NAPPS Roundtable in Houston

The GLOBAL School Consulting Group delivered a world class professional development event for members of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), of Nigeria, from April 25 through 29, in Houston Texas. The event included plenary presentations on Effective School Ownership, by Dr. David A. Wells; strategic planning using The Balanced Scorecard, by Alfredo Umaña; and TrustED™ School Leadership by Dr. Toby Travis. Other consultants presented individual sessions providing challenge and information on other areas of interest identified by NAPPS leadership. Additional presenters included: Wayne Lynch, Bobby Brasher, Elisa Toro, James Hanson, Dr. Janet Nason, and Dr. Donetrus Hill.

Student Pre-Attack Indicators and Behavior Analysis

In the event of a school emergency or an active shooter incident, the first responders are teachers. A common misconception is that police and medical personnel are the first responders, but technically they are second. When a crisis happens at a school, teachers and other school employees are the first responders since they are the … Continue reading Student Pre-Attack Indicators and Behavior Analysis

EDUFIT – Gateway International Schools

EDUFIT Education, in Hanoi, Vietnam, has contracted Dr. David A. Wells, Principal and Executive Consultant of the GLOBAL Group to provide consulting services leading to the development and training of a School Board for the Gateway International Schools, among other services.  EDUFIT Education currently has two GIS bilingual schools and nine Sakura Montessori preschools, with plans for rapid expansion with additional schools and preschools during the next six years.  The school board development project is one component of the organization’s strategy that is focused, in part, on earning accreditation with the Council of International Schools.  (One of David’s qualifications as a consultant for this project is his Affiliate Consultant status with CIS.)

Comprehensive Organizational Assessment – A service of the GLOBAL School Consulting Group

The GLOBAL Group is pleased to offer Comprehensive Organizational Assessments for schools and organizations seeking external expert review, assessment, and counsel for the purpose of identifying and addressing practices and conditions which limit or obstruct organizational success.

BridgeWay North American School General Director Appointment

Dr. David A. Wells, Principal and Executive Consultant of the GLOBAL School Development Group, is pleased to join the Board of BridgeWay North American School and TeachBeyond, the owner mission, in announcing that Kevin van Rensburg has accepted appointment as the General Director of the school, to begin July 1, 2019. Mr. van Rensburg is an experienced educator, proven school leader, and committed Christian, who is equipped and excited to take on the leadership responsibilities, opportunities, and challenges at this emerging international Christian school.

EDUFIT – Gateway International School Board Development Project

Dr. David A. Wells, Executive Consultant and Principal of the GLOBAL School Consulting Group, is honored to have been contracted to provide Board development and professional development services to the Ownership and organizational leadership of EDUFIT and the Gateway International School (, in Hanoi, Vietnam.  The services will extend over a period of approximately eighteen … Continue reading EDUFIT – Gateway International School Board Development Project