Liam Arnold – Grade 1 & 2 Teacher
I am doing my very best to deliver quality instruction to our class of 1st and 2nd graders. I’m also facilitating our Martial Arts Club.
“Can’t pick up no crown holding what’s holding you down.”
Anisa Shaw – Communications Officer & Lycee Albert Camus Middle School English Literature
My time is split this semester between AISC where I assist with Communications and at the French Lycee where I will teach Middle School English Literature.
“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.”
Gregory Manberg – Middle School and High School Social Studies Teacher
I take an inquiry-based approach to teaching Middle School and High School Social Studies. I’m also taking on facilitation of our Debate Club.
“Even if it ends in ruin, it was beautiful.”
Lisa Bush – Middle School English Teacher & ESL and Speech Teacher
I am our school’s full-time French Teacher. And I also facilitate our school’s African Dance Club.
Jean Beimy – French Teacher
Allen Obame – Music 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
With the Phys Ed Team of Rokiatou Coulibaly and Mr. Diallo, I facilitate activities and instruction promoting lifelong physical health for our students.
I also facilitate our Track Club.
“I’m born to win!”
Rosaline Leno – Teacher Aide Supervisor & School Store Manager
As an Assistant Teacher in the Elementary School, I support the teachers, assure the safety of the students and manage the School Store.
“Be strong and courageous.”
Mariama Aboubakar Balde – Teacher Aide
As an Assistant Teacher, I support the teachers and assure the safety of our youngest students.
“Life is all about faith.”
Anaclet Kpoghomou – Teacher Aide & Art Room Supervisor
I am Ouo-Ouo Anaclet Kpoghomou and I am Guinean. I graduated from General Lansana Conte University of Sonfonia and I majored in Teaching / Education.
I am a teacher aide at AISC and my contribution to the school is to make sure all the children are safe, to help out teachers, and to make classes easy and school more fun.
“If you love to do the thing that you do, there is no doubt you can do the best you can.”
Mamadou Bailo Diallo – Teacher Aide
As a member of the Phys Ed and Health Department, I support the instruction of Miss Roki and Mister Maurice in assisting the students.
“Le sport est la nourriture du corps.” (Sports is the food of the body.)
Mark Dempsey – Director
As the school’s new director, I bring energy and fun to the campus. Accompanying me are my wife Winnehl, who teaches 7th grade social studies and ESL, and my son Maxton who is in kindergarten.
“Quick to think, slow to anger. “
Michel Kamano – Executive Assistant
I help the Director with a multitude of duties including the promotion of a good working atmosphere and a conducive learning environment.
”One way to follow : mine.”
Minkael Cisse – Registrar
I contribute to AISC by promoting the school to the wider community and assisting families in their decision to select AISC as their school of choice.
“Team work makes the dream work.”
Safiatou Balde – Business Management Assistant
I contribute by managing all school funds.
“Change begins with me.”
Mamadou Traore – IT Coordinator
I contribute to the school community in a variety of ways, such as:
▪ Collaborate with teachers
▪ Plan and present school celebrations
▪ Use Ed Tech in classrooms
▪ Serve as in-school technology leader: help teachers use iPads, Laptops and other technologies to enhance and assist student learning
▪ Act as end-user support for students and staff
▪ Participate in the Technology Gap Analysis program
▪ Member of Staff Social Committee
“Don’t get confused between my personality and my attitude. My personality is who I am; my attitude depends on who you are.”
Mehgan Abdelmassih – Technology Integrationist
I enjoy organizing our school structure and systems by using technology! I am a part time Technology Integrationist and a happy AISC Gecko!
“God is good.”
Thierno Abdoulaye Balde – IT Assistant
I assist Mamadou Traore in addressing the campus’ technology, Internet needs and air conditioning needs.
“En Afrique, un vieillard qui meurt est comme une bibliothèque qui brûle.” (In Africa, an old person who dies is like a library that burns down.)
Abdourahamane Toure – Procurement Officer
“Futility is the enemy of excellency.”
Oumar Diakite – Facilities Manager
I head the Maintenance Team in terms of maintaining our campus facilities and teacher housing. Additionally, I’m running our Basketball Club.
“Examinez-vous chaque jour de votre vie, pour être meilleur.” (Look at yourself every day of your life in order to improve.)
Alkaly Karifa Ifono – Bus Driver
Massaran Keita – Cook and Facilities Team Member
Abdoul Thierno Diallo; Jean Baptiste Gnekoyamou; Yhacine Diallo; Alpha Oumar Diallo; Aboubacar Camara – AISC Facilities Team