Charles E. Prince
Woodland Park Apartments
Herndon, VA 20171
Business Manager /Administrator /Planner / Educator
An exceptionally well-qualified Manager and Administratorwith a strong background in education, finance, business administration,planning, and human resources. Fluently bilingual in English and Spanish, with 40 years of experience across Latin America. Proficient in budgeting, cost control, and financial management. Skilled in the use of computers and the latest in information technology. A natural leader with superior organizational abilities andgreat team spirit.
An impressive track record of success in turning around troubled organizations.
Great teaching and communications skills, able to unite, inspire, and motivate people.
Solid business management talent, strong in planning and executing complex financial strategies.
Proficient in teaching, training, and building teams in diverse multi-cultural environments.
Succeeded in developing high levels of rapport and support with colleagues and stakeholders.
Created strategic plans that enlarged enrollment and increased income for the institutions.
Education and Training
Master of Science in School Administration and Supervision
Florida International University – Graduated 1982
Finished First in the graduating class of 1982
Outstanding Graduate Student in Educational Leadership – 1982
Bachelor of Science in Public Administration
University of Arizona – Graduated 1971
Secondary School Teacher Certification
Updates in Educational Technology
University of Arizona – 1996-1997, 1998-2000
Technology, Bilingual Teaching, Educational Supervision, Law, and Finances
American International School, San Jose, Costa Rica
Director, 2009 – June 30, 2017
Served as the Director of the American International School in San Jose, Costa Rica,with 250 pupils in preschool through 12th grade, and a total staff of 60 employees.
Led financial recovery of a deficit-laden school, achieving solvency within the first year.
Launched a capital improvements program that upgraded essentially all school facilities.
Brought the school back to full accreditation after a long period on academic probation.
Removed all non-certified teachers and strengthened the curriculum in many areas.
Implemented a new technology education program into the course of studies.
Mentored new assistant principals in administration, finance, and leadership.
Instituted an evaluation system for the grading of both students and faculty.
Added in-service education program to help teachersimprove their skills.
Greatly improved morale among students, faculty, staff, and parents.
Lincoln School, San Jose, Costa Rica
Secondary School Principal, 2003 – 2009
Secondary School Principal (Grades 6 through 12) at the Lincoln School in San Jose, Costa Rica, with 600 pupils and a teaching staff of 70 employees.
Brought much-needed stability and contributed to program and curriculum development.
Taught classes and served as a strong role model for younger teachers and administrators.
Participated in the planning, building, and relocation to a new campus facility.
Santa Cruz Cooperative School, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Director, 2000 – 2003
Director of a school with 620 pupils (Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12) and 88 teachers and staff.
The International School, Santiago, Chile
Elementary School Principal, 1997 – 2000
Principal of an elementary school with 550 pupils and 80employees.
The American Foundation of Guadalajara, Mexico
Director General, 1989 – 1997
Director-General of a school with 1,450 pupils (Pre-K through Grade 12) and 150 teachers and staff.
The American School of Torreon, Mexico
Director General, 1987 – 1989
Director-General of a school with 1,300 pupils (Pre-K through Grade 12) and 125 teachers and staff.
American School of Lima, Peru
Elementary School Principal, 1984 – 1987
Principal of an elementary school with 700+ pupils (Pre-K through Grade 12) and 80+employees.
Named the Outstanding Young Educator in the Las Cruces NM Public School District in 1973.
Volunteer work in the communities served, including membership in the American Society in
Lima, Peru, working on many projects to assist the underprivileged.
In summary, I would describe myself as a hard worker, one who gets along very well with all those involved in the institution where I work, and I can see the big picture while attending all details to ensure success of the institution and the success of those whom I manage. I have worked since I was ten years old and want to continue to contribute in a meaningful way.