Teacher Features

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Teacher Feature: Thomas Krause

Teacher Feature: Thomas Krause

Early acting headshot At the November 2019 ISS-Schrole Advantage job fair in Atlanta, Thomas Krause accepted a position teaching 10th Grade English and Middle School Drama at The American School of Quito in Ecuador. This will be...

Teacher Feature: Marina and Christopher

Teacher Feature: Marina and Christopher

Say hello to Christopher Winchester and Marina Lavalle! In November 2019, Chris and Marina accepted exciting new positions at Asociación Escuelas Lincoln in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Beginning next school year, Marina will be an...

Coral and Ennis Johnson: Updates from Dubai

Coral and Ennis Johnson: Updates from Dubai

In February 2019, we had the joy of meeting educators Coral and Ennis Johnson at the ISS-Schrole Advantage San Francisco job fair. By the end of the fair, we also had the joy of celebrating as they accepted positions at the...

Gina Lappé: Updates from Jeju

Gina Lappé: Updates from Jeju

"We made it!" At the very beginning of this year, Gina shared her journey to accepting a new position as a middle school science teacher at St. Johnsbury Academy, Jeju in South Korea. Teaching overseas had been a dream of Gina's...

Frances Takemoto: Chasing her Dream from Japan to Thailand

Frances Takemoto: Chasing her Dream from Japan to Thailand

“I believe that her experience teaching internationally gave her the skills to excellently model how to foster a respectful classroom climate that supported every learner, despite the challenge of all of our differences.”

Yurena Soriano Lopez: From Spain to the UK, US, and now China!

Yurena Soriano Lopez: From Spain to the UK, US, and now China!

“I come from an island in Spain that is almost like paradise, and a lot of people don’t understand why I moved…sometimes I don’t understand either, but my thirst for adventure, exploring the world and leaving my comfort zone is stronger.”

Tim and Claudia’s Story

Tim and Claudia’s Story

A story we just cherish: how the Tetz family displays an open kindness to our global family.

Mary Rossi: Living her dream in Dubai

Mary Rossi: Living her dream in Dubai

Mary Rossi shares her motivation for becoming an educator in Dubai, as well as helpful tips for those trying to follow their own dreams in international education.

Melissa and Frank Shaffer: Why Stay in One Place?

Melissa and Frank Shaffer: Why Stay in One Place?

Meet Melissa and Frank Shaffer, a teaching team headed to Lahore American School! They love going to the movies, reading, competing with each other on Jeopardy, and spoiling their dog Buddy like crazy.

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