DFS-166-09 Logo RGB RZ.inddThe German School Brooklyn works closely with Schulexpert/Deutsche Fernshule, the only non-profit association in Germany that provides schools and families abroad with certified teaching materials for young children. These materials are recommended by the German Ministry of Foreign affairs. Founded in 1971, Schulexpert has evolved into a sophisticated and high quality teaching concept that combines long standing expertise in curriculum design, school management and e-learning into a cutting edge educational approach. Developed by teaching specialists in Germany, it is now in practice all over the world. For more details, please visit: and

PfluegerGeorg A. Pflüger
CEO, Schulexpert

Georg A. Pflüger is a high school teacher with international experience. He has an MA in School Management, and since 2001 he has served as the CEO and Principal of Deutsche Fernschule e.V. (German Correspondance School). He is also the founder of Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen-Schule eG, and since 2007 he has served as chairman and principal of this growing school. He is licensed to work as a corporate consultant according to TEMP®, has written a number of education related articles and books and is also lecturing at the Philipps-University in Marburg. Georg lives with his wife Margit in Marburg/ Lahn, Germany. They have four children.



FullSizeRender (1)Muriel Plag
Founder/Educational Consultant, German School Brooklyn
Executive Officer for Global Education, Schulexpert

Muriel Plag is the co-founder of the German School Brooklyn. Since 2013, she has been the Executive Officer for Global Education for Schulexpert. She was instrumental in establishing the first International German School in Luxor, Egypt, and has been the principal at the German recognized schools Europa Schule Kairo and German School Hurghada. Muriel has lectured at the University of Freiburg’s Institute for Education, and has extensive experience as a classroom teacher, including teaching German and French at the High School level and as a Montessori instructor/trainer.