President & Head of School
Shane Foster has been an educator, school leader and advocate for innovative learning for more than 35 years.
As President and Head of School, Mr. Foster ensures that Barstow maintains high academic standards while advancing initiatives that have earned our school a global reputation for excellence.
A longtime advocate for technology integration in education, he helped develop Barstow’s first online classes in 2013. He also developed a network of international partner schools in Central and South America, Australia, Europe and a Barstow campus in Ningbo, China.
Mr. Foster holds a Bachelor of Education from the University of Tasmania in Australia, a Master of Education from the University of Wisconsin and a Master of Science from Concordia. Before joining Barstow as Head of School in 2008, he served as a faculty member at Sacred Heart School, Tasmania, and as an administrator at Wayland Academy in Wisconsin and Nansemond-Suffolk Academy in Virginia.