Born in Michigan, Grant attended Western Michigan University, where he completed his undergraduate studies in Business Education.  He then moved to Aspen, Colorado, where he developed an alternative high school program and completed his graduate studies in educational administration at the University of Colorado. After twelve years as a teacher and administrator in Colorado, he became involved in international educational administration. Between 1983 and 2014 he and his wife, Jensena, worked as an administrative/teaching couple in Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Japan, Chile and Hungary. While he was Switzerland he served on the SGIS Board and was Chair in 1997-1998.

In retirement, Grant practices his puns and enjoys his 65th year of skiing. He has also done  numerous global outreach projects, and has volunteered with several N.G.O.s. He and Jensena spend their time between Colorado, Switzerland and Qatar. His daughter, Skye is an international educator with the Qatar Foundation; while his son, Brock, is owner of Leysin Lodge in Switzerland.  Most recently, he enjoys time with their four grandchildren.



SGIS Annual General Meeting 2020

The SGIS AGM on Thursday 19th March at the Hotel President Wilson has been postponed. Further information soon.

Upcoming events

  • Globe Day student conference - your invitation to participate

    at LAS on 11 March 2020 Leysin American School Educational Research (LASER) invites you and your students to join us for our upcoming “Globe Day” student conference on Wednesday, 11 March 2020, from 10:00 to 14:30.Globe Day 2020 will be our sixth...

  • NEASC Accreditation for Learning RESCHEDULED

    From Compliance to Improvement to Transformation Date: March 18, 2021 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (8:30-15:30)  Location: Institut Florimont This full day workshop will explore NEASC's ACE Learning protocol as a process that helps schools prepare learners for...

  • EduTech 2020

    Institut Le Rosey will be welcoming EduTech 2020 on Wednesday May 6 from 15:00 to 18:00.Dear colleagues, This year Institut Le Rosey will be welcoming EduTech 2020 on Wednesday May 6 from 15:00 to 18:00.In this mini-conference, teachers from...