Chieko joins us as our Teacher Librarian and is delighted to be one of the founding members of ISPH.
Chieko is from Yokohama, Japan and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and American Literature from Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan, and a Masters' Degree in Asian Studies (China) from the University of Michigan. In addition to this, she has a Teacher Certification at secondary school and primary school levels, as well as a School Librarian Certification from Japan.
Chieko has extensive experience in teaching English from the early years' aged children to adults, including 7 years at a private junior high school in Tokyo. She has also worked as a Japanese - English translator.
Outside of school, Chieko enjoys spending time with her active son, yoga, hula dancing, relaxing in nature, travelling and playing the piano.