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ABOUT

At Concordian International School everything we do focuses on
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IB Diploma Program Teachers

Coordinators
DP Coordinator (G. 12)Dr. James LeungCanadianPh.D Human Anatomy, U. of Kansas;
B.Sc General Science-Biology, U. of BC, Canada;
BC TeachingCertification; IB examiner
DP Coordinator (G. 11)Kathleen BaertschyAmericanPost Bachelor English/Education Certification, U. of Wisconsin, USA;
BA Comparative Literature, Major, Women's Studies, Minor, U. of Wisconsin;
Wisconsin State Teaching Certification;
IB examiner
Science
DP BiologyDr. James LeungCanadianPh.D Human Anatomy, U. of Kansas;
B.Sc General Science-Biology, U. of BC, Canada;
BC TeachingCertification; IB examiner
DP BiologyVictoria McKnightBritishPostgraduate Certificate in Education, U. of Warwick, U.K.; BSc Hons in Biological and Biochemical Science, U. of Salford, U.K.; Assistant IB Examiner, Biology
DP PhysicsDr. Miguel Catasus PortuondoSpanish/CubanDoctor of Physical Sciences, U. of Oriente, Cuba;
Diploma in Physical Engineering, U. of Oriente, Cuba
Cuban Ministry of Higher Education Teaching Certification
DP Computer ScienceYu Niu (Jerry)ChineseMS in Information and Communication Technology, Assumption U., Thailand; BS in Computer Science, Henan University, China; Certificate of Teaching Modern Chinese, Chinese Language and Cultural Centre of Assumption Commerical College
DP Environmental Systems and SocietiesVictoria McKnightBritishPostgraduate Certificate in Education, U. of Warwick, U.K.; BSc Hons in Biological and Biochemical Science, U. of Salford, U.K.; Assistant IB Examiner, Biology
English
DP EnglishKathleen BaertschyAmericanPost Bachelor English/Education Certification, U. of Wisconsin, USA;
BA Comparative Literature, Major, Women's Studies, Minor, U. of Wisconsin;
Wisconsin State Teaching Certification;
IB examiner
DP EnglishMichael WilsonAmericanM.A. in English Literature, Michigan Sate U. USA; B.A. in English, Michigan State U., USA; Sate of California Teaching Certification
DP EnglishSue OgilvieBritishM.A., Applied Linguistics and Science, Open U., UK; Post Graduate Diploma, Applied Linguistics, RELC/SEAMEO, Singapore; B.Ed., U. of Cape Town, South Africa
Economics and Business
DP Economics & DP BusinessHarvey LernerAmericanMBA Seattle U., USA;
B.Ed. Eastern Washington U., USA;
Washington State Teaching Certification
History
DP HistoryRichard MelamedAmericanEd.M. Teaching & Curriculum, Harvard University;
BA Political Science & East Asian Studies, Dickinson College;
Massachusetts teaching certification
Math
DP MathRavi MathapatiIndianMS in Mathematics, Bangalore U., India;
BS in Education, Indira Gandhi National Open U., India;
IB Examiner
DP MathDr. Miguel Catasus PortuondoSpanish/CubanDoctor of Physical Sciences, U. of Oriente, Cuba;
Diploma in Physical Engineering, U. of Oriente, Cuba
Cuban Ministry of Higher Education Teaching Certification
DP MathLeonard ChangAmericanM.Ed Educational Technology, New Jersey City U., USA; MS in Statistics, Montclair State U., USA; BS in Economics/Statistics, Rutgers U., USA
DP MathMarkus MattilaFinnishM.S. in Physics Teaching, U. of Helsinki, Finland; B.S. in Theoretical Physics, U. of Helsinki, Finland
Languages
DP ThaiNattanit Sajjathitiyanond (Amm) ThaiM.A. in Thai Language for Communication, Prince of Songkla U., Thailand; Diploma of Teaching, Sukhothaitummathirat U., Thailand; B.A. in Thai Language for Communication
DP ThaiPatcharapan PermchatiThaiM.S. in Education, U. of Edinburgh, UK; B.A. in Thai Language and Literature, Chulalongkorn U, Thailand
DP French and DP SpanishEmilia S. (Milichu) KeatsBritish / SpanishMA Philosophy of History (1st Class Honors), U. of Chile;
BA Social Studies & Education (1st Class Honors), U. of Chile
DP MandarinMin LiChineseM. Ed in Educational Leadership and Curriculum, Columbia U., USA; Ba in Chinese Language and Literature, Fudan U., China; IB examiner
DP MandarinShujuan Cao (Susan)ChineseMA in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Beijing Normal U., China;
BA in Chinese Language and Literature, Huaqiao U., China
Chinese Ministry of Education Teaching Certification; IB examiner
DP MandarinJing ZhiChineseM. ED in International Teaching, Framingham State U., USA; M.Ed in Curriculum & Teaching Theories, Northeast Normal University, China;
B.Ed in Teaching Chinese Literature, Harbin Normal University, China; Chinese Ministry of Education teaching credential; IB Examiner
DP MandarinRuobing Guo (Laura)ChineseMA in Foreign Language Education, New York U., USA; BA in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, East China Normal U., China; New York teaching certification; Chinese Ministry of Education teaching certification; IB examiner
DP MandarinNi Shen (Daisy)ChineseM.Ed., Plymouth State U., USA; B. Ed., Shanghai Normal U, China; Chinese teaching certification
Art
DP Visual ArtMartin KaneNew ZealanderMaster of Fine Art, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia; Bachelor of Fine Art, Auckland U., New Zealand; N.Z. Teachers certificate; IB Examiner
Theater
DP TheaterClynt WhitakerBritish/New ZealanderBA Auckland University (Double Major History/Political Science);
Post-Graduate Diploma of Secondary Teaching (English Lit and Theatre);
NZ Department of Education ACE, Teaching Cert.;
Examiner IB Theatre and Extended Essay
Information Technology
DP Information Technology in a Global SocietyYu Niu (Jerry)ChineseMS in Information and Communication Technology, Assumption U., Thailand; BS in Computer Science, Henan University, China; Certificate of Teaching Modern Chinese, Chinese Language and Cultural Centre of Assumption Commerical College
Theory of Knowledge (TOK) and Community, Action, and Service (CAS)
DP Theory of KnowledgeKathleen BaertschyAmericanPost Baccalaureate English/Education Certification, U. of Wisconsin, USA;
BA Comparative Literature, U. of Wisconsin;
Wisconsin State Teaching Certification;
IB examiner
DP Community, Action, and ServiceVictoria McKnightBritishPostgraduate Certificate in Education, U. of Warwick, U.K.; BSc Hons in Biological and Biochemical Science, U. of Salford, U.K.; Assistant IB Examiner, Biology