Ms. Anna Di RuggieroHead TeacherGeneral Information
Anna is our Toddler teacher as well as Head Teacher. Anna brings her extensive experience and training to FHIS, providing an authentic Montessori program in our Daycare, Preschool (CASA) and Kindergarten classes. Anna is from the home of Maria Montessori in Italy and received her training and certification from the Montessori Centre International in London.
As Head Teacher, Anna provides professional development in the Montessori methods and philosophy to our grade level teachers and our teaching assistants.
Stephanie has been with FHIS for two years teaching our CASA class (Montessori Preschool) for children ages 3-5. Stephanie is from the United States and has her Bachelor’s of Arts Degree from the University of Phoenix and is currently pursuing Montessori training. Stephanie has more than four years of international teaching experience, including a Montessori school. Stephanie’s creativity and natural ability to create a fun and active learning environment makes her a much-loved teacher with her young students.
Fiona (Fibi) joined FHIS after teaching in international schools in China and Phnom Penh. Originally from South Africa, Fibi’s experiences included managing a Children’s Day care center and running her own successful business before moving into teaching. Fibi brings her experience in working with children from many age groups and holistic approach of incorporating the learning environment into lessons to FHIS and complements our International and Montessori Programs.
Cris has her Bachelor’s Degree from the Philippines and has international experience teaching Nursery and Kindergarten 1 students. Cris is also a certified Nurse and oversees the health and safety training of our teaching assistants. As our teacher of our infant class, Cris brings child developmental knowledge to the classroom for our youngest learners and provides that extra layer of comfort for our new parents.
Sanyukta (San), also Montessori trained and certified, is teaching in our Kindergarten program for children ages 5-6. San received her Montessori Certification from the Modern Montessori International Institute (London) and has been teaching in Montessori classrooms for five years before joining FHIS. San is from India and began her teaching career in an international school in Bihar, India before moving to Cambodia. In addition to her Montessori credentials, San has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry.
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