Administration, Faculty and Staff

ADMINISTRATION

 Acting Principal 

- Activities Coordinator

Masters in Educational Management (current study)

Bachelor of Arts in English Literature

Bachelor of Arts in Theology

 

Sister Jean joined DISK in 2016. Since 2018, she has held the position of Acting Principal. She is a licensed teacher and has experience in teaching Christian Living to elementary students. Sr Jean speaks Filipino, English, Chinese and Spanish, and has a God-given gift of singing.  Prior to joining the religious life in 2006, Sister Jean worked extensively in theater, and also the television industry, serving 14 years as a production manager and executive producer. She also had experience running her own business.

Vice - Principal   

Bachelor of Elementary Education

Bachelor of Arts in Theology

 

 

 

Sister Cristeta has 35 years experience in education. She joined DISK as the Vice Principal in 2018. Prior to this, Sister Cristeta taught in both Kaohsiung and at our sister school in Taipei at various times over the years as a Kindergarten Homeroom Teacher, Grade 2 Homeroom Teacher, and as Christian Living subject teacher for Grades K-4.  She is also the local Prioress of the Kaohsiung convent.

Treasurer    

Bachelor of Science in Commerce (Accounting)

Bachelor of Arts in Theology

 

 

 

Sister Evelyn has served the Dominican congregation looking after financial matters for more than 25 years in Taiwan and Guam.  She previously worked as the Treasurer at DISK from 2005-2010 before transferring to Taipei, where she worked from 2011-2018 including the duration of the Taipei school's WASC accreditation process. Sister Evelyn has recently re-joined the Kaohsiung community.

- School Chaplain

- Prefect of Discipline/Counselling Officer

Doctorate in Theology (Bible Studies)

Master of Theology in Bible Studies

Bachelor of Theology

 

Father Prudencio has been affiliated with DISK since 2001, while also maintaining his own congregation in the local Kaohsiung community. He became the Prefect of Discipline and Counselling Officer in August 2020. Over the past 19 years he has maintained various roles, as the School Chaplain,  an Administrator, and as the Christian Living teacher. Along with his current Administrative roles, Father Prudencio teaches Spanish, a Middle School elective, and continues to preside over the school’s monthly Mass. 

Registrar/Office Manager 

Master of Science

Bachelor of Science

 

 

 

Ms Lee has been employed at DISK for 23 years. In 1997 she began as a Chinese teacher for Grades 4-7. In 2003 she moved to the position of Secretary and Registrar and has maintained this role for the past 17 years. Ms Lee manages all administrative duties for enrollment, maintenance of student academic records, and liaison with parents in Chinese. She works closely with the Principal and Vice-Principal on local government and international school matters and teacher recruitment processes.

-Administrative Coordinator

-Curriculum Coordinator

- Psychometrician

Master of Education

Bachelor of Education

 

Mr Hilden has 35 years experience in education, 28 of those in the international sector. He has extensive classroom experience from elementary to senior high school. He has held various Administrative roles including deputy and acting director of the secondary department in a bilingual program, and experienced the accreditation of various schools. Mr Hilden has been with DISK for 6 years. He takes care of admissions testing, all academic and curriculum coordination, and a wide range of general Administrative coordination.

 

- Accreditation Coordinator

- Professional Development Coordinator

Master of Arts in TESOL / Linguistics

Bachelor of Teaching / Bachelor of Arts in English & Linguistics

 

Ms Cooper has 16+ years experience in international, vocational and mainstream education. She has held Administrative positions of Language Coordinator, Curriculum Coordinator, and PD Coordinator, and collaborated on an IB Accreditation process as a teacher from candidacy to accredited status. She has teaching experience as a PYP homeroom teacher, and middle school ELA and Social Studies teacher. Ms Cooper now leads the school into international accreditation under the direction of the Principal and coordinates the Professional Development program for teachers, while preparing for study in educational leadership. This is her fourth year with DISK

Assistant Curriculum Coordinator 

Ph.D. candidate (current study)

Master of Arts in TESL

Bachelor of Secondary Education (English)

 

Ms. Garcia joined DISK in October 2019 teaching middle school. She’s a graduate of Saint Louis University, the Philippines with a Bachelor in Secondary Education emphasis on Language and Literature. She finished her M.A. in English in 2015 and is now a candidate for Ph.D. Language Education. Ms. Garcia has an extensive professional teaching background from lower elementary to middle school, high school, and college level. She has 10+ years of experience in teaching. She is currently the assistant curriculum coordinator for DISK.

Campus Ministry Coordinator / Assistant Prefect of Discipline 

- Assistant Prefect of Discipline 

Master of Arts in Religious Studies (current study)

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (Religious Education)

 

Ms Carnice joined DISK in January, 2020. She has been the Campus Ministry Coordinator and Assistant Prefect of Discipline since August, 2020. Ms Carnice also teaches Christian Living to all grade levels, PK-8. She brings with her 7 years experience in education including roles of Outreach Coordinator, Christian Living and Values Education teacher, and homeroom advisor. Ms Carnice also spent 7 years in the Religious Life with the Mercedarian Missionaries of Berriz.

HOMEROOM TEACHERS

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher   

 

 

 

 

 

Kindergarten Teacher 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 1 Teacher 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 2 Teacher    

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 3 Teacher  

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 4 Teacher   

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 5 Teacher  

 

 

 

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS

English Language Arts Teacher

(Grades 6-8)

 

 

 

 

 

Math and Social Studies Teacher   

(Grades 6-8) 

 

 

 

 

 

Science Teacher  

(Grades 6-8) 

 

 

 

 

 

Management of Information Technology (MIT) Coordinator 

Information and Communication Technology Teacher (Grades 6-8)

 

 

 

 

 

STAFF

Librarian  

 

 

 

 

 

Kindergarten Aide  

 

 

 

 

 

Office Aide     

 

 

 

 

 

Nurse    

 

 

 

 

  Cleaner - Academic Building  

 

 

 

 

 

Cleaner - Academic Building / Gym  

 

 

 

 

 

Security Guard    

 

 

 

 

 

Garden / Maintenance 

 

 

 

 

 

Garden / Maintenance   

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIALTY TEACHERS

Christian Living Teacher 

(Kinder to Grade 8)   

 

 

 

 

 

 Chinese Teacher

(Grade 1-4)   

 

 

 

 

 

Chinese Teacher

(Grade 5-8)  

 

 

 

 

 

 English Learning Language Support (ELL Support) 

(Grade 1-8) 

 

 

 

 

Music Teacher

(Pre-Kinder - Grade 8) 

 

 

 

 

Art Teacher

(PreK and Kindergarten)

 

 

 

 

 

PE and Health Teacher

(Pre-Kinder - Grade 8) 

 

 

 

 

 

Information Communication Technology Teacher

(Grade 1-5) 

 

 

 

 

Information Communication Technology Teacher

(Grade 6-8)   

 

 

 

 

 

Spanish Teacher (Elective)