Chad Fairey is the Middle School Principal at the United Nations International School in New York, and Director of the Atlantic Center of Innovation in Education.
With over fifteen years of leadership in international and American schools, he has served as a Head of School, Deputy Head of School, Technology Director, Curriculum Coordinator and a middle/high school history teacher in schools in the Florida, Washington, D.C., France and Spain. Originally a history teacher, I received my B.A. in History from Florida State University, M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Virginia, and am currently pursuing my Ed.D. in educational leadership and administration from the University of Bath in the United Kingdom.
Actively involved with leadership in the US as well as in international schools, I have served as a fellow with the Library of Congress, as a member of the Curriculum Committee of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), as the chair of the IT Committee of the European Council of International Schools (ECIS), the chair of the Professional Learning & Action Research Committee for ECIS, and the founding chair of the International Schools SIG of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). Since 2007 I have been an instructor and workshop facilitator at the Principal’s Training Center for International School Leadership.