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  • Authentically International

    "International" is more than a label here. It is at the very core of everything we do and how we do it.

    Students coming to school in the morning

  • Transferable Curriculum

    A curriculum handpicked for its international focus and global recognition, culminating in the IB Program.

    Students at the British International School of Washington

  • Inspiring Each Other

    Our students will embrace your child with open arms. Our students inspire each other to succeed.

    IPC Curriculum- Walk in the woods

  • Dedicated and Inspiring

    Our teachers are recruited for their ability to nurture lifelong learners and inspire excellence.

    Teacher and student at the British International School Washington

  • Your New Community

    We welcome you to our inclusive community. From day one you and your child will feel at home with us.

    excited students at the British International School of Washington

  • Every Day is Different

    Your child will experience something new every day. Find out what's happening and connect with each other.

    Build a plane launch

  • Ask Anything

    Speaking directly with us is the best way to get your questions answered quickly. We look forward to hearing from you.

    A girl raises hand  for questions

Michelle Boardley


Human Resource Manager

I am an HR professional with over 10 years’ experience mostly working with private and public sector organizations.

My areas of expertise include recruitment and retention, recruitment marketing, employee recognition, compensation, performance management, and employee relations.   

I began my employment with BISW in the Summer of 2018. I serve as the HR representative for the school, which includes: planning, developing, and directing the administration of all HR functions; facilitating compensation analyses, managing training development programs; and managing the performance appraisal process. Additionally, I ensure that policies and procedures are properly applied and maintained while complying with US and local laws and requirements.  I obtained my educational training at Trinity University and Catholic University in the District of Columbia and continues to learn and develop her passion for working with individuals to bring about a positive change within the work environment. 

I am a native of New Jersey and have lived in the Metropolitan area for over 15 years. I am a devoted wife and friend. In my spare time, I enjoy the performing arts, going to museums, writing and traveling abroad. I've also worked in in the Social Services field as an Advocate and Case Manager.