Sarah Putnam and Matthew Holshouser of The American International School of Algiers

In this episode, we have a profound conversation with Sarah Putnam, the interim Head of The American International School of Algiers, and Matthew Holshouser, the Incoming Director, about the school culture and how it promotes diversity and inclusion among the students, staff, and parents. Sarah and Matthew also share the school's leadership transition and how it implements new technology as it comes out. Tune in to learn more! Timestamps [01:22] Sarah Putnam and Matthew Holshouser’s background information [02:23] The leadership transition from Sarah to Matthew [03:23] The school culture at The American International School of Algiers [04:09] What parents trust the most about any school [05:11] Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice in The American International School of Algiers [09:44] The implementation of new technology in the school Notable quotes: ●      “If you are not having fun, then you are not going to learn.” ●      “A great school is where everyone is learning.” ●      “What parents trust the most about a school is a warm welcome environment where all adults know where their children are in their learning trajectory.” ●      Website: Head over to to see future PD's that ISS is offering for the SY 22-23.

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