Faculty/Staff


Senior Leadership   Position
Jim Laney Jr   Head of School
Michael Schooler   Elementary School Principal
Elizabeth Johnston   Middle School Principal
David Redmond   High School Principal
George Zickefoose   Deputy Head of School for Operations
Bill Graham   Advancement Director
Yonas Berhe   Deputy Head of School for Finance
     
Department Heads   Position
Hailu Kassaye   Cheif Security and Safety Officer
Lia Belai   Human Resource Manager
Shewaye Akalu   Chief Budget and Financial Accountant
Tadesse Woudneh   Facilities and Maintenance Engineer
Tegenu Eshete   General Support Service Supervisor
Turunesh Teferra   Operations Manager
     
Administrators and Specialists   Position
Addisu Getachew   Procurement Officer
Charmaine Gunther   MS Counselor
Cheryl-Ann Weekes   High School / College Counselor
Danel Kidane    Assistant Activities Director / Trip Coordinator
     
Derek Ferreira    ES Counselor
Elaine Nicholson   Teaching and Learning Coach
Hannah Thein   Teaching and Learning Coach
Jennifer Park   Grade 9–10 Counselor
Jessica Fortin   Admissions and Communications Coordinator
John Iglar   Director of Technology
Laura Rollison   ES English as an Additional Language
Martha Langille   Schoolwide Librarian
Mick Cooper   Athletics and Activities Director
Robert Jackson   IBDP Coordinator, HS Assistant Principal
Sonia Meyer   Nurse
Niclas Thein   Communications (MS/HS) and Substitute
Paula Cline   Student Support Services Coordinator
Radhini Yunus   Nurse
Renate Tejiwe    Nurse
Sisay Zewde   Scholarship Student Advisor
Susan Ballantyne   ES Assistant Principal
Tash McCarroll   CAS Coordinator
Theresa Davis   MS Dean of Students
Traci Chanyalew   Director of IT Operations
Yared Deneke    Network Administrator

 
Elementary School Teachers   Position
Abenet Asnake   Elementary Art
Alex Lancia   EC4
Alexandra Mirkowski    ES Technology
Alisa Meinz   Grade 3
Ana Medina   EC4
Brian Smith   Grade 2
Annie Hanuise
  Speech & Language
Ethiopia G/Yesus    ES Physical Education
Fasika Adefris   ES Amharic
Hannah Thein   ES English as an Additional Language
Helen Iglar    ES Art
Jackie Parks   Grade 2
Jennifer Lower-Davis   ES Long Term Substitute
John Meinz   Grade 5
Junlah Putnam   Grade 1
Kate Wallace   Grade 5
Kathy Langley   Grade 5
Kerstin Harder   Grade 3
Leslie Smith   Grade 1
Janine Plunkett   ES Music
Michael Ali    ES French
Monday Wa Kyendo   EAL/Mother Tongue Maintenance Program
Monica Zarazua   Grade 4
Nadine Kidane    Grade 3
Nathan Weaver   ES PE
Nik Madalinski   ES Instructional Technology
Olaf Boelsen    ES Music / G5 Band
Pascaline Dacharry   ES French
Patti Powell   ES Learning Support
Petra Wortelboer   Speech & Language
Rosemary Waterman   Grade 2
Ryan Rettig   Grade 4
Sandy Chung   Learning Support
Samara Sanders   ES Learning Support
Sara Ackerman   Kindergarten
Sarah Shafer   EC4
Selamawit Mamo   Learning Support Intern
Sonja Hedley    EC3 / EC Coordinator
Tanya Khoso   EC/EC3
Tyelise Dorsey   KG / Grade 1 Combination Class
Victoria Merkel   Kindergarten
Wendy Creighton-Ayele   Kindergarten
Yidnekatchew Hailu   HS/IB Math
Yodit Hizekiel    Grade 4

