Faculty Profiles

Central Administration

Paul Buckley
Paul Buckley
Director

Qualifications
Charles Darwin University, Australia
M.Ed. Education Administration
2012 International Distinguished Principal
Certificate of International School Leadership
Charles Darwin University, Australia: B.Ed. Education Administration
Victoria College, Australia; Diploma of Teaching K-8

Stephen Dexter
Upper School Principal
Stephen Dexter
Stephen Dexter
Upper School Principal

Qualifications
B.A. McGill University (Political Science) MEd. Boston College (Secondary education and teaching license) Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study, (UMass/Boston (Ed. admin. and license) U.S. Peace Corps (Togo, West Africa 1988-91) State Assistant Principal of the Year (MA/USA, 2007)

Tamara Black
Lower School Principal
Tamara Black
Tamara Black
Lower School Principal

Qualifications
Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, Stephen F. Austin State University Master of Education, Human Development and Psychology, Harvard University Texas Teacher Certificate, Elementary Education and Reading

Tatjana Turza
Business & Operations Manager
Tatjana Turza
Tatjana Turza
Business & Operations Manager

Qualifications
M.A. (Mag.oec.) Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb
Master of Business Administration (MBA) IGBS in collaboration with the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and the Institute of Economics, Zagreb

Neven Sorić
Neven Sorić
ICT Manager

Qualifications
Master of Arts in Information Science and Museology, University of Zagreb
Business Informatics, University of Zagreb

Lidija Bokan
Admissions Officer; Human Resources Manager
Lidija Bokan
Lidija Bokan
Admissions Officer; Human Resources Manager

Romana Chevrier
Romana Chevrier
Medical Officer

Qualifications
Medical Doctor, University of Zagreb

Danijela Mikolavčić
Danijela Mikolavčić
Accountant

Qualifications
Bachelor of Science, Business Economics, University of Zagreb

Ivana Cvetko
Business Office Assistant
Ivana Cvetko
Ivana Cvetko
Business Office Assistant

Martina Ozir
Principal's Assistant
Martina Ozir
Martina Ozir
Principal's Assistant

Faculty

Adrianne Marcich-Dumičić
Adrianne Marcich-Dumičić
US Math Teacher

Qualifications
Master of Education, Educational Leadership, Trenton State College
Bachelor degree in Science Elementary Education, University of Wisconsin

Alexandra Mentele
Alexandra Mentele
Grade 2 Teacher

Qualifications
Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bachelor of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ana Grubač
Ana Grubač
Librarian

Qualifications
Master of Science, The State University of New York
Master of Arts in Library and Information Science, University of Zagreb
Master in Social Pedagogy, University of Zagreb
Psychotherapist, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zagreb
Nurse, Nurse's Highschool

Andrea Diamant
Andrea Diamant
Counselor

BSc - University of Toronto
BEd - Laurentian University
MEd - University of Southern Queensland - Curriculum and Leadership
MEd - University of Southern Queensland - School Counselling

Barbara Robinson
US Social Studies/History and English Teacher
Barbara Robinson
Barbara Robinson
US Social Studies/History and English Teacher

Qualifications
Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, Montana State University
Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

Bernadette Kenderic
Bernadette Kenderic
LS and US French Teacher

Qualifications
Bachelor of Education, University of Western Ontario
Honors Bachelor of Arts, French Literature and Language, McMaster University
Bachelor of Education, University of Zagreb

Božica Jelaković
Božica Jelaković
US Croatian Teacher

Qualifications
Master of Arts, Psychology and Croatian Language and Literature, University of Zagreb

Brett Thomsen
Brett Thomsen
US Science Teacher

Qualifications
B.S.E. Science Education Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO
M.S. Industrial Technical Education Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO

Chadley Despault
MS English and Humanities
Chadley Despault
Chadley Despault
MS English and Humanities

Qualifications
Masters of Education (in progress), Charles Sturt University, Australia
GradDipEd (Secondary), Monash University, Australia
BA (English and Anthropology), Carleton University, Canada

