Staff Directory

Senior Management Team

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Dr. Gregg Maloberti

Head of School
  gregg.maloberti@ssm-fc.org

Dr. Gregg Maloberti earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Dickinson College, a Master’s in Liberal Arts and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Maloberti has over 25 years of leadership experience in independent schools. He has served as Head of School of the Canadian International School of Hong Kong, Interim Head of School and Director of Institutional Advancement at Ross School in New York, and Dean of Admission at several of America’s oldest and finest schools. 
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Nathan Johnston

Early Education Principal
  nathan.johnston@ssm-fc.org

"Dr. Johnston grew up exploring in nature, near Maverick’s Beach in Half Moon Bay, California. He completed a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities with a focus on Child Development at New College of California, and a Master of Arts in Human Behavior at City University of Seattle before earning a Doctorate in Education from California State University, Stanislaus.

For many years, Dr. Johnston worked as an early education center director for programs serving hundreds of families, and as a training and curriculum specialist for programs in the US, Germany, and Japan. Having written and presented extensively on the subjects of teaching, culturally responsive education, and effective interactions to support learning, he was also a university instructor, professional coach, and mentor for program directors and teachers of young children in California.

In his spare time, Dr. Johnston enjoys making music, running, and dancing the rumba with his wife Kimber, the Director of our weCreate program. Dr. Johnston’s current work focuses on research based approaches to promoting student achievement and a joy for learning in early education settings. He is inspired to see our youngest learners build a strong foundation for our school community, and tell the story of their part in the beginning of Forest City."

Wayne Burnett

Elementary School Principal
  wayne.burnett@ssm-fc.org

Dr. Burnett earned his Bachelor’s Degrees in sociology and education from the bilingual Glendon College of York University. He has a Master’s Degree from the University of Toronto and an Education Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University. The subject of his doctoral dissertation was using educational robotics to teach elementary science.

Prior to his position at SSM-FC, Dr. Burnett taught in Canada, Japan, and in Singapore where he was founding head of a Middle School.

Dr. Burnett has two sons, Kaymin and Nelsin, who are both approaching the end of high school.

Meg Brainard

Middle School Principal
  meg.brainard@ssm-fc.org

Ms. Brainard earned a Bachelor’s of Elementary Education from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and a Master’s in Early Childhood Education from the University of Alaska Southeast. Ms. Brainard’s 19 year career in education has included teaching and leading in Alaska schools as well as International Schools in Shanghai, China, Hanoi, Vietnam, and Seoul, South Korea. She loves reading, traveling, and spending time with her parents on their Alaska farm.

Joe Lingle

High School Principal
  joe.lingle@ssm-fc.org

Mr. Lingle earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Geology from California State University, a credential in teaching Mathematics and Science from the University of California and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from California State University.

His career in education has also included Middle School and High School math and Science teaching as well as school leadership. He has worked in California, Singapore, Bangladesh, Turkey and Malaysia.

Mr. Lingle and his wife, Joanie, have twin sons Ben and Sam, and they are ruled by their cats Scuzi and Sandy.

Academic Team

Adam Harrison

Science
Mr. Harrison grew up in a small town, Goderich, located on the shores of Lake Huron in the province of Ontario, Canada. He graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto, a Bachelor of Education from Nipissing University, and a Masters in Education from the University of Western Ontario. Feeling a sense of wanderlust after graduating, Mr. Harrison travelled to the Republic of Korea where he has spent the last decade teaching in both primary and secondary education. Mr. Harrison has an interest in gifted science education, and has also spent his time in Korea preparing and implementing gifted science programs in English.

He has supervised after school debate teams, chess clubs, and science clubs (robotics and ecology focus). He is joined in Malaysia by his wife Sunny, his daughter Olivia, and their dog Elvis. When he is not teaching Mr. Harrison enjoys canoeing, amateur astronomy, the less embarrassing form of golf known as screen golf, and dominating in online games (World of Warcraft and Overwatch).

Bianca Inez Neri

Social Studies
  bianca.neri@ssm-fc.org

Ms. Neri earned a Bachelor of Arts from George Washington University and Master’s of Education from Montana State University. Before living in Malaysia, Ms. Neri has lived in Honduras, Qatar and Nicaragua. At SSM-FC, Ms. Neri hopes to engage students in her passion for Model United Nations. Ms. Neri is joined by her husband, Enrique, and their daughter, Rylen.

