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

Co-Founder/Director

Mrs. Najwa Shammas

Head of School

Ms. Kathleen Battah, Head of School

Teachers and Coordinators

Ahlam Hachem, MYP I&S Teacher

Alaa Karnib, Middle School / High School Sciences / Physics Teacher

Ali Tawil, Middle School/High School Chemistry / Physics Teacher

Alissar Abi Haidar, PYP MSA Arabic Subject Leader (EY and Elementary)

Amal Mazloum, DP (High School) English Teacher

Amani Khaddaj, PYP Early Years Homeroom Teacher

Amy Trabka, MYP/DP Visual Arts Teacher

Aya Choujaa, PYP Arabic Teacher

Batoul Balille, PYP Elementary ESL Teacher / PYP Elementary Teacher Assistant

Bayan Chehab, PYP Elementary Classroom Teacher / GLL

Bilal Katerji, Middle School Math Subject Leader and Math Teacher

Candy Melissa Zgheib, DP Psychology Teacher

Charbel Ghanem, Middle School / MYP Music Teacher

Cherine Zurub, PYP Early Years Assistant Teacher

Christina Salameh, PYP Music Teacher

Claude Abou Saleh Ghazal, MYP ESL Teacher / Lebanese Program English Teacher / Learning Diversity Support

Dana Masri, PYP Elementary Classroom Teacher / GLL

Dania Assaf, PYP Math Support Teacher

Darine Saleh , MYP Middle School/ DP High School Math Teacher

Denise Dewhurst, DP English Literature Teacher (On-line)

Diana El Khoury Raphael, * MYP/DP French Subject Leader / *Teacher / *DP Spanish Facilitator (P.T.)

Diana Nasreddine, Middle-School (MYP) Digital Design Teacher / DP Computer Science Teacher

Dina Naccache, PYP Early Years Arabic Support Teacher

Dounia Houssami, PYP Elementary Classroom Teacher

Elena Mouawad, MYP French Teacher

Farah Sinno, Mathaf Supervisor

Farah Houry, PYP Elementary Teacher Assistant /PYP Math Support Teacher

Fatima Hammoud, Middle School (MYP) Arabic Language & Literature Teacher

Ferial El Dairaki, PYP Elementary Classroom Teacher

Ghada Mallat, French Subject Leader / PYP Elementary French Teacher

Hajar Awad, PYP Elementary Teacher Assistant

Hala Wehbe, PYP Early Years Homeroom Teacher

Hanadi El Khoury, PYP Early Years Homeroom Teacher

Hanan Mokalled, PYP Elementary Teacher Assistant

Hiba Arzouni, PYP Elementary Classroom Teacher

Hiba Bayloun, PYP Elementary Classroom Teacher/ GLL

Hiba Tabbal, PYP Elementary Arabic Support Teacher

Hilda Assaf, PYP Elementary Arabic Teacher / Early Years Arabic Facilitator

Houida Moussa, MYP/DP Science Lab Technician Support / MYP (Middle School) Learning Diversity Teacher

Imad Lababidi, MYP History, Geography and Civics (in Arabic) teacher

Indra Bawa, MYP English Subject Leader / MYP I&S (in English) Teacher /  MYP English Teacher / Lebanese Program Philosophy Teacher

Jameel Kobeissi, Middle School / High School Sciences Teacher

Jinan Siblini, High School Arabic Teacher

Joanna Barrak, MYP Coordinator

Jude Houssami, PYP Learning Diversity Teacher

Karim Safar, MYP / Middle School PHE Teacher

Karim Chebli, MYP (Middle School) Drama/ DP (High School) Theatre Teacher

Karina Mahmoud, MYP/DP Spanish Teacher

Karine Awada, PYP Early Years Assistant Teacher

Kathleen Saleh, DP Coordinator / DP Economics Teacher

Lama Fakih, Middle School Arabic Teacher

Lama Itani, PYP English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher

Lara Hamzeh, PYP Social Emotional Counselor

Lara Masri, PYP Early Years Arabic Teacher

Laurence (Lori) Maghamez, PYP School Counselor

Leen Darghawth, PYP Early Years Head

Leen Mereby, PYP Early Years Homeroom Teacher /GLL/ English Language Facilitator (KG2, Grades 1 & 2)

