About the Hosts and School

An American/IB Diploma school located in the Barari neighborhood of Dubai, Dunecrest American School is the ESOL Education Network’s flagship school and serves over 500 students from PreK to Grade 12. The mission of the school is to provide a holistic American international education that inspires students to discover their talents, pursue their passions, and make a positive impact on their communities and the world beyond.

Our hosts at Dunecrest for this event will be Matthew Backus (ES Tech Teacher/Integrator), Muluneh Shamebo (PowerSchool Administrator), and Joseph Nettikaden (ESOL Chief Information Officer).