Cody Claver has spent his entire 30-year career in the field of education serving as a teacher of Social Studies and Mathematics; in school leadership positions as a principal at the elementary, middle and high school levels in the U.S. Cody has spent the past sixteen years as a member of the Danielson Group (www.danielsongroup.org) coaching and mentoring teachers and administrators in Charlotte Danielson’s work known as “The Framework for Teaching”.
Cody also served as the Head of School for a virtual charter school in the U.S. educating over 3,000 students throughout the state of Idaho using the K12 Inc. curriculum. While working for K12 he was promoted to Vice President of School Development and helped to establish other statewide virtual charter schools throughout the U.S.
In March of 2012, Cody accepted the role of Vice President of International Business Development for K12 Inc. and moved with his family to Dubai. Since then he has become General Manager for iCademy Middle East FZ-LLC exclusively using the K12 Inc. curriculum in the GCC Region to school over 750 students. Some of the projects that Cody has successfully implemented include a Blended Model Learning Center in Knowledge Village serving 100+ students, establishing a Blended Model School on the Khamis-Mushayt Compound in Abha, Saudi Arabia, and the Gems Sports Academy that uses the Blended Model approach for athletes.
Cody is a graduate of Idaho State University with Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education, a Master’s of Science in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University and an Educational Specialist degree in Education Administration.
Cody lives in Dubai with his wife Diane, who is the Head of School for iCademy Middle East and their three children Katie, Jacob and Sam.
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