Commission on International Education (CIE)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100
Burlington, MA 01803-4514
Main Phone: + 781-425-7700
Fax: + 781-425-1001
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Jeffrey C. Bradley
A native of New Hampshire, Jeff Bradley served as a NEASC-CIE Commissioner from 2009-2015, chairing accreditation visits to a wide range of international schools. From 2008-2016, he was a partner at Educators’ Collaborative, an executive search and consulting firm, assisting dozens of schools in the US and abroad with leadership recruiting and development, strategic planning, and governance.
From 2001-2007, Jeff and his family lived in Europe – first in Italy, where Jeff was founding Resident Director of School Year Abroad-Italy, and then in Switzerland. As Headmaster at TASIS-The American School in Switzerland, Jeff helped oversee creation of the school’s elementary and early childhood programs. He and his wife have two children.
Jeff’s international education experience began in high school when he spent three months as an exchange student in Rome. While a student at Georgetown University, he spent his junior year enrolled at the University of Bologna. Following graduation, Jeff served as Assistant to the Provost at Georgetown University and later as teacher, coach, English department head, and dean at the Bullis School in Maryland. He later worked at St. Paul’s School in New Hampshire, directing the Advanced Studies Program, an accelerated summer program for New Hampshire public high school students. At St. Paul’s, he also taught English, coached, and advised young teachers as Director of Apprentice Teaching Programs.
In 2012 Jeff co-founded OESIS Group – a periodic gathering in the US and abroad of K-12 teachers, administrators and other thought leaders aimed at sparking conversations and innovations to support best practices of teaching and learning in an increasingly globalized world.
Jeff holds a BA in Philosophy and a Master’s degree in English Literature from Georgetown University.
Trillium has lived and worked overseas in Norway, Thailand, Paraguay, Haiti, the United States and currently, Italy. In 2009, she founded an educational non-governmental organization (NGO) that provides access to quality education, nutrition and medical care to vulnerable children in Port-au-Prince Haiti. Through community development, parent involvement and teacher training, her organization has a lasting impact on children, families and communities in Haiti. Her NGO, The Power of Education Foundation, also works with US and International School students to build skills in intercultural competence and global citizenship.
Trillium has also held leadership positions for ten years in the US non-profit sector and within a hospital system where she had led large change initiatives and developed many new programs and services to positively impact children in her community.
Trillium holds a Bachelor Degree from James Madison College at Michigan State University in International Relations and a Master Degree in Education from The College of New Jersey. She taught middle school language arts and English as an Additional Language in two international schools.
Trillium joined the NEASC-CIE team in 2016. Trillium lives and works from Milan, Italy where her husband serves as the Elementary Principal at The American School of Milan. Her two children, aged 14 and 16 are experiencing life as third culture kids.
Peter C. Mott
Peter C. Mott served as Director of the Commission on International Education for the New England Association of Schools & Colleges from 2012 until July 31, 2017. He continues to accredit schools on behalf of NEASC/CIE on a part-time basis as a NEASC International Accreditation Leader. He considers the creation of NEASC/CIE’s new accreditation protocol – ACE -- his most important achievement during his tenure as NEASC/CIE Director.
Previously, Peter served as Director of Zurich International School (ZIS) from 2001-2012, and from 1989-2001 as Director of the American International School of Zurich (AISZ), one of ZIS' two predecessor schools which merged in 2001. He served on the Board of the Council of International Schools and was a member of the Commission on International Education (CIE). Peter has led numerous accreditation teams to international schools in Europe, Africa, and Asia. He is a Swiss citizen and was educated in Switzerland, Germany, the UK, and the U.S.
Gerry Percy’s university studies took place in the UK where he received a Bachelor’s Degree, the Certificate of Education (national teaching qualification) and a Ph.D. in Chemistry. He began his teaching career in two schools in northern England.
