Ute Ackermann-Boeros, Social Studies Department

Position:
History teacher for grades 10, 11 and 12 (IB History); TOK teacherDegrees & Qualifications:
Teaching Degree for History, English and Italian, University of Tubingen (Germany)
Masters in International Relations, University of Nicosia, CY
PGCEi, University of Nottingham, UK

Kyriaki Anastasiou, Elementary Department

index Position:
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

index Position:
Elementary Reading Resource Teacher/Literacy and Assessment Coordinator

Degrees & 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

 

Heather Charalambous, Science Department

index Position:
Grade 8 & 9 Biology, Grade 11 and 12 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

index Position:
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

index Position:
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

index Position:
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

index Position:
IB/American Diploma 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 Arts

Degrees & 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

Ourania Costi, Math Department

Position:
Grade 9 Geometry, Grade 11 and 12 IB Math Studies

Degrees & Qualifications:
BSc Mathematics and Statistics, University of Cyprus
MA Mathematics Education, University of Cyprus

Anna Deliyiannis, English Department

Anna Deliyiannis Position:
Grades 6-8 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

 

Tanya Diaz, Elementary Department

index Position:
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 & Grades 11 and 12 IB SL/HL Chemistry

Degrees & 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

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

Noah Hayes-McKeirnan, Elementary Department

index Position:
Elementary Counsellor & Learning Support Teacher

Degrees & 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

index Position:
Grades 6-8 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

index Position:
Grade 9 Modern World History, Grade 11 & 12 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:
Grades 6-8 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:
KG3-Grade 9 Music

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

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, Modern Language Departments

index Position:
Grade 6,7,8 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, Grade 11 & 12 IB French B SL/HL

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

Stephanie Lott, Elementary Department

Position:
Grade 4 Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA Anthropology, University of Minnesota Duluth
MA Cultural Anthropology, Colorado State University
TC, Elementary Education, University of Denver
MA, Literacy Education, Hamline University (Expected 2019)

Tara Madrigal, School Counselor

  Position:
Grade 6-12 School Counselor

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA in Journalism and English, University of North Texas, USA
MEd in Counseling, University of North Texas, USA
EC-12 Professional School Counselor certification, State of Texas
6-12 English Language Arts Teaching certification, State of Texas
6-12 Journalism teaching certification, State of Texas
National Certified Counselor, National Board for Certified Counselors, USA

John McCraw, Library

  Position:
Librarian

Degrees & Qualifications:
BA – Anthropology and Sociology
MLS – Library and Information Science
M.A. – English language and literature

Alexis Michaelides, Fine Arts Department

Alexis Position:
Middle and KG3/4 Visual Arts
Social Media Coordinator

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

Arno Morales, Modern Languages Department

Arno Morales Position:
Activities Director & Service Learning Coordinator/Grades 9 & 10 and Grades 11& 12 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

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

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

Antonia Poyiadji, Elementary Department

Position:
Grade 1- 5 Greek Foreign Language

Degrees & Qualifications:
Bachelor of Education in Primary Education from The University Of Nicosia
MSc Educational Leadership & Management from Cyprus International Institute Of Management ( Expected 2018 ).

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

index Position:
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, Library Assistant

index Position:
Library Assistant

Degrees & 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