Jonathan Acker graduated from Pacific Lutheran University in 1993 with a degree in music education. He continued his studies with a Masters program in music education from the University of Washington. In 2003 he completed a Masters Degree in Educational Administration from the University of Puget Sound.
Mr. Acker began his educational career in the Tacoma Public Schools – first as a teacher, then as the District Arts Facilitator. In 2005, he moved overseas, and has held various roles (Teacher, Coach, Technology Facilitator, Director of Curriculum and Professional Development, and Principal) in American International Schools throughout the Middle East – Amman, Jordan; Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; and Beirut, Lebanon.
He is excited to serve the learning community in the Yanbu International School, and provide the support needed to achieve the current initiatives.