Speakers

Teacher Presenters

Catlin Adams

Humanities Multi Level at Beijing City International School

Catlin Adams, originally from a small community in Manitoba, Canada, has taught internationally in both the Middle East and China. He is an MYP teacher at heart who has taught both English and Individuals & Societies courses. Catlin is keen on trying to discover new ...
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Keith Allerton

Drama Elementary Campus at Jakarta Intercultural School

Keith is a Grade EY3-Grade 5 Elementary Performing Arts Music and Drama teacher at JIS in Jakarta. He has been in this role for the past 6 years and helped create this new program. Previous to this position he was a Classroom Teacher in Grades ...
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Michelle Almanzor

Activities Director / Head of PE & Health at Brent International School Subic

Michelle Almanzor teaches grade 6-10 health and PE at Brent International School Subic in the Philippines where she is also the Activities Director. In her current position, Michelle is busy handling PE classes, health classes, organising school activities and varsity sports and coaches swimming, tennis ...
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Charlotte Amelot

HS PE/Health & MS French Pudong Campus at Shanghai American School


Sarah Bailey

Early Learning Centre, Bangkok

Sawadeeka! I’m a passionate teaching-artist in dance and visual art education. My job allows me to combine creativity, collaboration and community - everything I’m passionate about! I’m fortunate to work in a school which emphasizes the Expressive Languages within its curriculum and project based learning. ...
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Graham Baines

Performing Arts Facilitator (PYP) at Vientiane International School

Graham (@pypchef) has been an International Educator for 17 years (8 yrs PYP). He is bringing his PYPx experience to the Performing Arts role and has embarked on the challenge of running individual inquiries in PA across multiple grades for the whole school year! He ...
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Lori Banks

Art Elementary Campus at Ruamrudee International School

This is my 18th year teaching Art, the first 16 years in Elementary Art in Belle Plaine Minnesota, USA. I am currently teaching Elementary Art in my 2nd year at Ruamrudee International School in Bangkok, Thailand. I have been teaching either full TAB or a ...
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Natsha Bollinger

Elem. Div. Early Childhood at Concordia International School Hanoi

Natasha Bollinger teaches kindergarten at Concordia International School Hanoi in Hanoi, Vietnam. Prior to coming to CISH Natasha taught second grade and kindergarten during her five years at Korean International School. She has been teaching for 10 years, with half of that spent in kindergarten ...
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James Carlin

Music & Performing Arts Teacher at Thai Chinese International School

Jay Carlin has taught music and performing arts at TCIS in Bangkok, Thailand for the past 7 years. Previously, he worked with Kids in a New Groove, an Austin, Texas-based non-profit that provides music lessons to Foster children. In addition to teaching, Jay works as ...
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Matthew Chadwick

Technology Middle Campus at International School Manila

Matthew Chadwick comes to education from a previous career in Software Engineering at Nike and several startups. He is now an enthusiastic educator, learner and advocate for the Maker Movement. Currently he is the Middle School Technology Coordinator at International School Manila for the last ...
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Yabei Chen

Dance (PYP/MYP) at Northbridge International School Cambodia

Yabei Chen teaches PYP and MYP Dance at Northbridge International School Cambodia, a creative and inquiry based dance program which she started last year in collaboration with The Juilliard School. She choreographs for various school events, started after school dance programs both in Primary and ...
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Emily Clarke

Drama High Campus at Wells International School - On Nut Campus

Emily Clarke is the current head of the Visual and Performing Arts Department at Wells International School, Bangkok. She graduated with a BA in drama and an M.Ed. in Creative Arts and Education, both at the University of Exeter, UK. As well as teaching drama ...
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Elizabeth Cooper

Middle School STEM Teacher at Nansha College Preparatory Academy

Elizabeth Cooper is a Middle School STEM Teacher at NCPA in Guangzhou, China. She is always looking for engaging and authentic ways to integrate technology. FIRST Lego League Robotics has been a huge part of that. After participating as a child herself, she became a ...
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Abigail Crayon

Drama Elementary Campus at Stamford American International School

Abi Crayon teaches drama in the Lower Elementary division at Stamford American International School in Singapore. In her current position she teaches over 400 students a diverse drama curriculum. As part of her role she has written and directed Lower Elementary productions. Abi previously held ...
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Ringo Dingrando

ISManila

Ringo is currently the program leader of the Design Technology Department at International School Manila for high school students. He runs the HS Robotics Club, teaches Design Technology, and also multiple robotics classes. His passions within education include competitive robotics, wearable technology, and digital fabrication. ...
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Paul Dobrowski

Art Elementary Campus at International School Bangkok

I've been teaching at the International School Bangkok for 12 years. I grew up in Eugene, Oregon and come from a family of artists. I have a degree in architechture from the University of Oregon as well as a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from ...
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Clayton Dowty

English/Language Arts High Campus at Shenzhen Shekou International School

Clayton Dowty has been an English and Drama teacher at Shekou International School since 2013. She began her career as a public school teacher in New York City. She has a M.A. in English and Theater Education from NYU, and was an actor prior to ...
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Sandy Elder

Aquatics at Shanghai American School

Sandy Elder has been an Aquatics Specialist for the past 20 years while also teaching Physical Education and coaching a variety of other sports. She has worked with the American Red Cross as an instructor and an instructor trainer and believes strongly in the importance ...
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Andrei Ghicu

ES HPE at Concordia International School Shanghai

Originally a professional Soccer player, Andrei discovered his passion for teaching early on, and mixed it with his love for sports in his job as a PE teacher. He taught and coached various sports and levels, ranging from Early Childhood to High School, and enjoys ...
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Andrew Gill

Tech. Coordinator School-wide at International School Ho Chi Minh City

Andrew Gill is a tech integrationist and an MYP Design teacher at International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC), Vietnam, with a background in visual arts. Andrew previously worked as an ICT Coordinator in China and Vietnam and as a visual arts and technology teacher ...
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Ron Gresham

Stonehill International School - Visual Arts PYP

Ron Gresham teaches Visual Arts to students in the early years through grade five at Stonehill International School in Bangalore, India. In his practice, Ron uses innovative approaches to foster agency in the students through a choice-based model that encourages creative thinking routines and supports ...
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Stacey Griffiths

PE Middle Campus at Singapore American School

Stacey Griffiths is currently in her 8th year teaching PE. She has taught in Australia, England, Japan and Singapore. Her current interest centers on turning the theory of personalised learning, into meaningful learning experiences for students, whilst maintaining the diversity of the PE experience. Her ...
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Nadia Hartley

Film Teacher at International School Manila

Nadia was born and educated in the UK but has lived and worked in Australia, Indonesia and Germany. With a background in Art, Film and English she has been a teacher for the last 16 years. Nadia currently teaches high school and IB Film at ...
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Charlotte Harvey

MYP Drama teacher at Seoul foreign school


Caleb Hill

PE Elementary Campus at International School of Beijing

Caleb Hill is in his third year at ISB with additional time as Public Health Educator, coach and as a teacher in local K-12 schools in Beijing, Shanghai and Nova Scotia, Canada.

Doug Hundley

Director, Performing Arts Center at Shanghai American School


Judy Imamudeen

PYP Educator at Vientiane International School


Joel Jayamohan

Art + Innovation. Middle school. Department Chair at Taipei American School

Joel Jayamohan is an award-winning artist and educator from India. He believes that students should engage with a variety of materials in the expression of their creativity. As a practicing artist, Joel is very aware of the creative process, and it helps him guide his ...
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Jeff Koltutsky

Art Middle Campus at Singapore American School

Jeff Koltutsky has been formally teaching art for 20 years. He has taught primarily in a middle school setting but has elementary, and high school experience including AP. Jeff is originally from Canada and has taught at Singapore American School for the past 14 years, ...
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Amber Kotcher

HS Art Teacher at The International School of Kuala Lumpur

Amber is a National Board Certified Art Educator. She has a B.A in Art Education (K-12) and a Masters in Education Leadership. She has taught IBDP and PYP, AP (Drawing, 2D and Art History), IGCSE, and a wide variety Art curriculums. Amber is currently a ...
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Steve Lawrence

SCIS-Pudong, China

Steve is currently a teacher of Humanities and Psychology at Shanghai Community International School. Steve has worked as a graduate instructor for Technology Integration in Education and has developed workshops for meditative psychology in education and leadership; these workshops have been shared in 7 countries ...
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Michael Lekich

