Our Team

BASIS Curriculum Schools focus on cultivating expert teachers by hiring individuals who possess deep knowledge in the discipline they teach, providing them with a large degree of autonomy in determining how to best achieve student learning gains, and holding them accountable for their results.

Jason Shorbe

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Head of School

Jason Shorbe has been part of the BASIS Curriculum Schools network since 2012, in several different positions. He began as the Head of School at BASIS Tucson where he led the team that developed the first primary school in the network.

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William Qian

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Head of Operations

Prior to joining BASIS, William spent six and half years as the Chief Financial and Operations Officer at the American international School of Guangzhou. Before that, he worked as an investment advisor in Guangzhou, and previously as an auditor for Ernst and Young in San Francisco, California.

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