Dr Stephen Codrington, who serves at Alphacrucis College as Director of School Governance and Leadership Development, was recently accepted by CIS (the Council of International Schools) as a member of its team of Affiliated Consultants in the area of Leadership Training and School Governance.
Stephen’s extensive background in international education, his wide experience in school leadership positions, and his work supporting school boards through the CFS affiliate consultancy organisation, Optimal School Governance, were pivotal in being accepted by CIS as one of its affiliated consultants.
Based in Leiden (Netherlands), the Council of International Schools is a non-profit association of 734 schools and 622 colleges and universities in 116 countries. It provides program certification and quality assurance through school accreditation, assistance with teacher recruitment, support for institutional governance and professional development for teachers and school leaders.
Its program of affiliated consultants began about five years ago to provide expertise in specific improvement areas that are identified as priorities by member schools. The consultants must be individuals with proven experience helping schools develop in targeted areas of need. To become a CIS affiliated consultant, applicants must be thoroughly evaluated by CIS to ensure they meet standards for quality service according to stringent application requirements including school references and international criminal background checks. Having qualified, Stephen joins a small team of just 25 CIS affiliated consultants that provide support to schools in all parts of the world.
Dr Stephen Codrington consulting on School Governance for school leaders and board members in Kira, Uganda, 2018.
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