Faculty Profiles

Central Administration

Paul Buckley
Paul Buckley
Director

Qualifications

Charles Darwin University, Australia
M.Ed. Education Administration

2012 International Distinguished Principal
Certificate of International School Leadership

Charles Darwin University, Australia: B.Ed. Education Administration

Victoria College, Australia; Diploma of Teaching K-8

Stephen Dexter
Upper School Principal
Stephen Dexter
Stephen Dexter
Upper School Principal

Qualifications

MEd. Boston College (Secondary education and teaching license)

B.A. McGill University (Political Science)

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study, (UMass/Boston (Ed. admin. and license) U.S. Peace Corps (Togo, West Africa 1988-91)

State Assistant Principal of the Year (MA/USA, 2007)

Tamara Black
Lower School Principal
Tamara Black
Tamara Black
Lower School Principal

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, Stephen F. Austin State University

Master of Education, Human Development and Psychology, Harvard University

Texas Teacher Certificate, Elementary Education and Reading

Tatjana Turza
Business & Operations Manager
Tatjana Turza
Tatjana Turza
Business & Operations Manager

Qualifications

M.A. (Mag.oec.) Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb

Master of Business Administration (MBA) IGBS in collaboration with the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and the Institute of Economics, Zagreb

Neven Sorić
Neven Sorić
ICT Manager

Qualifications

Master of Arts in Information Science and Museology, University of Zagreb

Business Informatics, University of Zagreb

Hana Sekanović
HR Operations Manager
Hana Sekanović
Hana Sekanović
HR Operations Manager

Qualifications

Bachelor of Economics, University of Požega

Martina Ožir
Admissions & Alumni Transition Manager
Martina Ožir
Martina Ožir
Admissions & Alumni Transition Manager

Romana Chevrier Rados
Romana Chevrier Rados
Medical Officer

Qualifications

Medical Doctor, University of Zagreb

Danijela Mikolavčić
Danijela Mikolavčić
Accountant

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science, Business Economics, University of Zagreb

Ivana Cvetko
Business Office Assistant
Ivana Cvetko
Ivana Cvetko
Business Office Assistant

Darijan Luzar
Darijan Luzar
ICT Support

Qualifications

Bachelor Engineer of Information Technology (in progress), University of Applied Sciences VG

Ivona Lukić
Director's Assistant
Ivona Lukić
Ivona Lukić
Director's Assistant

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science, Business Economics
University of Split

Anita Torbarina
Anita Torbarina
Principal's Assistant

Qualifications

(Mag.oec.) Faculty of Economics, University of Zadar

Faculty

Adam Strelec
Adam Strelec
Grade 3 Teacher

Qualifications

Master of Education (Primary)

Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communication) Majoring in Journalism

Ana Martinčević Grubač
Ana Martinčević Grubač
Librarian

Qualifications

Master of Science, The State University of New York

Master of Arts in Library and Information Science, University of Zagreb

Master in Social Pedagogy, University of Zagreb
Psychotherapist, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zagreb
Nurse, Nurse's Highschool

Anastasiya Kharytonova
US English as Additional Language
Anastasiya Kharytonova
Anastasiya Kharytonova
US English as Additional Language

Qualifications

PhD in Translation Studies
University of Southampton

Master of Arts in Foreign Languages Pedagogy and Translation Studies

BA of Arts in Education

Andrea Diamant
Andrea Diamant
Counselor

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science - University of Toronto

Bachelor of Education - Laurentian University

Masters of Education - University of Southern Queensland - Curriculum and Leadership

Masters of Education - University of Southern Queensland - School Counselling

Ann Marie Montgomery
Ann Marie Montgomery
US Science

Qualifications

MA English, Boise State University: Boise, Idaho

BA Humanities, University of Colorado: Boulder, Colorado

Anthony Anamelechi
Anthony Anamelechi
US Mathematics

Qualifications

Master of Education, Curriculum and Instruction

Bachelor’s Science, Journalism

Graduate Certificate, School Administration and Supervision. Mathematics Instructional Coach

Bernadette Kenderić
Bernadette Kenderić
LS and US French Teacher

Qualifications

Bachelor of Education, University of Western Ontario

Honors Bachelor of Arts, French Literature and Language, McMaster University

Bachelor of Education, University of Zagreb

Brandon Driggs
Brandon Driggs
US IBDP Mathematics

Qualifications

Master of Science in Water Resource Engineering, Oregon State University

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Oregon State University

Cara Driggs
Grade 2 Teacher (Maternity leave)
Cara Driggs
Cara Driggs
Grade 2 Teacher (Maternity leave)

Qualifications

MA Psychology, University of Aberdeen

PGDE Primary Education, University of Edinburgh

Cheri Amarna
Cheri Amarna
US Science

Qualifications

M.Sc Chemical and Life Science, University of Maryland, College Park

B.Sc Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg

Craig Mews
US IBDP Physics and Chemistry
Craig Mews
Craig Mews
US IBDP Physics and Chemistry

Qualifications

Bachelor of Education, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Bachelor of Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Cynthia Campbell
Cynthia Campbell
LS Music / US Drama

