Hello, I am the Director of Qingdao Amerasia International School (QAIS), the first IB World School in Shandong Province, China.  I was a DP HL English literature teacher and Extended Essay supervisor for 12 years in Yonkers, NY.  I also have training in MYP and PYP, as well.  I look forward to meeting other IB educators on Globally Minded Chatter and exploring different ways to develop all three of our IB programs.

  • Listing categories Diploma Program / Middle Years Program / Teachers
  • Location / Region Asia
  • What are you passionate about and want to spend more time doing? Passionate about education--in particular the IB approach, and the Montessori approach. I would like to continue to deepen my understand of both as my life and career unfold.
  • Where are you from? New York
  • What do you dream of achieving one day? Fully integrating our Montessori and IB Programs in Early Years and Elementary
  • If you could run your own country, what would it be like? Internationally-minded, Democratic, Innovative
  • What random act of kindness could you perform right now? Send an anonymous monetary donation to a friend who is currently in a financial crisis
  • What question would you ask a fortune teller? Not sure
  • Where have you lived in the world? New York, Indiana, Rome and Bologna, Italy, and Qingdao, China
  • What are your favorite things to do? Read, Write, Teach, and Scuba Dive
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