Cristen Schwab – Head of School/PYP Coordinator

Ms. Cristen comes from Rochester, Minnesota, USA. Having studied at the University of Missouri she obtained a Bachelors of Science Degree in Primary and Middle School Education and Minor in Psychology. In 2010 while completing her Masters of Education at Trinity College Dublin, she also began working at ISD. Over her career, in addition to […]

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Louise Kearns – Office Administrator

Ms Louise has over 16 years office and manager experience. Ms Louise holds a Secretarial Diploma.  Louise lives in Dublin and is really looking forward to working alongside Ms Cristen Head of School, the teachers, parents and of course the children of ISD.  

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Brooke Anderson – Kindergarten Teacher

Mrs. Anderson is an Australian born teacher who spent 5 and a half years working in international and bi-lingual schools in Switzerland before joining ISD in 2015. She is a dedicated, creative and passionate professional, committed to helping young people of all backgrounds and abilities, achieve their personal potential. Mrs. Anderson grew up with a […]

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Erica Stack – Grade 1 and 2 Teacher

Ms Erica comes from Lakeland, Florida, USA. She graduated from Florida Southern College in 2008 and holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Primary Education and ESOL Certification (English Speakers of Other Languages). She combined her passion of teaching with travel and left home to teach English in South Korea. In 2011, Ms Erica returned […]

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Geraldine Morrison – Grade 3 and 4 Teacher

Ms Geraldine comes from Belfast, Northern Ireland, and has experience teaching both in Ireland and abroad. She is a passionate and internationally minded teacher who is excited to join the ISD team. After graduating as a teacher from Queen’s University, Belfast, she started her teaching career in Belfast, teaching sociology and citizenship at secondary level. […]

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Robin Fitzgerald – Grade 5 and 6 Teacher

Teaching is a passion for Canadian-born Mrs. Fitzgerald. Even before she left school herself, she knew that she wanted to be a primary school teacher. To fulfill that goal she completed her undergraduate degree at Trent University in Ontario and went on to attain her teacher education degree at Queen’s University, also in Ontario. While attending […]

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Clemency Heyland – Grade 5 and 6 Teacher

Ms Clemency was born in the UK and moved to Ireland as a child where she attended Rathdown School. She completed her Primary Years Education Degree in St Mary’s University, London and went on to teach for 3 years at a multicultural London school. Ms Clemency then moved to Myanmar where she spent 2 rewarding […]

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Silvia García Robles – Music and Spanish Teacher

Ms Silvia obtained a teaching degree specializing in Musical Education at Universidad de León (Spain), which she expanded with a BA in Musicology at Universidad de Oviedo (Spain). After gaining some experience in both primary and secondary schools in Spain, Ms Silvia took a position as a volunteer teacher in Guatemala, combining two of her […]

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Philip Reid – PSPE Teacher

Philip comes from Dublin and attended St Andrew’s College which also offers the IB Curriculum. Philip is qualified in Sports and Recreation from Inchicore College and has extensive experience working with children in numerous primary school throughout Dublin.  In addition he is a fully qualified Tennis, Rugby and Cricket coach.  Philip is excited to be […]

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Naná Isa – Classroom Assistant

Ms Naná comes from Montevideo, Uruguay. She has been learning languages from a very young age, and her love for English has shaped her career. She holds degrees in Translation (English-Spanish) and Teaching English as a Foreign Language. Ms Naná worked in several schools in Uruguay, including an IB school, where she taught Business at […]

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