Dr. Kevin Kessler
Director of Education & Assistant Head of School
Dr. Kessler holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and is a Senior Educational Adviser for Johns Hopkins University's School of Education. He has 14 years of experience in education as both a teacher and a leader. His educational focus has been on Personalized & Blended Learning strategies to meet the needs of learners at every level and he continues his academic research as a research fellow for Michigan Virtual and serves as a facilitator for Quality Matters, Inc. His breadth of experience in education and the depth of his care and concern for academic excellence supports the A+ World Academy's mission and focus.
Faculty, English & ESL
Ms. Waugh came to the field of education following 5 years in the United States Navy. She graduated from Annapolis as an Officer with a degree in English literature and has pursued certification in the teaching of English & ESL at Boston Academy. Since then, Ms. Waugh has taught in Hong Kong, Thailand, and the United States. She also successfully completed, as part of her naval training, the rigorous National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). Ms. Waugh is excited to explore connections between literature and our culturally diverse itinerary; the opportunity to unite three of her passions: the sea, travel, and teaching. Interests to share with students include; scuba diving, reading, hiking, volleyball and softball.
Alex has over 7 years of experience in the health industry after studying business and paramedicine. In the past she has worked for different institutions including the government of Nova Scotia, the University Health Network in Toronto, and others.