Cameron Sabo

Mathematics
  cameron.sabo@ssm-fc.org

Mr. Sabo earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Mathematics from Regis University in Denver, Colorado and a Master’s of Science in Mathematics from the University of Colorado in Denver; near his hometown of Colorado Spring. Mr. Sabo has taught mathematics for 30 years teaching IB Higher Level Math, AP Calculus, and AP Statistics as well as being an AP Calculus reader for 4 years. While working in international schools, Mr. Sabo has helped with SAT student preparation, University application help, coaching Softball, coaching Badminton, as well as taken some school administrator roles in Myanmar. Mr. Sabo had his first his international experience in Izmir, Turkey at a very established school before later being able to live in Ecuador, Oman, Syria, Myanmar, and now Malaysia. Mr. Sabo also enjoys going for trail runs, playing Ultimate Frisbee, and trying to keep in shape.

Camille Oehler Bondi

English as an Additional Language - Academic Reading and Writing
  camille.bondi@ssm-fc.org

Ms. Bondi earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Master’s Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, as well as a Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults. Ms. Bondi has taught Academic English in Kuwait to prepare students for college in the fields of Business, Engineering and Aviation. She has been a mentor for student government and public speaking clubs in the college where she taught. Ms. Bondi has been a regular presenter and organizer in academic conferences including those focused on English language. Her hobbies include traveling, reading, hiking, snorkeling, and scuba diving. Her previous experience has included working for non-profit organizations such as the Girl Scouts, the American Youth Foundation, and the American Cancer Society.

Ms. Bondi is joined at the school by her husband, Gregory Bondi, who also enjoys traveling, hiking, reading, snorkeling, and scuba diving. He is interested in flying small planes in the future.

Duncan Lee

Physical Education
  duncan.lee@ssm-fc.org

Born in Ipoh, Perak but grew up in Selangor/Kuala Lumpur all over, Mr. Lee has earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree, specialise in Marketing from University of Hertfordshire. Before education, he has spent more than a decade in a consulting IT company, but never knew his true passion is teaching. And so, he is also trained as an English as an Additional Language teacher for a year and received a Diploma in TESOL. His native language is English, but he does speak Bahasa and Cantonese with a little bit of Japanese language.

Mr. Lee has taught physical education in schools in Malaysia for more than 7 years, as head captain of his school team in a designated color, 3 times champion and became Head of Sports one year later. He has trained and coached students to be at their best in track and field. As extra-co curricular, he manages a football (soccer) team of international students as a manager bringing his players attending both local and international football competitions. Besides sports and physical education, he is a producer and co-ordinator for musicals and school events.

Mr. Lee likes his privacy when he is not teaching, you will always see him with a book, reading whatever he picks up (young adult, classics, fiction, mangas, comics, etc) from his favorite bookstore, which he prefers nameless.

Esther Efthymiou

Mathematics
  esther.efthymiou@ssm-fc.org

Mrs. Efthymiou earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and a Degree in Business Administration from St. Mary’s College of California. She later earned an M.B.A. from John F. Kennedy University and received her Mathematics Credential from the University of California, Riverside. In addition to teaching in California for 9 years, her teaching experience in mathematics is informed by her practical experience working in the fields of investment, insurance, and retail management.

Mrs. Efthymiou was born in Malaysia and speaks 4 languages (English, Malay, Cantonese, and Mandarin). She is joined at the school by her two children, Andreas and Elisa. Both children will be in the Early Childhood Program. Mrs. Efthymiou enjoys baking, cooking, traveling, reading, and online shopping.

Esther Xue Yi Tee

Music
  esther.tee@ssm-fc.org

Ms. Tee earned a Diploma in Music Pedagogy from Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music Zoltan Kodaly Pedagogical Institute of Music in Hungary. Ms. Tee holds earned an ARSM Diploma Piano Performance and is an Associate of the Royal Schools of Music. Ms. Tee is an experienced teacher of music in general and piano in particular.

Eunice Teng

Mandarin Language

Ms Eunice graduated from the University of Science Malaysia, Penang with a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science before taking her Diploma in Teaching.

