Archive for ‘upper-school’ and ‘teacher-bio’

Meet Daniel Mendel

Daniel Mendel

Daniel Mendel joins Avenues in September as an Upper School English teacher. He is familiar to many Upper School students, as he spent the last half of the 2013-2014 school year teaching tenth grade English and overseeing the Upper School Writing Center. More...

Reintroducing Monica Ramos

Monica Ramos

Monica Ramos joined Avenues in 2012 as the Spanish teacher for the non-immersion classes in Lower School. (In the immersion classes, nursery through grade three, children spend half their days in a class conducted in English and half in a class conducted in either Spanish or Mandarin Chinese. The immersion classes move up year by year through fourth grade. After Lower School, Spanish and Mandarin are taught in intensive language classes.) This fall, Monica will shift gears and become an Upper School humanities teacher with a focus on English. More...

Meet Thomas Hill

Thomas Hill

Thomas Hill joins Avenues in fall 2013 as a physical education teacher, teaching PE to grades K-2 and fitness and wellness to Upper School students. He comes to Avenues after serving for a year as director of championship events for the Sun Belt Conference in New Orleans, LA. He was responsible for the marketing and promotion of pre-event and in-game activities for the conference’s 18 men’s and women’s championships. More...

Meet Ryan Misler

Ryan Misler

Ryan Misler comes to Avenues this fall as an Upper School history teacher after spending the past two years in Morocco as a Fulbright research fellow and substitute teacher at the Rabat American School (RAS). Ryan’s research focused on slavery in the Makhzen (the Moroccan government) during the nineteenth century. More...

Meet Chris Cleaver

Chris Cleaver

This fall Chris Cleaver joins Avenues as an Upper School chemistry teacher. He comes to us from Education First (EF) International Academy (Tarrytown, NY), where he was an IB/IGCSE chemistry teacher for grades 9 – 11 for both the International Baccalaureate (IB) and International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) programs and taught both standard level and higher level chemistry for IB students. More...