Colin Mitchell
Manager Communications, Marketing, and Alumni Affairs, DP Economics
Colin Mitchell
Colin Mitchell
Manager Communications, Marketing, and Alumni Affairs, DP Economics

Ph.D. - Public Health, specialized in Epidemiology
MBA in Marketing
Bachelors in Biology

Dalibor Mandarić
Physical Education and Health Teacher
Dalibor Mandarić
Dalibor Mandarić
Physical Education and Health Teacher

Qualifications
Master of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb

Damir Šprljan
Educational Assistant, CAS Coordinator
Damir Šprljan
Damir Šprljan
Educational Assistant, CAS Coordinator

Qualifications
Psychotherapy Diploma, University of Zagreb

Daniela Karačić
Daniela Karačić
Pre-K Teacher

Qualifications
Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, Open Colleges Australia

Danijela Perić
Danijela Perić
US German Teacher

Qualifications
Master of Arts in German and English Language and Literature, University of Zagreb

Dara Ramey
Dara Ramey
US Visual Arts

Qualifications
Master of Arts, Leadership in Teaching, Notre Dame of Maryland University
Bachelor of Arts, Studio Arts/Art History, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, Furman University
Professional Certificate (Maryland & South Carolina), Visual Arts PreK-12

Dino Bajagilovic
Dino Bajagilovic
US Math Teacher

Qualifications
Teaching Certificate in Mathematics, University of Southern Queensland
Master in Education, University of Southern Queensland
Master of Business Administration, Oaklands University
Bachelor of Engineering, Equivalency by Global Education & Advising Services

Dino Rozenzweig
Dino Rozenzweig
US Math Teacher

Qualifications
Bachelor of Mathematics, University of Zagreb

Elizabeth Jackson
Elizabeth Jackson
EAL Teacher

Georgeta Drafta
US Learning Resource Teacher
Georgeta Drafta
Georgeta Drafta
US Learning Resource Teacher

Qualifications
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University of Bucharest
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Bucharest, Romania

Goga Vučković
US German and Speech and Debate Teacher, EAL
Goga Vučković
Goga Vučković
US German and Speech and Debate Teacher, EAL

Qualifications
Master of Science, State University of New York
Master of Arts in German and English Language and Literature, University of Zagreb

Gyorgy Horvath
Gyorgy Horvath
EAL Teacher

Qualifications
Master in Educational Leadership, American College of Education, Illinois Bachelor in Elementary Teaching, Eotvos Jozsef Teaching Training College, Hungary

Ines Šitum
Early Learning Educational Assistant
Ines Šitum
Ines Šitum
Early Learning Educational Assistant

Qualifications
Master of Arts, English Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature, University of Zagreb

Jacqueline Caleta
Atelierist (Artist in Residence)
Jacqueline Caleta
Jacqueline Caleta
Atelierist (Artist in Residence)

Qualifications
Emily Carr Institue of Art and Design Diploma

Jasna Kolbah
US French Teacher, World Languages Coordinator
Jasna Kolbah
Jasna Kolbah
US French Teacher, World Languages Coordinator

Qualifications
Master of Arts, University of Zagreb
Master of Science, University State University of New York

Jelena Horvat
Jelena Horvat
Pre-K Teacher

Qualifications
Bachelor of Early and Preschool Education, University of Zagreb

Jenny Mitchell
Jenny Mitchell
Grade 4 Teacher

Qualifications
Master of Arts in Teaching, Aurora University
Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art, University of Wisconsin- Green Bay

Jesse Douma
5th Grade Teacher
Jesse Douma
Jesse Douma
5th Grade Teacher

Qualifications
Bachelor of Arts, Monash University, Australia
Graduate Diploma of Education (Primary), La Trobe University, Australia

Katie Hammond
Katie Hammond
Learning Support

Kristina Šprljan
US English and TOK Teacher, EAL, IB Coordinator
Kristina Šprljan
Kristina Šprljan
US English and TOK Teacher, EAL, IB Coordinator

Qualifications
Master of Science, State University of New York
Master of Arts, English Language and Literature and Spanish Language and Literature, University of Zagreb

