Champions for Educational Excellence

M'KIS strives to recruit and retain a faculty that reflects our core values of Belonging and Connection, Kindness and Compassion, and Excellence and Positivity. Hailing from more than 15 countries, our educators bring with them a wealth of experience and qualifications. We are proud to introduce you to the dynamic educators that call M’KIS home.

All Leadership

Faculty

Elementary School

Middle & High School

Abdurrahman Malak

English as an Additional Language (EAL) Teacher

Adeline Lepine

World Language - French Teacher

Alex Carus

Physical Education

Alicia Kennedy

Grade 3 Teacher

Ana Del Casar

World Languages - Spanish Teacher

Anjana Sousa

Literacy Support Teacher

Ari Watkins

Mathematics Teacher

Ashley Hatfield

Art Teacher

Aubree Cunningham

Learning Support Teacher

Belle Chew

Music Teacher Grade 3 - 5

Brenna McCandless

Information Literacy Integration Specialist

Cameron Sabo

Mathematics Teacher

Candace-Louise Crosbie

Head of Admissions

Cathia Sanchez

Elementary School Guidance Counselor

Charlie Jenkins

Grade 5 Teacher

Chew Yi Chien

Music / Visual and Performing Arts

Chris Grennan

Science (Physics) Teacher

Christopher Cook

English Teacher

Christy Mathers

Science & Mathematics Teacher

Claudia Palomares

World Languages - Spanish Teacher

Dan Dudash

Head of Community Relations

Dan Miller

Music Pre-K - Grade 2 & Grade 5 Percussions

Daniel Kahn

English Teacher

Dario Trujillo Buitrago

Science (Biology) Teacher

Dato Clinton Ho

Business Director

David Herbert

Social Studies Teacher

Denise Cockerill

Kindergarten Teacher

Dr. Gary Melton

Head of School

Dr. Matthew Boomhower

Elementary School Principal

Dr. Pooya Nekooei

Athletics Director / Physical & Health Education

Dr. Sara Majlesi

Physical & Health Education

Emily Price

Kindergarten Teacher

Ferry Kemperman

Software Design Teacher

Genevieve Grandadam

Grade 2 Teacher

Gin Tan

Middle School Counselor

Hendrik Jordaan

Physical Education Grade 3 - 5

Honey Moser

Grade 1 Teacher

Hui Shi Ng

World Language - Mandarin Teacher

Ian Jenkins

Grade 4 Teacher

Indiana Fresquet del Castillo

World Language - Spanish Teacher

Jade Gardner

Grade 5 Teacher

Jennifer Couch

Grade 2 Teacher

Jennifer Ruchti

Mathematics Teacher

Jessica Rendall

English as an Additional Language (EAL) Teacher

Jilin Liu

World Languages - Mandarin Teacher

John Newman

Science Teacher

Jonathan Budworth

Social Studies & Product Design Teacher

Julia Benton

Media Design Teacher

Julia Markus

Grade 3 Teacher

Kay Wong

Band Teacher

Kenneth Wilhelm

Baccalaureate Diploma Programme & Middle Years Programme Coordinator

Kenny Shim

Dance Teacher

Kevin Ritchlin

Middle School & High School Principal

Kim Soriano

Grade 1 Teacher

Kristi Budworth

Grade 1 Teacher

Lai Kuan Tang

World Language - Mandarin Teacher

Leah Murfield

Grade 3 Teacher

Lee Pilon

English Teacher

Liz Miller

Grade 4 Teacher

Lynda Taylor

World Language - French Teacher

Michelle Lockwood

Middle School & High School College Counselor

Mike Harpel

Grade 3 Teacher

Natasha Vinales

English as an Additional Language (EAL) Teacher

Nicholas Cooper

English Teacher

Nicola West

Pre-Kindergarten 4 Teacher

Nuraan Hendriks

Kindergarten Teacher

Nurul Suar Nor

Malaysian History & Culture

Ola Pawlicka

English as an Additional Language (EAL) Teacher

Paul Escalante-Mead

Social Studies Teacher

Paul Henkinson

Physical & Health Education

Peter O’Rourke

Literacy Support Teacher

Rachel Damon

Drama & Film Teacher

Rebecca Simpson

English as an Additional Language (EAL) Teacher

Richard Lindemann

Science (Chemistry) Teacher

Sabrina Chartier

Grade 5 Teacher

Sara Melville

Grade 4 Teacher

Sarah Herbert

Primary Years Programme Coordinator/Student Support Coordinator

Scott Abbott

Social Studies Teacher

Sharon Goves

Pre-Kindergarten 3 Teacher

Sonia Laureau

World Languages - French Teacher

