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 Annual General Meeting will take place on March 19th, 2020 at the President Wilson Hotel, Geneva
(SGIS MEMBER SCHOOLS ONLY)

Time TBC

Upcoming events

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    (You Already Have Enough to Do) Join the Summer Session Conversation - June 19-21, 2019, Hyatt Regency Hotel - Princeton, N.JRosaling Wiseman, Laurie Tasharski, Chalie KuhnBuilding a Healthy Community to Champion Student Safety, Agency and...

  • SGIS MFL Workshop

    MFL CI / TRPS WorkshopLiam Printer Comprehensive Input and Teaching Proficiency Through Reading and Storytelling Suval Montreux | Date - TBC More...

The SGIS Annual Conference 2020

WILL TAKE PLACE ON MARCH 20th and 21st 2020

at Institute Florimont, Geneva