Lana Škrgatić
US and IB music teacher and choir teacher
Lana Škrgatić
Lana Škrgatić
US and IB music teacher and choir teacher

Qualifications
Master of Music, Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama

Lidija Šimunec
LS and US German Teacher
Lidija Šimunec
Lidija Šimunec
LS and US German Teacher

Qualifications
Master of Science, State University of New York
Master of Arts, German and English Language and Literature, University of Zagreb

Margareta Futac
Early Learning Educational Assistant
Margareta Futac
Margareta Futac
Early Learning Educational Assistant

Qualifications
Master of Education in Italian Language and Literature, Master of Arts in Hungarian Studies, University of Zagreb

Marijana Obranic-Graham
Marijana Obranic-Graham
Educational Assistant

Qualifications
PGDE Pre-School Education, University, Zagreb
Child Care and Education, Southampton Technical College, England UK

Martina Salluzzo
Martina Salluzzo
US French Teacher

Qualifications
Master of Science, State University of New York
Master of Arts, French and English Language and Literature, University of Zagreb

Nela Puđa
Educational Assistant
Nela Puđa
Nela Puđa
Educational Assistant

Qualifications
Master of Science in Education, Buffalo State University
Master of Arts in Social Pedagogy, University of Zagreb
Psychotherapy Diploma, University of Zagreb

Ozren Soldo
US History and TOK Teacher
Ozren Soldo
Ozren Soldo
US History and TOK Teacher

Qualifications
Bachelor of Arts, University of Washington

Sara Kirby
Grade 1 Teacher
Sara Kirby
Sara Kirby
Grade 1 Teacher

Qualifications
Master of Education, Elementary Education, Northern Arizona University, Phoenix, Arizona
Bachelor of Arts in Education, Elementary Education, Arizona State University West, Phoenix, Arizona

Sarah Hawkins
Sarah Hawkins
US Science Teacher

Qualifications
MA Education (in progress) Bath University, UK
PGCE Bath University, UK
BSc. Northampton University, UK

Stephen Graham
US English, Design and TOK Teacher
Stephen Graham
Stephen Graham
US English, Design and TOK Teacher

Qualifications
Diploma Teaching Fine Art, Liverpool University
Master of Arts in Film and TV Studies, London University
Bachelor of Education, Huddersfield Polytechnic

Tanya Grbin
Kindergarten Teacher
Tanya Grbin
Tanya Grbin
Kindergarten Teacher

Qualifications
PGDE Primary Education, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland
BSc Sports Studies, University of the West of Scotland

Tina Rowe
Tina Rowe
PE Teacher

Qualifications
Master of Arts in Education, University of Phoenix
Bachelor of Arts in Marketing-Management, University of St Thomas

Todd Hurley
US - Design and Technology
Todd Hurley
Todd Hurley
US - Design and Technology

Qualifications
Bachelor of Technology Education, Griffith University, Brisbane. Australia Certificate III in Engineering (Fitting, Turning and Machining) Trade Certificate Certificate II in Furniture Manufacture Certificate I in Construction CAD (Computer-Aided Drawing) teaching site license

Trevor Wilson
Trevor Wilson
US Science Teacher

Qualifications
B.Sc. University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Dip. Ed. University of New South Wales, Australia

Valentina Kranjec
Art & Croatian Language Teacher
Valentina Kranjec
Valentina Kranjec
Art & Croatian Language Teacher

Qualifications
Master of Primary Education Faculty of Teacher Education, University of Zagreb

Vlatka Blagus
LS and US Croatian Teacher
Vlatka Blagus
Vlatka Blagus
LS and US Croatian Teacher

Qualifications
Master of Arts in History and Croatian Language and Literature, University of Zagreb

Zoe Rafferty
Zoe Rafferty
Grade 3 Teacher

Support

Pero Grgić
Maintenance and Facilities
Pero Grgić
Pero Grgić
Maintenance and Facilities

Tomislav Osredečki
Security Guard
Tomislav Osredečki
Tomislav Osredečki
Security Guard

Tony Montan
Facility Manager
Tony Montan
Tony Montan
Facility Manager

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