Principal-Al Durrah International School
Dr. Simone Saad was raised in the United States and displayed a lifelong passion for education. His fascination with teaching and learning led him to acquire a Doctorate in Education and Design.
With over 24 years of experience, Dr. Saad has been the widely respected principal of Al Durrah International School since 2021. He previously held various education positions, including Founding Principal at St. Mary in Ras Al Khaimah, Academic Vice Principal at ADEK in Al Ain, and 14 years in the FORTBEND ISD in SugarLand, Texas.
Throughout his career, Dr. Saad has been recognized as an innovative leader committed to student success. At Al Durrah, he has spearheaded numerous initiatives to improve student outcomes, increase family/community engagement, and enhance the educational experience with attention to wellness.
Known for his approachable leadership, Dr. Saad continues to foster an inclusive culture of excellence. He leads by example to motivate students and staff to reach their potential.