Christina Adamou, Math Department

christina0001 Position:
Grade 9 Geometry
IB Math StudiesDegrees & Qualifications:
BSc Mathematics and Statistics, University of Cyprus
MA Developmental, Cognitive and Educational Psychology, University of Cyprus
MA in Statistics, University of Pittsburgh, USA
PhD candidate in Psychology, University of Cyprus (expected 2018)

Kyriaki Anastasiou, Elementary Department

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Grade 1 Teacher Assistant & Grade 1 Greek Native Language Program

Degrees & Qualifications:
BEd Science of Education, Primary School , from the University of Cyprus
Specialization: Teaching Greek Language and Inclusive Education
MA Comparative Education from the University College London, UK
Teacher Certification (QTS), from the UK Department for Education. Certificate as teacher that meets the requirements for employment in schools in England.

Chelsea Bergner, Elementary Department

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Grade 4Degrees & Qualifications:
BSc in Elementary Education from Northern Arizona University
MA in English from Northern Arizona
Elementary Teaching Certification from the State of Arizona
Certification in Secondary Education English from the State of Arizona
Structured English Immersion endorsement from the State of Arizona
English as a Second Language Endorsement from the State of Arizona

 

Jane Button, Learning Support Department

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ELL Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in English and Fine Arts from Sydney University, Australia
MA of Education in High School English from the University of Technology, Sydney, University
MA of International Education, Endicott College, MA, USA

 

Heather Charalambous, Science Department

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Grade 8 & 9 Biology IB Biology, Head of Science Department

Degrees & Qualifications:
BSc in Wildlife & Fisheries Science from Texas A & M University, USA
MSc in Entomology, University of Arizona, USA
Teaching Certificate from the State of Arizona, USA
Endorsement in English Immersion Certification, Arizona, USA

 

Maria Charalambous, Modern Languages Department

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Grade 2-5 Greek Native Language Middle School Grade 7 & 8 Greek Language
Head of the Modern Languages Department

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA, Byzantine & Modern Greek Philology from The University of Cyprus, Cyprus
MA, Late Antique & Byzantine Studies from The University of London Royal Holloway, UK

 

Pantelis Charalambous, Elementary Department

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Grade 5 Teacher
Elementary Divisional Coordinator & Internal Coordinator for Accreditation

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA, Elementary Education from The University of Cyprus
MA in Applied Linguistics/ TESOL, Teacher’s College Columbia University, USA
PGCEI: in Education from the University of Nottingham, UK (expected 2017)

 

Maria Chrysostomou, Elementary Department

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Grade 2 Teacher Assistant & Grade 2 Greek as a Foreign Language Teacher & Outdoor Educational Coordinator

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in Primary Education from the University of Cyprus
MA in Outdoor Environmental Education and Outdoor Life, Linkoping, University, Sweden
MSc in Language Pedagogy, from the University of Cyprus (anticipated 2017)

 

Amy Clerides, Leadership Team

Amy Position:
K-12 Principal

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in Elementary Education from The University of Wisconsin, USA
MA in Education from Southern Connecticut State University, USA
MA in Educational Leadership from Lehigh University, USA
Teaching Certificate from the State of Connecticut, USA

 

Kika Coles, Fine Arts Department

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IB Coordinator, IB Visual Arts Teacher & Fine Arts Department Head

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in Fine Arts from Kingston Polytechnic, UK
MSc in Educational Leadership from Leicester University, UK
PGCE in Art and Design, De Montfort University, UK

 

Thadd Correia, Fine Arts Department

Thadd Correia Position:
Grades 6-10 Drama
IB SL/HL Theatre ArtsDegrees & Qualifications:
Bachelor of Arts, Hons., York University, Ontario
Bachelor of Education, Faculty of Education, York University, Toronto, Ontario
IB Diploma Theater ISTA, UK
Additional Teaching Quolifications from York University, Toronto, Ontario:
Special Education, Part 1
Special Education, Part 2
Guidance and Career Education

Anna Deliyiannis, English Department

Anna Deliyiannis Position:
Middle School English Literature Teacher
Middle School Coordinator

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA, Suffolk University, MA, USA
MA in Education, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
Teaching Certification from State of Massachusetts, USA
Qualified to teach English as a Second Language, MA, USA

 

Zeinat Diab, Elementary Department

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KG3/KG4 Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in Early Childhood Education from Lebanese American University in Beirut, Lebanon
Teaching Diploma in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Lebanese American University in Beirut, Lebanon.

