It is my pleasure to introduce the faculty and staff of the Academic Bridge Program (ABP) for the 2015-2016 school year. The school normally seeks teachers with at least a master’s degree and a minimum of five years of experience. This year, however, the average teacher’s experience is closer to 15 years, and several of the senior teachers and administrators have as many as 30-40 years of experience. Additionally, five of the senior staff has earned doctoral degrees.
Some of this year’s faculty members have been college professors or instructors, and many have taught in several countries prior to coming to Qatar. This year’s faculty and staff have been recruited from hundreds of applicants, and they collectively represent 20 nations (United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, Jordan, Romania, Lebanon, The Philippines, Poland, Switzerland, Egypt, Tunisia, Sudan, France, India, and 11 faculty members from Qatar). The faculty has been selected for their subject matter expertise, educational qualifications, enthusiasm and previous success in teaching, and their commitment to providing each student with the maximum opportunity for learning and success.
Dr. Bryan K. Lewallen