She has been teaching languages in language institutions for years to all ages of students, including young learners and adults. At the same time, she is involved in different areas of translation work.

During weekends, she spends most of her time with family and friends, and she enjoys planning small local trips for weekend outing. Apart from that, she loves hiking and snorkeling.

Faris Ridzwan

Visual Art
  faris.ridzwan@ssm-fc.org

Mr. Ridzwan grew up embracing the richness of the capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, known for its culturally diverse locals and captivating natural attractions. From a young age he has always been driven by the art that surrounded him in various forms. He pursued his studies and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from the MARA University of Technology Malaysia, focusing on refining his skills in painting and drawing. He has been involved in the art scene for 6 years, where he spent 3 years working as an Assistant Artist for one of Malaysia’s established artists. In addition to that, he has been teaching visual art at International Schools in Malaysia with the desire to inspire the future generation.

As an artist himself, Mr. Ridzwan finds joy in producing art for himself, as well as for the public through exhibitions. He feels fortunate to have been exposed to such a diverse community where he has benefited from the multi-culture. He especially remembers attending exhibitions and visiting the Malaysian National Art Museum at a young age and being impressed with every form of art globally. He knew from a very early age that art would be a big part of his life and hence started creating artworks regularly. In fact, he would never let his mom throw away anything because he would inevitably make something out of what appeared to be scrap.

Frederick Shane Tanner

Humanities
  shane.tanner@ssm-fc.org

Mr. Tanner earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Utah and a Master’s Degree in Social Studies Teaching from Western Governors University. He is endorsed to teach English Language Arts, Social Studies, and English as an Additional Language. He has taught these subjects to a wide range of students from grades 5 to adult. Mr. Tanner has taught in China, Brazil, Kuwait and the United States. Mr. Tanner speaks some Portuguese, Spanish, and Mandarin. He loves playing most sports and has coached basketball and volleyball. He also enjoys reading, writing, playing video games, hiking, camping, and traveling.

Mr. Tanner’s wife teaches science and his three children, Jonas, Ezra and Naomi attend the school as well.

Heidi Wenger

English as an Additional Language
  heidi.wenger@ssm-fc.org

Ms. Wenger is from the great state of Pennsylvania. She earned a BA and a Certificat Pratique de Français Économique et Commercial in French and graduated with Honours from Millersville University. She earned her Master’s Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language from Eastern Mennonite University. Ms. Wenger has taught in Malaysia, Indonesia, South Korea, Japan, Tanzania and the United States. Recently, she has organized “digital detox” events to help children in Malaysia learn survival skills and to love the great outdoors. Ms. Wenger has also advised several community service groups including a “Green Kids” after school program to promote sustainable lifestyles.

Ms. Wenger is fascinated by languages and cultures and has been to sixty countries and plans to add a few more to her list. In her free time, she continues to explore Malaysia and other parts of Asia attending literary, cultural and “eco” events when possible. Ms. Wenger enjoys the sea and underwater activities as well as hanging out in green areas like rice fields and gardens. Ms. Wenger was a Third Culture Kid and a dorm student herself during her junior high school years in Kenya and is looking forward to spending time with our boarding students. She’s excited about helping SSM-FC students improve their skills in English.

Ian Pettigrew

English Language Arts and Film Studies
  ian.pettigrew@ssm-fc.org

Dr. Ian Pettigrew grew up in Miami, Florida. He earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Media Arts Studies at Brigham Young University, a Masters of Arts in Cinema Studies from the University of Bristol, and a PhD in Film and Media Studies from the University of Miami. He has taught at the University of Miami, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou Normal University and a prep school in Beijing, China. He has been published in Asian Cinema, Cinej Cinema Journal, Journal of Religion and Film, Science Fiction Film & Television, and elsewhere. Another of his publications is forthcoming in a collected edition published by Edinburgh University Press on the representation of Chinese religions in film. He is also finishing a book on the cinema of the Italian filmmaker Ermanno Olmi that will be published by McFarland Press. He has presented papers at Oxford University, University of Macau, Lancaster University, Manchester University, and Hong Kong University.

