News from within
On December 1st 2013, a new dedicated principal was assigned to the post which was vacant for more than three years. Dr. Jihan Emaya, was selected through a professional mechanism based on transparency, honesty, and accountability. A special committee was formed by the BOT's to manage the selection process. The committee consisted of two members of the BOT's (Mr. Nader Abu Amsha, Mr. Issa Abu Gannam) and three other professionals from the local community and the school General Assembly (Dr. Victor Batarseh, Mr. Rock Rock and Dr. Simon Araj.) In addition, an International friend was invited to participate in the selection process as a guest (Mr. Ian Mills)
A score sheet was prepared per each member including the pre-set criteria and its numerical equivalent.
18 applicants applied though 8 were ineligible based on the criteria included in the announcement. A series of interviews took place with each eligible candidate until a clear front runner emerged.