Biography

Daniel Garvey serves as the Head of School of Cap Cana Heritage School (CCHS) in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Prior to joining CCHS, Daniel served as an administrator overseeing secondary academies for a large urban district with programs including career technical education, post secondary option, and the general 9-12 program. He has worked as a teacher and administrator in both the United States and the Dominican Republic. He has professional experience in K-12 private and bilingual schools, and at the university level. From 2013-2018, he co-led the McDonald Center for the Advancement of Global Education, an International Professional Learning Partnership between Universidad Central Del Este and Mercer University in the Dominican Republic. Daniel has earned degrees from Columbia University, The Ohio State University, and Barna Management School. He is currently in the process of completing a doctorate in Leadership and Learning in Organizations at Vanderbilt University.

Message from the Head of School

Welcome to Cap Cana Heritage School (CCHS). CCHS is situated in beautiful Cap Cana, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. With some of the most pristine grounds and facilities in all of the Caribbean, the surroundings give CCHS an unrivaled space for individual discovery and self-realization, with the guides, technology, tools, and opportunities for students to thrive.

Founded in 2007, CCHS is a school rich with a tradition of family, multiculturalism, vision for academic excellence, and caring for the whole child. CCHS’s community and curriculum offer the best of teaching and learning as demonstrated through our international teaching standards and the constant evolution and improvement of our teaching and learning practices. 

CCHS is accredited by Cognia (Formerly AdvancEd and Measured Progress), is a member school with The Association of Colombian-Caribbean American Schools (ACCAS) and subscribes to the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). CCHS attracts the best teachers from the Dominican Republic, the United States, Canada and from all over the world. Our graduates have an international presence, and are most recognized for their leadership, effective bilingual communication skills, ability to problem solve around unique challenges, and empathy for others. 

To learn more about our school and its purpose, please begin by reading the CCHS Learner Profile and our envisioning document. Both of these living documents were created with stakeholder input at every level of our community. The learner profile and the envisioning provide a path forward and solidify our commitment to the value-add elements of a CCHS education.

To get a true sense of our community, we welcome you to visit our campus, engage with students and teachers and experience the CCHS difference!

Yours in education, Daniel L. Garvey Head of School