Leila Hariri, PYP Early Years Homeroom Teacher – Maternity leave cover

Lena Khalil, PYP Elementary Classroom Teacher

Lina Elosta, Middle School Math Teacher

Lina Shakaroun, DP ESS Teacher / Middle School Math Teacher

Lubna Youssef, MYP/DP Science Lab Technician / *High School- Lebanese Bacc Chemistry Teacher

Lynn Hamdan, PYP Learning Diversity Teacher / PYP Social Emotional Counselor

Lynn Turk, PYP Early Years Assistant Teacher

Maia Bezri, PYP Early Years Homeroom Teacher

Malak El Homsi, PYP Early Years Assistant Teacher

Manal El Ghaziri, AAL Facilitator / PYP Elementary Arabic Acquisition Language (AAL) Teacher

Maria Manok, CAS / Service Learning Coordinator

Mariam Audi, PYP Elementary Arabic Teacher

Mariame Fawaz, PYP Elementary French Teacher

Mario Karam, DP Economics / TOK Teacher

Marwa Sarhan, PYP Elementary Teacher Assistant / Elementary Math Teacher

May Shbkalo, PYP Elementary Arabic Support Teacher

Mey Abdul Latif, MYP (Middle-School) / DP Spanish Teacher

Meryem Seyit, PYP PE Teacher

Michelle Iskandar, PYP Arabic Teacher

Mira Khaled, MYP English teacher

Mira Naim, PYP French Teacher

Mirna Abed Elhak, PYP Early Years Homeroom Teacher

Mirna Raslan, CCC Principal

Mohammad Harb, PYP PHE Teacher

Mohammad Knaiber, Lebanese Program/ Middle-School/ High-School (MYP/DP) Physics Teacher

Mona Akkam, PYP Elementary Homeroom Teacher

Nadine Daya, PYP Coordinator

Nadine Sawaf, PYP Art Teacher

Narimane Rabah, Middle School (MYP) Arabic Teacher

Nataly Maktaby, PYP Early Years Assistant Teacher

Nawal Kanbour, PYP Elementary Arabic Teacher

Nermine Matar, PYP Early Years Arabic Teacher

Nisreen Al Aridi, MYP/Secondary Arabic Humanities Facilitator /  MYP I&S Teacher Secondary History & Geography Teacher /  MYP Arabic Language Acquisition (AAL) Teacher

Nivine Abi Farraj, PYP ICT Teacher

Nizar Shamseddine,  MYP Science Subject Leader (grades 6, 7 and 8) / Middle School / MYP Chemistry Facilitator (grades 9 and 10)/ Middle School /High School Chemistry Teacher

Noor Nasredine, PYP Early Years Assistant Teacher

Nour Diab, PYP Elementary French Teacher

Nour Ghaziri, PYP Early Years Homeroom Teacher

Nour Ghusayni, PYP Early Years Homeroom Teacher

Nour Halabi, PYP Elementary Classroom Teacher

Nour Hassan, PYP Specialists Subject Leader / PYP Elementary Drama Teacher

Ola Mneimneh, MYP Arabic Language Acquisition Teacher

Omar Samadi, MYP Media Teacher

Oula Mzannar, MYP/DP  French Teacher

Rafah Awad, Middle School / High School Math Teacher

Rana Raslan, MYP/DP Arabic L&L and  Arabic LA Subject Leader /  Teacher

Randa Basho Jawad, PYP Principal

Raneem Alameh, PYP Arabic Support Teacher

Rania Takkoush, PYP Elementary Homeroom Teacher

Rasha Beydoun, PYP Elementary Learning Diversity Teacher

Rawan Jizzini, PYP Elementary Teacher Assistant

Rayan Hamady, MYP Arabic Language Acquisition Teacher

Rayane Saab, PYP Early Years Assistant Teacher

Riham Soudani, DP Sciences Teacher

Rima El Amine, PYP Early Years Assistant Teacher

Rima El Farran, PYP Elementary Arabic Support Teacher / MYP Arabic Teacher

Rima El Zaatari, PYP Elementary Arabic Teacher / MYP Arabic as a Second Language (ASL) Teacher

