1. Tell us a bit about yourself. Where are you from and what were you doing before arriving at THINK Global School?
I was born and raised in Maine. I graduated from the University of Maine Farmington with a Bachelors Degree in Communications and Sociology. Prior to TGS, I worked in Marketing at a language school for international students to come and learn English in NYC.
2. What are your favorite aspects of your job?
My favorite aspect of my job is having the opportunity to work for a company that is making a difference in education and kids’ lives. I also love working with a small team and being able to wear many different hats.
3. What aspects of THINK Global School’s educational model do you find most appealing?
TGS’s emphasize on hands-on learning and applying what you learned outside of the classroom is extremely unique and really makes a difference in a child’s education.
4. If you could make one major change to global education, what would it be?
Less classroom and test-based learning. Instead more project-based learning and having students apply what they learn outside of the classroom.
5. Which of our core values do you feel you most embody, and why?
Meraki because everything I do in my career and life I put my creativity and passion into it. If I am not passionate about what I am doing then it means I shouldn’t be doing it.
6. What is your most memorable travel experience thus far?
My study abroad experience in Costa Rica because it was my first time living and going to school in another country. I loved fully immersing in the culture, practicing my Spanish, and traveling around the country.
7. If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would it be?
I would love to travel anywhere in Central or South America but particularly Argentina, Peru or Brazil.