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New & Aspiring Heads Institute 2020

Location: The American School of Barcelona

Carrer de Jaume Balmes, 7, 08950 Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain


July 14, 9:00 am-5:00 pm

July 15, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

July 16, 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Register with or without hotel accommodations.


Facilitated by AISH CEO Deb Welch and
Andy Page Smith, Head of American International School of Johannesburg. Also featuring a panel of experienced International School Heads.

Deborah Welch, Ph.D., is the CEO of the Academy for International School Heads (AISH). She was formerly Director of American School Doha, Qatar, and Deputy Director for Learning at the International School Bangkok, Thailand. 

Prior to this, she worked in various administrative and teaching positions in Boulder, Colorado, USA. She was also Director of Teacher Training Center (TTC) and a course developer, trainer and consultant for Principals' Training Center (PTC). Deb has been a teacher, curriculum director, staff developer, university instructor and educational consultant. She holds a Ph.D. in human and organizational development and a Master's degree in educational leadership and curriculum.

Deb lives in Boulder, Colorado.

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Dr. Andy Page-Smith will become the new AISH CEO effective July 2020. Andy brings almost 40 years of service as a professional educator, including 18 years as a Head of School in Kuwait, Hong Kong, and currently in Johannesburg.

In addition to his time and commitment as a teacher, principal, and Head of School, Andy has served as a professional learning consultant in a variety of schools offering a wide range of expertise and support. AISH is extremely fortunate to have such an accomplished and distinguished international school leader as its next CEO.


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