Student Teacher - Observer at Wells International School

Michael Lekich is an English Language Arts Teacher at Wells International School, Bangkok. He studied Italian at Cornell University, USA (BA) and Curriculum and Instruction at George Mason University, USA (M.Ed.). He teaches grades 7-12 and is an active member of Comedy Club Bangkok’s Improvisational ...
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Linda Lund

Presenter

Linda was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and is the mother of 3 grown active children. Throughout her 30+ year career she worked as a PE teacher, an administrator, as well as, a high school principal. She was venue lead for Speed Skating at the ...
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Gene MacLachlan

Gen. Science Elementary Campus at Korea International School

Originally from the balmy climes of south western Ontario, Canada, Gene MacLachlan has taught science in three different countries over the course of 12 years. Currently an Elementary School Science specialist at Korea International School, he views Science teaching as a means of cultivating the ...
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Nik Madalinski

Nik Madalinski teaches design to grades five through ten students at Nanjing International School, NIS. He’s previously taught design at Canadian Academy in Kobe Japan and prior to NIS was an ICT and Learning Coach at the International Community School of Addis Ababa. He got ...
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Seth Madden

HS and IB Art at International School Bangkok

Seth Madden is an experienced High School Visual Arts teacher, having worked both nationally in Australia, and internationally at the International School of Düsseldorf, and currently at the International School Bangkok. Within this time, Seth has delivered and examined a range of Visual Arts curriculums, ...
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Arlie Martin

Technology Elementary Campus at International Community School - Singapore

Arlie Martin teaches Technology for grades JK-5 and Art and Music for JK and Kindergarten at International Community School in Singapore. She currently is developing a technology curriculum based on ISTE standards for the elementary school that aligns with both the middle and high school ...
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Alex Miladinovski

Aquatics at Shanghai American School

Alex Miladinovski is the Aquatics Specialist at Shanghai American School’s Pudong campus. He is a two-time Olympian in swimming, having represented Macedonia at the Olympic Games in Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004. He participated in seven World and eleven European swimming championships. Alex has a ...
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Gregory Nichols

ISY

Gregory Nichols teaches visual arts at the International School of Yangon for grades 8-12, including IB visual arts for students in the Diploma Program. Besides being the main secondary art teacher, he is working with eager students to create a new service-oriented art club. Gregory ...
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Josie O'Reilly

Josie O’Reilly has spent time teaching K-12 PE teacher and as Head of Department in her native New Zealand, Saudi Arabia and for the last five years at the International School of Beijing.

Tanya Lee-Parker

UNIS

Tanya Lee-Parker has been a Physical and Health Education teacher for 25+ years in New Zealand and Internationally. During her career as an educator she has been Head of Department; Director of Sport; Middle School Principal; plus set up an Elite Institute of Sport for ...
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Tom Pasquini

Taipei American School

It took about 20 years, but I was able to realize a childhood dream of returning to SEA to teach. I attended and graduated from ISKL in the 90s (when Dick K. was the head), and by sophomore year of college decided that I wanted ...
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Brenda Perkins

MS Health & Wellness Teacher at International School Bangkok


Cleo Peterson

Grade 5 Teacher/Art Teacher at SCIS Pudong


Eli Prochnau

Middle School PE at Brent International School Manila


Catherine Rankin

Drama Middle Campus at International School Manila

Catherine has been involved in teaching Drama/ Theatre for 27 years. A committed educator who loves using play to extend and support students.

Ty Riddick

PE Multi Level at Korea International School-JeJu Campus

Ty Riddick is the Athletic Director and Head of Physical Education at the Korea International School of Jeju. He is currently in his 7th year of teaching, all of which have been spend in secondary education. He is a Level 1 CrossFit coach and has ...
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Gina Ryan

Music Middle Campus at Prem Tinsulanonda International School

Dr. Gina Ryan is the Senior School music teacher at Prem Tinsulanonda International School (PTIS) in Chiang Mai, Thailand since 2011. She teaches strings, band, vocal & choral, music appreciation, composition, and technology and is one of the founders of the International Schools of Chiang ...
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Bekah Schneider

As a passionate educator and mother teenagers, Bekah believes strongly in the power of fun in the classroom. She has taught a range of subjects from Study Skills and History to English and Drama. Currently, she is the MYP Drama and DP Theatre teacher at ...
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Amy Smith

HKIS

Amy teaches Middle School Health at the Hong Kong International School and has a passion for curriculum that is current, relevant, adaptable, and shared. She has presented at conferences in Asia as well as SXSWedu and the SHAPE America National Conventions, and serves as the ...
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Naima Thompson

Secondary School Performing Arts Teacher at American International School

Ms. Keitha “Naima” Thompson is from Trinidad & Tobago and studied in the USA where she obtained her B.A. in Communication Arts and her M.Ed. in Education. After receiving her degrees and developing her style and work experience as a dramatic arts educator in NYC, ...
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Catrina Walters

Film Teacher at International School Manila

A film and media teacher for the last 10 years, currently teaching high school film to grade 9-12 at International School Manila and teaching film online with Pamoja Education. She graduated with a BA in Caribbean Studies and Media Studies and a MA in Media ...
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Jeff Woodrow

Jeff Woodrow is a social entrepreneur, freelance designer and head of design technology at the United World College of Thailand. Jeff has degrees in Fine Arts, Education, Film Production and holds a Masters of Design. His large body of diverse work has garnered international attention ...
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Michael Xhauflair

HS Physical Education & Health and MS French teacher at Shanghai American School

Originally from Belgium, Michel has been fortunate to teach in the Elementary, Middle and High School levels for over 25 years in Europe, Middle East, North America and Asia. He is currently employed at Shanghai American School (Pudong) where he teaches Physical Education in HS ...
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Monica Hwang

Arts Learning Leader at International School Ho Chi Minh City

Monica Hwang is an MYP/DP Visual Arts teacher as well as the Arts Learning Leader at International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC), Vietnam. Monica previously held the same role at ISPP in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and had her teacher-candidate position, teaching video and photography ...
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John McCarthy

PE Multi Level at Nagoya International School, Japan

John Paul McCarthy has a B.S. in Physical Education (New York State teacher certification K-12) and a M.Ed in Teaching English to Students of Other Languages. He is currently in his 15th year of teaching abroad having split that time between both China and Japan. ...
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David McMahon

DP/MYP Design at SSIS Suzhou

David McMahon is a Design teacher from Ireland, currently teaching MYP and IBDP Design at SSIS in Suzhou, China. David taught Engineering and Design in Ireland and the United Kingdom before moving to China. Recently, David presented at the ACAMIS Technology conference at TIS Macau. ...
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Wagner Pierre

Gen. Science Middle Campus at Dalian American International School

Wagner Pierre was born and raised in Miami, Florida. Since August 2003, he has been a middle school teacher with the required training, certification, and dedication necessary to provide a high-quality education to all his students. He earned his BSEd degree from the University of ...
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Josefino Rivera

HS English Teacher at American International School of Hong Kong

Josefino has over 10 years of experience in international school settings: California, Rome, Bonn, Buenos Aires, Sofia, and now Hong Kong. Originally from the Philippines, Josefino grew up in California and received his BA in English at the University of California, Santa Barbara and MA ...
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Lindy Stice

Art Elementary Campus at International School Suva

Mrs Stice is a Visual Arts educator and certified Arts Integration Specialist. Currently leading the Specialist teaching team in the Primary School, she advances International School Suva’s transdisciplinary programme of inquiry through authentic integration of the arts, including integration within our comprehensive Ocean Science programme. ...
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Jordan Thomas

Drama Multi Level at Dwight School Seoul

Jordan Thomas serves as the Head of the Arts and teaches Upper School Drama at Dwight School Seoul in Seoul, South Korea. In his current assignment, he is involved in many aspects of the Performing Arts in the school and directs the whole school production. ...
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Cristina Varriale

MS/HS Counselor and PSHE teacher at Seisen International School

Cristina Varriale, M.S.Ed, is a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer who is currently serving as the Middle School and High School Counselor at Seisen International School in Tokyo, Japan. Originally from New York City, Cristina was first introduced to Positive Discipline while serving as the Pastoral ...
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Amy Atkinson

SIS

Amy Atkinson has been teaching Secondary Visual Art (IGCSE/IB DP) for over 10 years in Canada and internationally in Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, and China. She is a graduate of University of Toronto, Wollongong University and most recently completed her M.ED with USF and Washington ...
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Ashley Benusa

Elementary Performing Arts at Canadian International School of Hong Kong

Ashley Benusa is a Performing Arts educator to students in grades 1-3 in the Canadian International School of Hong Kong. She is also the director of the Lower School Strings Ensemble, Choir and the biennial musical production. An avid contributor to arts projects school wide, ...
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Duff Douglas

UWCSEA

Duff wants to live in a world where everyone has access to quality education and a place where you are encouraged to chase your aspirations and dreams. If the world also happens to have a rule about TV shows not having cliff hangers in season ...
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Denise Granai

NIST International School

Currently a middle school counsellor at NIST International School and previously worked at Int. School of Amsterdam, Cairo American College, and Int. School of Belgrade. Earned a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology through California State University, Northridge and another Master’s degree in Expressive Arts Therapy-Dance/Movement ...
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Meiirman Kanatov

PE Multi Level at Dostyk American International School (Kazakhstan)

I have been working as a PE teacher assistant and as an After-School Activity Coordinator at Dostyk American International School (DAIS) for four years. This year I started studying for a bachelor’s degree in computer science at the University of the People.

