Brandon-BlockBrandon Block’s career has focused on helping young people learn and grow through taking leadership to transform their communities.

Brent-PinkertonBrent Pinkerton is an English (Language A) and Advisory teacher at the International School of Helsinki and has been for the last 4 years.

Carmem-WilsonMy name’s Carmem Wilson and I’m the MS/HS ELL Teacher and Coach at the Anglo American School of Sofia.

Chandra-McGowanChandra Michael McGowan is a doctoral candidate in international education at George Mason University.

Cisco-WalkerCisco Walker holds a bachelors degree in Applied Physics and a Master in Education, and is halfway through his eighth year at the International School of Prague where he teaches IB Environmental Systems & Societies, IB Physics, and the new STE(A)M-inspired 10th grade class, Chemistry & Physics.

Cody-AltonCody Alton is the current Learning Support Coordinator at the International School of Latvia.

Dana-BurnsideDr. Dana Burnside holds degrees in English and Communication from Bloomsburg University and a Doctor of Arts (DA) in Higher Education from George Mason University.

Debbie-EisenachWorking in technology for 20 years, Debbie Eisenach joined Finalsite in 2009 while living in Singapore and worked to grow the business in Asia.

Emily-HayesBorn and raised in the beautiful state of South Carolina, this Southern Belle could not wait to graduate from university and begin spending time learning with little people.

Erin-PedderErin is currently a member of the pupil support services team at the Anglo American School of Moscow.

Heather-LapperHeather is Development and Recognition Manager for the IB Africa, Europe, Middle East regional office.


Melanie Swetz  began teaching in a Connecticut middle school and has taught Grades 3 through 12 and graduate level students in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean and the Middle East.

John-Farrell It is unlikely that one would come upon a person for whom the term ‘edu-tainer’ is more apt. Farrell is an internationally acclaimed songwriter, author, and peace educator.

Jonathan Levy has been working in the securities industry for the past 19 years.

Joyce-HalseyJoyce joined the American International School of Zagreb in August 2014 as their Upper School Principal, after eight satisfying years in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Judith-HegedusJudith Hegedus is the executive director for International Strategy and Business Management for the College Board, based in the New York Office.

Leigh-Anne-TolerLeigh Anne Toler is currently in her first year serving as the Professional Development and Assessment Coordinator at the Anglo-American School of Moscow.

Lillian-PetersenLillian Petersen is currently the Lower School Service Learning Coordinator at The American School in London, as well as a Grade 2 classroom teacher.

Lindsay-PeakLindsey Peak is currently an IB Humanities Teacher at the International School of Belgrade, and has also taught Humanities and other Social Studies subjects at Qatar Academy in Doha, Qatar, and Guamani Private School in Guayama, Puerto Rico.

Marc-HergleMarc Hergle is the IB French B teacher and IB CAS coordinator at the International School of Estonia (ISE).

Mariangela-AnastassovaMariangela Anastassova has graduated in Painting from the Academie des Beaux Arts in Paris (1982).

Martina-Mencer-SalluzzoAlong with her lifelong devotion to teaching, she has, at different points in her life, worked and volunteered coordinating cultural and educational projects, translating theater plays, and managing small businesses.

Melissa-SchaubMelissa Schaub is currently the Director of Curriculum and Instruction as the Anglo-American School of Moscow/St. Petersburg where she and her two boys are enjoying a new and exciting cultural and professional experience.

Michelle-BowmanMichelle is the IB MYP Coordinator at the American International School in Bucharest, Romania.

Mira-ModlyMira is currently Head of Arts at Istanbul International Community School, where she teaches DP Visual Art and Theory of Knowledge.

niki-arnoldNiki joined Pearson back in June 2004 as a Retail Representative for Higher & Professional Education dealing with Bookshop chains such as Waterstones and Blackwell's and distributors' in the UK Midlands, North, Scotland and Ireland.

Payson-BullardPayson Bullard is the Middle School Coordinator of Student Life at The American School in London.

Peggy-OwenPeggy is a Speech Language Pathologist at the Anglo American School of Moscow.

Robert-DoyleRobert Doyle is in his fifth year as HS Assistant Principal at the Anglo-American School of Moscow and in his seventh year living in Moscow.


Dr. Robyn Conrad Hansen has been a leading educator for over 30 years.

Rose-TyvandAs an Adult Third Culture Kid, Rose Tyvand is keenly interested in the experiences of International School students and staff. 

Sherri-SpelicSherri Spelic is a leadership coach based in Vienna, Austria. In addition to working with individual clients, she designs and delivers skill building workshops on effective communication, developing collaborative teams and optimizing customer relations.

Stacy-SocholotukStacey is a born and raised Canadian girl from the cold and wintery lands of Northwestern Ontario.

Veronica-RiffleVeronica is a degreed Chemist with a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction.