Dr. Edward E. Greene, Director
A native of Syracuse, New York, Dr. Greene has served as a teacher and administrator in international schools in Bolivia, India, Kobe, Japan and Brazil. He has also held the position of District Supervisor for Languages, High School Principal and Director of Development and Innovation for the Chattanooga Tennessee Public School. He has served as Director of ISA for 14 years and in his tenure, the school has grown into one of the world’s leading international schools for primary and secondary education.
Prior to joining ISA, Dr. Greene served as the Executive Director of the University Laboratory School at Louisiana State University, where during his tenure the school became the first in the state of Louisiana to offer the IB Diploma and Primary Years programmes. Under his leadership, the school was recognized by Newsweek magazine as one of the top 50 schools in the United States.
Dr. Greene attended the University of New Hampshire, where he completed degrees in English Literature at Elmira College (BA cum laude) and the University of New Hampshire (MA). He holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Florida and completed postdoctoral studies in independent school leadership as a Klingenstein Fellow at Columbia University.
He has published and presented on a wide array of topics, ranging from teaching strategies, teacher evaluation, school culture, the International Baccalaureate, school accreditation, fiscal sustainability and leadership. He is past president of the Association for the Advancement of International Education (AAIE) and serves as the Board Chair for the Educational Collaborative of International Schools (ECIS). He was the founding editor of International Quarterly, a journal devoted to topics in international education.