Leadership Spotlight: Mike Livingston

New Position: Director, Yangon International School (Myanmar)

Current Position: Secondary School Principal, Shekou International School (China)

Effective: July 2019

Yangon International School is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Livingston as the school Director beginning in July 2019. Mike holds a Bachelor of Education from the University of Regina, a Masters Degree in Education Leadership from Michigan State University, and is currently working on a Doctorate of Education in Kindergarten to Grade 12 Leadership at the University of Calgary.

Mike comes to YIS with 26 years of international school experience. His teaching background includes experience in elementary, middle and high school classes. Mike has served for the past eleven years as a school leader, most recently at Shekou International School in Shenzhen, China were he is currently the Secondary School Principal. Accompanying Mike to Yangon will be his wife, Gaylene Livingston, who is an elementary librarian and classroom teacher. Mike and Gaylene have one daughter, Alejandra, who will begin her university studies in the fall of 2019.