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, will arrive in Hanoi in late December. He will be assuming his duties at Concordia in early January. He will make an immediate impact on the development of the middle school and high school programs. We are excited to have Dr. Sutherland and his family joining the school.