Olga has 24 years’ experience in the field of education. She holds a degree in Psychology, a Postgraduate degree in Early Education from INTEC, and a Masters of Education from Framingham State College. She has held leadership positions including Pre-School Coordinator, Elementary Coordinator, Secondary Coordinator, Academic Principal, and Head of School. She is knowledgeable in accreditation processes with the organization AdvancED, and is also a university professor at UNIBE. She has collaborated in teacher training programs in the public sector, including EDUCA PIPE and USAID LEER.
Felipe Aracena - Chief Finance and Administration Manager
Mr. Aracena has 31 years in the gospel, giving a visible testimony of faithfulness and a life consecrated to God. He earned his BA from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), and his MA of Specialized Senior Management in Finance from Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC). His professional profile has been complemented with different courses and seminars related to: Leadership, Production, Quality, Memorable Service, The use of English as a second language, among others. He has extensive experience teaching in both undergraduate and graduate levels.
My love for education started at an early age and it has certainly been a road of much learning and growing. I majored in Law at PUCMM, and have a Master’s degree in Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Assessment from the Institute of Education of UCL, London. I have a little over 10 years of teaching experience in different levels. I came to the Lord at the end of my teenage years and I enjoy serving Him in whatever He has me doing.
I studied Early Childhood Education and have 10 years of experience in this field. I have completed many courses from Harvard Graduate School of Education, Didáctica, Heinemann Professional Development, ACSI and others, to improve and keep myself updated with different methods and teaching strategies.
I have more than 15 years of experience in the educational field. I majored in Bachelor of Market Administration at UNPHU. I have a Teacher Qualification (UCSD), a Differential Pedagogy Diploma, and I am currently doing a Pedagogical Coordination certification. I was a teacher for four years at MECS and this is my eight year as the Elementary Coordinator. I am passionate about teaching and I feel committed to continue serving the Lord, having an education of excellence, but above all by sowing His Word, which will transform lives that will impact all around them.
I was born in Germany and raised in the United States. I hold a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. As a result of this training, I use and encourage cooperative learning and other student-centered methods of teaching. It has been a blessing and privilege to be a part of the MECS family since 2018. My favorite place is in the presence of God, wherever that may be!
I am from Colombia, but I have lived in this beautiful country for 19 years. I have a degree in Preschool Education, Psychology and Theology. Additionally I have a specialization in Montessori Education and I am currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Christian Education. I have been part of MECS for 19 years, through which I have been a teacher in different grades and levels. Since the 2012-2013 school year I have had the privilege of serving in this place as Coordinator of the Spiritual Growth Area.
I was born in a Christian home, was baptized at age 13, and in my early youth, I liked to go on mission trips. I completed an International Certification in Executive Coaching. Through the direction of God during the work I have done, I have had the pleasant experience of having more than 13 years in the area of HR.
I’ve been part of the MECS family since March 2016. I have 14 years in the gospel. I majored in Social Communication with a minor in Public Relations at UASD. I also hold a Master’s Degree in Business Management and Administration with a specialization in Digital Marketing from Escuela de Organización Industrial (EOI), and an International Diploma in Leadership, Social Responsibility and Sustainability from Universidad Nacional Evangélica and Centro Regional Ecuménico de Asesoría y Servicio. I have two children enrolled at MECS.
I am originally from the United Kingdom, and have been living in Santo Domingo for the past three years. I am a qualified Project Manager with the Project Management Institute, hold Bachelor of Arts from the University of Kent, a Certificate of International Development from the University of Cambridge, and an ACSI Certificate of Educational Leadership. I became a Christian at a young age, and have more than ten years of experience working with young people within church and school environments both in the U.K and the D.R.
I hold a B.A. in Education from Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña (UNPHU) and a teaching certification (TKT) from Cambridge University of England. I have had the privilege of serving in the field of education for the past 19 years. Throughout this time, I have had the opportunity to fulfill many academic roles, from being a classroom teacher to fulfilling different administrative roles within the academic area: Academic Coordinator, Academic Principal and Business Owner of an academic center. “Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge” -Proverbs 12:1
I have the honor of being the Counselor from Nido to 5th grade. I studied School Psychology at the Universidad Católica of Santo Domingo. I have a postgraduate degree in Early Childhood Education at INTEC University, and a specialty in the Montessori Method endorsed by INTEC University. I am currently pursuing a master’s degree in Conduct Disorder in Children and Adolescents from the IAEU University . I have 26 years of experience in the education field. I am passionate about helping others and fulfilling on this earth the purpose that the Lord has for me.
I hold a Bachelor Degree in Clinical Psychology, a Postgraduate in School Psychology, Diplomas in Family Counseling, Psychometric Assessments, Early Stimulation, Literacy and Child Abuse. I am Certified in Career Direct, and Speech and Family Rights. I have 22 years of experience, and 20 of them working at MI-EL Christian School. My mission is to accompany and guide students, teachers and families from 6th to 12th grade, through immediate assistance, adequate intervention and individual service, creating a sincere bond. I carry out my work with vocation, passion, respect, honesty, integrity, and above all love.