Board of Trustees
- Dr. Linda Duevel : AAIE President 2013-2017
- Kevin Glass: AAIE President Elect 2015-2019
- Christine Brown: AAIE Board Member 2015 - Present
- Lee Fertig: AAIE Board Member 2013-2019
- Dr. Greg Hedger: AAIE Board Member 2015-2018
- Dr. Ronald Marino: AAIE Board Treasurer 2014-2017
- Dr. Anna McFadden: AAIE Board Member 2015-2018
- Dr. Oli Tooher-Hancock: AAIE Board Member 2015-2018
- Dr. Beverly Shaklee: AAIE Board Member 2013-2019
- Dr. Paul Poore: AAIE Board Member 2012-2017
Dr. Linda Duevel graduated in June, 2015 as the Director of the International School of Stavanger, Norway after forty years at that school.
She worked in schools in the UK and the US prior to moving to Norway in 1975. She holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree from Western Michigan University, a Master’s Degree from Harvard and a PhD from Purdue University.
She is a frequent conference presenter, graduate school adjunct professor, does school board governance training, is involved in accreditation work, believes every school should have cardiac defibrillators available to use when emergency strikes, and is particularly committed to the effort of assisting more women leaders to be named heads of international schools.
Now that she and her husband, Dr. Len Duevel, have retired, they have the privilege of volunteering their services in international schools around the world. The Duevels are proud parents of two adult children who are both teachers in international schools.
Kevin Glass is Headmaster of Atlanta International School. He has a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Framingham State College, Massachusetts, USA; a Post Graduate Certificate of Education in Biology and Chemistry from Cambridge University, UK; and a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) Degree in Bacteriology and Virology from Manchester University, UK. Mr. Glass' career in education includes educational leadership and teaching positions in South and West Africa, Central and North America, and Central Asia. Prior to joining Atlanta International School, Mr. Glass served as Director of Tashkent International School in Uzbekistan for five years. His vocation is international education and he serves on various national and international Boards including the Academy for International School Heads, the IB Heads Council, the European Council of International Schools and the Atlanta Area Association in Independent Schools. Kevin is married to Stefani, a career diplomat with the German Foreign Service, and they have three children (Liam, Lilly and Leanne) who all attend AIS in the German track.
Christine Brown is a Regional Education Officer (REO) in the Office of Overseas Schools, U.S. Department of State. Prior to joining the Department of State in July 2013, she served as an administrator in the Glastonbury Connecticut Public Schools for 28 years, first as the Director of K-12 Foreign Languages and ELL and later as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. Brown has served as a president of state, regional and national language teacher organizations including the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages over her career. She chaired the American Language Standards Task Force sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education as well as served as the consultant to the national Arabic and Korean language standards projects. She served as the only K-12 representative to the Advisory Board of the National Defense Education Program and as a consultant to the Startalk Language Program of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. She has testified before the United States Congress on behalf of language education, and initiated and co-chaired the Year of Language Campaign in the United States.
Dr. Gregory Hedger has recently been appointed to be the head of the International School Yangon, in Myanmar, beginning in fall 2016. A native of Minnesota, Greg has served in education for over 25 years, including 13 years in the role of School Director at Cayman International School, Qatar Academy, and most recently as Superintendent at Escuela Campo Alegre in Venezuela. Greg promotes international education through his service on the boards of AAIE, AASSA, and his work with the International Task Force for Child Protection, his contributions to various periodicals, and his work to promote the next generation of leaders through workshops and teaching. Greg’s family includes his wife Kirstin, and daughters Kaija, Sadie, and Anna.
Dr. Ronald J. Marino has been involved with overseas schools since 1975 when the school he headed for 24 years in Illinois established several School to School partnerships in Latin America.Marino specializes in school finance and governance issues and has conducted Board governance workshops in scores of schools around the globe. He has assisted Boards with Head searches and has helped parent groups establish new schools. Ron has been a consultant for the Office of Overseas Schools, the Inter Regional Center, the Inter American Development Bank and other agencies. He has taught on-line leadership courses for overseas educators and graduate level classes as an Adjunct Professor. Marino is the longest serving member of the AAIE Board. He held office from 1988 through 2012, serving as Treasurer for 9 years and rejoined the Board as Treasurer in February 2014. Marino received his B.A. from The University of Detroit, and earned his M.A. & Ph.D. from Michigan State University.
Dr. Anna C McFadden teaches network management and development of online media classes, including applications for mobile devices She is leading a team initiating Real Audio/Real Video development as part of the web-assisted classes, focusing on asynchronous learning activities. Anna and her team have secured in excess of $10 million in external funding for research and development. She has co-authored traditional textbooks as well as online publications. She has authored an extensive listing of professional articles, most focusing on the use of technology in teaching and learning. As a senior partner in emTech Consulting <http://www.emTech.net> Anna is involved in professional development activities in organizations in the USA and internationally. Anna has served as a consultant to The U.S. Department of State, Office of Overseas Schools; she has consulted in American-curriculum schools in Africa, Europe, Canada, Asia, Central America and South America.
Dr. Beverly D. Shaklee is Director of the Center for International Education, Professor and Division Director at George Mason University – College of Education and Human Development. The Center for International Education (CIE) focuses on research and development of K12-university international education. The Center is currently supporting teacher development projects for administrators and teachers from China, Pakistan, Latin America, Russia and Spain. She also serves as Division Director for Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Exceptional Learners (TCLDEL) program which includes international teacher licensure and master’s degree programs that have graduated over 1,400 international teachers who serve in over forty countries. She is the co-author of “Internationalizing U.S. Teacher Education” published by Rowman Littlefield. She currently serves as editor for the AAIE journal, InterEd.
Paul Poore has served as the Executive Director of AASSA since July 2007 following a 28-year career in international education which took him overseas initially as a teacher, then principal, then as director in his final two posts to: Germany; Greece; twice to Japan; Nepal; and, most recently, Zimbabwe. Paul was honored by AAIE as the Superintendent of the Year in 2004 during his tenure as the Director of Harare International School in Harare, Zimbabwe.