Ameer Kim El-Mallawany

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B.A. - Yale University (Film Studies) M.Ed. - Harvard University (School Leadership)

Ameer Kim El-Mallawany

Ameer Kim El-Mallawany began his teaching career as a sophomore at Yale University by working as a college intern at University School's REACH Program for middle school boys that predominantly hail from Cleveland Metropolitan School District. He has since worked as a teacher and administrator in New Haven, Houston, the Bronx, Boston, Columbus, Los Angeles, and rural New Mexico. In 2010, Mr. Kim El-Mallawany founded Columbus International High School (now Columbus North International School) as the first new high school in the Columbus City Schools district in over a decade, establishing a leading program in the state's capital in terms of world languages, global studies, and partnerships with local organizations and postsecondary institutions. Mr. Kim El-Mallawany is also a graduate of Harvard University's Graduate School of Education, where he earned his Master's in School Leadership. He is thrilled to have come full circle to once again serve the city that raised him, and looks forward to building on the legacy built by the Campus International community over the last several years.

Mr. Kim El-Mallawany is the son of immigrants from Egypt and Korea, and in addition to visiting those countries and immersing himself in his own culture, he and his wife love to travel and experience other cultures and communities, both abroad and locally here in Cleveland and in other parts of the U.S. Mr. Kim El-Mallawany speaks some Arabic and Korean, and through his many years living and working in predominantly Spanish-speaking communities, has a working knowledge of Spanish.