The school employs 14 full-time teachers plus 5 part-time teachers. There are 4 paraprofessionals, a director, academic coordinator, nurse, librarian, IT manager, administrative assistant, receptionist, accountant, and 2 intensive English instructors. Part-time and full-time teachers provide instruction in Art, Music, P.E., Technology, Library, and Languages.  The school has 24-hour security provided by guards and cameras. There are also maintenance and custodial personnel. 


 12-Year-Olds and Algebra I Teacher

Algebra 1, Literacy 12, Writing 12, Science 12, Cultural Studies 12

10 Years of international teaching experience: India –student teacher in the 1st grade; China- Intensive English and Cultural Studies, Middle school- Science and Mathematics teacher; Malta-elementary homeroom and Secondary -Creative Writing, Writing 1 and Algebra 1

M. Ed in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, The College of New Jersey,  New Jersey USA; MBA  –Union University,  Tennessee, USA; August 2010.  Bachelor of Science  in Business/Science, Blue Mountain College,  Mississippi, USA.  MBA -Union University, Jackson, Tennessee.  May 2001.  Masters in Business Administration.

Teacher’s Certification – The College of New Jersey, New Jersey, USA. May 2010.  Kindergarten through Secondary level.

 I enjoy learning about new cultures through travelling, music and cuisine. I like hiking and spending time with my friends, family and our two dogs. I am super excited about being a part of QSIB community.


13-Year-Olds Literacy and Cultural Studies, Secondary Literacy Teacher

Literature 13, Writing 13, Cultural Studies 13, Literature II Writing II

25+ years in education: US private and public schools; Northeastern Illinois University (freshman English/study skills); international schools in Taiwan, China, and Belarus—Middle School and High School English and Intensive English.

B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies/English from National College of Education, Illinois

M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language from Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago

Teacher Certificate: Middle School/Secondary English—Washington D.C.


I love traveling, learning about different cultures, and visiting archeological sites. I enjoy cooking foods from different places as well. I’m here with my husband and have left behind a grown son in the United States. I’m glad to be back in Asia and looking forward to a great school year here in Bishkek.



Secondary Mathematics, Economics and World Governemnts Teacher

Geometry, Advanced Math, Math 12, Math 13, Economics, World Governments, Geography

21 Years in Education; South African Public Schools, Cambridge International School Bishkek, Nazarbayev Intellectual School, Almaty

Nelson Mandela University, South Africa, 1986, BA, Math, Psychology, Sociology; Higher Diploma in Education, 1986, B.Ed, Educational Psychology, Curriculum Design, 1992

Teaching Certificate: South African Council for Educators


 I enjoy all forms of sports, especially Golf, Cricket, Rugby, Football as active player, spectator and coach.

Secondary Science Teacher

AP Environmental Science, Biology, Physical Science, Science 13, Health

This is my 18th year teaching Secondary Science and Mathematics. I have taught in the USA, Kazakhstan, India, China, & Malta.

Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tennessee with a degree in Natural Science with minors in Biology and Psychology. 

Teaching certification from the State of Arkansas: Physical Science, Life Science, Earth Science, General Science grades 7-12  


 My family and I love being in  Central Asia and being apart of the wonderful staff here at QSIB! I enjoy traveling, hiking, playing golf, and skiing. 

Secondary Literacy and AP History Teacher

Writing I, Literature I, AP U.S. History

10 Years in Education:  US Private and Public Schools; Online Education; International Schools; University

M.Ed in Educational Technology—University of Texas;  E-Learning certificate and Technology Leadership certificate from University of Texas.

Teaching Certification—Texas State Board of Education

 This is my fifth year at QSIB and I’ve enjoyed both the school and the city.  In my free time I enjoy exploring Bishkek by bike.  While I always enjoy learning about topics I know nothing about, I have an ongoing interest in the areas of technology and educational integration, educational “gamification”, and third culture kids (TCKs.)