North America International School Superintendent
Over 40 years of education management experience, 32 years as principal
13 years as president of international schools in China, familiar with the characteristics of Chinese students and the demand for studying abroad
Rich international school management and operation experience, good at integrating and managing Chinese and foreign teaching and administrative teams
North America International School Principal
Started his career as an educator in 1974; was a teacher for over 45 years; bachelor’s degree in education; the senior high school teacher; shanghai first-class principle; ran a public school for 25years; experience in ran international schools.
Experience as a principal for Shanghai A-level schools, student behavior management demonstrative schools and advanced schools.
Believes in the student centered teaching philosophy; encourages students to participate, to create; motivates students to be the best of themselves.
North America International School Operation Director
Double degrees in Finance and Human Resource Management
16 years of experience in running international schools; member of the first group of people in China starting bilingual international education; having participated in the founding and the initial running of the first bilingual international school in eastern part of China.
Has full participation in the establishment and operation management of Shanghai NAIS school (full-time); good at integrating international and local Chinese staff, in carrying out the daily work in international schools.
North America International School Academic Principal
Brian Popp is a lifelong learner and has degrees in Police Science, Spanish, Business and Political Science, STEM Education and Educational Leadership. He also has certificates in Emergency Medical Care, CPR, Spanish Teaching, STEM Teaching, SIOP Teaching, AP Program Coordination, and ELEOT Classroom Observation.
Brian began his career in public service by serving his local community as a police officer, firefighter and emergency medical technician for ten years. He was also elected to serve on the local city council.
North America International School Vice Principal
With the Bachelor’Degree in ideological, moral and political education, and master’s degree in education management program of East China Normal University, MBA of business school in University of Finance and Economics, master’s degree in human resource management.
11 years of teaching experience in key middle schools, first prize in municipal class competition, academic leader, senior teacher; With 16 years’ experience in teaching and management in the largest education group in China
Assistant To The Principal In Charge Of College Counseling Office and Student Affairs Office.
Before joining Shanghai North America School, Alice Lai worked at WLSA (World Leading Schools Association), where she served as the Director of the College Counseling Department, and successively held the positions of Director of the Admissions Department and Grade Head. She is also a member of the school management team.
Ten years in WLSA, Madam Alice lead the College Counseling team successfully completed 6 classes of graduates’applications for overseas universities and established a sound
North America International School Director of Teaching Department
Echo Tang has an undergraduate degree in English from AnHui University of Finance and Economics and a master degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from University of Queensland.
Coming from a family of teachers she couldn’t help but cultivate the appreciation for education. After working shortly for Hilton, she decided to become a teacher. Working in WEB International for almost 3 years has made her a more mature and experienced English teacher.
North America International School Director Of Student Office
Graduated from East China Normal University with a master's degree in ideological and moral education. She is committed to the practice and research of improving students' ideological and moral quality, and has professional theoretical knowledge in psychology, pedagogy, social science.
She has worked in the Student Affairs Office of a university for 6 years, has much experience in being homeroom teacher, and has scientific methods in the field of student management.
North America International School Language Center Deputy Director
With a master's degree in Applied Linguistics and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, University of Birmingham
Lotus is a passionate and professional English teacher who is dedicated to English language and cross-cultural communication. She understands the various needs of students drawing on her own experience teaching overseas and locally in Shanghai.
Lotus gained her experience and reputation in teaching in the past 9 years.
She has been teaching English since she was a freshman in the university and the range
North America International School Admissions Director
With a master degree in education, and bachelor degree in English education.
With the certificate of psychological counselling, certified tutor of family education, and certified tutor of positive discipline.
Vivian has more than ten years’experience in senior high school English teaching and student management, and she has won the honor of outstanding teacher of district level.
She is familiar with the characteristics of both public school and international education.
North America International School A-Level Admission Director
Graduated from University of Tasmania, majored in Management.
With the qualification certificate of independent college counseling at the University of California, Los Angeles.
She has been engaged in international education for 9 years, including different jobs from the most famous forums in overseas education, to well-known overseas education institutions in China, to international schools, and so on.
North America International School Admissions Director
Ms. Yuqing Zhou graduated from Queen Mary, University of London with a master's degree in international business law LLM.
She has been engaged in the operation management and student admission of overseas study, American high school consulting (school representative) and international integration courses for over 10 years.
Ms. Zhou keeps close relationship with principals of many American high schools, university admissions officers and prestigious educators and she is also familiar with the dynamics
North America International School Marketing Deputy Director
Bachelor of Education (major in media production and communication), graduated from Shanghai Donghua University.
Advanced-Level English Interpretation Accreditation, Cambridge Business English Certificate- Higher.
With 10-year experience covering Marketing, Corporate Communications, and Human Resources in Fortune Global 500, and the honorary award of “Employee of the Year”. she decided to turn to international education.
North America International School Cognia/ AdvancED Accreditation Coordinator
Graduated from Nanjing Normal University of Technology, with the bachelor degree of Arts.
Has the certificate of Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, certified System Management Trainer and certified International Trainer on Chinese culture, and certified Career Advisor
NAIS started the Cognia/ AdvancED accreditation since the establishment of the school, with the vision of cultivating healthy and responsible global citizen with Chinese heart and world vision.
North America International School College Counseling Deputy Director
Master’s degree from University of Leicester, and Bachelor’s degree from University of Nottingham, 10 years’experience in international education field.
In University, her academic major was Accounting and Finance with Business Studies. However, her overseas study experience made her more interested in international education industry.
After graduation, Jenny found her first job position at Sino-Canada high school in China, working as the director of the school’s college counseling office
North America International School General Affairs Deputy Director
Graduated with a master degree of marketing at University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom
Denny has 4 years’experience in both marketing and general affairs in multiple industries, with the expertise of project negotiation and team operation.
Now she is responsible for the general affairs in NAIS, covering maintenance, canteen, clinic, dormitory, procurement, assets, library, IT management. There are currently 10 faculty members in this department providing services for all teachers and students in the school.