Fredsy Moklebust Tres
Ms. Fredsy is originally from Guatemala City. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Initial and Early Childhood Education from Universidad Rafael Landivar, and a master's degree in Higher Education from the Universidad del Istmo -UNIS- She is currently studying a master's degree in Psychopedagogy at the International University of La Rioja (UNIR). Fredsy has more than 20 years of experience teaching from Early Childhood to the university level where she has taught courses in Clinical Psychology at the Universidad San Carlos de Guatemala. She is passionate about learning new strategies and tools.
Ms. Lany holds a Learning Disabilities Teaching Certificate from the Universidad del Valle and a Educational Innovation Teaching Certificate from the Universidad Galileo. She is currently completing an additional B.A in Psycho-pedagogy. Ms. Lany was an English teacher from Kindergarten to 6th grade at Colegio Bilingüe Campo Verde for 6 years and at Colegio Decroly Americano for 4 years.
Alejandra Martinez - Assistant Teacher
Originally from San Antonio Aguas Calientes, Alejandra holds a PEM in Hospitality and Home Management from Univeridad del ISTMO. She is currently completing a degree in Social Work from Universidad Rafael Landívar. Her hobbies include running, listening to music, playing soccer and basketball, and spending time with her family.
Maria Jose Garcia
Ms. Majo is from Guatemala and holds a B.A. in Education with a specialization in Special Needs from Universidad del Valle de Guatemala and a Diploma in Early Childhood Care from Holland College, Canada. Over the last 16+ years, she has worked at the American School of Guatemala, Abegweit First Nation Early Year Centre, UPEI Campus Kids Daycare, The Mothership Childcare Center, and Holland College Early Year Centre, PEI, Canada.
Mr. Luis is from Guatemala and graduated from the Universidad Rafael Landivar with a B.A. in Clinical Psychology and from Universidad Del Valle with a Learning Disabilities Teaching Certificate. Before AIS, Mr. Luis was an Elementary Assistant Principal and supported Balanced Literacy implementation by providing training to Spanish teachers at the Colegio Decroly Americano. He also worked at the American School of Guatemala for 6 1/2 years as a Bilingual Teacher Assistant and Kindergarten Spanish Teacher.
Ms. Sheyla has more than 20 years of teaching experience. She firmly believes that early education is the most important stage in a person's life. To support her teaching in this area she has a certification in Montessori Methodology from Universidad del Istmo, and she is currently studying in ASED Guatemala to obtain further Montessori accreditations.
Ms. Diana was born and raised in Guatemala. She has been a teacher since 2012. Diana holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. She studied in Mexico City for an AMI Montessori Guide certificate and worked in Colorado for the past three years. She loves to travel and learn about different cultures. Last year she studied a Master's Degree in Psychology of childhood and adolescence and another Master's Degree in Montessori Pedagogy. She truly believes that education is the future for our country!
Ms. Sheyla has been part of AIS for the last 4 years. She is currently the PreK Spanish teacher and she loves learning and playing with children. She studied Hearing, Voice and Language Therapy at Universidad Rafael Landivar, specializing in Sign Language. Her favorite activity is traveling with her family and visiting the many beautiful places in Guatemala.
Ms. Alejandra is originally from Guatemala. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Administration. She also holds a Master's Degree in Educational Innovation and certification as a Montessori teacher. Furthermore, she earned a certificate in Teaching Writing in Spanish following Balanced Literacy Units of Study from the Teachers College, Columbia University. She has 14 years of teaching experience. She has worked at the Decroly Americano and Suizo Americano Schools.