Hau added. Those working directly with students in and out of the classroom are some of the best in the business. It is a pleasure to combine efforts in a truly student-focused educational environment where all decisions are intentional and based solely on the needs of our students. Stephens spent 15 years at Wasatch Academy in Mount Pleasant, UT USA , an independent coed college preparatory boarding school for grades , educating students from 40 countries and 25 US states, where she served as Dean of Enrollment Management and Director of International Admissions helping increase the enrollment and open many new international markets.
Stephens spent the early part of her career in the health services sector with Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, UT USA , having spent 11 years as an Admissions Specialist developing best practices in hospital admission, emergency room, diagnostic imaging, and clinical care. Stephens and her husband Randy, who oversees the Boy Scouts of America organization in Hanoi and assists Concordia with substitute teaching opportunities, now call Hanoi their home.
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I am happy to be back at Concordia because of its initiatives in technology in relationship to creating ethical stewards on a global basis. Prior to his return to Concordia in August - Mr. Gilliland taught music at Concordia from to - Mr. A regular presenter at professional academic conferences, Mr. Director of Vietnamese Relations Mr.
Hai Trinh has been with the Concordia organization for 10 years. Hai said of what he most enjoys about working at Concordia. Prior to joining Concordia, Mr. During her time away from Concordia, Mrs. They now have two children. Prior to joining Concordia in March , Ms. Andrew Jung Hyun is originally from Busan, Korea and first came to Vietnam in to learn the Vietnamese language and culture. During the past 6 years, he has served in the Foreign Language Department at Hanoi University as a Korean teacher to Vietnamese pupils.
Through his work at the university, Andrew has enjoyed working with students and seeing them become leaders of their communities. Andrew is married and has three lovely children- Sharon, Grace and Samuel of which the youngest two attend Concordia. He speaks Korean, English and Vietnamese. Concordia is pushing the boundaries with their technology, community, and service, all the while remaining focused on their students. It is an innovative environment unlike any other, and I have the pleasure of being along for the ride. Lia Garcia Halpin has been in education for twelve years and is passionate about the thriving educational community at Concordia.
She joined the Concordia family as a founding member in November and has served in various roles including Director of Communications, Director of Admissions and in the EAL classroom. Patrick's Day, singing in the church choir, and through the American Chamber of Commerce. Lia lives in Hanoi with her handsome Irish husband, Daragh, and two sons. The administration shows a lot of support toward the personal growth and development of their staff and that motivates me to always put in my best.
Bossan volunteered as an English teacher with Aiesec Hanoi, a student internship program, and taught English outside Hanoi at Eco Link language center. Mai Nguyen has worked in the Concordia administration since July Nguyen oversees our Accounting and Purchasing departments. After graduating university, Mrs. From there, prior to joining Concordia in , she joined Panasonic Electronic Devices as Procurement Officer, seeking new suppliers; purchasing materials; acting as a liaison between related warehouse, sales and productions sites; and following up with customers.
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Hai Trinh. Prior to joining Concordia in April , Ms. Amy Winkelman has been with Concordia since handling accounting duties. I volunteer to read in Mrs.
I love to watch the older students in their House Activities and watch students come out of their shell and do silly activities. I enjoy all the drama productions and concerts that the school puts on. The talent these students have is amazing and humbling to watch. I also enjoy the sports programs we have at our school, I take joy in going to the games and seeing the older kids mentor the younger ones on what it means to have integrity and honesty in the midst of a heated game.
Originally from Maryland, Mrs. Winkelman worked in the accounting departments for schools in Michigan and Texas prior to her work at Concordia. Concordia Receptionist Ms. The approach and core values of Concordia towards the students are what make Concordia an elite education. Le has also worked in the government sector, having served for four years with The Ministry of Trade and Industry as an interpreter.
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In December , she passed her board examination and became a Registered Nurse and a member of Philippine Nurses Association. As a Nurse, Ms.
Tan believes that healthy children are successful learners and it is always fulfilling to see the students healthy and safe in their second home. Administrations and staffs are very warm and blissful.
During her free time, Ms. Tan loves reading books, photography, painting, running and yoga. Thanks to the experienced, dedicated and caring teachers and staff, children are encouraged to rigorously learn and they find their learning fascinating. They love to read, love to explore, love PE and get to participate in many service learning activities for underprivileged children, which is the best thing I see in children. A self-perpetuating Board of Trustees from throughout Asia governs Concordia.
Concordia searches for Board members who are strategic in thinking, diverse in talents, and supportive of the mission, vision, and values of the school. The primary roles of the Board of Trustees is to carry out the operations of Concordia through policy development, strategic planning, fiscal management, and the oversight and support of the Head of School and staff. The Board of Trustees is always looking for additional members to serve both on the Board and in a variety of committees.
Ken has two adult children living in the United States and an 8-year old 3rd grade daughter, Alina, in Hong Kong. Laura Birner works for the U.
She previously supported the U. Additionally, she has experience in both the education and social work fields as she taught music at the Anglo-American School of Moscow and counselled students at the Twin Parks Upper School in the Bronx, New York prior to her government service. Louis Symphony. Together, they have three young daughters — Hannah, Heidi, and Holly. Louis, Missouri. Vietnam is the Cima family's first post-seminary placement, and they are delighted to call Hanoi home.
Their daughters were proudly a part of the inaugural class of Concordia Hanoi. Paul MN A. He is a retired LT Col in the U. Concordia may be the newest international school to Hanoi, but we bring over years of educational experience to Hanoi. The Hanoi school concept developed out of a number of different invitations and possibilities throughout Asia.