top of page

Elementary Teachers

0_o0-6o1W1DKmI5LbX.png
unnamed (3).jpg

Mrs Rachel Benson

Kindergarten 3

Qualification:

  • Bachelor of Science: Early Childhood Education

  • Teaching Licenses: Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education

  • TESOL Certificate

Favorite Quote:

“If you make mistakes that is alright too because we all make mistakes and we learn from those mistakes. You gain confidence from learning, failing and rising again.” Wangari Maathai

1200px-Flag_of_South_Africa.svg.png
DSC_8092.jpg

Ms Jennifer Billingham

Grade 1

Qualification:

  • Bachelor of Education: Early Childhood Education

  • Diploma in Education: Junior Primary

Favorite Quote:

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.~ Nelson Mandela

0_o0-6o1W1DKmI5LbX.png
Jessica Murray 2022319.jpg

Ms Jessica Murray

Grade 2

Qualification:

  • Bachelor of Science: Human Development

  • Education Specialist Ed.S

  • Masters of Arts in Teaching: Elementary Education

Favorite Quote:

"Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it." Marian Wright Edelman

1200px-Flag_of_South_Africa.svg.png
DSC02584.jpg

Mrs Carmen Carlson

Grade 2

Qualification:

  • Bachelor of Social: Science

  • PGCE (Foundation Phase)

Favorite Quote:

"Don't give up! I believe in you all! A person's a person, no matter how small!" -Dr. Seuss

1200px-Flag_of_South_Africa.svg.png
DSC02612.jpg

Mr Patrick Carlson

Grade 3

Qualification:

  • Bachelors of Arts: Journalism

  • Bachelor Honors: Industrial Psychology

  • Masters of Business: Administration

Favorite Quote:

"Never give up. No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping the person on the couch."

0_o0-6o1W1DKmI5LbX.png
DSC02733-1_edited.jpg

Ms Amanda White

Grade 4

Qualification:

  • Bachelor of Science: Child Psychology

  • Master of Education: Elementary Education

  • TEFL Certification

Favorite Quote:

"By learning you will teach; by teaching, you will learn."

-Latin Proverb

Flag_of_South_Korea.svg.png
unnamed (1).jpg

Ms Gayon Yang

Grade 5

Qualification:

  • Bachelor of Arts: Anthropology, Wesleyan University

  • Graduate Certificate in Elementary Education, Moreland University

  • MEd in Instructional Technology, University of West Georgia (Ongoing)

  • Washington DC Teacher License

    • Elementary Education

    • ESOL

    • Special Education (Non-categorical)

Favorite Quote:

“The most important role models in people’s lives, it seems, aren’t superstars or household names. They’re “everyday” people who quietly set examples for you—coaches, teachers, parents. People about whom you say to yourself, perhaps not even consciously, “I want to be like that.” - Tim Foley

0_o0-6o1W1DKmI5LbX.png
unnamed (2).jpg

Mr Luke Benson

Grade 5

Qualification:

  • Bachelor Degree: Organizational Communications

  • Graduate Certificate in Elementary Education

  • Teacher License in Elementary Education

Favorite Quote:

“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.“ Philippians 4:8

LogoEagleGOLD.png

Chiang Rai

International School

bottom of page