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.

Darrell RoseAfrican Drumming Instructor
Master drummer Darrell Rose provides drumming instruction to our JK and K students. Darrell shares not only his musicianship, but his knowledge of the history of drumming and its rich oral tradition.

 

 

Kate WisbyMusic 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 for our Toddler and Preschool children.

 

 

Nattachya OlivaresRoaming 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 SanseviroAfternoon Enrichment Instructor
Sarah was born and raised in New York and moved to Charlottesville in 2016. Her education is in the medical field, but she has worked in numerous childcare positions ranging from a nanny to a head teacher at a daycare center. She truly enjoys working with children. When not working, Sarah enjoys spending time with her son and daughter.