Alycia Owen

EAL Head of Department at American International School of Guangzhou

Alycia has been in classrooms serving EAL students for more than 30 years in the USA, Pakistan, the Philippines, Venezuela, and in China. In every case, differentiating instruction for students with special language or learning needs has been essential. She brings experience in collaborating for ...
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Edwin Tanner

Music Elementary Campus at Chinese International School

Dr. Edwin Tanner is an artist and research-practitioner in Primary education at Chinese International School in Hong Kong. A veteran teacher, Dr. Tanner has taught various subjects in Canada, and for the past 20 years has been a Primary Music Specialist at the Chinese International ...
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Helen Trajtenberg

Art Teacher at St. Paul American School Hanoi

Helen Trajtenberg is an art teacher with 12 years teaching experience in US public schools in Colorado, US Department of Defense Dependent School in Japan, The American School of Lima, Peru and St. Paul American School Hanoi. She is passionate about developing meaningful and relevant ...
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Sarah Tudge

Drama Multi Level at Canadian Academy

Sarah started her teaching journey lecturing physical theatre whilst running a dance company in Cape Town, South Africa. She moved to the UK and discovered teaching theatre and has continued her creative journey, leading Arts departments in Tanzania, Germany and Japan.

Clare Albertson

CJ

Originally from the Bay of Islands New Zealand, Clare Albertson has worked in the UK, Vietnam and New Zealand. Clare is currently an Elementary School PE and Subject Leader at UNIS Hanoi. She has taught in the PYP and MYP as a Physical and Health ...
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Zach Groshell

Technology Elementary Campus at Nanjing International School

Zach Groshell is a PYP Design teacher at Nanjing International School. He has previously worked as an elementary teacher in Vietnam, and an instructional coach and elementary teacher in Sudan. At past conferences, Zach has presented on blended learning and classroom environment design, and has ...
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Rachmad Priyadi

Multi Level General Music at Surabaya Intercultural School

Rachmad Priyadi obtained his Music diploma from YASMI Music School in Surabaya, Indonesia. Rachmad is also trained in Gamelan and Record Engineering. He recently obtained his Masters in Education Management from Universitas Wijaya Putra in Surabaya, Indonesia. Rachmad has been a teacher of music for ...
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James Wright

Physics Teacher at Garden International School Kuala Lumpur

James has been teaching Physics for seven years, as well as being a head of department, PGCE mentor for Oxford University, and handling academic logistics. A self-confessed geek, he tries to employ technology in his classroom to enhance student learning. He is currently producing assessment ...
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Mark Barnett

Technology Multi Level at The Harbour School

With over a decade of experience in STEM and maker education, Mark is passionate about project based learning and teaching students to create with technology. He speaks internationally about equity and access to STEM and maker education and has presented at TEDX, the Stanford FabLearn ...
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Jason Bennett

Multi Level Band at Raffles American School

Jason Bennett, band director at Raffles American School (Malaysia), has taught music in the United States, Hong Kong, and the UAE. He aims to give students memorable music experiences, both on and off stage. He is particularly interested in making connections between learning music and ...
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Emily Hill

Art High Campus at American International School Hong Kong

Emily Hill, is a Visual Arts Teacher based in Hong Kong. Prior to teaching at the American International School, she was working in the Hong Kong schooling system. She completed her formal teacher training at the College of Fine Arts (Australia) graduating in Bachelor of ...
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Steve Incze

Music High Campus at Canggu Community School

Steffen Incze is a rock, funk, and hip-hop musician interested in incorporating contemporary popular music within formal classroom settings. He is the author of “Electrifying Tonality: Teaching music theory with the electric guitar”, and is currently teaching IGCSE and IB music in a high school ...
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Dwiky Wikrama

Music TA at Canggu Community School

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Alison Leathwood

PE High Campus at Saigon South International School

Originally from the mountains of British Columbia, Alison Leathwood grew up loving sports and activity. From an early age, she decided she wanted to follow her passion and become a Physical Education Teacher. Since moving to Vietnam 4 years ago where she teaches High School ...
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Bruno Lebon

Drama Middle Campus at ISS International School

Bruno Alen Lebon has a Master in Linguistics and Elizabethan Drama. He has been teaching Languages and Drama for 18 years at ISS International School after working for the French Ministry of Education and directing the Alliance Française in both Sydney and Singapore. Bruno is ...
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Jane Mitchell

HOD Visual Arts at Seoul International School


Tamara Studniski

MYP/IB Language and Literature Teacher, EE Coordinator at Xiamen International School

Tamara Studniski is an MYP and DP English Language & Literature teacher at Xiamen International School, China. Her background includes leading the Qingdao International Drama Group, a community theater group (2005-2010), and Dakar Playdate (2012-2015), an improvisational performance group. Using drama in the classroom as ...
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Sean Thompson

Tech. Coordinator School-wide at International School of the Sacred Heart

* Subscribe to my DIGITAL CREATIVITY CLUB YouTube channel for weekly ideas and tutorials: bit.ly/digisubz * Sean is an educational technology specialist who teaches grades 1 through 8 at the International School of the Sacred Heart in Tokyo. He has travelled extensively across Asia speaking, ...
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Rolly Maiquez, Ed.D.

Learning Designer at VERSO International School (BKK)

Currently Director of EdTech at American International School in Hong Kong and Learning Design Consultant at VERSO International School, Bangkok (www.verso.school). Doctorate in Education -- Instructional Technology & Distance Education / Educational Leadership. Master of Arts -- Counseling Psychology. ------------------------- I enjoy working with tools ...
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Matthew Wise

Learning Innovator at American International School


Victoria Leith

Music Elementary Campus at Teda International School

From the UK, now living in China! I am the primary music teacher at Teda International School. Looking forward to meeting everyone!

Workshop Presenters

Marvin Bartel

Emeritus Professor at Goshen College

Dr. Marvin Bartel, Ed.D., Emeritus Professor of Art, Goshen College, grew up on a family farm in central USA. After university study, he taught art in grades 7 to 12 in Topeka, Kansas. Following graduate study, Bartel became a university level studio art instructor. After ...
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Peter Boonshaft

Called one of the most exciting and exhilarating voices in music education today, Peter Loel Boonshaft has been invited to speak or conduct in every state in the United States and around the world. Honored by the National Association for Music Education and Music For ...
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Kim Cofino

CEO at Eduro Learning

Kim Cofino is an author, entrepreneur, educational consultant, curriculum designer and teacher originally from the United States and currently based in Bangkok, Thailand. Kim’s work is based on nearly two decades of daily classroom experience teaching in Germany, Malaysia, Thailand, and Japan. She is a ...
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Gregory Dale

Duke University

Gregory A. Dale, Ph.D. is a former middle and high school teacher and coach in the United States. He taught in New York City and San Antonio, Texas. Currently, Greg is a professor at Duke University. He is also Director of the Sport Psychology and ...
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Kofi GBOLONYO

Founder & Director at Nunya Music Academy, Dzodze, V.R., Ghana

Dr. Kofi Gbolonyo, is a Professor of Music and African Studies at the University of British Columbia, Canada; the founder and director of Nunya Music Academy, Ghana and the Orff-Afrique Annual Summer Course in Ghana. As a specialist in Orff-Schulwerk and multicultural music education, Dr. ...
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Jennifer Hartley

Earcos

Dr. Jennifer Hartley is a multi award winning director, writer, humanitarian and Applied Theatre Practitioner who has received global recognition for her work in Theatre and as an international speaker and human rights activist. An international director and writer, Jennifer lectures on drama theory and ...
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Dinah Helgeson