Qualifications

Master of Education, Music, Boston University

Bachelor Arts: Music

Associate of Arts: Music/Theater/Dance

Dalibor Mandarić
LS P.E. Teacher / Athletic Director
Dalibor Mandarić
Dalibor Mandarić
LS P.E. Teacher / Athletic Director

Qualifications

Professor of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb

Damir Šprljan
Outdoor Education Facilitator & Emergency Coverage
Damir Šprljan
Damir Šprljan
Outdoor Education Facilitator & Emergency Coverage

Qualifications

Psychotherapy Diploma, University of Zagreb

Daniel Jenkins
US Woodworking & Design
Daniel Jenkins
Daniel Jenkins
US Woodworking & Design

Qualifications

Bachelor of Adult and Vocational Education, Griffith University

Daniela Karačić
Daniela Karačić
Pre-K Teacher

Qualifications

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, Open Colleges Australia

Danijela Perić
US German Teacher and CAS Coordinator
Danijela Perić
Danijela Perić
US German Teacher and CAS Coordinator

Qualifications

Master of Arts in German and English Language and Literature, University of Zagreb

Dawn Melarvie
Instructional Coach & Curriculum Coordinator
Dawn Melarvie
Dawn Melarvie
Instructional Coach & Curriculum Coordinator

Qualifications

M.Arts, Adams State College, Alamosa, CO

B.Sc, Moorhead State University, Moorhead, MN

David Voltz
David Voltz
Grade 5 Teacher

Qualifications

Master of Science in Education in Reading, In progress

Bachelor of Science in Education: Elementary Education

Donald Joseph Kimes
DP Economics and Media / Communications
Donald Joseph Kimes
Donald Joseph Kimes
DP Economics and Media / Communications

Qualifications

B.A, Liberal Arts with Communication & Economics, DePauw University, Greencastle IN

Elizabeth Jackson
Elizabeth Jackson
LS EAL Teacher

Qualifications

Bachelor of Education - Primary

Erin Henkels
US English / Humanities (DP Coordinator for 2021-2022)
Erin Henkels
Erin Henkels
US English / Humanities (DP Coordinator for 2021-2022)

Qualifications

M.A., Secondary English, University of Colorado, Boulder

B.A. English and Creative Writing and BSc. Psychology, Appalachian State University, Boone NC

Erin Johnson
US Language & Literature / Humanities
Erin Johnson
Erin Johnson
US Language & Literature / Humanities

Qualifications

Master of Arts in Teaching, Minnesota State University

Master of Science in Children's Literature, Illinois State University

Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, Minnesota State University

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Minnesota State University"

Frederic Gibault
Frederic Gibault
US French & TOK

Qualifications

Masters of Education, Second Language Acquisition, Barcelona University, PGCE Kings College London

B.A. French Literature and Linguistics, Sorbonne

B.A. Philosophy Sorbonne

Gordana Vučković
Gordana Vučković
US German

Qualifications

Master of Science, State University of New York

Master of Arts in German and English Language and Literature, University of Zagreb

Helena Kovač
Educational Assistant
Helena Kovač
Helena Kovač
Educational Assistant

Ines Babic
US Croatian Language and Literature
Ines Babic
Ines Babic
US Croatian Language and Literature

Qualifications

Master of Education in English Language and Literature

Master of Arts in Comparative Literature, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb - Zagreb, Croatia, EU "

Ines Šitum
Ines Šitum
US EA for EAL

Qualifications

Master of Arts, English Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature, University of Zagreb

Jacqueline Čaleta
Atelierist (Artist in Residence)
Jacqueline Čaleta
Jacqueline Čaleta
Atelierist (Artist in Residence)

Qualifications

Emily Carr Institue of Art and Design Diploma

Jelena Horvat
Jelena Horvat
Pre-K Teacher

Qualifications

Bachelor of Early and Preschool Education, University of Zagreb

Julia Davis
Julia Davis
Grade 5 Teacher

Qualifications

Masters of Education and Teacher Certification Program, Lesley University, Washington, DC

Bachelors of Arts in History, Cum Laude, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Kristina Šprljan
US English, TOK and Croatian University Facilitator
Kristina Šprljan
Kristina Šprljan
US English, TOK and Croatian University Facilitator

Qualifications

Master of Science, State University of New York

Master of Arts, English Language and Literature and Spanish Language and Literature, University of Zagreb

Lana Škrgatić
Lana Škrgatić
US Music and Drama

Qualifications

Master of Music, Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama

Laura Palmer
US Learning Support and Counselor
Laura Palmer
Laura Palmer
US Learning Support and Counselor

Qualifications

M.Ed in Counselling Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland

B.Ed Primary/Elementary, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Laurie Lavins
LS Learning Support
Laurie Lavins
Laurie Lavins
LS Learning Support

Qualifications

Masters of Arts in Teaching Reading and Language Arts (Reading Specialist)

Bachelor of Arts; Ed.D Educational Management & Leadership, Class of 2023 - Current.

