Dr. David A. Wells, Managing and Executive Consultant of the GLOBAL School Development Group, is pleased to join Gateway Education Global in announcing that Michael McCarthy has accepted appointment as the School Director at International Gateway Academy, in Istanbul, Turkey, effective with the 2018-19 school year. Mr. McCarthy’s preparation and experience have clearly prepared him to lead IGA during the next phase of the school’s development. Congratulations Michael and to the board of the International Gateway Academy for this selection.
Dr. David A. Wells, Managing and Executive Consultant of the GLOBAL School Development Group, is pleased to join Gateway Education Global and the Nam Trieu Company, in announcing that Johannes (Jannie) Le Roux has accepted appointment as the Director of Gateway International School, in Hanoi, Vietnam, effective with the 2018-19 school year. Mr. Le Roux is an experienced educator and leader, with an excellent profile that includes posts as a teacher, coach, Department Head, Deputy Head, and Headmaster at schools in South Africa, Swaziland, and most recently in Malawi, Africa. Jannie’s undergraduate degree is Teacher Education and his master’s is in Education and Management. Congratulations to Jannie and the Gateway International School!
Dr. David A. Wells, Managing and Executive Consultant of the GLOBAL School Development Group, is pleased to announce that Maribel Ayos Torrenegra has accepted appointment as the Director of Santa Cruz Christian Learning Center, effective July 2018. Ms. Ayos is an experienced educational leader, and is fluent in English and Spanish.
Spiritual testimony, involvement in Christian ministry, and demonstrated spiritual leadership are all important facets of Ms. Ayos profile that make her an excellent fit for leadership at SCCLC, an international Christian school. Her strong spiritual profile is a complement to her strong preparation and experience as a professional educator. Maribel gained several years of experience as an engineer, before entering the educational field.
The trajectory of her educational career has included responsibilities as a certified teacher, IT Coordinator, Assistant Principal, Principal of a Christian school, and most recently Head and co-owner of a bilingual preschool. Her training includes a degree in computer engineering, with a minor in management of projects, as well as a Master’s in Education from Western Carolina University.
Dr. David A. Wells, Managing and Executive Consultant of the GLOBAL School Consulting Group, is pleased to announce that Carlos N. De la Sobera has accepted appointment as the General Director of Colegio San Andrés, effective January 2019. Mr. De la Sobera is an experienced leader, has a multicultural background and experience, and is fluent in English and Spanish, and highly proficient in Portuguese.
Mr. De la Sobera has many years of valuable teaching and administrative experience in international education, at the American International School of Logos (Nigeria) and the American School of Asuncion (Paraguay). He also has experience as an Adjunct Professor in the George Mason University School of Education. Carlos is currently in his third year as the Superintendent at Faith Christian School (FCS), in Asuncion. At FCS he led the development of a second school campus while serving as the chief administrator. He also led the successful implementation of the IB Diploma Program. Carlos’s formal preparation includes a BA in Government and Politics (University of Maryland), an MA in Secondary Education, Curriculum, and Instruction (University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa), and a Post-Master’s Certification in Educational Administration (The College of New Jersey). He holds certification in Secondary Social Studies and Educational Administration.