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Jeffrey C. Bradley, Director
jbradley<at>neasc.org | +1 781-425-7774

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 Hibbeln, Associate Director
thibbeln<at>neasc.org | +1 781-425-7779

Trillium has been serving NEASC-CIE schools primarily in Asia, the Middle East and Europe since 2016 as an International Accreditation leader. In her role at Associate Director at the Commission on International Education she focuses on ensuring that schools and accreditation visitors have the tools, training, and support to utilize the ACE protocol to transform. She is currently based in Shanghai, China, where she serves as a regional resource for NEASC-CIE schools in Asia. She has also lived and worked overseas in Norway, Thailand, Paraguay, Haiti, the United States, and Italy. In 2009, she founded an educational non-governmental organization (The Power of Education Foundation) that provides access to education, nutrition, medical care, and community development to vulnerable children in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Trillium was previously the executive director and now serves as the Chairman of the board.

Trillium has held leadership positions for ten years in the US non-profit sector where she led large change initiatives, such as the operational planning for a new Children’s Hospital. She also worked with physicians and community leaders to develop programs and services in areas such as childhood obesity, infant mortality, and medical research to positively impact children in her community. She enjoys the challenge of designing and developing new initiatives and ensuring that all stakeholders’ voices are heard in the process.

Trillium holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from James Madison College at Michigan State University and a master’s degree in K-8 education from The College of New Jersey. She has worked in international school education in Asia and South America at the elementary, middle and high school levels. 

Peter C. Mott, Consultant/International Accreditation Leader 
pmott<at>neasc.org

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, Consultant/International Accreditation Leader
gpercy<at>neasc.org

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, Consultant/International Accreditation Leader
dullman<at>neasc.org

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. 

Nouhad Eskanian Delegas, Acting Executive Assistant
neskanian<at>neasc.org | +1 781-425-7740

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.

Victoria Getz, Administrative Assistant
vgetz<at>neasc.org | +1 781-425-xxxx

Allice Jeng, Administrative Assistant
ajeng<at>neasc.org | +1 781-425-7755

Allice, a native of Massachusetts, received her Associate Degree from Bunker Hill Community College in 2013. Shortly after, she spent over 4 years working as an IT Administrative Assistant at Century Bank where she was responsible for triaging support requests. Allice enjoys meeting new people and helping them out whenever she can. She recently joined NEASC in 2018 as the Administrative Assistant for the Commission on International Education. 

April McBrine, Administrative Assistant
amcbrine<at>neasc.org | +1 781-425-xxxx

Lori Medeiros, Administrative Assistant
lmedeiros<at>neasc.org | +1 781-425-7726

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 Tumsaroch, Administrative Assistant
ptumsaroch<at>neasc.org | +1 781-425-7717

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 and will be retiring in August 2018. 

Good luck, Phyllis! You will be missed!