Zina Nasser comes to King’s Academy with 10 years’ experience in formal and non-formal education. After obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in special education and counseling from the University of Jordan, she began working at the Amman Baccalaureate School (ABS) as a special education teacher. There, she was extremely involved in students' lives both academically and socially, holding positions such as student council supervisor and yearbook coordinator and most importantly, working with academic affairs as a leader in the IB Middle Years Program, in charge of integrating "approaches to learning" skills in the curricula. She also gave teacher training workshops on student-centered approaches, study skills, differentiation and dealing with learning difficulties.
Ms. Nasser continued working with adolescents outside schools through UNICEF – Jordan as an adolescents' project officer for two and a half years, where she managed and implemented projects with the government to empower adolescents at school-based and community-based settings. She has also been an active member of Children's International Summer Villages (CISV), an international NGO that aims to promote peace education and intercultural understanding.
At King’s Academy, Ms. Nasser currently serves as head of the Learning Center.