Conference Recap: "Everybody plays a role"

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Brian R. Menard

George Washington Academy
Director of Curriculum & Program Development
Casablanca, Morocco
Brian R. Menard is a professional educator serving currently as the Director of Curriculum & Program Development at George Washington Academy in Casablanca, Morocco.  Before heading abroad, he served as Head of Schools for the Redemptorist Schools of Baton Rouge (Louisiana) and President of Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School (Ohio).  Brian holds a M.Ed. degree in education administration from the University of Massachusetts, a M.A. degree in Government from the University of Virginia, and a B.A. degree in Government from Claremont McKenna College.  He has taught American Government, Civics, history, drama, and reading enrichment to students in elementary, middle and high school.  Beyond his PK-12 experience, he taught Government at the University of Virginia and Political Science at Piedmont Virginia Community College; lectured on American politics and government to the FBI National Academy's classes of international law enforcement officers; founded or helped found several civic education and public policy endeavors; served as program coordinator for the University of Virginia’s Kuwait Diplomacy Institute; and worked as a legislative aide in the U.S. House of Representatives.  In pursuit of his passion for engaging students with 21st Century education, he was hired as an education consultant for projects with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District; has led quality assurance review teams assessing school accreditation efforts; and has visited schools in China, England, India, Italy, Japan, and Morocco.  He lives in Casablanca with his wife (also an educator and Head of School at GWA) and daughter, and has another daughter in college in the U.S.