Here at Shattuck-St. Mary’s Forest City, Ian teaches English Language Arts to middle and high school students and film studies to high school students. He loves working with students and assisting them in learning to love reading and thinking critically. Basketball is his favorite sport to watch and play and he is an avid Miami Heat fan. Ian and his wife, Peng Ciyun (Cici), met while he taught at Hangzhou Normal University. They enjoy watching films, reading, playing video games, exercising, and traveling. Unlike Ian, Cici likes shopping.

Jay Kanapathy

Head of English as an Additional Language
  jay.kanapathy@ssm-fc.org

Ms. Kanapathy, better known as Ms. Jay, has 22 years of experience in teaching English as an additional language to young learners. She received a Diploma (dist.) in TESL from a teacher’s college in Malaysia and Diploma in Computer Studies from the National Centre of Information Technology, UK. An advocate of lifelong learning, Ms. Jay went on to obtain her Master’s Degree (dist.) in Teaching English to Young Learners from the University of York. Along the way, she also earned credentials from the International Baccalaureate and British Council in teaching English to speakers of other languages.

Ms. Jay has taught in prestigious international schools in Malaysia and Singapore, where she set up the English as an Additional Language department.

When she is not at work developing young minds or studying to add more feathers to her cap, Ms. Jay travels to exotic locations around the globe, going to places where she can walk the path of our ancestors at historic ruins, spend long afternoons in museums savouring renaissance art and sculptures and drink in the natural beauty of Mother Nature. Unlike her other half, Ms. Jay is not an adrenaline junkie. But ends up feeling a sense of accomplishment after braving herself to jump out of a plane, swim with sharks and other ‘fun’ activities.

After living overseas for 8 years with her family, which includes three boisterous young men, she has now returned to her home country.

Jeffrey Netter

Elementary School
Mr. Netter received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Management from the Conservatory at Shenandoah University, a Master’s Degree in Elementary and Music Education from Dowling College, and a post graduate certificate in School District Administration from Stony Brook University.

During his 31 year teaching career in the United States, he has taught fifth grade, third grade, and instrumental music. In addition to teaching he has also directed the fifth grade variety show, the fifth grade jazz ensemble, served as faculty advisor for Math Olympiads and the Stock Market Game, and has been a building liaison for Project Lead the Way. Outside of school Mr. Netter enjoys playing golf, bridge, traveling, and spending time with his two adult children and his two dogs.

Joanie Lingle

Early Years Teacher

Mrs. Lingle earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree with Honors in Early Childhood Education from the University of South Australia. Her specialty is in teaching the early years and she loves using nature and art to teach across disciplines.

Before Shattuck-St. Mary’s School, Forest City, she has taught pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten in international schools in Singapore, Bangladesh and Turkey.

In addition to her primary teaching duties, she has also facilitated in various after school prgrams including teaching older students in swimming, track & field, and recycled arts & crafts. Mrs. Lingle has also been very active in coordinating and supporting community service programs to help the less fortunate both in school and outside of school.

Jordan B. Korth

Music
  jordan.korth@ssm-fc.org

Mr. Korth earned a Bachelor’s in Music from Earlham College and a Master’s in Music Education from Indiana University Jacob’s School of Music, training in string pedagogy with Mimi Zwig, who trained Joshua Bell. Mr. Korth has taught Orchestra classes in Indiana for the past five years, and string lessons for over nine years. Mr. Korth also has experience in jazz ensembles, composition, and symphonic orchestra. He enjoys developing his craft and has participated in conducting workshops with the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra as well as taking several music history courses at Stanford University this past year.

Mr. Korth is joined at the school by his wife, Chelsea, and two children, Burris and Iggy. Burris will be attending the Early Childhood Program. Mr. Korth enjoys playing outside with his kids, reading, board and tabletop games, gardening, playing the bass, exploring, eating, coffee, and anything music.

Kimber Johnston

weCreate Director
  kimberly.johnston@ssm-fc.org

Ms. Johnston grew up on a small farm in California, but has always loved to visit and learn about new places. Ms. Johnston earned a Bachelor of Science in Communication Design at California State University Monterey Bay and a Master of Education in Learning Design and Leadership from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She holds a Generalist teaching credential for grades K-8, as well as authorizations for teaching Computer Concepts and Applications and teaching English Language Learners. She has taught 5th and 6th grade, as well as STEAM, Science, and Technology. She served as Director of Technology at her last placement, where she worked extensively with Assistive Technology for students with Special Education Needs. She frequently presents on the topic of technology integration at national and international education conferences. Ms. Johnston loves engaging students in inquiry projects that integrate technology and challenge students to extend their thinking.

