"I enjoy spending time with children. They are all special and I am honored to take part in their precious childhood development."
Ms. Chiemi graduated from college in California with a degree in Early Childhood Education. While attending college, she worked at the Child Development Center for a school accredited by the NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children). After moving back to Japan, she has spent her time working with children at International Schools.
"Working with young children brings me joy. Watching children explore and learn in an environment that helps to develop their skills needed for success is rewarding. It is my passion to provide those needs to my students."
Ms. Elizabeth graduated from Northeastern Illinois University with a degree in Elementary Education and English Language Teaching. She taught at an elementary school in Chicago for six years.
"Working with young children is absolutely my passion! They are full of potential. I am always amazed by how much they can learn and how much they can teach us every day. I enjoy creating lessons and an environment that can nurture and maximize each child's uniqueness, potential, and compassion to the world around them. I believe that children learn the most when they are having fun."
Ms. Fumi graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University in CA with a degree in Child Development. She worked as a preschool and kindergarten teacher for seven years in San Diego prior to joining Seta!
"My love and passion is working with young children. It is so special to see how their little minds grow and develop by having a fun and creative environment for them to learn and grow. It is my passion to ensure that each child develops to their full potential."
Ms. Heléne comes from South Africa, where she earned her degree in BEd Foundation Phase. She worked as a kindergarten teacher in the U.K. before coming to Japan.
"I became a teacher because of Maria Montessori. Her philosophy in educating children helped form my own teaching style and learning principles. It has immensely influenced the way I relate with kids on and off campus."
Ms. Michelle earned a Master's degree in Education from the Philippines. She has taught in Kindergarten, Elementary, and Junior High School levels.