Welcome, West campus director - Daniel Hein

Dan Hein | West Campus Director

Dakar Academy Schools is excited to announce Mr. Daniel Hein as Director of Dakar Academy West, DA’s newest elementary campus that opened in September 2019.

Previously Mr. Hein was head principal of a pre-K thru 12th campus of 340 students in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and vice-principal of a pre-K thru 5th campus of 320 students in Kelowna, Canada. In these roles, he oversaw and evaluated all faculty and staff, hired new staff, provided vision and educational leadership, developed curriculum, directed professional development initiatives, developed and oversaw the school budget, developed new courses, and much more. He also led schools through the accreditation process with both ACSI and WASC, development and moving to a new campus and adopting new curriculum.

In addition to a Bachelor of Education and a Bachelor of Arts, Mr. Hein holds a Masters in Educational Leadership and Administration from Cairn University and a Lifetime Teaching Certification. He has coordinated workshops on ESL Strategies in the Classroom and Multimedia for Educators.

Mr. Hein’s wife and their four children look forward to living in Dakar. Senegal is the fourth country in which he will have worked as a teacher or principal.