Ms. Johnston’s husband, Nathan, serves as Principal of the Early Education Program.Their cat, Savannah, supervises their apartment while they’re at work. When she’s not teaching, Ms Johnston loves playing games like Magic the Gathering, horse riding, and reading dystopian fiction. She also loves to travel and has visited 6 continents so far.

Lanae Netter

Elementary School
Mrs. Netter received her Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts from the Conservatory at Shenandoah University and her Master’s degree in Elementary Education from Dowling College. In her twenty-two years of teaching in the United States she has taught first, second, and third grade, general and choral music to grades 1-8, and was a library/literacy specialist for kindergarten and first grade students. In addition to teaching, she has also directed the fifth through eighth grade musical, been the faculty advisor for the Drama Club, and coached cheerleading. LaNae and her husband Jeff have two adult children; their daughter Devin and their son Daniel. She loves spending time with them and their two adorable dogs, Hunter and Gunner, who entertain them with their silly antics.

Lianne Dominguez

Elementary School

Ms. Dominguez earned her Master’s Degree in International Education with a concentration in Educational Technology at Endicott College USA , Switzerland campus; and graduated with a Bachelors in Elementary Education from Centro Escolar University in the Philippines. She also attained her International School Counselling Certification from the Counselors Training Center, part of the  Principal’s Training Center in London.
 
Working in an international school for the past 11 years, she has dedicated her time enriching the lives of others through the different hats she has worn as an elementary classroom teacher, K-12 Admissions Director, Professional Development Coordinator, Registrar and College & Socio-emotional Counsellor. Outside of school, she travels to many developing communities as an NGO volunteer to help people discover their purpose and place in the world.
 
Ms. Dominguez is joined by her adventurous and lively crew - husband, Marc and 2 children - Javier and Daniela. In her spare time, Ms. Dominguez indulges herself in: Netflix marathons, surfing the net, astrology, muay thai kickboxing, travelling, painting, discovering places and learning new things.

Mary Swan Yee Tan

Mandarin
  marytan.swanyee@ssm-fc.org

Ms. Tan was a qualified trained teacher and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education specialising in Chinese teaching from the MPTI Teacher Training College and a Master of Arts in Chinese Studies from Southern University. Ms. Tan has been teaching Mandarin as first language/mother tongue in Chinese Public School for 6 years. She has been assigned as a class teacher and HOD of Civic subject. She had organised a lot of Mandarin Day event and also Chinese related competition. Ms. Tan was appointed as the leader of dancing club and had experience in bringing students for off-campus Chinese Dancing Competition.

Before joining St. Mary school, Ms. Tan has been teaching Mandarin as first and second language for secondary level in 2 Malaysia International Schools for over 6 years and been assigned as an invigilator for the exam of IGCSE - Mandarin as a Second Language.

Ms. Tan loves to share and inspire the students to know more about Chinese cultures besides learning the Mandarin.

Melanie Robin Tanner

Science
  melanie.tanner@ssm-fc.org

Mrs. Tanner earned a Bachelor of Science from Brigham Young University and teaching certificates in Education and Biology from Western Governors University. Mrs. Tanner has taught science and mathematics in China, Kuwait and the United States. Mrs. Tanner is fluent in Spanish due to volunteer work in Venezuela and has supervised student clubs and activities including Yearbook, Creative Writing, Community Service, Environment Club, and Student Government to name a few.

Mrs. Tanner’s husband teaches Humanities and their three children, Jonas, Ezra and Naomie attend the school. Outside the classroom, Mrs. Tanner enjoys biking, jogging, hiking, traveling, sewing and family time.

Miel Sadhwani

Early Childhood
Ms. Sadhwani has been teaching since 1999. After earning her degree from the University of Asia & the Pacific in the Philippines, she taught preschool for 3 years. During that time she furthered her studies in Education at the Assumption College. She spent the next 14 years as a Kindergarten teacher at an international school in the Philippines and 2 years as a Lower School Art and ICT teacher.

