Faculty & Staff

Taipei Adventist American School has 27 staff members including faculty and staff.  We are proud of our diversity as we can share insights gained from the perspective of many countries around the world.  The staff includes 14 U.S. citizens, eight third-country nationals, and five host-country nationals. All TAAS faculty members have a Bachelor’s Degree and approximately 50% have a Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree.

Elliot FullmerPrincipal
Joshua HoggBusiness Manager
Annie ChiangRegistrar/Student Affairs
Estella LinSecretary
Xan-Lee Fraser1st Grade Teacher
Rachel Gagarin2nd Grade Teacher
Michelle Irai1st & 2nd grade teacher assistant
Scott Ishkanian3rd Grade Teacher / Vice Principal
Holly Dysart4th grade teacher
Beth Alway5th Grade Teacher
Michael MunsonG6 Homeroom teacher
Robert Johnston7th Grade Teacher / G6-G8 S.S Teacher
Emerson DePaiva8th Grade Teacher / G6-G8 Science Teacher
Kirsten MachadoELL Prep-room Teacher
Karina BreslaELL Director/Director of Accreditation, Policy and Compliance
Patrice SilverELL Pull-Out Teacher
Robert AlwayTechnology Teacher
Isaac MunguiaG5-G8 Music Teacher & Band Director
Silvia DePaivaP.E Teacher
Dionne RobinsonL.S & Grade 8 L.A. Teacher and School Counselor
Michelle YehLearning Support Teacher
Rachel LombartResource Teacher & Office Staff
Emily ChenChinese Teacher
Peter NiehChinese teacher
Chu-Ying LeeBuilding Supervisor
Ah-Cheng XieBuilding Supervisor
Ruben OasanGround Supervisor