:: Leadership ::

Principal’s Profile

* An AUC grad. School Director and a PhD in Education holder from Harvard University.

* Capable of acquiring academic accreditation of any governing bodies within the period of two months.

* A Curriculum Development Consultant with a track record of competency

* An American School Director, and a Cognia Engagement Review Team Member for surveying American Schools all over the world.  Examples for the surveyed Schools are: Ø Makassed School KBW in Lebanon, Ø ASP American School of Paris, Ø Al Hekma International School at Bahrain, Ø Al Aqsa International School in Turkey, Ø The international schools that I was directing and many more. 

* More than 25 years in leadership roles in International Well- known schools,

* A fueled desire to succeed * Armed with a vision that has seen considerable success,

* Driven by a sense of purpose,

* Consistently hoping to make the world a better place through education and building new generational minds. 

* A bright individual with excellent communication and leadership skills,

* A believer that school is children’s work which they should undertake with interest, enthusiasm, motivation, and pleasure.   

Philosophy of Education With an outstanding school staff that shall provide exciting, hands-on learning activities, based on the Common Core, Next Generation Standards, Project Based Learning, Inquiry Based Learning and best practices of instruction; students will be held to high standards, both behaviorally and academically. Each child will be successful with our guidance, along with important parental support and assistance.   

I believe in the power of education to transform lives, and together, we will provide our students with the tools they need to thrive in a rapidly changing world. I encourage everyone here to actively engage in the life of our school, whether through participation in events, collaboration with teachers, or simply by being present in the journey of your child's education. Your involvement is key to the success of our students and the overall success of Al Waha. I am confident that, with the dedication of our outstanding faculty, the support of our parents, and the enthusiasm of our students, Al Waha will continue to be a place where dreams are nurtured, and futures are shaped. Thank you for entrusting us with the education and growth of your children. Let us embark on this exciting journey together, united in our commitment to excellence. Here's to a fantastic academic year at Al Waha! Looking forward to working with Al Waha distinguished team and have the school to be a “Tier 1 School “, and a unique one globally. Best Regards, Dr. Mona Shaheen PhD. Ed