The following is a list of our academic and administrative staff.



Mrs. Najwa Shammas

Head of School

Ms. Kathleen Battah, Head of School/ Secondary Principal


Ms. Julene Want, PYP Principal

Ms. Zeina Baroudy, PYP Principal's Assistant / Academic Assistant 

Ms. Tharwat Abed El Sater, PYP Assistant Principal

Ms. Ola Itani Zein, PYP Coordinator

Ms. Nisrine Shehade, PYP Early Years Head

Ms. Leila Hariri, PYP Early Years Teacher

Ms. Nathalie Bannout, PYP Early Years Teacher

Ms. Nour Ghusayni, PYP Early Years Teacher

Ms. Ann Long, PYP Early Years Teacher

Ms. Alaa Yassin, PYP Early Years Teacher

Ms. Ninetta Challita, PYP Early Years Teacher

Ms. Alison Kwang-Fei Lo, PYP Early Years Teacher

Ms. Salam Itani, PYP Early Years Teacher / PYP Early Years Arabic Subject Leader

Ms. Dina Naccache, PYP Early Years French and Arabic Teacher

Ms. Rola Salha, PYP Early Years Arabic Teacher

Ms. Nermine Matar, PYP Early Years AFL/ASL Teacher

Ms. Nour Hammoud, PYP Early Years Assistant Teacher

Ms. Nour Ghaziri, PYP Early Years Assistant Teacher 

Ms. Nataly Maktaby, PYP Early Years Assistant Teacher

Ms. Leen Mereby, PYP Early Years Assistant Teacher

Ms. Reem Mamlouk, PYP Early Years Assistant Teacher

Ms. Amani Khaddaj, PYP Early Years Assistant Teacher

Ms. Loida Cruz, PYP Elementary Teacher

Ms. Nada Mzahem, PYP Elementary Teacher

Mr. David Bui, PYP Elementary Teacher

Ms. Tanya Ghantous, PYP Elementary Teacher

Ms. Shireen Banna, PYP Elementary Teacher

Ms. Zeina Jizzini, PYP Elementary Teacher

Ms. Lynn Bibi, PYP Elementary Teacher

Ms. Nadine Daya, PYP Elementary Teacher

Ms. Heather Thomson, PYP Elementary Teacher

Ms. Vilma Agel, PYP Elementary Teacher

Ms. Iman Mansour, PYP Elementary Teacher

Mr. Thomas Jubert, PYP Elementary Teacher

Ms. Mary Khoury, PYP Elementary Teacher

Ms. Samira Jardak, PYP Elementary Arabic Teacher/ PYP Arabic Subject Leader

Ms. Khouloud El Sayegh, PYP Elementary Arabic Teacher

Ms. Rima Zaatary, PYP Elementary Arabic Teacher

Ms. Hilda Assaf, PYP Elementary Arabic Teacher

Ms. Mariam Audi, PYP Elementary Arabic Teacher

Ms. Manal El Ghaziri, PYP Arabic/ASL Teacher

Ms. Zeina Moukarzel, Elementary AFL/ASL Teacher

Ms. Hiba Tabbal, PYP Arabic Support Teacher

Ms. Raneem Alameh, PYP Arabic Support Teacher

Ms. Nawal Kanbour, PYP Arabic Support Teacher

Ms. Lara Molaeb, PYP Music Teacher/ MYP Arts - Music Teacher/ Arts Subject Leader

Ms. Xiao Wakim, PYP Music Teacher

Ms. Alia Noueihed, PYP Art Teacher

Ms. Dareen Nasr, PYP Math Support Teacher

Ms. Zeina Al Arabi Al Azzouzi, PYP Assistant teacher

Ms. Chirine Lahoud, PYP French Teacher

Ms. Irene El Chater, PYP French Teacher

Ms. Marie El Khoury, PYP Librarian

Ms. Farah Shbaro, PYP Computer Teacher

Ms. Aksana Hanna, PYP School Counselor


Ms. Mirna Raslan, CCC Assistant Principal / MYP and DP Chemistry Teacher / MYP and DP Students Academic Advisor (SAA)

Mr. Stephen Marpole, Dean of Students / MYP Physics and General Science Teacher

Ms. Tala Al Massarweh, MYP Coordinator/ Personal Project Coordinator/MYP Sciences Subject Leader/ MYP and DP Biology Teacher / PE Subject Leader

