Alfonso Orsini

Head of School at Presidio Knolls School, Inc.

Alfonso Orsini

Alfonso Orsini

Head of School at Presidio Knolls School, Inc.

Biography

Dr. Orsini joins PKS with over thirty years of experience in education, including more than ten years in various international posts. Most recently he was Head of School at The International School in Portland, Oregon, a Spanish-, Chinese- and Japanese-immersion, International Baccalaureate elementary school. Previously he was the Founding Director of the Western International School of Shanghai, and the Executive Director of the Zhuhai International School (China). Dr. Orsini’s experience also includes running schools in Abu Dhabi, Switzerland and New Jersey, and serving on a site evaluation panel for the Aga Khan Schools in Tanzania. He has served as Chair of the Executive Committee of the Swiss Group of International Schools.

Dr. Orsini received his Ed.D. in Educational Administration from Teachers College of Columbia University. He is the author, with Prof. Pearl Kane of Teachers College, Columbia University, of The Colors of Excellence: Recruiting and Retaining Teachers of Color in Independent Schools, and has published numerous articles including “Big Tests, Big Sticks: High Stakes Testing in China and America” (Commentary in Education Week, 13 July, 2005).

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Presidio Knolls School, Inc.

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Director of Admissions & Operations at Presidio Knolls School, Inc.

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Head of School from July at Presidio Knolls School, Inc.

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Controller at Presidio Knolls School, Inc.

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Investor at Snapchat

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Chief Technology Officer at Read It Later, Inc.

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Director at Presidio Knolls School, Inc.

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Athletic Director at Presidio Knolls School, Inc.

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Trustee at Presidio Knolls School, Inc.

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Senior Director of Engineering at Google, Inc.

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Senior Managing Director at Marakon Associates, Inc.

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Alfonso Orsini
Head of School at Presidio Knolls School, Inc.
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Ed.D. Educational Administration

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

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TO EDUCATE AND INSPIRE OUR STUDENTS TO BECOME CREATIVE, CONFIDENT AND ENGAGED GLOBAL CITIZENS.

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