Dinah Lindberg Helgeson recently retired from International School Bangkok after nine years as Head of Fine Arts and the High school Choir director. Prior to living in Bangkok, Thailand, Dinah was in demand as a guest conductor/choral clinician for several All-State Choir and Provincial festivals ...
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Kevin Jarrett

Founder & Managing Principal at Firewalker Consulting

Kevin Jarrett is an award-winning teacher educator, author, speaker, and respected STEM / Maker Education consultant. Kevin is grounded in the belief that giving students the opportunity to imagine and create original solutions to real-world problems helps them develop the skills, dispositions, and adaptable mindset ...
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Lynn Kachmarik

Vice prrsident at Equilibria in Sports

Lynn is a renowned international speaker and the CEO of TRUE BRAND SPORTS LLC, which provides workshops around the world to improve the sport culture at the youth, high school, and collegiate level. Lynn is also the Vice President of EQUILIBRIA IN SPORTS, a powerful ...
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Sofia Lopez-Ibor

Sofia Lopez-Ibor teaches music at The San Francisco School in California (USA), at the Orff Institute in Salzburg and at the International Orff Schulwek Levels in San Francisco. She studied Music Pedagogy and Education in at The Orff Institute of the University Mozarteum Salzburg (Austria) ...
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Jonathan Mann

Music Director at Cardiff Sinfonietta

Jonathan Mann is Music Director of the Cardiff Sinfonietta and the Sir Charles Mackerras Conducting Fellow at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London. Prize winner at the Jeunesses Musicales International Conducting Competition 2015 in Bucharest, he received the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra ...
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Joachim Matschoss

Artistic Director at Backyardtheatreensemble BYTE

Joachim Matschoss, born in Germany, now living in Melbourne/Australia. He is a playwright, poet and Theatre-maker. His Theatre Company, ‘Backyard Theatre Ensemble (BYTE)’ presents diverse pieces of theatre nationally and internationally. Joachim has created theatre in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, India, Uzbekistan, Malaysia, Indonesia, ...
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Phillip Moss

Chair Dept. Of Creative and Performing Arts at University Liggett School

Dr. Phillip Moss (Doc) teaches performing arts from grades 6 to 12 and directs drama productions at both the middle and upper school levels. Moss holds two terminal degrees, a Master of Fine Arts in theater direction, and an Educational Doctorate in Instructional Technology and ...
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Tom Nehmy

Director / Principal Psychologist at Healthy Minds Education & Training

Dr Tom Nehmy is a clinical psychologist with over 13 years’ experience. His passion is preventing psychological problems in people of all ages while also enhancing resilience and wellbeing. His doctoral research in developing the Healthy Minds Program produced the world’s first prevention program to ...
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Erick Pessoa

DaVinci Resolve 15 Trainer at Blackmagic Design

Erick Pessôa was born in Brazil and is a film teacher since 2003. He taught in Rio, Shanghai and now he is based in Paris, where he is teaching Film for Middle and High School. Involved with the IBO DP Film program since it’s inception, ...
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Pamela Pietro

NYU Tisch Dance

Pamela received a BFA/Dance from Florida State University and her MFA/Dance with a minor in Medical Ethics from University of Washington. She currently teaches as an Associate Arts Professor at New York University Tisch School for the Arts, Department of Dance, and she has been ...
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Jarrod Robinson

Founder & Director at ConnectedPE

Jarrod is known throughout the online community as “The PE Geek”, and authors a blog of the same name at www.thepegeek.com. He travels the world helping teachers find meaningful ways to integrate emerging technologies into their practice. He is also the founder of ConnectedPE: an ...
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Matt Smith

Cartoonist/Filmmaker/Comics Educator at Smith vs Smith

Matt Smith is a cartoonist, filmmaker and educator, as well as a TCK. After graduating from the International School of Kuala Lumpur, Matt attended the Vancouver Film School and University of Victoria. During his teaching career, he has been (among other roles) a technology teacher ...
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Marilyn Stewart

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Marilyn Stewart retired in May 2017 as Professor of Art Education and Co-coordinator of Graduate Programs in Art Education at Kutztown University, where she taught courses in art education theory and practice and others such as “Visual Culture: Critical Practice,” “Women in the Arts,” ...
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Carolyn Temertzoglou

Health and Physical Education at University of Toronto

Carolyn Temertzoglou teaches Health and Physical Education in the teacher education program at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. Through Carolyn’s many years of educational experience as a teacher, department head, curriculum writer and teacher educator, she helps educational ...
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Ted Temertzoglou

VP Teacher Student Success at Thompson Educational Publishing

Ted Temertzoglou was a Health and Physical Education Teacher for the Toronto District School Board for 20 years, and has taught in the Birchmount Exceptional Athlete Program. Presently he works with Thompson Educational Publishing creating learning resources for Health and Physical Education K-12. Mr. Temertzoglou ...
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All Speakers

Catlin Adams

Humanities Multi Level at Beijing City International School

Catlin Adams, originally from a small community in Manitoba, Canada, has taught internationally in both the Middle East and China. He is an MYP teacher at heart who has taught both English and Individuals & Societies courses. Catlin is keen on trying to discover new ...
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Clare Albertson

CJ

Originally from the Bay of Islands New Zealand, Clare Albertson has worked in the UK, Vietnam and New Zealand. Clare is currently an Elementary School PE and Subject Leader at UNIS Hanoi. She has taught in the PYP and MYP as a Physical and Health ...
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Keith Allerton

Drama Elementary Campus at Jakarta Intercultural School

Keith is a Grade EY3-Grade 5 Elementary Performing Arts Music and Drama teacher at JIS in Jakarta. He has been in this role for the past 6 years and helped create this new program. Previous to this position he was a Classroom Teacher in Grades ...
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Michelle Almanzor

Activities Director / Head of PE & Health at Brent International School Subic

Michelle Almanzor teaches grade 6-10 health and PE at Brent International School Subic in the Philippines where she is also the Activities Director. In her current position, Michelle is busy handling PE classes, health classes, organising school activities and varsity sports and coaches swimming, tennis ...
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Charlotte Amelot

HS PE/Health & MS French Pudong Campus at Shanghai American School


Tibor Andrassi

PE Elementary Campus at Chatsworth International School

Tibor Andrassi, currently at Chatsworth International School in Singapore, has been teaching physical education in international schools for a very long time. He specialises in teaching​ and coaching swimming to ​​pre-school and primary school children in EYP and PYP in a hands-on, interactive environment.

Peter Assimakopoulos

International School Bangkok

Peter Assimakopoulos has worked internationally as a Theatre Teacher for over 15 years. Currently, he teaches at MS Drama at the International School Bangkok. Previously, he has taught DP Theatre Arts, HS Theatre Arts, DP Film and MYP Drama. At most of his schools, he ...
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Amy Atkinson

SIS

Amy Atkinson has been teaching Secondary Visual Art (IGCSE/IB DP) for over 10 years in Canada and internationally in Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, and China. She is a graduate of University of Toronto, Wollongong University and most recently completed her M.ED with USF and Washington ...
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Tessa Augustyniak

Secondary Arts Director & WASC Coordinator at Berkeley International School

An experienced music teacher and former professional cellist with over 14 years in the classroom. I have worked as a general music teacher, cello teacher and orchestra coach and believe that the music department in every school should be a thriving hub of activity where ...
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Sarah Bailey

Early Learning Centre, Bangkok

Sawadeeka! I’m a passionate teaching-artist in dance and visual art education. My job allows me to combine creativity, collaboration and community - everything I’m passionate about! I’m fortunate to work in a school which emphasizes the Expressive Languages within its curriculum and project based learning. ...
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Graham Baines

Performing Arts Facilitator (PYP) at Vientiane International School

Graham (@pypchef) has been an International Educator for 17 years (8 yrs PYP). He is bringing his PYPx experience to the Performing Arts role and has embarked on the challenge of running individual inquiries in PA across multiple grades for the whole school year! He ...
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Lori Banks

Art Elementary Campus at Ruamrudee International School

This is my 18th year teaching Art, the first 16 years in Elementary Art in Belle Plaine Minnesota, USA. I am currently teaching Elementary Art in my 2nd year at Ruamrudee International School in Bangkok, Thailand. I have been teaching either full TAB or a ...
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Yek Barlongay

Yek is a dancer, choreographer and educator. Her formal training in various dance genres such as classical ballet, modern jazz, contemporary dance and tap dance started at the age of four. She was a member of the premier jazz dance company Douglas Nierras’ Powerdance. Presently, ...
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Mark Barnett