Ms. Amy Trabka, MYP/DP Arts Teacher

Ms. Joan Zakhour, MYP/DP I&S /History & Geography Teacher

Ms. Anjel Lublubjian, Students Information System Manager / Managebac Administrator / DP Psychology Teacher / IB MYP Math Teacher

Ms. Rana Sabbagh, Math Curriculum Coordinator / IB MYP/DP Math Teacher

Ms. Rabab Hatoum, MYP Math Teacher

Ms. Carine Mehanna, MYP Math Teacher 

Ms. Farah Fawaz, MYP English Teacher / ATL Leader / Global Context Leader / ESL Teacher

Ms. Denise Dewhurst, MYP and DP English Language and Literature Teacher / MYP Drama Teacher

Ms. Sara Refai, MYP English Teacher

Mr. Ahmad Yamout, Athletic Administrator / MYP Physical Education Teacher

Ms. Reine Alameh, CCC PE Assistant/Teacher

Mr. Mohammad Harb, Early Years/PYP PE Teacher

Ms. Sandy Safi, PYP/MYP French Teacher / French Subject Leader

Ms. Lina Kouzi, MYP Arabic Subject Leader / DP Arabic Teacher

Ms. Nisreen Al Aridi, MYP Arabic Teacher / MYP Arabic Humanities Facilitator/Teacher

Ms. Lena Chibani, MYP Language Acquisition Subject Leader / MYP Arabic Teacher

Mr. Chawki Fawaz, MYP and Lebanese Program Arabic Teacher

Ms. Ola Mneimneh, MYP Arabic Teacher

Ms. Najwa Fawaz, PYP/MYP Arabic as a Second Language Teacher

Ms. Farah Chkeir, MYP and DP Librarian

Ms. Reem Halawi Kontar, MYP Science Teacher

Ms. Maryam Bu Taam, MYP/DP Physics Teacher

Ms. Narine Mardirossian, MYP/DP Science Lab Technician

Ms. Sara Sibai, MYP Drama Teacher/ MYP Service Learning Coordinator / DP CAS Coordinator


Ms. Kathleen Saleh, DP Coordinator / Teacher

Mr. Adam Underwood, MYP/DP English and History Teacher / PYP Drama Teacher

Ms. Salia Hoteit, Curriculum Mapping Coordinator

Learner Services Group

Ms. Aara Abu Laban, PYP/MYP/DP Learning Support Coordinator

Ms. Mai Baconi, MYP and DP Learner Services Diversity Head

Ms. Ghada Halabi Salloum, Early Years Learning Support Teacher

Ms. Jouhayna Jradi, PYP Learning Support Teacher

Ms. Waela Neameh, PYP Learning Support Teacher

Ms. Nanar Iknadiossian, PYP Learning Support Teacher

Ms. Marwa Kebbi, PYP Learning Support Teacher

Ms. May Kodeih, PYP Learning Support Teacher

School Administration  

Ms. Melanie Dib, HR/Recruitment Director

Ms. Claude Bechara Rizkallah, HR Assistant

Ms. Nour Barakat, HR Assistant

Ms. Abir Makki, Administrative Manager/ School Strategic Development Planning Administrator

Ms. Rana Farroukh, Admissions Manager / Front Office Supervisor

Ms. Zeinab El Tannir, PYP Executive Assistant / PYP Service Learning Coordinator

Ms. Jessy Touma, PYP Administrative Assistant / Front Office

Ms. Basma Saad, MYP/DP Administrative Assistant/Front Office

Ms. Linda Faour, Assistant to the Head of School

Ms. Joanna Barrak, Assistant to the CCC Assistant Principal

Ms. Rima Chaarawi, MYP Executive Administrative Assistant

Ms. Racha Demloj, Accountant

Ms. Alexandra Chalouhi, Accountant

Ms. Moniya Makhoul, Junior Accountant at CCC

Ms. Abir Ghazzawi, Office Assistant

Ms. Zahia Saleh, Office Assistant

Ms. Joyce Sawaya, PYP School Nurse

Ms. Maria Rahal, MYP and DP School Nurse

Ms. Layal Abou Chakra, System Engineer

Mr. Tarek Abou Orm, Junior Systems Administrator

Eng. Roudy Daoud, Physical Plant and Facilities Manager

Mr. Joseph Ghareeb Assistant Physical Plant Manager

Mr. Zafar Iqbal, Maintenance





Al Mathaf, Main Street  |  PO Box 116-2134  |  Beirut, Lebanon