 

Tanya Diaz, Elementary Department

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KG5 Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in Special Education with a minor in Spanish from Clemson University, South Carolina, USA
Early childhood certified
MA of Arts in TESOL from Furman University in South Carolina, USA
Level 4 Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Accredited by the University of Cambridge in ESOL Examinations, CPR Certified, CPI Certified

 

Andreas Economou, Science Department

andreas Position:
Grade 10 Science & IB SL/HL ChemistryDegrees & Qualifications:
BSc in Chemistry from Aristotelian University, Greece
MChem in Organic Chemistry, The University of Manchester, UK
PhD in Organic Chemistry, The University of Manchester, UK

Joy Ermogenous, Elementary Department

index Position:
Elementary Literacy Coach & Elementary Assessment Coordinator

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in Childhood Education from Queens College City University of New York, USA
MA in Education & Children’s Literature from Queens College, USA
Teacher Certificate from the State of New York, USA
Teacher’s College Colombia Reader’s & Writer’s Workshop Certificates

Brady Feutz, Science & Math Departments

Brady Feutz Position:
Grade 6 & 7 Math and Science
Middle School Coordinator

Degrees & Qualifications:
BSc in Sports Science from Western Washington University, USA
MA in Teaching from Seattle Pacific University, USA
MSc in Exercise Physiology from Western Washington University, USA
Teacher Certification from the State of Washington, USA
Certificate as Mathematics Specialist in International Schools from the US State Department Office of Overseas Schools

Dane Floyd, Elementary Department

Dane Floyd Position:
Grade 3

Degrees & Qualifications:
BSc Cultural Studies with concentration in Journalism & Writing
MSc in Education, Childhood Education with Distinction
NYS Teaching Certification in Childhood Education Grades 1-6
Teacher’s College Colombia Writer’s Workshop Certificate

Rumeysa Gokcekus, Learning Support Department

index Position:
Elementary ELL Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA of Psychology from Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
MA of Education in Special Education (Behavioral and Emotional Disorders) from North Carolina State University, USA
Teaching Certifications in Special Education
TESOL Certification

Cody Hamilton, Guidance Counselor

Cody Hamilton Position:
Grades 6-12 Guidance Counselor

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in Sociology from University of New Mexico, USA
MA in Guidance and Counseling from University of New Mexico, USA
Professional Certificate in Secondary School Counseling from the University of Denver, USA
Certified School Counselor, State of Colorado Certification from the National Board for Certified Counselors(NBCC)

Noah Hayes-McKeirnan, Elementary Department

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Elementary Counsellor & Learning Support TeacherDegrees & Qualifications:
BA in Spanish, Northern Arizona University, USA
BA in Secondary English from Northern Arizona University, USA
MA in Special Education, Grand Canyon University, USA
Teaching Certificate from Arizona, USA
Certified in K-12 Special Education
Secondary Education in English
K-6 Teaching Certification
ESL Endorsement.

Eva Karpasitis, Modern Languages Department

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Middle School French, and IB Ab initio SL French

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA Honors in German and French Philology from Freie Universitat, Germany
MA in French and Comparative Literature from L’Universite, Paris, X Nanterre
PhD in English Language and Literature, The Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, Munchen, Germany

Nathaniel Highstein, Math Department

Nathaniel Highstein Position:
Grade 8 Algebra I, Grade 10 Algebra II & IB TOK Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.F.A., Purchase College, State University of New York, USA
M.F.A. Maine College of Art, USA
CAS Extended Teacher Education Program, College of Education, University of Southern Maine, USA
Teacher Certification in Secondary Mathematics from the State of Maine, USA

Laura Houston, Social Studies Department

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Grade 9 Modern World History, IB Economics, Extended Essay Coordinator & Model UN Advisor

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in Sociology with a minor in Government from Colby College, USA
MA In Social Studies Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, USA
Standard Teaching Certificate from the State of Illinois – certification renewed 2015 to teach in the Social Sciences, including History and Economics.

Scilla Anne, Elementary Department

index Position:
Grade 1

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in English Literature from Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA
Multiple Subject Teaching Credentials from University of California, Berkeley, USA
MA in Curriculum Design (anticipated 2017)
Colorado Professional Teacher License in Elementary Education

Rachel Iannacone, Social Studies Department

Rachel Iannacone Position:
Grade Middle School Social Studies, K-12 Coordinator of Cultural Heritage Studies & Research Coordinator

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in Art History from University of Pennsylvania, USA
MA in Architectural History from University of Pennsylvania, USA
PhD in Architectural History, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Kate Jarrold, Fine Arts Department

index Position:
KG4-Grade 9 Music

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in Music from Royal College of Music, UK
PGCEI: in Education from the University of Nottingham, UK

Julie Jonsson, Social Studies Department

Julie Jonsson Position:
Grade 10 US History and IB History

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in Secondary Social Studies Education, University of Wyoming, USA
MA in History, University of Wyoming, USA
PhD in History, University of Oklahoma, USA
Teaching Certification in Geography, History and Social Studies, from the State of Wyoming

Kristi Kamps, Fine Arts Department

Kristi Kamps Position:
KG3-Grade 5 Art

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in Communication from University of Southern Maine, USA
MA in Extended Teacher Education Program from University of Southern Maine, USA
Teaching Certification from the State of Maine, USA

Michelle Kleiss, Leadership Team

Michelle Kleiss Position:
School Director

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA Ed, The American University, Washington DC, USA
MA Ed in K-12 School Administration and Supervision, Bowie State University, Maryland, USA
EdD, Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, USA
Teaching Certificate from the District of Columbia, USA.

