LEADERSHIP TEAM

Kevin Simpson

Kevin Simpson

Founder, AIELOC

KDSL Global is an education consulting company launched by Kevin Simpson in 2016 in the USA and in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Simpson and his team have served thousands of schools, organizations, educators, and leaders worldwide in over 25 countries. The majority of this work in education has centered on American curriculum schools.

Since 2008, Simpson has been focused on education in the MENA region, assisted numerous schools with accreditation, training, development, and served as a thought partner to investors on school start-up projects. Simpson is co-founder of the UAE Learning Network and leads the GCC ASCD Connected Community. In addition, he has co-authored papers on American curriculum in the MENA region with a focus on Common Core State Standards, the Next Generation Science Standards, social studies, the arts, and the history of American Education in the UAE.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education and a Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Teaching from Michigan State University (USA).

Reem Labib, M.Ed.

Reem Labib, M.Ed.

Leadership Team, AIELOC

Reem Labib, M.Ed. is the Founder and President of EDspired, a global education consultancy.  Reem’s work is currently focused on school improvement and school reform efforts primarily  in the United States and the Middle East. Reem has participated as a team member in school quality reviews for eight years evaluating schools serving students in grades PreK-12.  She has served as head of schools supervising multiple principals, principal of an inclusive arts-infused elementary school and also as deputy director of professional development for a school district. Reem has a master’s in education with a specialization in curriculum and instruction with a focus on multicultural education.

Geeta Raj

Geeta Raj

Leadership Team, AIELOC

 

Marla Hunter

Marla Hunter

Leadership Team, AIELOC

Marla Hunter is  a creative and techie certified educator with experiences in: Early Childhood Leadership and Curriculum Coordination, teaching Early Childhood to tenth grade, Instructional Coaching, Math and ELA Intervention, Curriculum and Instructional Design, and Adult Education. She has also worked with children as an after-school tutor, swim coach, and in children’s leadership roles in religious organizations.

Marla enjoys working in the field of education because she loves to see the enthusiasm and curiosity on my students’ faces. Every classroom has their own unique community, her role as the teacher will be to assist each student in developing their own potential and learning styles. It is Marla’s goal to bring an open mind, a positive attitude, and high expectations in the classroom each day. She believes that she owes it to her students, as well as the community, to bring consistency, diligence, and warmth to my job in the hope that she can ultimately inspire and encourage such traits in the children as well. Marla is also passionate about empowering parents to support their children and enjoy designing ways for parents to share in the learning process.

ADVISORY COUNCIL AND REPRESENTATIVES

Dominique Blue

Dominique Blue

Advisory Council

 

Chanel Gaither

Chanel Gaither

Representative

 

Laura Henry

Laura Henry

Advisory Council

 

Karla Fraser

Karla Fraser

Representative

Holly Dancy

Holly Dancy

Representative

 

Chassie Selouane

Chassie Selouane

Advisory Council

 

Felicia Jackson

Felicia Jackson

Advisory Council

Ngozi Okocha

Ngozi Okocha

Representative

 

Mohammed Bamatraf

Mohammed Bamatraf

Advisory Council

 

Mathew Eliatel

Mathew Eliatel

Representative