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+224 654 28 4530

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Nongo Stadium

Guinea, West Africa

8h - 15:30

Monday to Friday

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+224 654 28 4530

office@aisconakry.org

Nongo Stadium

Guinea, West Africa

8h - 15:30

Monday to Friday

Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

 Pio Lamo – Kindergarten Teacher

I am the kindergarten teacher of AISC. I have the cutest and most energetic kids in AISC. We do play based learning activities and we always have fun in the classroom.

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 Erika Santiago – Combined Grades 1 & 2 Teacher

I am the combined grades 1 & 2 teacher with over 15 years of experience teaching in America as well as being in leadership positions in West African schools. I was a Special Education Coordinator in New York and an elementary school principal at a new American international school in southern Nigeria.

“Psalm 118:24

This is the day the Lord has made;

We will rejoice and be glad in it.”

Anisa Shaw – Grade 3 Long Term Substitute

I am the 3rd grade long-term substitute this year from September to December. 

“Every day is a chance to be amazing!”

 Yaye Barry – Grade 3 Teacher

My contribution to AISC is my knowledge of both cultures (Western and Guinean) and my willingness to share that knowledge when required to support cultural awareness.

“We might encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” (Maya Angelou)

 Krista Sylla – Grade 4 Teacher

I am the 4th grade teacher this year at AISC. Guinea may not be my origin, but it is my heart and I can say it with pride.

“Wish for what you want, work for what you need”

Meg Savane – Grade 5 Teacher

I am the AISC 5th grade teacher and I prepare our students to enter middle school.

“Trust that you are exactly where you need to be.”

Nicolas Kaufman –Middle School and High School Science Teacher

Faculty Representative to the Board of Trustees

I am the Middle School and High School science teacher at AISC. I push my students to explore and engage with all types of science and enjoy their time doing it. 

“The game of Life is a struggle. We are here to help people play the best they can today.”

Dorothy Payne – High School English Teacher & Curriculum Coordinator

My unique contribution is that I both teach (Advanced Placement English) and serve as the Curriculum Coordinator. 
“Teach them what they need to learn, not what they already know.” (My favorite AERO mandate) 

Arthi Muthukumaraswamy – Middle School and High School Math Teacher

I teach math to middle school and high school students at AISC.

“Stay positive and Happy!”

Mattew Hoyt – Middle School Math and Science Teacher

I am AISC’s 7th grade science and Integrated Math 1 and 2 teacher. I also teach a high school elective course on Sustainability. I aim to get students involved with service learning projects to help them become well-rounded, active members of their school and various other communities.

“You can’t do all the good that the world needs, but the world needs all the good that you can do.”  (Jane Stanfield)

Winnehl Tubman – Middle School Social Studies Teacher & ESL Teacher

Lycee Albert Camus Middle School History and Geography Teacher

I try to be a patient, tenacious, cheerleader of students, faculty and staff. 

“Be the rainbow in someone else’s cloud.”
(Maya Angelou)

Gregory Manberg – Middle School and High School Social Studies Teacher

Lisa Bush – Middle School English Teacher & ESL and Speech Teacher

 

Bintia Camara – French Teacher

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Jean Beimy – French Teacher

Rokiatou Kalema Coulibaly – PE Teacher

My unique contribution is to bring fun and innovative activities to physical education classes.

“Follow your dreams and your feet will follow.”

Maurice Traore – Assistant PE Teacher

 

Michael Paul Lizotte – Music Teacher

Why Music? Music is Science – Music is Mathematical – Music is a Foreign Language – Music is History – Music is Physical Education – Music develops insight and demands research – Music is all these things, but most of all, MUSIC IS ART!

 I teach music to help you realize beauty, so you become closer to the infinite celestial spheres. So you have more gentleness, love, compassion, more good. We become more human with music.