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May 20, 2022


Ms. Karrie Dietz, originally from the United States, serves Australian International School Singapore with more than 25 years of teaching and school leadership experience in six countries.

Teaching Biography

Most recently Karrie served as Founding Head of School at Stamford in Hong Kong, where she was committed to building a community focused on respect and academic excellence. Her leadership and curriculum experience extends beyond that of her time in Hong Kong, as a Principal in Singapore and in Chiang Mai, Thailand, where she facilitated school-wide curriculum development across four International Baccalaureate (IB) programs. Karrie was also the Director of Teaching and Learning in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Karrie is passionate about collaborating with others to empower children to reach their full potential and make a positive difference. In addition to being an experienced International Baccalaureate workshop leader, Karrie also serves on and leads Council of International Schools accreditation teams for schools in the Asia Pacific region. From April 2023 she will serve on the Board of Trustee for EARCOS (East Asia Region Council of Schools).

Karrie received Executive Certificates of Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Stanford University, MBA Essentials from the London School of Economics, International School Leadership from the Principals’ Training Centre and was awarded a Klingenstein Heads of School Fellowship from Columbia University. She completed her MA in Education from Hamline University, Minnesota, USA.

Personal Biography

Karrie enjoys travelling and being active outdoors, especially hiking and long distance bicycle touring on a tandem with her husband, Mike. She also appreciates a good cup of coffee and time with their two rescue cats.