Ms. Rachel MacKinnon holds a Master of Arts in Education Management: International Schools from Oxford Brookes University and a Bachelor of Education with Honors and Qualified Teacher Status from the University of Plymouth in England, UK. She has experience with three of the four International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes – Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP). Ms. MacKinnon has served as a workshop leader, school visitor, consultant and curriculum connections provider for the IB Educator Network since 2005.
Ms. MacKinnon also has experience with the Cambridge International, British National, and Australian National Curriculums. Officially trained as a CIS/WASC/NCCT accreditation team member, she has served as an Accreditation Officer in schools. She is familiar with Cognia (formerly AdvancED), attended the Academy for International School Heads (AISH) and is a member of the Association for the Advancement of International Education (AAIE). She is currently the President of the Kosovo International Schools’ Association (KISA), a Toddle Ambassador and also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Uptown International School in Cairo, Egypt.
Ms. MacKinnon is fortunate enough to have lived in Albania, Australia, China, England, Germany, Greece, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, The Bahamas, USA, Wales, Zambia and now, Kosovo!