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ASP Team Members

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Ms. Melissa Ream

Academic Director

Degree Earned
> M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction from University of Wisconsin, 2006
> B.A. in International Relations from University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001

License Earned
> Texas State Educator Licenses: Bilingual and Standard Education (EC-6)
> Wisconsin State License: Bilingual and Standard Education (EC-6) Certification in TESOL, TEFL

Teaching Experience : 16 years
> Former Principal at Westview International School, Cambodia

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Elizabeth Gober

Grade 1 (Einsteins)

Degree Earned
▶ B.S. Elementary Education
▶ Illinois Teaching License

Teaching Experience : 2+years

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Ms. Alison(Ally) Kettle

Grade 2 (Franklins)

Degree Earned
> B.A. of Teaching, Curtin University of Technology
> Masters of Education- STEAM Thesis, Curtin University of Technology
> Masters of Creative Writing (currently in progress), Macquarie University
> Diploma of Interior Design
> Australian Teaching License

Teaching Experience : 9+ years

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Mr. Shin Han

Grade 4 (Archimedeans)

Degree Earned
> BA in Elementary Education, with a Minor in ESL and Science
> Elementary Teaching Certification, Michigan Dept of Education, K-5

Teaching Experience : 4+Years

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Ms. Catherine Kim

Grade 5 (Turnings)

Degree Earned
> Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction from Western Governors University.
> Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies
> Texas Teaching License


Teaching Experience : 3+ Years

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Mr. Jin Song

Degree Earned
> Bachelor of Science, Information Systems. Northwestern University, Illinois.
> 3D CAD, Python, and 3D printing
> Common Core Math and NGSS

Teaching Experience: 9 years

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Ms. DuFan

Chinese Teacher

Degree Earned
> B.S. in Teaching Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language (TCFL) from Heilongjiang University
> Teaching Certificate

Teaching Experience: 7 years

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Mr. Jacob Kaminski

Assistant Director

Degree Earned
> BMaster's of Art in Teaching, Science Education (Chemistry)
> Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering
> NY state certified in General Science, Chemistry, and Physics

Teaching Experience : 11 years

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Mr. Sean Stanek

Grade 2 (Darwins)

Degree Earned
> B.Ed. From Texas A&M University
> Texas Teaching License

Teaching Experience : 16 years

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Ms. Allison Sands

Grade 3 (Curies)

Degree Earned
> B.S. in Secondary Education from Penn. State University
> Pennsylvania Teaching License for G7-12 and ELA for G4-8
> Post-grad program: English as a Second Language

Teaching Experience : 4 years

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Mr. Timothy Sun Whitford

Grade 4 (Coperniceans)

Degree Earned
> B.A. Art Education K-12, Goshen College, IN
> Indiana State Teaching License, K-12 Visual Arts

Teaching Experience : 10+ years

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Mr. Angie Song

Degree Earned
> Graduated from Ewha Womans University

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Mr. Vinh Trang

Degree Earned
> B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering (Minor in Mathematics) from Arizona State University
> Programming: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, NodeJS, MongoDB, C++, React
> Full-stack Web/App Developer
> Developed and opearates “https://vinanna.netlify.app/#learn

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Ms. Christina

Chinese Teacher

Degree Earned
> B.S. in Teaching Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language
> Teaching Certificate


Teaching Experience: 3 years

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Ms. Mai Yang

Grade 1 (Feynmans)

Degree Earned
> Master of Arts in Teaching, Best Practices. National University of La Jolla, California.
> Post-graduate credential in English Education. Fresno State University, California.
> Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Communication. Fresno State University,California.

> California Teaching License

Teaching Experience : 10 years

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Ms. Chary Castrillo

Grade 2 (Teslas)

Degree Earned
> Bachelors of Art and Education (Elementary), Minor: Special Education, University of Alberta, Canada
> Canadian Ontario Provisional Teaching License
> TESOL/TEFL/TESL Certification

Teaching Experience : 10+years

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Mr. Robert Wages

Grade 3 (Nightingales)

Degree Earned
> B.S. Recreation, Sport, & Park Administration
> Teacher Preparation Certificate Program, Moreland University, Washington, D.C. Washington D.C. ▶
> Teaching License, K-12, Physical & Health Education

Teaching Experience : 4+ years

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Ms. Gillian Itchon

Grade 5 (Ottos)

Degree Earned
> B.A. Elementary Education – Multidisciplinary Studies, Marymount University, Virginia
> Virginia Teaching License

Teaching Experience : 3+ years

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Mr. Nikolas Milenkovski

2nd & 4th Grades

Degree Earned
> B.A. with Honours in Film Studies
> Teacher Preparation Certificate, Teach-Now Online Graduate School of Education, Washington D.C.
> Masters in Education with Certification in Teaching Multilingual Learners, Teach-Now Online Graduate > School of Education, Washington D.C.
> Washington D.C. Teacher License, 2023

Teaching Experience : 4+years

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Ms. Meiqi Li

Chinese Teacher

Degree Earned
> M.S. in Business Administration from Ji Lin University
> B.S. in Environmental and Urban Studies from Ji Lin Yanbian University
> Teaching Certificate

Teaching Experience: 20 years