Paul Warren, JD, MA
Provost & CAO
Mr. Warren is one of the founders of The Hague School and serves as the Provost and Chief Academic Officer. He has been a practicing attorney since 1987 and has taught as an Adjunct Professor of Composition at Old Dominion University since 1998, as well as serving as the Director of ODU’s Conflict Management Program for many years. Mr. Warren has authored two professional texts, a novel, several short stories, and dozens of professional articles, presentations, and seminar curricula. From that experience and post-graduate research, he designed The Hague Approach, which the school will use as the pedagogical foundation for its conference method courses. In addition to teaching Composition, Mr. Warren will offer electives in debate, mystery and historical novels, martial arts, and cycling.
Jennifer Warren, JD, MEd
Associate Head of School
Ms. Warren is one of the founders of The Hague School and serves as the Associate Head of School. She has a Juris Doctor degree and a Masters in Educational Leadership from George Mason University. Ms. Warren has been instrumental in defining the school’s brand and vision, creating community partnerships and outreach opportunities, and speaking to area organizations and schools in seeking student enrollment. As an experienced legal professional, mediator, and corporate trainer, she is cognizant of the importance of relationships and prioritizes them at The Hague School with students, families, and the community. In addition, she offers electives in Women’s Studies to reflect her passion for building confidence and self-esteem in young women while empowering them to express themselves at the table.
Ms. Bashara is always ready with a smile and assists with the day-to-day operations of the school. She welcomes our students and preceptors as well as any visitors while ensuring that everyone has all they need to be supported in their roles. Ms. Bashara will also serve to coordinate our new library.
Michael C. Spencer, M.A.
As a lifelong educator in Norfolk, Mr. Spencer has served as the principal of Maury High School, the Interim Superintendent of Norfolk Public Schools, and most recently, the Headmaster at The Williams School. Intrigued by The Hague School’s pedagogy and potential impact on the community, he came out of retirement to be one of the school’s founders. Offering a wealth of knowledge and experience, he was instrumental in helping establish the school’s footprint in the community. His exemplary commitment to academic excellence, student engagement, and service to the community serves as part of the school’s foundation.