Ms. Kolb

Head of Operations

Ms. Kolb holds her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Columbia College. After college, she spent four and a half years as an officer in the United States Navy. In 2008, she moved to San Jose and has been working in private school administration in Silicon Valley ever since.

As the Head of Operations, her goal is to help the school continue to run as efficiently as possible in order to help maximize learning opportunities for the students.

"I love working with students and parents that genuinely love to learn and want to continually better themselves. I believe in the BASIS Independent mission of raising education standards to the highest international levels; and I wanted to be a part of the growing BASIS Independent community in Silicon Valley," says Ms. Kolb.

She believes in challenging students in achievable increments and praising success as it’s achieved, stating, "My goal as an educator has always been to help students enjoy learning and look forward to coming to school every day."

Ms. Kolb is also an avid hockey fan, "Go Sharks!"