2022-2023 Academic Year


Sheila Torres – PK & Kindergarten Teacher

I am Sheila Torres. It is my privilege to teach the Grade 1 Geckos. I hope to bring a sense of belonging to my class. We are all part of a great team in Grade 1, and every contribution is to be valued and appreciated no matter how small. 

“Today is the first day of the rest of your life.”

Kaddijatou Fatty – Grade 1 Teacher.
I am a progressive educator with a passion for teaching and a commitment to the intellectual and social development of children.
“It’s an amazing gift to be able to help others not just yourself”.

Ontrance2nd & 3rd Grade Teacher
I am an enthusiastic teacher who inspires our AISC second graders to be both motivated to learn and actively involved in their own learning process. I would love to see my students be the best they can possibly be!
“Knowledge is power, but enthusiasm pulls the switch!” (Ivern Ball)

Meg Savane – 4th Grade Teacher
I am the AISC 4th grade teacher and I prepare our students to enter middle school.
“Trust that you are exactly where you need to be.”
Saran Diaby – 5th Grade Teacher

Krista Sylla – Middle School Social Studies & Science Teacher

I am the MS Social science 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”

Karl Harrington –  High School English & AP Language & Literature Teacher / ESL Teacher

As the high school English teacher, I’m dedicated to fostering a welcoming and engaging classroom environment where students can explore the world of literature and language with enthusiasm and confidence.
“I never lose. Either I win or I learn.” – Nelson Mandela

Noah WhitneyHigh School Science Teacher

I am the middle school and high school science teacher at AISC. I am energized by creative thinking and curiosity driven exploration. I love seeing the scientific mindset and natural curiosity students have when discussing phenomena or working through a new concept. I believe everyone has a natural curiosity which the practice and study of science nurtures. When honed, the scientific mindset has a rippling effect, often changing how we look at and evaluate the world around us

“Jom hunduko majjataa” “Celui qui a une bouche ne se perdra jamais” “Whoever has a mouth will never be lost.”

Anthony Stock –  Computer Science Teacher

In addition to teaching Middle School Science at AISC, I’m excited to be the new High School Computer Science teacher! I love all things Science and Technology, as well as teaching some of the best and brightest students in Guinea. I had the pleasure of discovering the lovely country of Guinea as a Peace Corps volunteer, where I taught mathematics in a village not far from Telimélé. I’m a firm believer in the importance of critical thinking skills for living a meaningful and virtuous life, and I’m happy to be in an environment that encourages these values.
“It is a poor poet who falls silent upon finding out that the sun is actually a massive sphere of hydrogen fusing into helium.”
– Richard Feynman

Osamuede Osagiede – Middle School Math Teacher

As a middle school math teacher, I bring a wealth of experience and a profound passion for student success to the heart of the AISC community. With an unwavering commitment to education and a dedication to nurturing young minds, I am at the forefront of inspiring a love for mathematics in our students.  My  innovative teaching methods and enthusiasm for exploring diverse mathematical concepts make learning an exciting journey for our middle school students.

“All things are possible to him that believes.”

Keyara Fleece – Middle School English Teacher
I teach middle school ELA and the wind ensemble elective. I focus my work around fostering an intrinsic love for literature and the English language as well as learning how to learn. 
 “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

Winnehl Tubman – High School Social Studies Teacher

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

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

David Senzanje – High School Math Teacher

I am the AISC High School Math teacher. Through an inquiry-based teaching approach, I strive to make my students appreciate the beauty of Math.

“With the right attitude, Math can be fun” 

Gifty Allen – High School College Counselor

I am an energetic teacher who takes pride in making learning engaging and relevant to students. We are going to have a fantastic year of growth!
“I think, therefore I am.” (“Cogito, ergo sum”) – Rene Descartes

Bintia Camara – French Teacher

I am our school’s full-time French Teacher. And I also facilitate our school’s African Dance Club.
“Live, laugh and eat!”

Ousmane Alama Kaba- French Teacher

My name is Ousame Kaba, and I am a dedicated and passionate part-time French teacher at AISC. I strive to foster a positive and inclusive learning environment where students feel motivated to reach their full potential. I take pride in creating engaging and relevant learning experiences for my students, and I am excited to embark on a journey of growth and success together. “I strongly believe in doing what is right; it is an integral part of my character and personality.”

Allen Mba Obame – Music Education Teacher

I am the music teacher of AISC. I give my very best to deliver quality music instruction as well as piano lessons to all AISC’s grade levels.

“Be with people who appreciate who you are on days when you can’t love yourself at all. “


Rokiatou Kalema Coulibaly – Drama & Dance Teacher

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

“Follow your dreams and your feet will follow.”

Maurice Traore – Phys Ed & Health Teacher

With  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 – Teaching Assistant Supervisor

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 – Teaching Assistant
As an Assistant Teacher, I support the teachers and assure the safety of our youngest students.

“Life is all about faith.”


Awa Kaloga – Teaching Assistant

Anaclet Kpoghomou – Teaching Assistant

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.”

Alhadji Ali Koroma – Teaching Assistant

Mamadou Bailo Diallo – Teaching Assistant
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.” (Sport is the food of the body.)


Mark Dempsey – Director

Alongside my son Maxton in 1st grade and my wife Winnehl who is our Middle School and Social Studies Teacher, I serve as the Director of AISC and hope to contribute a sense of joy and wonder.

“Don’t let anyone take your joy!”

Michel Kamano – Executive Assistant/ HR Manager

I help the Director with a multitude of duties including the promotion of a good working atmosphere and a conducive learning environment.  

 ”The Good of God is always better than our best”

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.”

Raphael Wokoly Konomou- School Accountant

My contribution to the school community is invaluable, adding quality and financial stability through meticulous financial management and strategic decision-making.

Hardly train your mind to be calm in every situation

#Accountant #FinancialManagement #StrategicDecisionMaking


Abdourahamane Toure – IT Coordinator & Procurement Officer

As the school’s IT Coordinator,  I contribute to the school’s operations by ensuring reliable and fast performing connectivity to the internet. Making sure that IT Solutions (hardware and software) are available to the school community.

As the school’s procurement, I am responsible for searching and evaluating suppliers, products, and services, negotiating terms and prices, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost-efficient and of high quality.

“Reset. Restart. Re-focus.”

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.)

Thierno Abdoulaye Balde – IT Assistant 

I assist the IT Coordinator 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.)

Aboubacar Touré – AISC Electrician / Facilities Assistant

Fonction : Électricien et Assistant du Gestionnaire des installations 
Assertion : Ne jamais dire jamais !

Mamadouba Thiam – Driver & Pool Maintenance

“Life is work.”

Massaran Keita – Cook and Facilities Team Member 

Left-to-right standing: Mariama Noumou Diallo, Hawaou Bah, Albertine Beavogui, and sitting: Momar Benga –  Chef Issa lunch team for AISC

Abdoul Thierno Diallo; Jean Baptiste Gnekoyamou; Yhacine Diallo; Alpha Oumar Diallo; Aboubacar Camara – AISC Facilities Team

Ismael Sylla; Sohe Kpakite; Ibrahima Fofana – AISC Guard Team