EMIS is an international high school in Israel for students from all over the world who live and study together. EMIS focuses on students from the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East regions yet the majority of students come from all over the world. EMIS follows the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. The EMIS experience teaches respect of others, dialogue and the value of peace. It provides learning about the environment and promotes sustainability as a way of life. EMIS Cultivates personal leadership, entrepreneurship, community involvement and service and taking a stand for a better world for us and our children.
News & Updates
- From the IBO letter dated June 24, 2014:
Dear Mr. John Potter,
On behalf of the International Baccalaureate (IB), it is my privilege to inform you that Eastern Mediterranean International School is to become an authorized IB World School, Diploma Programme (DP). Congratulations on your considerable accomplishment. …
Best wishes as you embark on your journey with the DP. We look forward to working closely with you to realize our shared vision of a better and more peaceful world, achieved through intercultural understanding and respect.
Siva Kumari, Ed.D.
- Tel Aviv (December 22, 2013) The EMIS Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Mr. John Potter, a Canadian national with over 15 years of international school experience mostly in Muslim and Middle Eastern countries, has accepted the position of EMIS Founding Director. This nomination followed a thorough search process in which dozens of qualified candidates where considered. Mr. Potter brings with him over 30 years of education and leadership experience including most recently founding and heading the MEF International school in Izmir, Turkey in the past 10 years.
“It is not only a high honour, but also a deep responsibility”, said Mr. Potter, “to have been selected as the EMIS Founding Director by the search committee. I will do my utmost to assist the EMIS board members to achieve the noble goal that rests at the heart of this project.”