Administration

Schutz leadership/administration is focused on supporting the teachers and students in the classroom to ensure all learners have a safe and supportive learning environment in which to develop and grow in the Schutz Learner Profile, academics, and social/emotional learning. We have a diverse group of leaders representing the best of the local knowledge and history with an understanding of what it takes to maintain our status as “The Premiere American/International School in Alexandria.”

Michael Schooler
Head of Schutz American School
Massimo Laterza
Assistant Head of School & High School Principal
Laura King
Elementary & Middle School Principal
Patti Powell
Director of Curriculum & Special Programs
Dwayne Friesen
Director of Athletics & Activities/PE Teacher
Ken Derby
Director of Inquiry Learning & Instructional Technology/LA Teacher
Claude Costandi
Executive Assistant to the Head of School
Karen Basmadjian
Admissions, Communication & Registrar Coordinator
Mona Ghanem
Elementary School Administrative Assistant
Heidi Hassen
Middle & High School Administrative Assistant