Shannon Bruce Ramaka Ed.D., is a veteran educational leader with experience in public schools in Oregon and private international schools in Zambia, Hungary, Morocco, Turkey, and Kosovo. She has a master’s degree in Curriculum, Instruction and Supervision, a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, and a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership. As a visionary in education, she created the Renaissance Charter School in Southern Oregon that focused on integrating the arts and project-based learning into the curriculum. As an adjunct professor, she taught undergraduate and graduate art education students at Southern Oregon University while facilitating an adult learning lab in her middle school art classroom. While living in Eagle Point, she was elected to the City Council, led the Mattie Brown Community playground project, coordinated the District Homestay program with Showa Mura, Japan and raised her two children. She moved abroad in 2007 to teach IB Theatre at ISL in Zambia, then at AISB in Hungary, and finally at CAS in Morocco. Later she accepted a position as upper school assistant principal at GWA in Morocco and then high school principal at BLIS, in Ankara Turkey. Since 2015, she has served the ASK community in Kosovo as the head of school. At ASK she led the move into a new facility and campus; coordinated the Kosovo Learning Summit; introduced MAP testing; created a comprehensive supervision model for faculty and administration; implemented an advisory program, CAS program, AP program, After School Program, and Learning Support Program; and established the first athletic league. Her passion is to transform learning communities
through authentic leadership, collaboration, creative problem solving and compassionate communication.