Technology Multi Level at The Harbour School

With over a decade of experience in STEM and maker education, Mark is passionate about project based learning and teaching students to create with technology. He speaks internationally about equity and access to STEM and maker education and has presented at TEDX, the Stanford FabLearn ...
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Marvin Bartel

Emeritus Professor at Goshen College

Dr. Marvin Bartel, Ed.D., Emeritus Professor of Art, Goshen College, grew up on a family farm in central USA. After university study, he taught art in grades 7 to 12 in Topeka, Kansas. Following graduate study, Bartel became a university level studio art instructor. After ...
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Jason Bennett

Multi Level Band at Raffles American School

Jason Bennett, band director at Raffles American School (Malaysia), has taught music in the United States, Hong Kong, and the UAE. He aims to give students memorable music experiences, both on and off stage. He is particularly interested in making connections between learning music and ...
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Ashley Benusa

Elementary Performing Arts at Canadian International School of Hong Kong

Ashley Benusa is a Performing Arts educator to students in grades 1-3 in the Canadian International School of Hong Kong. She is also the director of the Lower School Strings Ensemble, Choir and the biennial musical production. An avid contributor to arts projects school wide, ...
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Natsha Bollinger

Elem. Div. Early Childhood at Concordia International School Hanoi

Natasha Bollinger teaches kindergarten at Concordia International School Hanoi in Hanoi, Vietnam. Prior to coming to CISH Natasha taught second grade and kindergarten during her five years at Korean International School. She has been teaching for 10 years, with half of that spent in kindergarten ...
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Peter Boonshaft

Called one of the most exciting and exhilarating voices in music education today, Peter Loel Boonshaft has been invited to speak or conduct in every state in the United States and around the world. Honored by the National Association for Music Education and Music For ...
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Jesse Bradley

Art & Design Teacher at United Nations International School of Hanoi

The UNIS Hanoi Design team is made up of Brycen Davis, Jesse Bradley and Kent Saunders. We are a dynamic bunch who have come together from a variety of design backgrounds to create some pretty amazing resources. This year, we have been trying out the ...
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James Carlin

Music & Performing Arts Teacher at Thai Chinese International School

Jay Carlin has taught music and performing arts at TCIS in Bangkok, Thailand for the past 7 years. Previously, he worked with Kids in a New Groove, an Austin, Texas-based non-profit that provides music lessons to Foster children. In addition to teaching, Jay works as ...
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Matthew Chadwick

Technology Middle Campus at International School Manila

Matthew Chadwick comes to education from a previous career in Software Engineering at Nike and several startups. He is now an enthusiastic educator, learner and advocate for the Maker Movement. Currently he is the Middle School Technology Coordinator at International School Manila for the last ...
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Yabei Chen

Dance (PYP/MYP) at Northbridge International School Cambodia

Yabei Chen teaches PYP and MYP Dance at Northbridge International School Cambodia, a creative and inquiry based dance program which she started last year in collaboration with The Juilliard School. She choreographs for various school events, started after school dance programs both in Primary and ...
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Emily Clarke

Drama High Campus at Wells International School - On Nut Campus

Emily Clarke is the current head of the Visual and Performing Arts Department at Wells International School, Bangkok. She graduated with a BA in drama and an M.Ed. in Creative Arts and Education, both at the University of Exeter, UK. As well as teaching drama ...
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Kim Cofino

CEO at Eduro Learning

Kim Cofino is an author, entrepreneur, educational consultant, curriculum designer and teacher originally from the United States and currently based in Bangkok, Thailand. Kim’s work is based on nearly two decades of daily classroom experience teaching in Germany, Malaysia, Thailand, and Japan. She is a ...
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Bob Connor

HEALTH at International School Bangkok

I have been an educator in nine international schools in eight countries for 37+ years, with the majority as an Athletics-Activities Director, along with Physical Education instruction and supervision. I have recently become certified as a Primal Health Coach. It has become my mission to ...
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Elizabeth Cooper

Middle School STEM Teacher at Nansha College Preparatory Academy

Elizabeth Cooper is a Middle School STEM Teacher at NCPA in Guangzhou, China. She is always looking for engaging and authentic ways to integrate technology. FIRST Lego League Robotics has been a huge part of that. After participating as a child herself, she became a ...
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Abi Crayon

Lower Elementary Drama Teacher at Stamford American International School, Singapore


Abigail Crayon

Drama Elementary Campus at Stamford American International School

Abi Crayon teaches drama in the Lower Elementary division at Stamford American International School in Singapore. In her current position she teaches over 400 students a diverse drama curriculum. As part of her role she has written and directed Lower Elementary productions. Abi previously held ...
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Frank Curkovic

United World College of South East Asia - Dover Campus

Frank Curkovic is currently an Art teacher based in Singapore. He has taught everything from kindergarten to grade 12 and has also been a classroom teacher, an IT facilitator and a Drama and DT teacher. He has taught within the PYP, MYP, GCSE and IB. ...
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Gregory Dale

Duke University

Gregory A. Dale, Ph.D. is a former middle and high school teacher and coach in the United States. He taught in New York City and San Antonio, Texas. Currently, Greg is a professor at Duke University. He is also Director of the Sport Psychology and ...
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Brycen Davis

MS Design Teacher & Curriculum Leader at UNIS Hanoi


Ringo Dingrando

ISManila

Ringo is currently the program leader of the Design Technology Department at International School Manila for high school students. He runs the HS Robotics Club, teaches Design Technology, and also multiple robotics classes. His passions within education include competitive robotics, wearable technology, and digital fabrication. ...
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Paul Dobrowski

Art Elementary Campus at International School Bangkok

I've been teaching at the International School Bangkok for 12 years. I grew up in Eugene, Oregon and come from a family of artists. I have a degree in architechture from the University of Oregon as well as a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from ...
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Duff Douglas

UWCSEA

Duff wants to live in a world where everyone has access to quality education and a place where you are encouraged to chase your aspirations and dreams. If the world also happens to have a rule about TV shows not having cliff hangers in season ...
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Clayton Dowty

English/Language Arts High Campus at Shenzhen Shekou International School

Clayton Dowty has been an English and Drama teacher at Shekou International School since 2013. She began her career as a public school teacher in New York City. She has a M.A. in English and Theater Education from NYU, and was an actor prior to ...
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Sandy Elder

Aquatics at Shanghai American School

Sandy Elder has been an Aquatics Specialist for the past 20 years while also teaching Physical Education and coaching a variety of other sports. She has worked with the American Red Cross as an instructor and an instructor trainer and believes strongly in the importance ...
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Kofi GBOLONYO

Founder & Director at Nunya Music Academy, Dzodze, V.R., Ghana

Dr. Kofi Gbolonyo, is a Professor of Music and African Studies at the University of British Columbia, Canada; the founder and director of Nunya Music Academy, Ghana and the Orff-Afrique Annual Summer Course in Ghana. As a specialist in Orff-Schulwerk and multicultural music education, Dr. ...
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Marilyn George

WASC

Marilyn George has been the vice president of the Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS WASC), since 1987. In addition to her knowledge of international accreditation and ongoing school improvement her areas of expertise are school curriculum/instruction/assessment and professional development. ...
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Andrei Ghicu

ES HPE at Concordia International School Shanghai

Originally a professional Soccer player, Andrei discovered his passion for teaching early on, and mixed it with his love for sports in his job as a PE teacher. He taught and coached various sports and levels, ranging from Early Childhood to High School, and enjoys ...
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Andrew Gill

Tech. Coordinator School-wide at International School Ho Chi Minh City

Andrew Gill is a tech integrationist and an MYP Design teacher at International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC), Vietnam, with a background in visual arts. Andrew previously worked as an ICT Coordinator in China and Vietnam and as a visual arts and technology teacher ...
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Walt Gmelch

Professor of Organization and Leadership at University of San Francisco

Walt Gmelch is formerly the Dean of the School of Education at the University of San Francisco (2004-2013) and currently Professor of Leadership Studies. Walt has been an Associate Member of EARCOS since 1983 and workshop presenter. Currently, Dr. Gmelch co-directs the International School Leadership ...
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Jason Graham

Tech. Coordinator Elementary Campus at Jakarta Intercultural School

Jason is a Digital Literacy Coach at Jakarta Intercultural School, Indonesia. He has been an international educator for over 20 years and is a Lead Facilitator for IBO PYP Online Programmes, as well as an IBO workshop leader and IBO workshop developer. He is a ...
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David Gran

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Denise Granai

NIST International School

Currently a middle school counsellor at NIST International School and previously worked at Int. School of Amsterdam, Cairo American College, and Int. School of Belgrade. Earned a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology through California State University, Northridge and another Master’s degree in Expressive Arts Therapy-Dance/Movement ...
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Ron Gresham

Stonehill International School - Visual Arts PYP

Ron Gresham teaches Visual Arts to students in the early years through grade five at Stonehill International School in Bangalore, India. In his practice, Ron uses innovative approaches to foster agency in the students through a choice-based model that encourages creative thinking routines and supports ...
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Stacey Griffiths

PE Middle Campus at Singapore American School

Stacey Griffiths is currently in her 8th year teaching PE. She has taught in Australia, England, Japan and Singapore. Her current interest centers on turning the theory of personalised learning, into meaningful learning experiences for students, whilst maintaining the diversity of the PE experience. Her ...
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Shawna Grimes

Music High Campus at American International School Hong Kong

I am currently in my 11th year teaching, six being in Florida, and five in Hong Kong. I teach Band, Music Technology, and AP Theory.

