With nearly a decade of experience working with International Baccalaureate® Programme students, Jacob Navarrete brings his passion, joy, and dedication to his work. Originally a college counselor and admission professional, Jacob has worked with IB students all over Asia and the United States. Jacob has counseled IB Diploma candidates to successful enrollment at the finest higher education institutions throughout the world. As an administrator, Jacob has crafted a culture deeply rooted in the IB learner profile, approaches to teaching, and approaches to learning. With a deep passion for the IB, Jacob believes the International Baccalaureate® Programme is truly the most student centered and accessible curriculum in the world. Jacob is excited to bring his expertise and experience to the Texas Council on International Studies and to serve the wonderful students.