Facilitator: Elsa Donohue

Contact: elsadonohue@gmail.co

Recently recognized as a National Distinguished Principal by the National Association of Elementary School Principals and the State Department Office of Overseas Schools, Elsa is currently serving the teaching and learning communities of the PEL and PIE campuses as the ES Principal at Jakarta Intercultural School. Starting in July 2018, Elsa will be joining the Vientiane International School, as its new Head of School.  Central to Elsa's professional philosophy is the idea that children are competent learners with an innate curiosity about the world. Elsa's love of inquiry-based learning guides her daily work. Her devotion to teaching and learning has led Elsa to continuously inquire into what constitutes a quality experience for all learners. Elsa’s latest passion focuses on supporting the expansion of leadership capacity throughout the school, with special attention to growing diverse teacher leaders, middle level leadership and highly effective teams. The journey continues…