Ms. Sadhwani has been happily married for 13 years and she and her husband, Nick, have one daughter, Natalia, who will be finishing middle school next year, and a mini schnauzer named Murphy. Her other loves in life are golf, the beach, and cooking and baking.

Pablo Alexander Lozada

English as an Additional Language
  pablo.lozada@ssm-fc.org

Mr. Lozada earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Parks & Recreation and a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Photography from California State University San Francisco, a K-12 ESOL teaching credential from the Washington D.C. OSSE, and a Master’s Degree in Education from Teach-Now Graduate School of Education. Mr. Lozada has lived in 7 countries, and has taught in the U.S., Japan, and Vietnam. Although he has extensive experience in developing curriculum and assessments for English Language Learners, his passion lies in exploring the way recreation and games play a role in learning and language development. He also has a keen interest in how cross-cultural exchange can help maximize learning. Mr. Lozada is fluent in English and Spanish, speaks Japanese, and a little Portuguese and German. He enjoys archery, martial arts, outdoor activities, all manner of games, and plays the guitar.

Mr. Lozada is joined by his wife, Ibuki, who enjoys teaching Japanese cooking and language. She also enjoys playing badminton and walking their dog, Mocha.

Raychel Ann Standley

English as an Additional Language
  raychel.standley@ssm-fc.org

Ms. Standley earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language from University Industry Selangor.

Saba Venugopal

Malaysian Language

Mr Saba graduated with a Diploma in Teaching (Malay) before earning a Bachelor’s of Ars (Literature/History) from University of Science Malaysia, Penang.

In his nearly three decades of teaching at national and international schools in Malaysia and Brunei, he has been exposed to various curriculums including IB, IPC, IGCSE, British NC, Malaysian NC, Brunei GCE and Shattuck St Mary being his latest encounter. Prior to teaching in international schools, he lectured psychology, crisis management and business studies at colleges in Malaysia and Brunei.

Apart from his specialization in Malay, he reads philosophy, astrology, history, politics, sociology and religion at his leisure. He has a substantial number of articles published in Malay printed media to his credit and enjoys writing.

Mr Saba and his wife Ms Cynthia have three children - Kesn 12, Theen 11 and Pirtam 2. He enjoys very much spending time with Pirtam and watch him grow. At weekends he still plays football and sometimes badminton. He believes that, “we are all travelers on this earth and we should cherish every contact we encounter along the journey!”

Simone Conolly

Elementary School Teacher
  simone.connolly@ssm-fc.org

Ms Connolly earned a Bachelor of Arts from National University, completed her teacher training in the State of Illinois, and earned a Master’s Degree in Education from DePaul University. Ms. Connolly is a Cambridge certified teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages. Ms. Conolly has taught in international schools in Bahrain and the United States. Ms. Conolly has travelled and volunteered abroad in Peru, Brazil and the Netherlands.

Ms Connolly is currently completing her first science fiction novel. She enjoys snorkeling and hopes to gain experience as a scuba diver. Her greatest joy is traveling with her husband to new places.

Stefanie Goebel

Art

Stefanie Goebel (Germany 1959) graduated from John Moore’s in Liverpool, England as specialist in constructed printed and woven textiles - Bachelor of Arts, and completed her postgraduate certificate in Education also at John Moore’s University. She has worked for several years as freelance artists and artist in residence at International schools in Europe. During this time Stefanie has also worked with Art Galleries in Munich as assistant Art Director, helping to organize, plan and hang various Art exhibitions, and she also did some freelance work for the Conran Design Group in London. Inspired by her workshops with young students Stefanie started her International teaching career in Germany. She has been teaching Art for 25 years in International schools in Europe, South America, Middle East and Asia. . She has taught Visual Arts in every grade, K – 12 including AP ART. “ I love working with students of all ages and I still get excited when my students turn a great project into fantastic art work.”

Timothy Mason-Osann

Elementary School Classroom Teacher
  tim.masonosann@ssm-fc.org

Mr. Mason-Osann, or Mr. M-O, is an American citizen who was born in Germany. He attended St. Michael’s College in Vermont where he studied Philosophy and Education as an undergraduate and later earned his Master’s Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Mr. M-O has taught elementary school EAL to refugees in Vermont and grade 5 in Colorado, worked as a youth activities coordinator in Scotland, and sold toys in Australia.

