Una pasión por la enseñanza y el aprendizaje

Une passion pour l'enseignement et l'apprentissage

ISB teachers are passionate, experienced educators who are open-minded and deeply invested in their work. They are dedicated to implementing the use of culturally authentic and diverse resources to create open dialogue and thought-provoking learning environments for their students in order to continuously expand their thinking in a global context. ISB's faculty members reflect the school’s mission: they are adventurers, innovators, and caring communicators who strive to instill in all students a passion and love for learning.

ISB Teachers Are:

  • Native speakers in their language of instruction
  • From diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Enthusiastic lifelong learners themselves
  • Reflective on their own approaches to teaching
  • Committed to their development as educators and participate in ongoing professional development
  • Active and avid followers of current local and global educational trends

Vincent Abbate, Physical Education (Pre-K 3 & Pre-K 4) & MS Physical & Health Education Teacher
Jasmine Ait, French Kindergarten Aide
Aline Aitali, French Kindergarten Assistant Teacher
Khaalid Allen, English Individuals & Societies Teacher, English Language Arts Support
Emily Auchincloss, English 5th Grade Teacher
Alda Arazi, French Visual Arts Teacher (4th Grade & 5th Grade)
Ayomide Balogun, School Aide
Emilie Berger, French Language Acquisition Teacher, French Language Support, Language Acquisition Teacher Department Head
Emily Beringhaus, English Language & Literature Teacher, Language & Literature Department Head
Lisa Borten, Middle School Classroom Assistant Teacher
Elizabeth Boyd, Kindergarten English Head Teacher, Science Teacher (Kindergarten- 5th Grade)
Carolina Bermudez, Spanish Visual Arts Teacher
Jacy Bispo, Spanish 1st Grade Associate Teacher
Emilie Catinot, French 5th Grade Teacher, French Language Support
Lucidania Cruz Abreu, Spanish Pre-K 3 Assistant Teacher 
Rebeca Cognet, Spanish 3rd Grade Teacher
Melanie Cozzi, Music Teacher (Pre-K 3 to 4th Grade)
Brenna DiCola, Mathematics Teacher and Department Head
Cristina Dominguez Delgado, Spanish 4th Grade Teacher, Spanish Language Support
Isabelle Dussart, French 2nd Grade Teacher
Maria Falgoust, Head Librarian
Sara Fernandez Valladares, Spanish 2nd Grade Teacher
Guillaume Fructus, French Pre-K 4 Associate Teacher
Laetitia Gabriel-Caldwell, Interim Assistant Director of Lower School (One Year Position) and French Language Coordinator
Marcelle Gaillard, French Pre-K 4 Classroom Aide
Ramatha Gbedeko, French Kindergarten Head Teacher
Leticia Gonzalez, Spanish Pre-K 4 Head Teacher
Yaritza Gonzalez, Spanish Pre-K 3 School Aide
Whitney Graham, Middle School Classroom Assistant Teacher
Hined Haida, Spanish Individuals & Societies Teacher and Individuals & Societies Department Head, Spanish Language Support
Dr. Elizabeth Helbraun, School Psychologist
Karuna Hernandez, Spanish 5th Grade Teacher, Spanish Language Support
Elisa Hevia, Spanish Pre-K 4 Associate Teacher
Xavier Huc, Physical & Health Education Teacher, Physical & Health Education Department Head
Justin Indovina, Music & Performing Arts Teacher, Performing Arts Department Head

Lily Infante, Middle School Counselor and High School Placement Coordinator

Amanda Iturbe, Learning Specialist (4th & 5th Grade) & MS Learning Support Teacher
Kelli Jernigan, 4th Grade English Teacher, Curriculum Mapping Specialist
Aude Kaçar, French 4th Grade Teacher
Keledy Kenkel, Middle School Design Teacher, Technology Integrator
Carol Leung, Learning Specialist (Kindergarten to 3rd Grade)
Rosalia LoBue, Spanish Kindergarten Head Teacher
Selena Lynn, 1st Grade English Head Teacher, PYP Coordinator
Ayesha Mahomed, English 2nd Grade Teacher, English Language Learner Support and Academic Support
Jimmy Martinez, Physical & Health Education Teacher
Sabrina Maquet, French 1st Grade Head Teacher
Ryan McKeown, Math Teacher
Itzel Mendoza, Spanish Pre-K 3 Co-teacher, Learning Support Coordinator
Bernard Mithieux, French 3rd Grade Teacher
Nuria Montero-Santos, Spanish Language & Literature Teacher
Christine Laurore, French 2nd Grade Associate Teacher
Malique Lee Moore, French Pre-K 3 Classroom Aide
Ashley Odlum, Mathematics and Science Teacher
Neva Palacio, Spanish Kindergarten Associate Teacher
Oscar Pau, Spanish Language & Literature Teacher, Language Acquisition Teacher
Perrine Pradel, French Pre-K 3 Head Teacher
Anne-Marie Raboud, French 1st Grade Associate Teacher
Kimesha Reid-Grant, Science Teacher and Department Head
Mariane Riad, French Pre-K 4 Head Teacher
Amy Ribakove, Librarian
Katie Rogers, Middle School English Language and Literature Teacher, MYP Coordinator
Guillaume Roper-Sirvent, Middle School French Language and Literature Teacher, French Individuals and Societies Teacher
Sara Rubio, Spanish Language Assistant
Cristian Saez, Spanish 2nd Grade Associate Teacher
Muriel Stallworth, French Visual Arts (Pre-K 3-3rd Grade)
Jayne Sugg, 3rd Grade English Teacher & 4th Grade English Teacher
Marianne Algret Tober, Middle School French Language and Literature Teacher,  French Individuals and Societies Teacher
Lara VallanceFrench Pre-K 3 Associate Teacher
Christina Wellington, Spanish 1st Grade Head Teacher
Cynthia Walkes, School Aide and After School Instructor
April Yuen, English Language Coordinator
Rosa Zarama, Spanish Pre-K 4 Classroom Aide

Statement of Non-Discrimination International School of Brooklyn admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, tuition assistance programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Faculty & Staff IB Learner Profiles

Attributes of the learner profile are found all throughout ISB. ISB uses the IB learner profile to center students’ learning. The IB learner profile is a broad range of human capacities and responsibilities that go hand in hand with academic success. The attributes of the learner profile encompass intellectual, personal, emotional, and social growth. The development and demonstration of these attributes are foundational to students becoming internationally-minded, active, and caring community members who respect themselves, others, and the world around them.

Staff Spotlight: Kristen Moreland

Kristen Moreland joined ISB in Fall 2018 as the Enrichment and Summer Programs Coordinator. Did you know that she speaks more than four languages? I sat down with Kristen to learn more about her personal experience with language immersion and her passion for cross-cultural education.

Staff Spotlight: Anne-Sophie Devouassoux

Pre-K Head Teacher Anne-Sophie Devouassoux began teaching in ISB’s Preschool in 2014. She recently sat down with us to share her journey from her hometown in the French Alps to her adventures hiking in Nepal, biking through Italy, surfing in Ecuador, and finally teaching here in New York City, and how these experiences have shaped her as an educator.

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