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