News: Dr. Wendy Rubin Appointed as Next Head of George Washington Academy, Casablanca, Morocco - Apr 7, 2023
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Dr. Wendy Rubin Appointed as Next Head of George Washington Academy, Casablanca, Morocco

On behalf of the Board of Directors of George Washington Academy in Casablanca, Morocco, Search Associates is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Wendy Rubin as their next Head of School. Wendy is thrilled to accept her first international school position, which will begin in July of 2023.

Dr. Rubin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado Boulder, a Master's degree in Education in Instructional Leadership from the University of Illinois, and a Doctorate in Education from the University of Colorado, Denver. After a successful career as a teacher, middle school, and high school principal, she assumed the role of Superintendent, overseeing a large group of schools in Englewood, Colorado, where she has been for the past eight years.

Al Coury, GWA Board Chair, shared the following with the school community:

After a rigorous and thorough search, the George Washington Academy Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Wendy Rubin as new Head of School at GWA, who comes with extensive experience in education. Driven by the goal of empowering students to achieve their full potential, Dr. Rubin is an accomplished educational leader with a wealth of experience in managing schools, guiding educators, and nurturing students.
During her tenure as a Superintendent of Englewood Schools, Dr. Rubin has been a strong advocate for student-centered learning and has focused on improving academic outcomes for all students. She has implemented several initiatives aimed at supporting student success, including expanding access to technology, increasing teacher training and support, and developing innovative programs to engage students in learning.
As a highly respected educator, our new Head of School is committed to fostering a school culture that promotes academic excellence, intellectual curiosity, and social-emotional well-being. She firmly believes that education is not just about imparting knowledge but also about helping students develop a lifelong love of learning.
We are confident that under the leadership of our new Head of School, our school will continue to thrive and grow. Her dedication to education, combined with her exceptional leadership skills and experience, make her the ideal person to guide our school in the years ahead.

Search Associates would like to sincerely thank all those candidates who applied for this position and wish Wendy the very best as she assumes her new role.

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