Educator Debbie Burns has taught PreK through Grade 6 for over 30 years. For the past six years she has leveraged her passion for service by advocating the importance of service learning in educating active global citizens by seeking to instill a servant heart within her students. She agrees wholeheartedly with Aristotle that ”educating the […]
Michael Lambert has been helping students find their passions for over 30 years, teaching subjects from humanities to media literacy to driver’s education. He has lived and taught in the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong and now Mainland China. Michael often uses film and other visual media in his classes as part of everyday instruction, […]
Erin Kent is a lifelong learner who is passionate about literacy. She has been an educator for close to 15 years and has taught students from second to tenth grade in the U.S., Chile and China. Erin spent her first four years at Concordia as a classroom teacher and the past five years as Elementary […]
As an award-winning educator, Terry Umphenour has poured his life experience in the military, as a writer, and as an avid outdoors man into his students for over 30 years; one-third of that at Concordia International School Shanghai. The result is transformational, especially for those students who are able to participate in his somewhat unconventional […]
TEDx, Ideas worth sharing – by students for students with educators Michael Boll and Brenda Petersen
Michael Boll is a technology enthusiast. And a teacher. The mix of these two passions has led him down some exciting paths in education over his career. He currently serves as a Technology Coach at Concordia International School Shanghai. Brenda Petersen is a High School Assistant principal at the same school and is a former […]
Anne Love is a high school science teacher who has taught biology, IB biology, environmental science (IB and AP), chemistry, earth science, physics, forensic science and ecology for over 15 years. She has taught at public schools in the United States and international schools in Bulgaria, the Philippines and now at Concordia International School in […]
Rachel Key studied Neuroscience at university and eventually transitioned into teaching Biology, Chemistry and Calculus. She has been a teacher now for seven years and has taught in the U.S., Korea, and China. The Concordia Welfare and Education Foundation awarded Rachel the “Dedication to Service Award” as recognition of her passion for service and public […]
Mark Johnson has been teaching high school History and English for the past 15 years, eight of which have been at Concordia. Before that, he taught in Seattle and Boston. His passion is to come up with approaches to teaching history that empower students as historians, that allow students to explore their own passions through […]
Erik Paulson has been teaching for almost 20 years, all of it internationally. The constant at every school whether in Mexico, Egypt, Ghana, Panama or the last seven years at Concordia International School Shanghai, has been a course on International Relations, and an involvement in Model UN as a natural extension of that class. Whether […]
Mike Burns is so passionate about History that he changed careers to be able to teach it. Since he made the switch, Mike has taught students in elementary, middle and high school in the United States, Qatar and for the past eight years, China, nearly six of those at Concordia International School Shanghai. Of all […]
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