Timothy D. Warren - Headmaster and Secondary Principal
Mr. Warren joined TEDA in the fall of 2017. Previously he served as a leader at international schools in Morocco and Colombia, and also in the public school system in Washington State. Originally from southern California, he holds a Master's degree in Social Work and is currently pursuing a doctorate in educational leadership. He and his wife, Diane, have two adult children both of whom are products of an international education and reside in California.
Yvonne Williamson - Primary Principal
Ms. Williamson joined TEDA in 2005 as an English language teacher. Previously she worked as public school math and home economics teacher and a private piano teacher. Originally from Australia, she holds a Master's degree in Applied Linguistics, a Certificate of International School Leadership, and is currently enrolled in a Masters of Education in Professional Research program. She has three children, one of whom graduated from TEDA in 2011, and three grandchildren who reside in Australia.
Scott Pare - Secondary Vice-Principal
Mr. Pare joined TEDA in 2009 as an English teacher and became a member of the leadership team in 2015. Previously he worked as an educator in Canada and South Korea. Mr. Pare comes from Toronto, Canada and holds an MA in English Education from Columbia University as well as Ontario Principal Certification. He and his wife, Hyejin, have one child who has been a student at TEDA since 2009 and has become a global citizen who is now fluent in four languages.
Lyn Yuthiwattana - Pre-Kindergarten Coordinator
Ms. Lyn Yuthiwattana worked as a leader and translaor in the international early years/pre-school community in Thailand since 1992, before joining TGA in August 2013 as a pre-school teacher. In 2017 she took on the role of Pre-Kindergarten Coordinator. Originally from South Africa, Ms. Lyn holds a BA (Hons) in English and a PGCEi from Nottingham University, as well as Early Childhood certification. Ms. Lyn has two adult children who are both products of international education. Her son resides in Thailand and her daughter is a senior here at TGA.
Cicily Coney - Curriculum and Professional Development Coordinator
Ms. Coney joined TGA in 2016 as an English Language Arts instructor. She is a 15-year veteran teacher educated and trained in the US. Believing that learning is life-long, Ms. Coney has endorsements in Reading and ESOL. During her tenure, she has taught students from 4th grade to 12th grade. She is a frequent professional development presenter, a curriculum writer, and a teacher mentor. An advocate for active learning, she is dedicated to equity, closing the achievement gap, celebrating diversity, and promoting literacy across the curriculum. She is a passionate, student-centered educator continually seeking to improve learning and school culture.
Shen Jie - Human Resources Manager and Foreign Affairs Officer
Ms. Shen has two undergraduate degrees, one in Chinese language and another in Human Resources Management. She is also a certified Positive Discipline trainer and certified national counseling psychologist. She has five years of teaching experience and has been in her current role for eight years. She now oversees the the Admissions and Marketing Department, Human Resources, and is our government liaison.