budget.

July 1998 to June 2001

Superintendent of Anzoategui International School in Anaco, Venezuela
Reported directly to the Board of Trustees as CEO of private, not-for-profit, US accredited, Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12, co-educational day school. Average daily attendance: 108 students. Prepared and managed annual budget approaching US$1 million.

· Created and implemented a five year technology improvement plan:
creation of the www.anaco.net school community website, laptops for teachers,
100% wiring of school and teacher housing for 24X7 microwave Internet access campus-wide,
publishing school yearbook on CD-ROM and at website, and computerized budgeting/accounting system.
· Facilitated Probation to Fully Accredited Membership status in the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
· Organized and implemented Dr. Ernest Boyer’s “The Basic School” philosophy – new mission and policy manual adoption.
· Results of Iowa Test of Basic Skills school-wide: avg. 30% more student achievement than U.S. public school students.
· Integrated performance measures of national standards with the seven core virtues from the Basic School.
· Planned and implemented first international school acceptance into the Virtual High School.
· Built new Community Center to increase community involvement.

July 1994 – June 1998

Superintendent at the American School of Durango in Durango, México
Reported to Board of Directors as CEO of private, non-profit, US accredited, Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 12, co-educational day school. Average daily attendance: 620. Prepared and managed annual budget approaching US$1.3 million.

· Successfully completed initial accreditation status in the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
· Oversaw fundraising efforts of $35,000 in just 24 hours to purchase a new state-of-the-art computer lab.
· Organized and combined U.S. curriculum with state and national university requirements in host country:
result – an integrated, dual diploma program serving both national and international students at ASD.
· Planned and implemented 5 year technology plan including initial Internet access.

July 1992 – June 1994

Doctoral Fellow at the University of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee
· Awarded full-ride fellowship from The Office of Overseas Schools (A/OS), Department of State, Washington, DC
· Published computer simulation of teacher behaviors that affect student achievement.
· Earned Doctor of Education degree in educational leadership and policy studies.

July 1990 – June 1992

Assistant Superintendent at American School of Asunción, Asunción, Paraguay
Reported to CEO. Responsible for Office of Student Affairs. ADA: 600.
· Coordinated Advanced Placement (AP) program.
· Administered testing of PSAT, SAT, AP, DAT, GRE & LSAT.
· Planned, developed and implemented school-wide Special Needs program.

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