Head of School, ISBerne Online
Diane Claver serves as the Head of School for ISBerne Online and iCademy Middle East, the region’s leading provider of full time online and blended education for Kindergarten to Grade 12.
Diane has been an educator for the past twenty years, with experience as a K-7 teacher, high school academic adviser, special education coordinator and administrator. She has spent the last seventeen years working in online and blended model education.
Diane holds a Bachelor of Education in Elementary Education from Arizona State University, and a master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) with an emphasis in Policy from A.T. Still University. She was the top-ranked graduate within her class from each program. Diane is a two-time winner of the “Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education”, a Middle East Education Leadership Award.
Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Pansophic Learning
Maria Szalay brings more than 20 years of strategy, operations, and development capability to Pansophic Learning. She joined K12 in 2000 and was instrumental in growing it from a pre-revenue startup to a $900 million public company. During this time, Ms. Szalay served in a variety of roles including product management, product development, operations, strategy, and corporate development.
Before joining K12, she was practice director at Operon Partners, an e-business consulting firm where she led consulting teams assisting clients with business strategy, product management, and business transformation consulting services. She worked directly in client organizations developing business plans to obtain funding, and assisted with the implementation of online initiatives, with specialized expertise in integrating these solutions with their brick-and-mortar business.