By a decision of the Ayb School’s Board of Trustees, David Sahakyan has been appointed as the Ayb School Executive Director, assuming office on August 20, 2020.
Prior to this, the duties of the Executive Director will be performed by the outgoing principal, Aram Pakhchanian, whose dedicated work, patience and solicitude during the recent 6 years in office is highly appreciated by the entire Ayb community.
The process of election of new Ayb School’s Executive Director was launched in December 2019, when the board of Trustees tasked a special committee to choose a decent candidate for the position. The School received applications from 150 candidates and the final decision was taken after a series of interviews and meetings in person. Ayb School Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Trustees.
David Sahakyan stood at the origins of the Ayb School. He occupied the position of Foundation Project Director and supervised the development of the Ayb High School curriculum. From 2009 to 2016, he served as the Ayb Educational Foundation Executive Director. In 2011-2014, he combined office as the Ayb School Executive Director. In 2016-2018. Mr. Sahakyan acted as RA Deputy Minister of Science and Education. In 2018, he took office as the Ayb School Director of Operations.
Mr. Sahakyan also served as a member of the Board of Trustees at the Ayb School and Monte Melkonian Military College. He is the chairman of the Dilijan Central School Educational Foundation’s Board of Trustees and a member of the Eurnekian School’s Board of Trustees.