 
Middle/High School Teachers   Position
Aida Bekele   MS/HS/IB French
Amy Hughes   MS Humanities, Electives
Asit Mesvani    HS/IB Physics, IB Environmental Studies
Beniam Zewdie   MS/HS French
Brian Greenough    HS/IB History
Chris McBride   MS Advisor
Christopher Wright   HS/IB English
Claire Moriarty   MS/HS Math and Science
Cory Milone   MS Social Studies, Electives
Cynthia Milone   MS Math
David White   HS/IB Chemistry
Dawn Ashby    MS Math and Science
Dereselign Hailu   Ethiopian Studies
Elaine Nicholson   MS EAL
Elias Fessehaye   MS PE
Elizabeth Ramey   MS/HS/IB French
Erik Hathaway    HS/IB Biology
Gabriela Gade   MS/HS/IB Spanish, MS GILA
Goliad Tamerou    MS French
Heidi Zickefoose   MS Language Arts and Social Studies
Jennifer Park   HS/IB English, Drama
Joanne Arnott   MS Learning Support
Joanne King    MS Humanities
John Iglar    HS Computer Science
John McGuinness   HS Science, MS Health
Katie O'Hare   MS Humanities
Keith Liebetreu    MS Humanities, Electives
Kenneth Gunther   MS Science, Electives
Kim Church   MS Learning Support
Laura Waters   MS/HS/IB Art
Leulseged Assefa   Yearbook, MS Tech Electives
Lorna MacIver   MS/HS Library
Lucy Venkova   HS/IB English
Mark Jolley   MS/HS PE
Mat Pines   MS/HS Science
Meghan Hardy   MS/HS Music
Michael Yimesgen    HS Electives
Miriam Oswald   MS/HS Spanish
Morgan Baxter   HS English
Nathan Haines   MS/HS Humanities
Rachel Zewde   MS/HS/IB Math
Robert Jackson   HS/IB English
Robert Maddock   HS/IB Math
Robert Medina   MS/HS Art
Ronald Snyder   MS/HS Instructional Coach
Seppo Lahdeaho    HS/IB Geography, Electives
Sisay Zewde    Fluent HS/IB Amharic
Theresa Davis   MS/HS Music, Choir
Yidnekatchew Hailu    HS/IB Math

 

 
Teaching Assistants   Position
Alemayehu Fanta   Grade 4B
Azeb Estifanos   Grade 1C
Azeb Mamo   Grade 4C
Azeb Sante   PE
Bereket Melaku   Grade 5A
Beza Gezahegn   Grade 3C
Charu Mesvani   EC3B
Elias Negatu   Grade 2C
Elizabeth Tesfaye   Grade 3B
Ehitaferahu Kibret   Nurse Assistant
Eyerusalem Kifle   KGC
Fasika Adefri   Amharic
Fikreselam Demissie   Grade 1B
Konjit Moges   KGD/1D
Lemlem Wolde   Grade 5D
Lensa Gezahegn   Grade 4A
Martha Hizekias   Grade 2A
Martha Tilahun   Music
Martha Yigezu   Grade 1A
Melat Samuel   EC4A
Meron Kifle   Grade 2B
Mihrael Assefa   EC4B
Mimi Yerdaw   EC4C
Raguel Lissanwork   Art
Saron Tesfaye   French
Selam Deneke   Grade 3A
Tigist Hailu   Grade 5B
Tsige Abu   KGA
Wintana Haile Michael   EC3A
Yalem Ferreira   Library
Yeshimebet Tadesse   Grade 5C
Zelalem Beka   KGB
Zelalem Gizaw
  ES PE TA
     
Middle / High School   Position
Belaineh Mekonnen   Chemistry Lab Assistant
Dereje Geremew   MS Assistant
Dereselign Hailu    MS Assistant
Dagne Woldie   MS/HS Library Assistant
Fasil Getachew   Biology Lab Assistant
Samson Abraham   MS Math/Science Assistant
Tesfaye Mersha   PE Teaching Assistant
Tesfaye Mekonnen   MS Teaching Assistant
Tilahun Assefa   Physics Lab Assistant
Zerihun Assefa   MS Lab and Teaching Assistant

 
Technology Team   Position
Bekat Assefa   IT Specialist
Bekure Tamirat   IT Specialist
Henok Andargachew   IT Specialist
Leulseged Assefa   IT Specialist, Team Leader
Michael Teshome   IT Specialist
Ustaz Kedir   IT Specialist