Zach Groshell

Technology Elementary Campus at Nanjing International School

Zach Groshell is a PYP Design teacher at Nanjing International School. He has previously worked as an elementary teacher in Vietnam, and an instructional coach and elementary teacher in Sudan. At past conferences, Zach has presented on blended learning and classroom environment design, and has ...
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Jennifer Hartley

Earcos

Dr. Jennifer Hartley is a multi award winning director, writer, humanitarian and Applied Theatre Practitioner who has received global recognition for her work in Theatre and as an international speaker and human rights activist. An international director and writer, Jennifer lectures on drama theory and ...
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Nadia Hartley

Film Teacher at International School Manila

Nadia was born and educated in the UK but has lived and worked in Australia, Indonesia and Germany. With a background in Art, Film and English she has been a teacher for the last 16 years. Nadia currently teaches high school and IB Film at ...
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Charlotte Harvey

MYP Drama teacher at Seoul foreign school


Dinah Helgeson

Dinah Lindberg Helgeson recently retired from International School Bangkok after nine years as Head of Fine Arts and the High school Choir director. Prior to living in Bangkok, Thailand, Dinah was in demand as a guest conductor/choral clinician for several All-State Choir and Provincial festivals ...
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David Higginson

Technology Multi Level at Shanghai Community International School

I have been a teacher since 2004. I have been a primary school teacher, secondary school I.C.T. teacher, H.O.D. and in admin. I have worked in inner city schools, suburban schools and at international schools. Regardless of which position I’ve held, I have always been ...
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Caleb Hill

PE Elementary Campus at International School of Beijing

Caleb Hill is in his third year at ISB with additional time as Public Health Educator, coach and as a teacher in local K-12 schools in Beijing, Shanghai and Nova Scotia, Canada.

Emily Hill

Art High Campus at American International School Hong Kong

Emily Hill, is a Visual Arts Teacher based in Hong Kong. Prior to teaching at the American International School, she was working in the Hong Kong schooling system. She completed her formal teacher training at the College of Fine Arts (Australia) graduating in Bachelor of ...
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Doug Hundley

Director, Performing Arts Center at Shanghai American School


Monica Hwang

Arts Learning Leader at International School Ho Chi Minh City

Monica Hwang is an MYP/DP Visual Arts teacher as well as the Arts Learning Leader at International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC), Vietnam. Monica previously held the same role at ISPP in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and had her teacher-candidate position, teaching video and photography ...
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Judy Imamudeen

PYP Educator at Vientiane International School


Steve Incze

Music High Campus at Canggu Community School

Steffen Incze is a rock, funk, and hip-hop musician interested in incorporating contemporary popular music within formal classroom settings. He is the author of “Electrifying Tonality: Teaching music theory with the electric guitar”, and is currently teaching IGCSE and IB music in a high school ...
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Kevin Jarrett

Founder & Managing Principal at Firewalker Consulting

Kevin Jarrett is an award-winning teacher educator, author, speaker, and respected STEM / Maker Education consultant. Kevin is grounded in the belief that giving students the opportunity to imagine and create original solutions to real-world problems helps them develop the skills, dispositions, and adaptable mindset ...
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Joel Jayamohan

Art + Innovation. Middle school. Department Chair at Taipei American School

Joel Jayamohan is an award-winning artist and educator from India. He believes that students should engage with a variety of materials in the expression of their creativity. As a practicing artist, Joel is very aware of the creative process, and it helps him guide his ...
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Lynn Kachmarik

Vice prrsident at Equilibria in Sports

Lynn is a renowned international speaker and the CEO of TRUE BRAND SPORTS LLC, which provides workshops around the world to improve the sport culture at the youth, high school, and collegiate level. Lynn is also the Vice President of EQUILIBRIA IN SPORTS, a powerful ...
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Meiirman Kanatov

PE Multi Level at Dostyk American International School (Kazakhstan)

I have been working as a PE teacher assistant and as an After-School Activity Coordinator at Dostyk American International School (DAIS) for four years. This year I started studying for a bachelor’s degree in computer science at the University of the People.

Jeff Koltutsky

Art Middle Campus at Singapore American School

Jeff Koltutsky has been formally teaching art for 20 years. He has taught primarily in a middle school setting but has elementary, and high school experience including AP. Jeff is originally from Canada and has taught at Singapore American School for the past 14 years, ...
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Amber Kotcher

HS Art Teacher at The International School of Kuala Lumpur

Amber is a National Board Certified Art Educator. She has a B.A in Art Education (K-12) and a Masters in Education Leadership. She has taught IBDP and PYP, AP (Drawing, 2D and Art History), IGCSE, and a wide variety Art curriculums. Amber is currently a ...
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Tiffany Larkan

Art High Campus at The Harbour School

With a BA in Fine Art from Chelsea College of Art and Design (UK), PGC in Child Development(HK), and an MA in Art Education fromBoston University (USA), my intentions as an artist educator, are to advocate for, and broaden the understanding of the arts within ...
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Steve Lawrence

SCIS-Pudong, China

Steve is currently a teacher of Humanities and Psychology at Shanghai Community International School. Steve has worked as a graduate instructor for Technology Integration in Education and has developed workshops for meditative psychology in education and leadership; these workshops have been shared in 7 countries ...
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Alison Leathwood

PE High Campus at Saigon South International School

Originally from the mountains of British Columbia, Alison Leathwood grew up loving sports and activity. From an early age, she decided she wanted to follow her passion and become a Physical Education Teacher. Since moving to Vietnam 4 years ago where she teaches High School ...
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Bruno Lebon

Drama Middle Campus at ISS International School

Bruno Alen Lebon has a Master in Linguistics and Elizabethan Drama. He has been teaching Languages and Drama for 18 years at ISS International School after working for the French Ministry of Education and directing the Alliance Française in both Sydney and Singapore. Bruno is ...
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Tanya Lee-Parker

UNIS

Tanya Lee-Parker has been a Physical and Health Education teacher for 25+ years in New Zealand and Internationally. During her career as an educator she has been Head of Department; Director of Sport; Middle School Principal; plus set up an Elite Institute of Sport for ...
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Victoria Leith

Music Elementary Campus at Teda International School

From the UK, now living in China! I am the primary music teacher at Teda International School. Looking forward to meeting everyone!

Michael Lekich

Student Teacher - Observer at Wells International School

Michael Lekich is an English Language Arts Teacher at Wells International School, Bangkok. He studied Italian at Cornell University, USA (BA) and Curriculum and Instruction at George Mason University, USA (M.Ed.). He teaches grades 7-12 and is an active member of Comedy Club Bangkok’s Improvisational ...
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Sofia Lopez-Ibor

Sofia Lopez-Ibor teaches music at The San Francisco School in California (USA), at the Orff Institute in Salzburg and at the International Orff Schulwek Levels in San Francisco. She studied Music Pedagogy and Education in at The Orff Institute of the University Mozarteum Salzburg (Austria) ...
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Linda Lund

Presenter

Linda was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and is the mother of 3 grown active children. Throughout her 30+ year career she worked as a PE teacher, an administrator, as well as, a high school principal. She was venue lead for Speed Skating at the ...
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Gene MacLachlan

Gen. Science Elementary Campus at Korea International School

Originally from the balmy climes of south western Ontario, Canada, Gene MacLachlan has taught science in three different countries over the course of 12 years. Currently an Elementary School Science specialist at Korea International School, he views Science teaching as a means of cultivating the ...
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Nik Madalinski

Nik Madalinski teaches design to grades five through ten students at Nanjing International School, NIS. He’s previously taught design at Canadian Academy in Kobe Japan and prior to NIS was an ICT and Learning Coach at the International Community School of Addis Ababa. He got ...
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Nik Madalinski

Design at Nanjing International School

Nik Madalinski teaches design to grades five through ten students at Nanjing International School, NIS. He’s previously taught design at Canadian Academy in Kobe Japan and prior to NIS was an ICT and Learning Coach at the International Community School of Addis Ababa. He got ...
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Seth Madden

HS and IB Art at International School Bangkok

Seth Madden is an experienced High School Visual Arts teacher, having worked both nationally in Australia, and internationally at the International School of Düsseldorf, and currently at the International School Bangkok. Within this time, Seth has delivered and examined a range of Visual Arts curriculums, ...
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Rolly Maiquez

Tech. Coordinator School-wide at American International School Hong Kong


Rolly Maiquez, Ed.D.