Chryso Konstantinou, Elementary & Modern Language Departments

index Position:
Elementary Greek as a Foreign Language
Grade 7/8 Spanish

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in History and Archeology, from the University of Cyprus
BA in Language Studies, Spanish and English, from the Open University of UK
MA in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language, University of Granada, Spain
Accredited Examiner and Assessor for Escolar Dele A1-A2; A2-B1; B1-B2; C1-C2;
Diploma in Spanish Level C2

Katerina Loizidou, Modern Languages Department

index Position:
Grade 9, 10, IB French B SL/HL

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in French Language and Literature, Aristoteleion University, Greece

Alexis Michaelides, Fine Arts Department

Alexis Position:
Middle and High School Visual Arts

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA Honours Fine Arts from Middlesex University UK
MA Fine Arts from Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
PGCEI: in Education from the University of Nottingham, UK(expected 2016)

Arno Morales, Modern Languages Department

Arno Morales Position:
Activities Director/ Middle High School Spanish, IB SL/HL Spanish

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in French & Political Science from Humboldt State University, USA
Attended Faculty des Lettres Aix-En-Provence and Institut de Sciences Politiques, France
Teaching Certification from the State of California: Teaching credentials in Spanish & French

Lydia Panayides, Elementary Department

index Position:
KG5 Teacher Assistant & Levelled Book Room Coordinator

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA Business Administration from the European University of Cyprus

Elpiniki Papageorgiou, Modern Languages Department

Elpiniki Papageorgiou Position:
Grade 6 Greek Literature Grade 9-12 Greek Literature IB Greek Literature

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in Byzantine & Modern Greek from The University of Cyprus
MA in Sociolinguistics from the University of Essex, UK

Petros Papapetrou, Health and Physical Education Department

Petros Papapetrou Position:
7-10 Physical and Health Education
Grade 12 Sports Science
CAS Coordinator & Head of the PE Department

Degrees & Qualifications:
BSc in Physical Education from Queens College City University of New York, USA
MSc in Curriculum and Teaching Physical Education from Teacher’s College Columbia University, USA
Teaching Certification in Physical and Health Education from the State of New Jersey, USA

Georgia Papasavva, Math Department

dsc_0287 Position:
Grade 9 Geometry
Grade 7 Science
Grade 6 Advisory

Degrees & Qualifications:
BSc in Chemistry from the, University of Athens
Masters in Science Education, University of Cyprus
IB Cat Trained in Biology, IGCSE Trained in Chemistry

Nicos Papasolomou, Health and Physical Education Department

Nicos Papasolomou Position:
KG4-Grade 6 Physical and Health Education

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in Physical Education from Summelweis University, Hungary
MSc in Physical Education from Summelweis University, Hungary
MSc in Exercise & Nutrition from Liverpool University, UK

Stephen Perry, Library Department

index Position:
K-12 Librarian

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in History, minor in Spanish and Anthropology, Wichita State University, Kansas
M.A Latin American Studies and Spanish from Indiana University, Bloomington
M.L.S. (in Library Science), University of Texas at Austin

Chara Petridou, Elementary Department

Chara Petridou Position:
Grade 2

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in Primary Education, The University of Cyprus
MSc Inclusive and Special Education, The University of Edinburgh, UK
Teacher’s College Colombia Writer’s Workshop Certificate

Nicolas Roussis, IT Department

Nicholas Roussis Position:
Instructional Technology Department Head & School-wide Integrationist
Grade 6-10 IT Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
BSc in Computer Science from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
MSc in Computing and Business from San Francisco State University, USA
PGCEI: in Education and Teaching ICT from the University of Nottingham, UK

Evgenia Roussou, Fine Arts Department

Evgenia Roussou Position:
Grade 10 & IB Music Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
Piano Diploma (National Conservatoire of Cyprus)
BMus Hons (Music), University of Hull, UK
MMus (Piano Accompaniment Performance), University of Leeds, UK
PhD Candidate (Doctoral Research in Piano Accompaniment), University of Hull, UK

Laramie Shockey, English Department

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Grade 9 & 10 English Literature, IB English Literature & Head of the English Department

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA, Mount Holyoke College, USA
BA Ed, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada
MA, University of Victoria, BC, Canada
Teacher Certification from the Province of British Columbia, Canada

Christina Themistocleous, Elementary Department

index Position:
Grade 3 Teacher AssistantDegrees & Qualifications:
Diploma of The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (Music Performance − Piano)
Bachelor Degree in Education − Primary School (University of Cyprus)
MA Learning, Technology and Education (University of Nottingham)

Avgoustinos Tsaousis, Math & Science Department

Avgoustinos Tsaousis Position:
IB SL Math, IB HL Math Tutor, IB SL/HL Physics

Degrees & Qualifications:
BSc in Physics, University of Crete
Master in Foundation of Physics, University of Cyprus
PhD Candidate, in Science Education, Frederick University

Dora Zessimopoulos, Learning Support Department

Dora Zessimopoulos Position:
Learning Support Coordinator & 6-12 ELL Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
BSc York College City, University of New York, USA
MSc in Special Education, Brooklyn College, USA
Teaching Certification in Special Education from the State of New York, USA