The Online School Platform
American Online Curriculum KG -12
Pansophic Learning is an education company that strives to provide students and educators exceptional learning solutions that enable them to maximize their success academically and in life, regardless of geographic, financial, or demographic circumstance. We believe every child should be able to be whatever they want to be in life regardless of where they were born.
These learning solutions include high quality content, technology, teaching and exceptional schools. We currently have several operating businesses that are located in the United States, Switzerland, and the Middle East. These businesses include online schools, brick and mortar schools, blended schools. Our Capital Education business partners with colleges to help them implement blended learning or online learning in a traditional college environment.
We provide a fully digital, rich curriculum for students that features interactive software, live class sessions, and collaborative environments while giving teachers flexibility and control to maximize a student’s full potential. Students utilize our online curriculum, the Accel Management Platform (AMP) for Education. The curriculum is aligned with Ohio and Common Core State Standards.
Position: General Manager
Qualifications: MSc. Educational Leadership, Nova University, Florida
Cody is recognized as an influential educator in the Middle East and the US. In 2017, he was named as one of the top 50 educators in the Middle East by Which School Advisor. Cody is the General Manager for iCademy Middle East FZ-LLC. iCademy Middle East is a K-12 full-time online school licensed by the KHDA, that also uses a blended model design to educate students in the GCC. In April 2017, iCademy Middle East became the first online school accredited in the GCC by NEASC.
iCademy Middle East educates over 750 students throughout the GCC. The school has been in operation since 2007. Cody’s experience in education spans the past 31 years as a classroom teacher, principal, educational consultant and school board member of private international schools. He also opened public online virtual schools throughout the US in his role as Vice President of School Development at K12 Inc. Cody has enjoyed traveling throughout the GCC sharing the benefits of online and blended education.
Cody holds a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education, a Master of Science in Educational Leadership, and an Educational Specialist Degree in School Administration from Idaho State University in the USA.
Cody and his wife Diane (who serves as the Head of School for iCademy Middle East) have been in Dubai since March 2012 with their three children Samuel, Jacob and Katie.
Position: Director of School Partnerships
Jeffrey Smith is a highly successful, senior level education director with nearly 20 years of experience. He has built solid organizations, both in the US and throughout the GCC region. Jeffrey is a native of Columbia, Maryland, USA. In 2018, he was recognized as one of the UAE’s Top 50 Influencers in Education by Which School Advisor. In 2017, KDSL Global listed Jeffrey among 10 to Know on the GCC education scene.
After launching partnerships and collaborations with the US Department of Defense, the Maryland State Parent, Teacher, Student Association, and several private schools in the US, Jeffrey moved to the United Arab Emirates to serve as Founding Director for a large , US-based education organization Jeffrey is now Director of School Partnerships for iCademy Middle East and Pansophic Learning. He is responsible for developing strategic partnerships and introducing iCademy Middle East courses and services to schools across the Middle East and Africa.
Jeffrey has resided in Dubai for 12 years. During this period, he has collaborated and built alliances with education companies across the GCC and greater MENA region. In his spare time, Jeffrey enjoys reading, traveling, and going on adventures with his family.