Rita Irani, PYP Elementary Drama / Music Teacher

Rita Zgheib, Director of Learning and Teaching

Riwa Chatila, PYP Learning Diversity Teacher

Rola Kazem, PYP English Subject Leader

Rola Salha, PYP Early Years Arabic Teacher

Rola Walieddine Chami, PYP Early Years Homeroom Teacher / Grade Level Leader

Rowaida Chehayeb, Middle School / MYP English Teacher

Sahar Itani, PYP Early Years Assistant Teacher

Sahar Kahwaji, Middle School / High School Math Teacher

Sahar Karnib, Middle School/High School Arabic Teacher

Salia Hoteit, Monitoring and Evaluation Director /Curriculum Mapping Coordinator

Samah Abu Ghazal Eido, EY English Facilitator/ PYP Early Years Homeroom Teacher/ KG1 GLL

Samah Sleeka, Middle School Sciences Teacher

Sara Abdo, Middle School / MYP Drama Teacher

Sara Barakat, DP Business Teacher

Sarah Khayat, Middle School / High School (MYP/DP) Art Teacher

Sorina Kayed, PYP Early Years Assistant Teacher

Stephanie Lakis, PYP Elementary Arabic Teacher

Steven Shehade, MYP Teacher / Lab Assistant

Suzan Jouljian, PYP Upper Elementary Classroom Teacher / Grade Level Leader

Tanya Finnell, PYP Upper Elementary Classroom Teacher

Tanya Ghantous, PYP Elementary ESL Teacher

Tarek Abou Orm, Digital Design Subject Leader / MYP Digital Design Teacher /  DP ITGS

Zainab Koubaisy, Middle-School/High-School Math Teacher

Zeina Baroudy, Assistant Principal for Elementary / Academic Assistant

Zeina Bejjani Moukarzel, PYP Elementary AAL / Arabic Support Teacher

Zeina Kanso, PYP Elementary Teacher Assistant

Zeina Mourtada, MYP Arabic Teacher

Zeina Shdeed, PYP Elementary Classroom Teacher / Grade Level Leader

Zoulficar Hammoud, Middle School/High School Chemistry / Physics Teacher

Learning Diversity Team

Manal Banat Lawand, Learning Diversity Coordinator

School Administration

Alain Kalaydjian – Middle School/High School Supervisor

Abir Makki – Director of Administration and Operations, Director of Strategic Development

Abir Merheb Ghazzawi, Mathaf Office Assistant

Alexandra Chalouhi, Financial Controller/ Accountant

Amal Haidar, Mathaf Front Office Administrative Assistant

Aymen Dinnaoui, Bus Service Coordinator/ Student Activities and Services Coordinator

Bilal Saleh, Facilities & Maintenance Support

Bilal Shams, Facilities & Maintenance Support

Christelle Freije, Mathaf Front Office Administrative Assistant

Elie Jurdak, IT Support

Jana Merhi, PYP Librarian

Joyce Abi Raad Sawaya, Mathaf School Nurse / Health and Safety Committee Head

Layal Abou Chakra, Head of IT

Louma Sabra, Mathaf Front Office Administrative Assistant

Nivin El Aawar, Director of Admissions /Parent Relations

Claude Bechara Rizkallah, HR Coordinator

Edmond Saade, Procurement Officer

Fatimeh Ayash, Cafeteria Cashier

Georges Cheikh, Marketing/Social Media Specialist

Haifa Moubayed, CFO

Hoda Ayash, CCC General Assistant

Joseph Zaarour, Security

Lina Abou Farraj, Operations and Administration Manager

Manal Jaber, Academic Advisor

Margueritte Abdallah, CCC School Nurse

Marlie Bsaibess, CCC Librarian

Melanie El Dib, HR and Recruitment Director

Nemr Abboud, School Registrar

Nour Barakat, HR Assistant / Recruitment Specialist

Racha Demloj Labban, Director of Finance

Rosy Belle Haddad, Accounts Receivable coordinator

Sabine Nasser, CCC Executive Administrative Assistant

Sereen Ajami, Executive Administrative Assistant

Said Chaaya, IT support

Yassar Trad, Academic information System and Data Analyst

Zaynab Srour, Accountant /Accounts Payable Coordinator

Carine Jbeily, HR Support