Learning Designer at VERSO International School (BKK)

Currently Director of EdTech at American International School in Hong Kong and Learning Design Consultant at VERSO International School, Bangkok (www.verso.school). Doctorate in Education -- Instructional Technology & Distance Education / Educational Leadership. Master of Arts -- Counseling Psychology. ------------------------- I enjoy working with tools ...
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Jonathan Mann

Music Director at Cardiff Sinfonietta

Jonathan Mann is Music Director of the Cardiff Sinfonietta and the Sir Charles Mackerras Conducting Fellow at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London. Prize winner at the Jeunesses Musicales International Conducting Competition 2015 in Bucharest, he received the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra ...
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Andy Marshall

Choir Director at International School Bangkok

Andy Marshall is in his 4th year teaching MS and HS choir at ISB. He was previously teaching and working as a HS choir director in Bellingham WA. He holds a BA Mus, MIT, and is National Board Certified. He is a Published composer and ...
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Lien Indigne Martens

MSPE at Isb

Lien is an experienced and passionate physical educator at International School Bangkok. Lien has 15 years experience in a combination of teaching Early Childhood Movement and Dance and Middle School physical education. This unique mixture of work experiences has helped her in developing an accessible ...
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Arlie Martin

Technology Elementary Campus at International Community School - Singapore

Arlie Martin teaches Technology for grades JK-5 and Art and Music for JK and Kindergarten at International Community School in Singapore. She currently is developing a technology curriculum based on ISTE standards for the elementary school that aligns with both the middle and high school ...
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Joachim Matschoss

Artistic Director at Backyardtheatreensemble BYTE

Joachim Matschoss, born in Germany, now living in Melbourne/Australia. He is a playwright, poet and Theatre-maker. His Theatre Company, ‘Backyard Theatre Ensemble (BYTE)’ presents diverse pieces of theatre nationally and internationally. Joachim has created theatre in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, India, Uzbekistan, Malaysia, Indonesia, ...
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John McCarthy

PE Multi Level at Nagoya International School, Japan

John Paul McCarthy has a B.S. in Physical Education (New York State teacher certification K-12) and a M.Ed in Teaching English to Students of Other Languages. He is currently in his 15th year of teaching abroad having split that time between both China and Japan. ...
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David McMahon

DP/MYP Design at SSIS Suzhou

David McMahon is a Design teacher from Ireland, currently teaching MYP and IBDP Design at SSIS in Suzhou, China. David taught Engineering and Design in Ireland and the United Kingdom before moving to China. Recently, David presented at the ACAMIS Technology conference at TIS Macau. ...
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Alex Miladinovski

Aquatics at Shanghai American School

Alex Miladinovski is the Aquatics Specialist at Shanghai American School’s Pudong campus. He is a two-time Olympian in swimming, having represented Macedonia at the Olympic Games in Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004. He participated in seven World and eleven European swimming championships. Alex has a ...
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Jane Mitchell

HOD Visual Arts at Seoul International School


Phillip Moss

Chair Dept. Of Creative and Performing Arts at University Liggett School

Dr. Phillip Moss (Doc) teaches performing arts from grades 6 to 12 and directs drama productions at both the middle and upper school levels. Moss holds two terminal degrees, a Master of Fine Arts in theater direction, and an Educational Doctorate in Instructional Technology and ...
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Tom Nehmy

Director / Principal Psychologist at Healthy Minds Education & Training

Dr Tom Nehmy is a clinical psychologist with over 13 years’ experience. His passion is preventing psychological problems in people of all ages while also enhancing resilience and wellbeing. His doctoral research in developing the Healthy Minds Program produced the world’s first prevention program to ...
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Gregory Nichols

ISY

Gregory Nichols teaches visual arts at the International School of Yangon for grades 8-12, including IB visual arts for students in the Diploma Program. Besides being the main secondary art teacher, he is working with eager students to create a new service-oriented art club. Gregory ...
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Josie O'Reilly

Josie O’Reilly has spent time teaching K-12 PE teacher and as Head of Department in her native New Zealand, Saudi Arabia and for the last five years at the International School of Beijing.

Alycia Owen

EAL Head of Department at American International School of Guangzhou

Alycia has been in classrooms serving EAL students for more than 30 years in the USA, Pakistan, the Philippines, Venezuela, and in China. In every case, differentiating instruction for students with special language or learning needs has been essential. She brings experience in collaborating for ...
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Tom Pasquini

Taipei American School

It took about 20 years, but I was able to realize a childhood dream of returning to SEA to teach. I attended and graduated from ISKL in the 90s (when Dick K. was the head), and by sophomore year of college decided that I wanted ...
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Brenda Perkins

MS Health & Wellness Teacher at International School Bangkok


Erick Pessoa

American School of Paris

Erick Pessôa was born in Brazil and is a film teacher since 2003. He taught in Rio, Shanghai and now he is based in Paris, where he is teaching Film for Middle and High School. Involved with the IBO DP Film program since it’s inception, ...
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Erick Pessoa

DaVinci Resolve 15 Trainer at Blackmagic Design

Erick Pessôa was born in Brazil and is a film teacher since 2003. He taught in Rio, Shanghai and now he is based in Paris, where he is teaching Film for Middle and High School. Involved with the IBO DP Film program since it’s inception, ...
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Cleo Peterson

Grade 5 Teacher/Art Teacher at SCIS Pudong


Wagner Pierre

Gen. Science Middle Campus at Dalian American International School

Wagner Pierre was born and raised in Miami, Florida. Since August 2003, he has been a middle school teacher with the required training, certification, and dedication necessary to provide a high-quality education to all his students. He earned his BSEd degree from the University of ...
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Wagner Pierre

Middle School Science teacher at Dalian American International School

Haitian-American 🇭🇹🇺🇸 Born and raised in Miami, Florida and currently living in China 🇨🇳 文博恩 WeChat ID = WaggyP32

Pamela Pietro

NYU Tisch Dance

Pamela received a BFA/Dance from Florida State University and her MFA/Dance with a minor in Medical Ethics from University of Washington. She currently teaches as an Associate Arts Professor at New York University Tisch School for the Arts, Department of Dance, and she has been ...
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Jaleea Price

DP Examiner - Dance + Film Teacher at ISBangkok

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Rachmad Priyadi

Multi Level General Music at Surabaya Intercultural School

Rachmad Priyadi obtained his Music diploma from YASMI Music School in Surabaya, Indonesia. Rachmad is also trained in Gamelan and Record Engineering. He recently obtained his Masters in Education Management from Universitas Wijaya Putra in Surabaya, Indonesia. Rachmad has been a teacher of music for ...
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Eli Prochnau

Middle School PE at Brent International School Manila


Elias Jonathan Samuel Prochnau

PE Middle Campus at Brent International School Manila


Catherine Rankin

Drama Middle Campus at International School Manila

Catherine has been involved in teaching Drama/ Theatre for 27 years. A committed educator who loves using play to extend and support students.

