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

Lidija Bokan
Admissions Officer; Human Resources Manager
Lidija Bokan
Lidija Bokan
Admissions Officer; Human Resources 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

Martina Ožir
Principal's Assistant
Martina Ožir
Martina Ožir
Principal's Assistant

Darijan Luzar
Darijan Luzar
IT Support

Bachelor Engineer of Information Technology (in progress), VSITE Zagreb

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

Bachelor of Science, Business Economics
University of Split

Faculty

Adrianne Marcich Dumicic
Adrianne Marcich Dumicic
US Math Teacher

Qualifications
Master of Education, Educational Leadership, Trenton State College

Bachelor degree in Science Elementary Education, University of Wisconsin

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

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

Barbara Robinson
US Social Studies/History and English Teacher
Barbara Robinson
Barbara Robinson
US Social Studies/History and English Teacher

Qualifications
Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, Montana State University

Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

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

Božica Jelaković
Božica Jelaković
US Croatian Teacher

Qualifications
Master of Arts, Psychology and Croatian Language and Literature, University of Zagreb

Brandon Driggs
Brandon Driggs
US Mathematics

Qualifications
Master of Science in Water Resource Engineering, Oregon State University

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Oregon State University

Cara Driggs
Cara Driggs
Grade 2 Teacher

Qualifications
MA Psychology, University of Aberdeen

PGDE Primary Education, University of Edinburgh

Catherine Gallagher
Catherine Gallagher
EAL & Language B

Qualifications
M.Ed. International Education, Endicott College

BA English/ Secondary Education, Wilkes University

Chadley Despault
MS and US Language and Literature teacher
Chadley Despault
Chadley Despault
MS and US Language and Literature teacher

Qualifications
Masters of Education (in progress), Charles Sturt University, Australia

GradDipEd (Secondary), Monash University, Australia

BA (English and Anthropology), Carleton University, Canada

Cheri Amarna
Cheri Amarna
Science / STEAM

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

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

Craig Mews
DP Physics and Chemistry
Craig Mews
Craig Mews
DP Physics and Chemistry

Qualifications
Bachelor of Education, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Bachelor of Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Dalibor Mandarić
Athletic Director and LS Physical and Health Education Teacher
Dalibor Mandarić
Dalibor Mandarić
Athletic Director and LS Physical and Health Education Teacher

Qualifications
Professor of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb

Damir Šprljan
Educational Assistant
Damir Šprljan
Damir Šprljan
Educational Assistant

Qualifications
Psychotherapy Diploma, University of Zagreb

Daniel Jenkins
Daniel Jenkins
Woodworking / CAD

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
CAS Coordinator, US German Teacher
Danijela Perić
Danijela Perić
CAS Coordinator, US German Teacher

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

Dawn Melarvie
Curriculum Design & Instructional Coach
Dawn Melarvie
Dawn Melarvie
Curriculum Design & Instructional Coach

Qualifications
M.Arts, Adams State College, Alamosa, CO

B.Sc, Moorhead State University, Moorhead, MN

Donald Joseph Kimes
Economics / Business Studies / Communications
Donald Joseph Kimes
Donald Joseph Kimes
Economics / Business Studies / Communications

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

Đurđica Hibler
Đurđica Hibler
Educational Assistant

Elizabeth Jackson
Elizabeth Jackson
EAL Teacher

Qualifications
Bachelor of Education - Primary

Erin Henkels
English / Social Studies / TOK
Erin Henkels
Erin Henkels
English / Social Studies / TOK

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

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

Gordana Vučković
US German and English B
Gordana Vučković
Gordana Vučković
US German and English B

Qualifications
Master of Science, State University of New York

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

Ines Šitum
LS Educational Assistant
Ines Šitum
Ines Šitum
LS Educational Assistant

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

Jasna Marinović-Kolbah
Jasna Marinović-Kolbah
US French

Qualifications
Master of Arts, University of Zagreb

Master of Science, University State University of New York

Jelena Horvat
Jelena Horvat
Pre-K Teacher

Qualifications
Bachelor of Early and Preschool Education, University of Zagreb

Jesse Douma
Jesse Douma
Grade 5 Teacher

Qualifications
Bachelor of Arts, Monash University, Australia

Graduate Diploma of Education (Primary), La Trobe University, Australia

Katie Hammond
Katie Hammond
Learning Support

Qualifications
BA from University of Colorado at Boulder

MA Special Education from San Francisco State University

Kristina Šprljan
US English and TOK Teacher
Kristina Šprljan
Kristina Šprljan
US English and TOK Teacher

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 Teacher

Qualifications
Master of Music, Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama

Laura Palmer
Learning Support and Counseling
Laura Palmer
Laura Palmer
Learning Support and Counseling

Qualifications
M.Ed in Counselling Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland

B.Ed Primary/Elementary, Memorial University of Newfoundland

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

Lisa Bovay
Science / Mathematics
Lisa Bovay
Lisa Bovay
Science / Mathematics

Qualifications
M.Ed Leadership, University of Oregon

B.Ed Secondary Science and Mathematics, Simon Fraser University

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

Qualificatins
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) - in progress

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

Qualifications
BA early childhood and preschool education teacher

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

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

Muniba Kimes
Muniba Kimes
Science

Qualifications
B.Ed, University of Ottawa

B.Sc Life Science, University of Toronto

Nela Puđa
Grade 3 Teacher
Nela Puđa
Nela Puđa
Grade 3 Teacher

Qualifications
Master of Science in Education, Buffalo State University

Master of Arts in Social Pedagogy, University of Zagreb

Psychotherapy Diploma, University of Zagreb

Nicky Sandmann
LS Music / MS Performing Arts
Nicky Sandmann
Nicky Sandmann
LS Music / MS Performing Arts

Qualifications
MA of Education, The University of New England

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

Qualifications
Bachelor of Arts, University of Washington

Pavla Paić-Karega
Pavla Paić-Karega
Educational Assistant

Qualifications
MA of Educational Rehabilitation

Sara Kirby
Grade 1 Teacher
Sara Kirby
Sara Kirby
Grade 1 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
Librarian Assistant
Sara Batinić
Sara Batinić
Librarian Assistant

Qualifications
Bachelor of Arts in Croatian Language and Literature and Phonetic Science

Master of Arts (in progress)

Sarah Box
US Math and DP Psychology
Sarah Box
Sarah Box
US Math and DP 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, DP Coordinator
Sarah Hawkins
Sarah Hawkins
US Science Teacher, DP Coordinator

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
US Physical and Health Education and Outdoor Education
Tarin Šabarić
Tarin Šabarić
US Physical and Health Education and Outdoor Education

Qualifications
Profesor of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb

Timothy Henkels
Social Studies / Global Perspectives
Timothy Henkels
Timothy Henkels
Social Studies / Global Perspectives

Qualifications
M.A. Literacy, University of Colorado, Boulder

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

Tina Rowe
US Physical and Health Education and Outdoor Education
Tina Rowe
Tina Rowe
US Physical and Health Education and Outdoor Education

Qualifications
Master of Arts in Education, University of Phoenix

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

Vlatka Blagus
LS and US Croatian Teacher
Vlatka Blagus
Vlatka Blagus
LS and US Croatian Teacher

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

William Coman
William Coman
Learning Support

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
US / DP Visual Arts Teacher
Zaza Fernandes
Zaza Fernandes
US / DP Visual Arts Teacher

Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Sunderland University

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design

Zoe Rafferty
Zoe Rafferty
Grade 4 Teacher

Qualifications

B.S. in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from Pennsylvania State University.

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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