CONSULTANT, GOVERNANCE & SCHOOL BOARD TRAINING
David Chojnacki has had a lifetime of engagement in, leadership of and networking with independent schools around the world, most recently focusing on school governance. He has been the head of four international schools: International School of Ouagadougou; Karachi American School; the American Embassy School in New Delhi; and Cairo American College.
In 1996, David was named the executive director of NESA, leading the organization to international prominence and serving the member schools by providing valued services in networking, professional development, executive coaching of school leaders, and governance. He served in that capacity for 21 years. Currently, he focuses on guiding school boards in effective school governance.
David has served on multiple non-profit boards and has been trained in governance by BoardSource, in facilitation by Thinking Collaborative (“Adaptive Schools”) and in coaching by the Newfield Network. He co-authored the international version of the NAIS Trustee Handbook and the curriculum for Leading Together, a project to enhance the effectiveness of the board chair/head of school partnership.