Mr. M-O enjoys playing and teaching music including percussion, piano, trumpet, and singing. He also enjoys tennis, badminton, bicycling, hiking, swimming, and running.

Undrea Conley

Elementary School Teacher
  undrea.conley@ssm-fc.org

Ms. Conley earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and Education from the University of Texas at Arlington. She is a certified Educator Generalist for early childhood through grade 8, as well as a certified teacher of English as an Additional Language. Ms. Conley is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction (Literacy). She has taught several years in the great state of Texas, as well as in the United Arab Emirates, where she also served as a Professional Learning Community Lead Trainer.

When she is not teaching, Ms. Conley enjoys reading, singing, volunteering and traveling. She is joined at the school by her twin daughters, Eliana and Kalyn. Both girls are in Middle School. Together, they spend as much time as possible exploring the world.

Vincent Lerouvillois

Head of Physical Education and Aquatic Director
  vincent.lerouvillois@ssm-fc.org

Mr. Lerouvillois studied in France where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree and a Masters Degree in Physical Education and Motor Function.

Mr. Lerouvillois has extensive experience teaching in international schools and he has taught in France, Egypt, Djibouti, China and Malaysia. Mr. Lerouvillois is fluent in both English and French and can also converse in Japanese, Arabic and Portugese. He is a fitness addict and practice many sports (capoeira, kitesurfing, scuba diving, football etc). He likes to challenge himself and recently started triathlon. He pushes himself and competes locally in Malaysia and internationally in Singapore. He would love to inspire the same passion in his students. Mr. Lerouvillois comes with his family: his wife Maricar and two young children Emma and Samuel.

Wee Jern Chi

Mandarin
  weejern.chi@ssm-fc.org

Mr. Chi grew up in a small town, Muar, located in the Johor state, Malaysia. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the National Changhua University of Education in Taiwan. Mr. Chi has been teaching Mandarin as first, second and foreign language for 9 years in 2 International Schools in Malaysia and 2 years teaching experience in Language Centre in Singapore. Before joining Shattuck-St.Mary’s Forest City, Mr. Chi was appointed as a role of Head of Mandarin Department, he was involved in planning whole school Mandarin syllabus curriculum. Besides, he was the Chinese New Year and Mandarin Day event coordinator.

Mr. Chi loves inspiring students to love Mandarin and bringing students to experience the joyfulness in Mandarin lesson. His hobbies include reading, singing and sport activities.

Admissions Team

Dr. Brenda Lee

Admissions Director

 

Dr. Brenda Lee earned her PhD in Applied Linguistics in Cheung-­‐ang University, Korea. In her 13 years of teaching experience, she has taught Early Childhood English Education Theories and Practicum in various universities in Korea, conducted English language trainings for Korean military special forces dispatches and officers as well as teachers' training at public schools with the boards of education in Korea and The State University of New York in Incheon Global Campus.

Apart from her specialization in teaching, she has also delved into researching and developing B2B programs for an education company and embraced her inner superstar by releasing an educational English pop album to promote phonological awareness and English proficiency.



 

Farha Binti Gavir

Senior Admissions Executive
  farha.gavir@ssm-fc.org

 
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Shiying Chai

Senior Admissions Executive
  shi.ying@ssm-fc.org

 

Operation Team


 

Pearly Tan

Personal Assistant to Head of School
  pearly.tan@ssm-fc.org 

 

Wong Seck Tin

Senior Procurement Executive
  secktin.wong@ssm-fc.org

Reaz Shaheed

reaz.shaheed@ssm-fc.org

Educational Technology Director
Following an MBA from East West University in Bangladesh, Reaz completed a Graduate Certificate Program in Educational Technology from Michigan State University. A Certified professional in Google for Education, he served at the American International School, Dhaka and International School of Tanganyika, Tanzania as the Director of Technology.

A sportsman at heart, he founded the Boys Cricket team at AISD and is passionate about Latin soccer. Wife Sharwana, daughters Maisha and Raisa provide the source of his personal bliss and inspiration.
 
 

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