A conversation with Andrew Hoover, Head of School, The American International School Chennai (India)

In this conversation, Andrew reflects on his experience as a Head of School in India navigating leadership in this complex changing world. In addition, Andrew shares the skills, dispositions, and knowledge that  young aspiring leaders want to explore and  consider as they look for professional opportunities with school leadership in International Schools.


About Andrew Hoover


Andrew is originally from Boston and now calls Oregon home. He joined the American International School Chennai (India) as Head of School in 2011. From 2005-2011, he served as the Middle School Principal and Director of Strategic Planning and Implementation at the American School of Bombay. He taught social studies and served in several leadership roles at The American School in Japan from 1994-2005, and began his career as a history teacher at the Poughkeepsie Day School. Andrew studied history and English literature at Macalester College and, later, political-economic geography at The University of Iowa. In 2002-2003, he completed the educational leadership program at the University of Oregon. Andrew currently serves as the Vice President of the Board of Trustees of the Near East South Asia Council of International Schools and as a Commissioner of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Andrew is married with two grown children.


Andrew Hoover on Social Media


Twitter: https://twitter.com/ahoover6

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-hoover-1243a611/




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John Mikton on Social Media

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jmikton/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jmikton

Web: beyonddigital.org


Dan Taylor on social media:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dantcz/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DanTaylorAE

Web: www.appsevents.com


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