Sarah Otto, Learning Support Teacher
Sarah is an experienced learning support teacher skilled in assessing student needs and adapting curriculum and teaching techniques to suit individual learning styles. Prior teaching positions include Learning Support Teacher at the International School of Zug and Luzern in Switzerland and Inclusion Teacher at Hoover Middle School in San Francisco, CA. Her experience has ranged from working with children in preschool to grade 8 with mild to severe disabilities. Sarah feels passionate about actively encouraging students to become advocates for themselves and their education. She has a BA in Child Development from SJSU and an MA in Moderate/Sever Special Education from SFSU. Sarah is passionate about food, loves to travel and enjoys hiking with her family.
Kate Wisby, Roaming Assistant, Music Instructor, and Afternoon Enrichment Instructor
Kate graduated with her BA in Music from Christopher Newport University, and has been teaching music lessons since 2015. She joins us for our music classes, helps as a roaming assistant at both campuses, and is an Afternoon Enrichment instructor.
Nattachya Olivares, Roaming Assistant and Afternoon Enrichment Instructor
Natthachya is in her second year at the ISC, and she has been a regular caregiver and nanny to ISC families for over 2 years. She is a native Spanish speaker and came to the US from Venezuela. Nattachya lives here with her husband Jose and a one year old daughter. Natthachya gained her BA in Social Communication and Journalism University Fermin Toro Barquisimeto in 2013 and completed a Masters in Economics and Organizational Communication in 2016. Nattachya loves working with the Toddlers and especially enjoys arts and crafts with them.
Sarah Fadhil, Early Bird and PE Instructor
Sarah is in her first year of working in our Early Bird program. She has two children, Malak (an ISC alum) and Hussain (currently in the French PS program).
Alayna Whitlock, Afternoon Enrichment Instructor
Alayna is in her first year of working in our AE program after helping as a volunteer this past year. She is currently enrolled at PVCC.
Maria Salazar, Afternoon Enrichment Instructor
Maria (or Mafer as she is also known) is in her first year of working in our AE program. She is currently enrolled at PVCC.
Gloriouse Kade, Afternoon Enrichment Roaming Instructor
Gloriose joins the ISC staff this year as an AE instructor. Originally from Rwanda, she is excited to share her knowledge of French with the children.
Sofhia Pineda, Afternoon Enrichment Instructor
Sofhia is in her first year of working in our AE program and is excited to use her native language of Spanish with the children.