Srdan Ilic

Art Teacher

Candace-Louise Crosbie

Head of Admissions

Dan Dudash

Head of Community Relations

Dato Clinton Ho

Business Director

Dr. Gary Melton

Head of School

Dr. Matthew Boomhower

Elementary School Principal

Dr. Pooya Nekooei

Athletics Director / Physical & Health Education

Kenneth Wilhelm

Baccalaureate Diploma Programme & Middle Years Programme Coordinator

Kevin Ritchlin

Middle School & High School Principal

Sarah Herbert

Primary Years Programme Coordinator/Student Support Coordinator

Ana Del Casar

World Languages - Spanish Teacher

Ari Watkins

Mathematics Teacher

Ashley Hatfield

Art Teacher

Aubree Cunningham

Learning Support Teacher

Cameron Sabo

Mathematics Teacher

Chris Grennan

Science (Physics) Teacher

Christopher Cook

English Teacher

Christy Mathers

Science & Mathematics Teacher

Claudia Palomares

World Languages - Spanish Teacher

Daniel Kahn

English Teacher

Dario Trujillo Buitrago

Science (Biology) Teacher

David Herbert

Social Studies Teacher

Dr. Pooya Nekooei

Athletics Director / Physical & Health Education

Dr. Sara Majlesi

Physical & Health Education

Ferry Kemperman

Software Design Teacher

Gin Tan

Middle School Counselor

Jennifer Ruchti

Mathematics Teacher

Jilin Liu

World Languages - Mandarin Teacher

John Newman

Science Teacher

Jonathan Budworth

Social Studies & Product Design Teacher

Julia Benton

Media Design Teacher

Kay Wong

Band Teacher

Kenneth Wilhelm

Baccalaureate Diploma Programme & Middle Years Programme Coordinator

Kenny Shim

Dance Teacher

Kevin Ritchlin

Middle School & High School Principal

Lai Kuan Tang

World Language - Mandarin Teacher

Lee Pilon

English Teacher

Lynda Taylor

World Language - French Teacher

Michelle Lockwood

Middle School & High School College Counselor

Nicholas Cooper

English Teacher

Ola Pawlicka

English as an Additional Language (EAL) Teacher

Paul Escalante-Mead

Social Studies Teacher

Paul Henkinson

Physical & Health Education

Rachel Damon

Drama & Film Teacher

Richard Lindemann

Science (Chemistry) Teacher

Scott Abbott

Social Studies Teacher

Sonia Laureau

World Languages - French Teacher

Abdurrahman Malak

English as an Additional Language (EAL) Teacher

Adeline Lepine

World Language - French Teacher

Alex Carus

Physical Education

Alicia Kennedy

Grade 3 Teacher

Anjana Sousa

Literacy Support Teacher

Belle Chew

Music Teacher Grade 3 - 5

Brenna McCandless

Information Literacy Integration Specialist

Cathia Sanchez

Elementary School Guidance Counselor

Charlie Jenkins

Grade 5 Teacher

Chew Yi Chien

Music / Visual and Performing Arts

Dan Miller

Music Pre-K - Grade 2 & Grade 5 Percussions

Denise Cockerill

Kindergarten Teacher

Dr. Matthew Boomhower

Elementary School Principal

Emily Price

Kindergarten Teacher

Genevieve Grandadam

Grade 2 Teacher

Hendrik Jordaan

Physical Education Grade 3 - 5

Honey Moser

Grade 1 Teacher

Hui Shi Ng

World Language - Mandarin Teacher

Ian Jenkins

Grade 4 Teacher

Indiana Fresquet del Castillo

World Language - Spanish Teacher

Jade Gardner

Grade 5 Teacher

Jennifer Couch

Grade 2 Teacher

Jessica Rendall

English as an Additional Language (EAL) Teacher

Julia Markus

Grade 3 Teacher

Kim Soriano

Grade 1 Teacher

Kristi Budworth

Grade 1 Teacher

Leah Murfield

Grade 3 Teacher

Liz Miller

Grade 4 Teacher

Mike Harpel

Grade 3 Teacher

Natasha Vinales

English as an Additional Language (EAL) Teacher

Nicola West

Pre-Kindergarten 4 Teacher

Nuraan Hendriks

Kindergarten Teacher

Nurul Suar Nor

Malaysian History & Culture

Peter O’Rourke

Literacy Support Teacher

Rebecca Simpson

English as an Additional Language (EAL) Teacher

Sabrina Chartier

Grade 5 Teacher

Sara Melville

Grade 4 Teacher

Sarah Herbert

Primary Years Programme Coordinator/Student Support Coordinator

Sharon Goves

Pre-Kindergarten 3 Teacher

Srdan Ilic

Art Teacher

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