Ute Ackermann-Boeros, Social Studies Department

Position:
High School/IB History and TOK Teacher

Degrees & 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

Brittney Bair, Elementary Department

Position:
Elementary Reading Specialist & Literacy Coordinator

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.A., in Special Education, Missouri State University, USA
M.A., Reading Specialist & Dyslexia Therapy, University of Central Arkansas, USA
Teaching Certification in Special Education, State of Arkansas, USA

Kyriaki Anastasiou, Elementary Department

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Position:
Grade 1 Teacher Assistant & Grade 1 Greek Native Language Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.Ed. Science of Education, Primary School, University of Cyprus
Specialization: Teaching Greek Language and Inclusive Education

M.A. Comparative Education from the University College London, UK

Teacher Certification (QTS), from the UK Department for Education

Heather Charalambous, Science Department

index Position:
Middle and High School/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:
Elementary and Middle School Greek Native Language Teacher
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
World Minecraft Mentor

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

Maria Chrysostomou, Elementary Department

index Position:
Grade 2 Teacher Assistant & Outdoor Educational Coordinator for Elementary

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

Lindsay Cooper, Elementary Department

Position:
KG5 Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.A., in Special Education, University of Northern Texas, USA
Teaching Certification in Early Childhood, ELL, and Special Education, Texas, USA

Thadd Correia, Fine Arts Department

Thadd Correia Position:
Grades 6-10 Drama Teacher
IB Theatre Arts

Degrees & Qualifications:
Bachelor of Arts, Hons., York University, Canada
Bachelor of Education, York University, Canada
Special Education, Part 1, York University, Canada
Special Education, Part 2, York University, Canada
Guidance and Career Education, York University, Canada

Ourania Costi, Math Department

Position:
High School Math/IB Math Studies Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.Sc. Mathematics and Statistics, University of Cyprus
M.A. Mathematics Education, University of Cyprus

Dana Colucci, Elementary Department

Position:
Elementary English Language Learning Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.A. Education, Early Childhood Endorsement, Western Washington University, USA
M.A., in Art Education, Lesley University, USA
Certification in Educational Administration, Western Washington University, USA
Certification in English Language Learning (TEFOL), Western Washington University, USA

Casey Combes, Elementary Department

Position:
Grade 5

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.Sc. Elementary Education, Belhaven University, USA
Teacher Certification in Elementary, K-6 from Mississippi State, USA

Alexis Coudounaris, Math Department

Position:
Grade 9 Math & Robotics Coach

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.Sc. in Mathematics, Ioannina, Greece
M.Sc. Educational Leadership, University of Nicosia

Andrea Damala, Art Department

Position:
Elementary Art Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.A Fine Arts, University of Kent, UK
M.A. in Art and Design in Education, UCL, Institute of Education, London, UK
PGCE, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

Anna Deliyiannis, English Department

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

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

Andreas Economou, Science Department

andreas Position:
High School Physical Science/IB Chemistry Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.Sc. in Chemistry from Aristotelian University, Greece
M.Chem. in Organic Chemistry, The University of Manchester, UK
PhD in Organic Chemistry, The University of Manchester, UK

Debbie Hanson, Elementary Department

Position:
Grade 3 Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.A. Elementary Education, University of Wisconsin, USA
M.A. Literacy and Learning, Hamline University, USA
Teacher Certification in Elementary Education, State of Minnesota, USA
Reading Specialist K-12, State of Minnesota, USA

 

Dave Hanson,  Math Department

Position:
Grade 7/8 Math and Science Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.A. Physical Education & Health Education and Coaching, Hamline University, USA
Teaching Certification and License in Grades 5-8; 7-12 Math, State of Minnesota, USA

Brady Feutz, Science & Math Departments

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

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.Sc. in Sports Science from Western Washington University, USA
M.A. in Teaching from Seattle Pacific University, USA
M.Sc. 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

Javier Fernandez, Language Department

Position:
Middle School Spanish as an Additional Language Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.A. Communication Studies, University of Madrid, Spain
M.A. Spanish Language and Culture for Spanish Teaching, University of Salamanca, Spain

 

Martina Innocenti, History Department

Position:
High School World History/IB Economics Teacher; Model United Nations Coach

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.Ec. Economics, University of Bologna, Italy
B.A. Spanish and Latin American Studies, University of London, UK
M.A. in Didactics and Promotion of a Foreign Language, University of Ca Foascari, Italy
PGDE in Economics, Business Studies and Language, from Australia

 

Eva Karpasitis, Modern Languages Department

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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

Scilla Anne, Elementary Department

Position:
Grade 1 Techer

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.A. in English Literature from Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Multiple Subject Teaching Credentials from CAL Berkeley, CA, USA
Masters of Education – Curriculum and Instruction from Mount Marty College, SD, USA

Rachel Iannacone, Social Studies Department

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

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.A. in Art History from University of Pennsylvania, USA
M.A. 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 Teacher

