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Meet our teachers!


Mrs. Sichol Rattanawong

School Director

  • Degree: Master of Education in Education Administration

  • Certification: Certified Educational Administrator, Certified Teacher, and Certified Education Evaluator

  • Opened Theodore International School in 2014 with the hope to inspire and challenge young minds, provide quality education,  and spread the love of Jesus. 


Mrs. Morgan Moellering

International Director

  • Degree: Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education, Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Master of Education in Teacher Leadership

  • Certification: Certified Teacher from America, Certified Cambridge Examiner, Certified SAT Instructor, and Certified in Child Protection: Children's Rights in Theory and Practice

  • Previous Educational Experiences: I've taught Toddlers, Early Childhood Students, and Elementary Students over the span of 10 years. I've tutored and led small groups for students ages 2-20.

  • Hobbies: traveling, crafting, spending time with family, watching and playing sports with my husband

  • Fun Fact: I was awarded the EdIncites Educator of the Year award for the 2019-2020 school year out of all 50 United States.


Miss Churiphon Ninkaew

Vice Director

  • Degree: Bachelor Degree in Computer Education,Master of Education in Education Administration Innovation

  • Certification: Certified Teacher

  • Previous Educational Experiences: 2004-2005: Computer Teacher in Thailand National Sports University Chumphon Campus. 2005-2009: Thai teacher in English Samui Education School.

  • Hobbies: traveling, playing badminton, reading, sewing, listening to music, and watching movies

  • Fun Quote: Life is short, smile while you still have teeth.



Toddler Homeroom Teacher 

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Miss Mahalia Bunch

Pre Kindergarten Homeroom Teacher

  • Degree: BS in Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Certification: TEFL, CELTA

  • Previous Educational Experiences: Taught ESL in Warsaw, Poland. Taught ESL at Neues Leben English Camp in Wolmersen, Germany. Homework tutor for Boys & Girls Club of America

  • Hobbies: Swimming, cooking, creating/editing videos, fishing, camping.

  • Fun Fact: I played Defensive Lineman for the only female American Football team in Poland.

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Miss Holly Jean Poore

Kindergarten Homeroom Teacher 

  • Degree: BBA in Management and Accounting from the University of Wisconsin

  • Certification: TEFL

  • Previous Educational Experiences: Taught PreK to grade 9 in Thailand from 2019-2022. Taught English in Spain last year.

  • Hobbies: reading, camping, martial arts, cooking

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Miss Niki Ables

Grade 1 Homeroom Teacher 

  • Degree: BS in Early Childhood Education

  • Certification: Prek-3 and special education Previous Educational Experiences: 3 years in Pre-k and 1 year in grade 2 in the USA

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  • Hobbies: Reading, swimming, watching movies, hiking, chatting with friends/family

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Miss Zarina Galimova

Grade 2 Homeroom Teacher

  • Degree: Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree

  • Certification: Bachelor in Teaching Education, Master of Education in Management

  • Previous Educational Experiences: 6 years English teacher and 6 months a vice director in the Russian Federation, 1 year teaching Conversation P1 to P6 in Uttaradit.

  • Hobbies: cooking, driving a car, reading, dancing, photography.

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Miss Suzanne Janse Van Rensburg

Grade 3 Homeroom Teacher

  • Degree: B.Sc in Hospitality and Tourism Management

  • Certification: 120 hrs TEFL

  • Previous Educational Experience: Asia since 2017

  • Hobbies: Cooling, traveling, meeting new people

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Mr. Rory Kydd

Grade 4 Homeroom Teacher 

  • Degree: BA In TESOL

  • Certification: TESOL and TEFL 

  • Previous Educational Experiences: 2 years Teaching in Taiwan K2 and Grade 3. 4 years teaching at LLCS Chumphon  K2 and grade 4.

  • Hobbies:  Sports, riding bicycles, reading, cooking, exploration, gaming.

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Mr. Heinrich Badenhorst

Grade 5 Homeroom Teacher 

  • Degree: B.Sc Environmental and Biological Sciences

  • Certification: TEFL

  • Previous Educational Experiences: 2 years Korea, 1 year Viëtnam

  • Hobbies: Outdoors, technology, history, art.

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Mr. Mark Lundy

Grade 6 Homeroom Teacher 

  • Degree: BFA, B.ED

  • Certification: Ontario College of Teachers

  • Previous Educational Experiences: ELL, MYP, Kodally Music Method

  • Hobbies: practising instruments, sailing, and sports 

  • Fun Fact: I like to read biographies and history documentaries


Mr. Robert Rodin

Grade 8 Homeroom Teacher

  • Degree: Bachelor’s  in  Physical  Sciences     /    Lyndon  State  College,   VT

  • Certification: National Registry EMT-B    [ not current ]

  • Previous Educational Experiences: VT  teacher course curriculum for Secondary Sciences :  Interned in chemistry   1999  /  *  9 years teaching in Thailand ,  16 months teaching ESL in Korea

  • Hobbies: instruction in Alpine  Skiing, climbing  /  music practice /  photography

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Mr. Paul Lomax

Grade 9 Homeroom Teacher

  • Degree: Bachelor of Science Education

  • Certification: Certified teacher of math and science

  • Previous Educational Experiences: 3 years teaching in New Jersey, USA and 6 years teaching throughout Thailand

  • Hobbies: cello playing, making "amature" transcriptions, arrangements, and orchestrations of (mostly) existing works, and motorcycling

  • Fun Fact: I've ridden the tallest, second fasted, roller coaster in the world in the front row!


Mr. Adisorn Premlek

Music Teacher 

  • Degree: Diploma of Arts in International Music and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Classical Music

  • Certification: Bachelor of Education in Guidance Program

  • Previous Educational Experiences: 1999-Present: Teaching music throughout Thailand

  • Hobbies: practice music, listen to music, play sports, planting trees, traveling


Miss Nuttarika Lohajeerang

Thai Teacher

  • Degree: Bachelor Degree in Language Communication and Business

  • Certification: Certified Teacher

  • Previous Educational Experiences: 2019-2020 Interns teaching Thai and English in Niramon Chumphon School

  • Hobbies: Listen to music, singing, taking photos, traveling


Mrs. Thitinun Mitmek

Thai Teacher

  • Degree: Bachelor's Degree

  • Certification: Bachelor of Education in Thai Language

  • Previous Educational Experiences: 18 years in private school

  • Hobbies: Watch movies

  • Fun Fact: I like to spend time with pets


Miss Zeng Jiaqi

Chinese Teacher 

  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts

  • Certification: 2nd A Level Mandarin, Certificate of College English Test Band6, NCRE

  • Previous Educational Experience: Chinese junior high school teacher in university, Chinese Center for language education and cooperation dispatched volunteer teacher

  • Hobbies: collecting tickets

  • Fun fact: I brought 200 masks to Thailand and found that they are everywhere here. 

TIS Staff



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