Dr. Ian Sutherland has worked in international education as a teacher, principal, and director for academic affairs. He has also worked as a university professor in the United States, and as an Educational Specialist in the field of development in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. He has an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, and earned his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Lehigh University. Dr. Sutherland is passionate about authentic learning communities, and researches and writes about the social and cultural dynamics of learning ecologies. Dr. Sutherland enjoys playing and coaching a variety of sports, surfing, and experiencing new places and cultures.
Dr. Sutherland, along with his wife and three children, arrived in Hanoi in December 2016.