Ty Riddick

PE Multi Level at Korea International School-JeJu Campus

Ty Riddick is the Athletic Director and Head of Physical Education at the Korea International School of Jeju. He is currently in his 7th year of teaching, all of which have been spend in secondary education. He is a Level 1 CrossFit coach and has ...
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Josefino Rivera

HS English Teacher at American International School of Hong Kong

Josefino has over 10 years of experience in international school settings: California, Rome, Bonn, Buenos Aires, Sofia, and now Hong Kong. Originally from the Philippines, Josefino grew up in California and received his BA in English at the University of California, Santa Barbara and MA ...
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Jarrod Robinson

Founder & Director at ConnectedPE

Jarrod is known throughout the online community as “The PE Geek”, and authors a blog of the same name at www.thepegeek.com. He travels the world helping teachers find meaningful ways to integrate emerging technologies into their practice. He is also the founder of ConnectedPE: an ...
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Gina Ryan

Music Middle Campus at Prem Tinsulanonda International School

Dr. Gina Ryan is the Senior School music teacher at Prem Tinsulanonda International School (PTIS) in Chiang Mai, Thailand since 2011. She teaches strings, band, vocal & choral, music appreciation, composition, and technology and is one of the founders of the International Schools of Chiang ...
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Tifani Sadek

PE Middle Campus at Shanghai American School

I am a Minnesotan deep down in my heart and yet have called 5 different countries home. I have loved teaching, counseling and coaching for over 26 years, and truly feel that education is one of the best professions. Life is great, especially when I ...
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Kent Saunders

Art Middle Campus at United Nations International School of Hanoi

The UNIS Hanoi Design team is made up of Brycen Davis, Jesse Bradley and Kent Saunders. We are a dynamic bunch who have come together from a variety of design backgrounds to create some pretty amazing resources. This year, we have been trying out the ...
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Bekah Schneider

As a passionate educator and mother teenagers, Bekah believes strongly in the power of fun in the classroom. She has taught a range of subjects from Study Skills and History to English and Drama. Currently, she is the MYP Drama and DP Theatre teacher at ...
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Bekah Schneider

GSIS

I’m a lover of Quantum Learning and believe strongly in the power of fun to learn anything :). I’m currently the MYP Drama and DP Theatre teacher at Gyeonggi Suwon International School. I have two amazing teenage sons as well as two purrfect kitties. I’m ...
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Hannah Shackleton

Art Elementary Campus at American International School Hong Kong

My name is Hannah Grace Shackleton and I am the Elementary Art Teacher at American International School in Hong Kong, I teach a broad based curriculum to grades K-4. I have previously taught Art and Design in my home city, Manchester, United Kingdom and for ...
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Amy Smith

HKIS

Amy teaches Middle School Health at the Hong Kong International School and has a passion for curriculum that is current, relevant, adaptable, and shared. She has presented at conferences in Asia as well as SXSWedu and the SHAPE America National Conventions, and serves as the ...
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Matt Smith

Cartoonist/Filmmaker/Comics Educator at Smith vs Smith

Matt Smith is a cartoonist, filmmaker and educator, as well as a TCK. After graduating from the International School of Kuala Lumpur, Matt attended the Vancouver Film School and University of Victoria. During his teaching career, he has been (among other roles) a technology teacher ...
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Brooke Stephens

PE Elementary Campus at United World College of South East Asia

I am originally from Sydney, Australia and I have worked as an Elementary PE Teacher in Sydney, Beijing (ISB), am currently at UWCSEA Dover Campus and will be moving with my family to ISM Manila in July. Little ones are a passion of mine and ...
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Marilyn Stewart

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Marilyn Stewart retired in May 2017 as Professor of Art Education and Co-coordinator of Graduate Programs in Art Education at Kutztown University, where she taught courses in art education theory and practice and others such as “Visual Culture: Critical Practice,” “Women in the Arts,” ...
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Lindy Stice

Art Elementary Campus at International School Suva

Mrs Stice is a Visual Arts educator and certified Arts Integration Specialist. Currently leading the Specialist teaching team in the Primary School, she advances International School Suva’s transdisciplinary programme of inquiry through authentic integration of the arts, including integration within our comprehensive Ocean Science programme. ...
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Tamara Studniski

MYP/IB Language and Literature Teacher, EE Coordinator at Xiamen International School

Tamara Studniski is an MYP and DP English Language & Literature teacher at Xiamen International School, China. Her background includes leading the Qingdao International Drama Group, a community theater group (2005-2010), and Dakar Playdate (2012-2015), an improvisational performance group. Using drama in the classroom as ...
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Barbara Sunday

The College Board

Barbara Sunday began her teaching career in Jamaica, West Indies, and has taught AP Studio Art at Sentinel Secondary School in West Vancouver, Canada, for many years. Barb is also an experienced elementary teacher, has served as a District Art Coordinator, and has lectured in ...
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Edwin Tanner

Music Elementary Campus at Chinese International School

Dr. Edwin Tanner is an artist and research-practitioner in Primary education at Chinese International School in Hong Kong. A veteran teacher, Dr. Tanner has taught various subjects in Canada, and for the past 20 years has been a Primary Music Specialist at the Chinese International ...
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Carolyn Temertzoglou

Health and Physical Education at University of Toronto

Carolyn Temertzoglou teaches Health and Physical Education in the teacher education program at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. Through Carolyn’s many years of educational experience as a teacher, department head, curriculum writer and teacher educator, she helps educational ...
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Ted Temertzoglou

VP Teacher Student Success at Thompson Educational Publishing

Ted Temertzoglou was a Health and Physical Education Teacher for the Toronto District School Board for 20 years, and has taught in the Birchmount Exceptional Athlete Program. Presently he works with Thompson Educational Publishing creating learning resources for Health and Physical Education K-12. Mr. Temertzoglou ...
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Jordan Thomas

Drama Multi Level at Dwight School Seoul

Jordan Thomas serves as the Head of the Arts and teaches Upper School Drama at Dwight School Seoul in Seoul, South Korea. In his current assignment, he is involved in many aspects of the Performing Arts in the school and directs the whole school production. ...
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Naima Thompson

Secondary School Performing Arts Teacher at American International School

Ms. Keitha “Naima” Thompson is from Trinidad & Tobago and studied in the USA where she obtained her B.A. in Communication Arts and her M.Ed. in Education. After receiving her degrees and developing her style and work experience as a dramatic arts educator in NYC, ...
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Sean Thompson

Tech. Coordinator School-wide at International School of the Sacred Heart

* Subscribe to my DIGITAL CREATIVITY CLUB YouTube channel for weekly ideas and tutorials: bit.ly/digisubz * Sean is an educational technology specialist who teaches grades 1 through 8 at the International School of the Sacred Heart in Tokyo. He has travelled extensively across Asia speaking, ...
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Helen Trajtenberg

Art Teacher at St. Paul American School Hanoi

Helen Trajtenberg is an art teacher with 12 years teaching experience in US public schools in Colorado, US Department of Defense Dependent School in Japan, The American School of Lima, Peru and St. Paul American School Hanoi. She is passionate about developing meaningful and relevant ...
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Sarah Tudge

Drama Multi Level at Canadian Academy

Sarah started her teaching journey lecturing physical theatre whilst running a dance company in Cape Town, South Africa. She moved to the UK and discovered teaching theatre and has continued her creative journey, leading Arts departments in Tanzania, Germany and Japan.

Cristina Varriale

MS/HS Counselor and PSHE teacher at Seisen International School

Cristina Varriale, M.S.Ed, is a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer who is currently serving as the Middle School and High School Counselor at Seisen International School in Tokyo, Japan. Originally from New York City, Cristina was first introduced to Positive Discipline while serving as the Pastoral ...
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Catrina Walters

Film Teacher at International School Manila

A film and media teacher for the last 10 years, currently teaching high school film to grade 9-12 at International School Manila and teaching film online with Pamoja Education. She graduated with a BA in Caribbean Studies and Media Studies and a MA in Media ...
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Dwiky Wikrama

Music TA at Canggu Community School

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Matthew Wise

Learning Innovator at American International School


Jeff Woodrow

Jeff Woodrow is a social entrepreneur, freelance designer and head of design technology at the United World College of Thailand. Jeff has degrees in Fine Arts, Education, Film Production and holds a Masters of Design. His large body of diverse work has garnered international attention ...
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James Wright

Physics Teacher at Garden International School Kuala Lumpur

James has been teaching Physics for seven years, as well as being a head of department, PGCE mentor for Oxford University, and handling academic logistics. A self-confessed geek, he tries to employ technology in his classroom to enhance student learning. He is currently producing assessment ...
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Michael Xhauflair

HS Physical Education & Health and MS French teacher at Shanghai American School

Originally from Belgium, Michel has been fortunate to teach in the Elementary, Middle and High School levels for over 25 years in Europe, Middle East, North America and Asia. He is currently employed at Shanghai American School (Pudong) where he teaches Physical Education in HS ...
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Michel Xhauflair

HS PE/Health & MS French at Shanghai American School