Daniel John Emanuelson
Head of Primary School
Mr. Emanuelson has served as an educational leader for more than 20 years, specializing in students development and education, educational leadership. He has degrees from University of Pittsburgh and Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. He received certificates in the fields of fine arts, elementary education, school leadership, superintendent letter of eligibility. He also has published in education journals on subjects ranging from primary student transitions to best practices in reading. He has a wide range of research areas across the intellectual, emotional, social, physical, and spiritual domains. Mr. Emanuelson values student development of intercultural competence through bilingual education.
Wendy Swanner
Deputy Head of Primary School
Ms. Swanner has been teaching in US and international schools for 12 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Northern Arizona University, with a Middle Grades English Language Arts Endorsement and a Structured English Immersion Endorsement. She has also received TESOL/TESL Certification from Oxford Seminars and GLOBE certification from the University of Arizona. Her professional honors include receiving the Rotary Club Teacher of the Year award in the United States,as well as volunteering to lead community programs including Girl Scouts, Bowl for Kid’s Sake, and participation in the Adobe Mountain Wildlife Rescue.
*Teachers' names are listed in no particular order.