OrganisationInternational Community School of Addis Ababa
Title(s)Director, International Community School of Addis Ababa, Treasurer, AISA Board of Directors
Jim began his teaching career in the US Peace Corps in Kenya in the early 1980s. Now in his 30thyear as an educator, he worked in schools in New York City, Nicosia, Taipei and Warsaw before joining the staff at ICS Addis in 2005. Since joining the staff at ICS Addis, Jim has worn many hats, including Middle/High School Principal, High School Principal/Deputy Director and has been the Head of School since 2010.
Jim holds a BSc in computer systems engineering, an MA in Science Education, and has completed his doctoral coursework in International School Leadership from Boston University.
Jim is a firm believer in a holistic and inclusive education focusing on the knowledge and skills that will enable all young people to not only succeed, but thrive. Jim is most interested in providing effective leadership for 21stcentury learning, at his current school and within the AISA region.