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

Amalia Karnaras, Elementary Department

Position:
Grade 2 Techer

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.S. Elementary Education and Psychology, The College of New Jersey, USA
Teaching Certification in K-6, New Jersey, USA

Michelle Kleiss, Leadership Team

Michelle Kleiss Position:
Head of School

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

Katerina Loizidou, Modern Languages Department

index Position:
High School/IB French B Teacher & Extended Essay and Senior Writing Project Coordinator

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

Stephanie Lott, Elementary Department

Position:
Grade 4 Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.A. Anthropology, University of Minnesota Duluth, USA
M.A. Cultural Anthropology, Colorado State University, USA
Teaching Certification in Elementary Education, University of Denver, USA
M.A., Literacy Education, Hamline University (Expected 2019), USA

Tara Madrigal, School Counselor

  Position:
Grade 6-12 School Counselor

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

Christina Maltietzi, Language Department

Position:
Middle School Greek Native Language Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.A. Greek Philology and Literature, University of Athens, Greece
M.A. English Studies, University of Nottingham, UK
Ph.D. French and Comparative Literature, Sorbonne, France

John McCraw, Library

  Position:
Librarian Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
B. A., Anthropology and Sociology. USA
M.L.S. – Library and Information Science, USA
M.A. – English language and literature, USA

Alexis Michaelides, Fine Arts Department

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

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.A. Honors Fine Arts, Middlesex University UK
M.A .Fine Arts, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
PGCEI in Education from the University of Nottingham, UK

Arno Morales, Modern Languages Department

Arno Morales

Position:
High School/IB Spanish Teacher, Activities Director & Service Learning Coordinator

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.A. in French & Political Science, 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

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Position:
KG5 Teacher Assistant & Levelled Book Room Coordinator

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.A. Business Administration from the European University of Cyprus

Elpiniki Papageorgiou, Modern Languages Department

Elpiniki Papageorgiou Position:
Grade 6 Greek Literature/High School/ IB Greek Literature Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.A. in Byzantine & Modern Greek from The University of Cyprus
M.A. in Sociolinguistics from the University of Essex, UK

Petros Papapetrou, Health and Physical Education Department

Petros Papapetrou Position:
Middle and High School Physical and Health Education
IB CAS Coordinator & Head of the PE Department

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.Sc. in Physical Education from Queens College City University of New York, USA
M.Sc. 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:
Elementary Physical and Health Education

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.A. in Physical Education from Summelweis University, Hungary
M.Sc. in Physical Education from Summelweis University, Hungary
M.Sc. in Exercise & Nutrition from Liverpool University, UK

David Poulus, English Department

Position:
High School/IB English Literature Teacher; Eco Club Advisor; Head of English Department

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.A. Literature & History, University of Adelaide, Australia
M.A. Literacy, University of Technology, Queensland, Australia
PGDE in English Teaching from Queensland, Australia

Andria Photiadou, Language Department

Position:
Elementary Greek Native Language Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.Sc. Primary Education, University of Cyprus
M.Sc. Education, University of Cyprus
M.A. Educational Management, University of Bristol, UK

Antonia Poyiadji, Elementary Department

Position:
Elementary Greek Foreign Language Teacher

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

Stacey Reichert, Elementary Department

Position:
Grade 1 Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.Sc. Early Childhood, University of Central Florida, USA
M.A. Early Childhood Education, North Georgia College University, USA

Wendy Sharbutt, Elementary Department

Position:
Grade 2 Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.A. Communications, Baker University, USA
M.Sc. Elementary Education, Long Island University, USA
Teaching Certification in Elementary, New York, USA

Avgoustinos Tsaousis, Physics & Head of Math Department

Position:
IB SL/HL Math Teacher; IB SL/HL Physics & Head of Math Department

Degrees & Qualifications:
BSc in Physics, University of Crete
MSc in Physics, University of Cyprus
PhD Candidate, in Science Education, Frederick University
IB Math SL Training, September 2015
IB Math HL Training, September 2016
IB Physics SL/HL Training, October 2015

Evgenia Roussou, Fine Arts Department

Evgenia Roussou Position:
High School/IB Music Teacher & Pamoja Online/Blended Learning Course Advisor

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

Dora Zessimopoulos, Learning Support Department

Dora Zessimopoulos Position:
Learning Support Coordinator & Middle and High School Learning Support and ELL Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.Sc. York College City, University of New York, USA
M.Sc. in Special Education, Brooklyn College, USA
Teaching Certification in Special Education from the State of New York, USA

Anissa Zotos, Learning Support Department

Position:
Elementary Counselor and Learning Support Teacher

Degrees & Qualifications:
B.Sc. in Social and Behavioral Science, Linfield College, Oregon, USA
M.Ed. Special Education: Teacher of Students with Severe Learning Disabilities, Fitchberg State College, Massachusetts, USA
Teaching Certification/License in Special Education, Massachusetts, USA
Certificate in Supporting Students with Emotional Disturbances, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
Certificate in International School Counselling, from the Counsellors Training Centre (CTC), USA