Gerry moved into international education in Madrid, Spain in 1976. Over a 21 year period in that country he held the posts of Head of Science, Senior Tutor/Dean of Students and eventually Headmaster. During this time, Gerry served as a Peer Visitor and Chair on European Council of International Schools (ECIS) accreditation visiting teams, and he was a member of the ECIS Accreditation Committee which advised the ECIS Board on accreditation decisions.
Gerry joined the full-time professional staff of the ECIS Accreditation Service as Deputy Director in 1997, becoming the Director in 2000. When services were re-structured in 2003, Gerry was transferred to the Council of International Schools (CIS) and held the post of Director of Accreditation Services until partial retirement in July 2012. After retirement Gerry started a consulting business called Edulang S.A.S. NEASC is very pleased to contract with Edulang S.A.S. which provides accreditation services to our international schools.
Gerry Percy holds British and French nationalities, and he lives with his wife and son in Toulouse, France.
Diane Ullman, PhD
Prior to becoming Accreditation Leader for CIE, Diane served as Vice Chair of the Commission. A member of CIE since 2006, Diane has led visiting teams in Asia, Africa, South America and Europe. Diane brings to CIE experience as a superintendent as well as extensive management consulting and leadership development experience with educators in a wide range of settings.
Formerly Superintendent of the Simsbury, CT Public Schools, Diane also served as Chief Talent Officer for the Connecticut State Department of Education, and Director of the University of Connecticut administrator preparation program. As a consultant for the District Management Council, Diane has led work across the United States in areas such as leadership development, human capital management, strategic planning, resource allocation and school and district turnaround efforts.
Diane’s passion lies in leadership development. Currently, she is director of an advanced leadership development program for principals in partnership with the University of Connecticut, the Queen Rania Teacher Academy, and the Jordan Ministry of Education. Diane also serves as professional development facilitator, mentor and coach for school and district leaders in Connecticut.
Diane has a PhD in Educational Leadership from the University of Colorado, Boulder, a Master’s degree from Northeastern University and a Bachelor’s degree from Regis College.
Donna has been employed at NEASC since 2011, first serving in the capacity of Administrative Assistant for the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education and then being promoted to Executive Assistant for the Commission on International Education in 2012. For the previous thirteen years, she was employed by Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts as an Academic Administrative Assistant supporting the Associate Dean of Faculty, Dean of Business, Dean of Arts & Sciences, and the Provost.
Nouhad Eskanian Delegas
Nouhad (Nounou), originally from Beirut, Lebanon, moved to the United States 27 years ago to peruse her education and career goals. Nouhad received her Bachelor’s degree in Criminology and Law and Business from Suffolk University in Boston, MA. She is fluent in Arabic, Armenian and English. In her previous position, she served as the Director of Operations for a home care company; Senior Helpers in Danvers, Massachusetts, where she was responsible for all internal operations and ensuring the exceptional customer service for all clients. She joined NEASC in 2016 and is serving as an Administrative Assistant for the Commission on International Education. She is professional and responsible and is always willing to help out whenever she can. She currently resides in Woburn, Massachusetts with her husband.
Lori joined NEASC in July of 2016 and is serving as an Administrative Assistant for the Commission on International Education. She spent the previous twenty years working in the real estate industry, most recently as a Regional Property Manager for KGI Properties in Providence, RI, managing all aspects of retail, commercial and residential properties located throughout New England. Prior to that, she served as KGI’s Division Manager of Property Management. Lori holds a Massachusetts Real Estate Salesperson’s License, is a Notary Public and serves as an Assessor on the Woburn Board of Assessors. She also volunteers on several municipal and community commissions and groups in Woburn, Massachusetts where she resides with her husband and their dog.
Phyllis has been employed by NEASC since 1998 first serving as a committee coordinator for the Commission on Public Schools. In addition to staffing teams and administering various seminars and workshops for the Commission, she held primary responsibility for the maintenance of the Public School Commission’s database of over 12,000 evaluators. In 2009 she joined the Commission on International Education.