Dianne Drew

A native of Melbourne, Australia, Ms. Drew is an internationally recognized educator with over 28 years of experience in administration, teaching, curriculum development, and educational consulting in both public and private schools in Australia, Asia, and the US. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Post-Graduate Diploma of Education from Australia’s Monash University, and a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership and Management from Bath University.

Dianne DrewIn combination with her New York Head of School role, Ms Drew serves as Dwight's Global Academic Director supporting the Academic needs of all the schools in the Dwight Network (Shanghai, Seoul, London, Dubai, and Dwight Global Online).

In 2015, Ms Drew was elected as a member of the prestigious International Baccalaureate Global Heads Council, serving in a strategic leadership capacity and advising the Director-General of the IB, Siva Kumari, on important IB issues impacting students today. She was voted into the position of Chair of the Heads Council in 2019 and therefore holds a Board member position on the IB Board of Governors as well.

Ms Drew is an accomplished IB workshop leader, site evaluator, and consultant for the IB. For five years she served as Vice President for the Guild of IB Schools of the Northeast (MYP), which is comprised of over 100 public, private, and parochial schools. Ms Drew is passionate about promoting faculty professional development to ignite the spark of genius in every teacher, and fosters enriching cross-campus curricular collaborations around The Dwight Schools to benefit all Dwight students