CAC Board News – April 2020

Dear CAC Community,

We are pleased to announce the results of the School Board elections with 51% of the parent body participating.  We received 508 parent votes out of a possible 995.  Hassan Abdou and Amal Soliman received the highest number of votes and will serve on the Board of Trustees during the 2020-22 school term.

On behalf of the CAC Community, we would like to thank and commend all of our highly qualified candidates for offering their expertise and time to serve our school. 


Thank you to all community members who voted.


Best regards,

Election Committee

Board of Trustees

Cairo American College

Board of Trustees News – February 2020


The Board of Trustees would like to congratulate the three recipients of the Core Values Award.  The Board confer up to three awards annually for exceptional and varied service to the CAC community. The criteria for the awards are based on the CAC Core Values. Excluding current Board members, all CAC community members are eligible to be considered for the award. 

Congratulations to the Recipients of the 2020 Core Values Award

Carmen Allison arrived with her family in 2018.  She has three kids attending CAC, Paige, Chloe and Audrey. Carmen is a very courteous and active member of the CAC community who volunteers numerous hours supporting CAC athletes and manning the Booster Club concession stand.

Carmen is the volunteer chaperone with JV swim team and had traveled with the team to Athens during 2018-2019 school year. 

Moreover, she is the Booster Club President and manages the spirit store and concession stand which is a huge job, with the stand open once per week as well as multiple days during tournament events here at CAC. Carmen puts in countless hours to manage the spirit store and the concession stand operations – including ordering, purchasing and receiving all necessary food and clothing items. She also works with other Booster Club members to offer multiple varieties of cookies, baked goods, and specialty items to serve the CAC community and multiple visitors and to provide food service during school events.


Courtney Bailey  joined CAC in July 2011 as the MS Assistant Principal and became the MS Principal in July 2014.  Courtney has been in Cairo and with CAC for the past 9 years.  

He is a very active and compassionate member of the community, promotes healthy lifestyle, as well as social and emotional wellness.  Courtney participated in the creation of the CAC core values.  He lives by them and demonstrates them in his day to day dealing.  He is seen welcoming and engaging with students and staff every morning in a pleasant and friendly manner.  Courtney spends numerous hours on campus and is very much involved in all the activities and events. He is witnessed on campus very early in the morning and also late in the evening.  

Courtney is highly respected and valued by all who know and deal with him.


Nadia Rashad has been with CAC since August 1987 (33 years).  She worked in various functions over the years mostly as the ES Activities Coordinator and the Campus Supervisor.  Although Nadia officially retired in 2009, she was asked to continue with CAC in the role of Campus Supervisor.

Nadia is known for her pleasant and cheerful nature supporting everyone in a friendly and positive manner.  She is very energetic and has an eye for safety. Nadia is very well known and appreciated among the CAC and Maadi community whether current or former students, faculty, staff and parents.   

Nadia looks out for the safety and welfare of our students while on campus. She monitors student behavior and maintains a safe and positive environment.



Board of Trutees Newsletter January 2020

Board Open Session 

The Board open session is this coming Tuesday, January 28 at 6:00 PM in the Boardroom located on the top floor of the Admin building.  The meeting agenda can be viewed on the CAC website. To view the agenda you need to log in using your CAC password.

HOS/Board Coffee

Dr. Harris and the Board of Trustees will hold a coffee morning on Thursday, February 21 at 8:00 in the Boardroom located on the 1st floor of the Admin building to update and share school and Board business with the community.

We hope to see you at both events.

Board of Trustees Newsletter – October 2019

Dear CAC Community,

The Board of Trustees invites you to attend the second board open session for this year on Tuesday, October 29 from 6:00-7:00 PM in the Boardroom located on the top floor of the Admin building.  

The Board holds  monthly meetings during the school year to conduct its business and manage Board matters. These meetings will include a session that is open to the public and an Executive session if necessary. The meeting agendas are posted on the CAC website.

In April the Board holds an Annual General Meeting (AGM) for parents/guardians for the purpose of reporting on the activities and financial status of the school.  In addition to two Board/Head of School coffees during which community members are given the chance to ask questions.

Below is the 2019-20 Board calendar for your planning purposes.  The meeting calendar and agendas are posted on the CAC website.  

2019-2020 Board Meetings – Boardoom @6:00 PM

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Monday, March 30, 2020
Tuesday, April 21 (Annual General Meeting) – MS Room 115, located on the 1st floor of the MS building

Head of School/Board Coffees @8:00 AM

Thursday, November 21, 2019
Thursday, February 13, 2020

CAC BOARD NEWS – August 2019

Dear CAC community,

I hope you had a great first week back to school. Please join me in welcoming your Board Officers, appointed and elected community members for the academic year 2019-2020. The Board and Administrative Leadership Team will have a 2 day retreat on campus mid September to plan for the year ahead. 

Please join us for our first open board session on October 2nd at 6 pm in MS room 115 where we will share our plans and goals for the year. On behalf of the Board, I would like to wish the CAC community a productive and peaceful year ahead.

Warm regards, 

Dr. Maha ElShinnawy
CAC Board Chair