Head of School
An American born in Fulda, Germany, Willard K. Ore has served as a teacher and administrator in International Schools throughout the Asia Pacific Region. He has also held positions as MYP Coordinator, Assistant PYP Coordinator, Teacher, Principal, Deputy and Head of School at national plus, IB and Cambridge Schools.
Prior to joining Kingsgate International School, while serving as Head of School for Sekolah Mutiara Harapan, Indonesia, where under is tenure the school became only the third IB PYP School in all of Sumatera and ranked the highest accredited school in the whole of Riau province. Will is also an active IBEN with certified roles as an IB PYP reader, consultant, visiting school team member and team leader, having evaluated several schools throughout Asia, Europe and Middle East. He has also done keynotes for several Universities in Indonesia.
Will Ore has enjoyed a wide variety of experiences in his lifetime. He has been in the US Army, a government contractor for the US Navy, State Department, and Department of Defense. Some of Will Ore’s awards and recognitions include the US Legion of Merit, Meritorious Achievement Medal, Commendation Medal, Achievement Medal, Presidential Sports Awards and Riau Province Department of Education letters of appreciation for education and community service.
He is married with an 11-year-old son and enjoys spending time with his family, reading and traveling.