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The Near East South Asia Council of Overseas is a non-profit association of more than 100 private, independent American/international schools serving students and their families in North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. For more than 50 years we have focused on promoting exemplary professional learning opportunities for educators working in our schools.

Currently NESA includes 40+ members plus over 130 affiliate schools and organizations in an area stretching from Libya, Egypt and Greece to India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

NESA’s mission: "To maximize student learning, NESA serves member schools by facilitating sustainable and systemic school improvement based on the best practices of American and international education”

Vision: NESA will create dynamic, collaborative professional relationships that transcend current barriers and boundaries in order to maximize student learning in member schools.

Beliefs: NESA, a community of schools, strives to create a sense of belonging and identity, diminish feelings of professional isolation and foster a culture of mutual support and professional engagement. Collaboration is the cornerstone of our success.

Maddy Hewitt

NESA Executive Director

Website: http://www.nesacenter.org