Manjula Salomon

Manjula Salomon is currently Associate Head of School for Academic Affairs and the first Global Scholar in Residence at Palmer Trinity School in Miami, Florida.


At Palmer Trinity, Manjula first focused on developing students’ curriculum when they travel as part of exchanges or immersion programs, as well as expanding service-learning trips. As part of a recent re-accreditation process, she was able to review the curriculum of every department and help teachers explore ways to incorporate a global perspective in their curricula.


Before moving to Florida, Manjula was Assistant Head of School and Director of Global Initiatives at Hotchkiss School in Connecticut.


She said at the time, “I was hired in 2008 to conceptualize and establish the Center for Global Understanding and Independent Thinking. I am largely responsible for opening the relationship with China. I have a budget that lets me bring in students from every country the US is ‘invested in’.”


Manjula also spent 23 years at the Jakarta International School in Jakarta, Indonesia, during which time she served as Chief Examiner of the International Baccalaureate for 10 years.


Writing to CIE in 2013, she commented, “I wrote my dissertation on the International Baccalaureate. Today I sit on the IBO’s Think Tank. I have published two textbooks on theory of knowledge and I am the TOK editor for the Oxford University Press IB series.” [12/16]




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