Our Team

BASIS Curriculum Schools focus on cultivating expert teachers by hiring individuals who possess deep knowledge in the discipline they teach, providing them with a large degree of autonomy in determining how to best achieve student learning gains, and holding them accountable for their results.

Founding Head of School – Jason Shorbe

Founding Head of School – Jason Shorbe

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On-Site Managers and Staff

Sean Clark

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Head of School

Dr. Clark has been with BASIS for a number of years, most recently as the Head of School at BASIS Flagstaff. While there, he led the school to impressive national academic achievements. BASIS Flagstaff is now one of the top performing schools in the BASIS network.

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Thomas Qiu

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Head of Operations

Thomas Qiu has 22 years of experience in management, cross-culture and cross language communication, government relations and foreign affairs. He worked for three international schools before joining BASIS International School Shenzhen.

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