Lidija Šimunec
LS and US German Teacher
Lidija Šimunec
Lidija Šimunec
LS and US German Teacher

Qualifications

Master of Science, State University of New York

Master of Arts, German and English Language and Literature, University of Zagreb

Lucija Pašalić
LS Educational Assistant
Lucija Pašalić
Lucija Pašalić
LS Educational Assistant

Qualifications

MA of Primary Education, University of Zagreb

Margareta Futač
Margareta Futač
Kindergarten Teacher

Qualifications

Master of Education in Italian Language and Literature, Master of Arts in Hungarian Studies, University of Zagreb

Masters of Education in Nursery/Early Education (University of Dundee, Scotland)

Maria Anna Čaleta
LS Educational Assistant
Maria Anna Čaleta
Maria Anna Čaleta
LS Educational Assistant

Qualifications

BA early childhood and preschool education teacher

Marta Travica
LS Art and Croatian
Marta Travica
Marta Travica
LS Art and Croatian

Qualifications

Faculty of Teacher Education, University of Zagreb

Martina Mencer Salluzzo
Martina Mencer Salluzzo
US French Teacher

Qualifications

Master of Science, State University of New York

Master of Arts, French and English Language and Literature, University of Zagreb

Megan Kite
US Mathematics / Science
Megan Kite
Megan Kite
US Mathematics / Science

Qualifications

Masters of Science, Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO; Certified Mathematics and Science

Bachelor Arts The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX

Muniba Kimes
Muniba Kimes
US Science

Qualifications

B.Ed, University of Ottawa

B.Sc Life Science, University of Toronto

Nela Puđa
Grade 1 Teacher
Nela Puđa
Nela Puđa
Grade 1 Teacher

Qualifications

Master of Science in Education, Buffalo State University

Master of Arts in Social Pedagogy, University of Zagreb

Psychotherapy Diploma, University of Zagreb

Ozren Soldo
US History and TOK Teacher
Ozren Soldo
Ozren Soldo
US History and TOK Teacher

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts, University of Washington

Sara Kirby
Grade 2 Teacher
Sara Kirby
Sara Kirby
Grade 2 Teacher

Qualifications

Master of Education, Elementary Education, Northern Arizona University, Phoenix, Arizona

Bachelor of Arts in Education, Elementary Education, Arizona State University West, Phoenix, Arizona

Sara Batinić
Sara Batinić
Library Assistant

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts in Croatian Language and Literature and Phonetic Science

Master of Arts (in progress)

Sarah Box
US Mathematics and IB Psychology
Sarah Box
Sarah Box
US Mathematics and IB Psychology

Qualifications

Master of Educational Leadership, Australian Catholic University

Bachelor of Arts, The Australian National University

Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) from Australian Catholic University

Sarah Hawkins
US Science Teacher and DP Coordinator (Maternity leave)
Sarah Hawkins
Sarah Hawkins
US Science Teacher and DP Coordinator (Maternity leave)

Qualifications

MA Education (in progress) Bath University, UK

PGCE Bath University, UK

BSc. Northampton University, UK

Tanya Grbin Savanović
Tanya Grbin Savanović
Grade 4 Teacher

Qualifications

PGDE Primary Education, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland

Bachelor of Science, Sports Studies, University of the West of Scotland

Tarin Šabarić
P.E. and Outdoor Education
Tarin Šabarić
Tarin Šabarić
P.E. and Outdoor Education

Qualifications

Professor of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb

Timothy Henkels
US English / Humanities
Timothy Henkels
Timothy Henkels
US English / Humanities

Qualifications

M.A. Literacy, University of Colorado, Boulder

B.A. Secondary Social Studies, Appalachian State University, Boone NC

Tina Rowe
US P.E. and Outdoor Education
Tina Rowe
Tina Rowe
US P.E. and Outdoor Education

Qualifications

Master of Arts in Education, University of Phoenix

Bachelor of Arts in Marketing-Management, University of St Thomas

Tracy Ann Meyer
Middle School, Individuals and Societies teacher
Tracy Ann Meyer
Tracy Ann Meyer
Middle School, Individuals and Societies teacher

Qualifications

Master of Education, Counseling Education, Millersville University

B.A., Early Childhood Education, Stratford College

Vlatka Blagus
Vlatka Blagus
LS and US Croatian

Qualifications

Master of Arts in History and Croatian
Language and Literature, University of Zagreb

William Coman
Learning Support Teacher (K-12)
William Coman
William Coman
Learning Support Teacher (K-12)

Qualifications

Master of Special Education, University of Newcastle, Newcastle

Dip.Education, Australian Catholic University, Canberra

B.A. – Contemporary Europe & French, Australian National University, Canberra

Zaza Fernandes
Zaza Fernandes
US Visual Arts

Qualifications

Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Sunderland University

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design

Support

Robert Kovač
Robert Kovač
Facility Manager

Pero Grgić
Maintenance and Facilities
Pero Grgić
Pero Grgić
Maintenance and Facilities

Tomislav Osredečki
Maintenance and Facilities
Tomislav Osredečki
Tomislav Osredečki
Maintenance and Facilities

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