Private School

15749 NE 4th Street
Bellevue, WA 98008
(425) 229-1277

Head of School Talks

BASIS Independent Bellevue Educational Series

Join us for a Head of School (HOS) Talk, where our school leader, Ms. Elizabeth Thies, will discuss a topic with families every month to learn more about our program and difference.

Our next HOS Talk is on Tuesday, June 7 from 12:00 to 12:30 PM, and will focus on the Middle School Program (Grades 5-8). In this HOS Talk, Ms. Thies will discuss the structure of our Middle School Program including the BASIS Curriculum, Subject Expert Teachers, Student Support, and Extracurriculars.

HOS Bellevue Liz Thies

About our Head of School, Ms. Thies

  • Previously the founding Head of School of BASIS International School Bangkok, Thailand
  • Head of School of BASIS Oro Valley for two years (led Oro Valley to its #3 Ranking as Best Public School in America, according to U.S. News & World Report (2018)
  • Launched the Academic Support program for BASIS Curriculums Schools (includes over 40 schools today)
  • Started with BASIS Curriculum Schools as a Physical Education Teacher and Athletics Director
  • Currently working on her Doctorate in Education at Arizona State University with a focus on literacy and teacher development; received a Master’s in Educational Psychology and a Bachelor’s of Science in Liberal Studies from Northern Arizona University


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