Mark McGough


Mark brings over 30 years of international and independent school experience as an elementary teacher, educator and administrator to Harbor School. For the past 8 years, Mark has been Head of School at The Gardner School of Arts & Sciences in Vancouver, WA. During his time at Gardner, Mark also served the Northwest Association of Independent Schools as a member and Vice-chair of several accreditation teams.

Prior to his work at Gardner School, Mark presided as Head of School at the Bilingual European School in Milan, Italy. In addition, Mark has been an administrator and teacher in several international schools abroad – Windhoek International School (Windhoek, Namibia), International School of Moshi (Moshi, Tanzania), Munich International School (Munich, Germany), and the International School of Kuala Lumpur (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia). A native of Great Britain, Mark earned his MA in International Education at Oxford Brookes University (United Kingdom). He received his PGCE (Post-Graduate Certificate in Education) in Primary Education with Distinction in Teaching Practice at University of Leeds (United Kingdom), and his BA with Honors at Newcastle University (United Kingdom).