Global Educator Profiles

Hear what some of our teachers are saying about the challenges and rewards of teaching in the U.S.

Sarah-Lee Stewart (Jamaica) Elementary Education

Sarah-Lee Stewart (Jamaica) Elementary Education

“I wholeheartedly enjoy my profession. It brings me great satisfaction and joy to help children learn, care, explore, and have fun.” Sarah-Lee is from the lovely island of Jamaica and has been an educator for over ten years. After her many years of teaching in...

Tashon Don Muschette (The Bahamas) Science

Tashon Don Muschette (The Bahamas) Science

“It was lovely to see how Global took everyone under their wings and made us feel at home. It can be so nerve-racking to leave familiar grounds to pick up residence in a new territory, but Global has made our experience refreshing.” Tashon-Don is a proud Global...

Milton Lima (Brazil) Science

Milton Lima (Brazil) Science

"My teaching philosophy is short and simple - Everyone can. As a teacher, it is my mission to instill in my students the belief that they can do anything they set their minds to." From Brazil to STEM Early High School in Vance County, N.C., Milton continues to serve...

Marlon Beckford (Jamaica) Career and Technical Education

Marlon Beckford (Jamaica) Career and Technical Education

“My goal as an educator is to help every student develop their passion for computer-related knowledge.” Marlon is a Global Educator from the beautiful island nation of Jamaica. He is thrilled to be in his 18th year as a teacher in Business and Computing. Marlon earned...

Janitza Guerrero Acosta (Colombia) Spanish

Janitza Guerrero Acosta (Colombia) Spanish

“Living this experience through Global Teaching Partners has changed my life. With Global, you find a family that supports you all the time through this amazing experience. Importantly, the experience has also allowed me to identify some strengths and weaknesses in...

David Frempong (Ghana) Math and Science

David Frempong (Ghana) Math and Science

“Global’s unflinching support from the very first day I discovered their existence until today has been nothing short of amazing!” David has taught Mathematics, Science, and Physics for various grade levels in Africa for almost 12 years. He earned his Bachelor’s of...

April Lou Recuenco (The Philippines) Science

April Lou Recuenco (The Philippines) Science

‘Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.’ –Scott Hayde April deeply values the opportunity to share her love of learning with her American students through the help of Global Teaching...

César Augusto Orozco Garavito (Colombia) Spanish

César Augusto Orozco Garavito (Colombia) Spanish

“Being part of Global Teaching Partners has given me the opportunity to make so many of my dreams become a reality. I want to generate in my students the same curiosity that made me go out of my country, Colombia, and live this experience.” César is from the small,...

Dave Hughes (United Kingdom) Elementary School Teacher

Dave Hughes (United Kingdom) Elementary School Teacher

Dave Hughes is a wonderful Elementary teacher from the UK. He received his BS in Sports Studies from the University of Teesside and went on to complete his postgraduate teaching certification at the University of York. David taught in the UK for 7 years before moving...

Jorge Castaneda (Honduras) High School Science Teacher

Jorge Castaneda (Honduras) High School Science Teacher

Jorge Mario Castaneda Garcia is a nurturing and passionate Math teacher from the coastal city of La Ceiba, Honduras. He has a BS in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Catolica de Honduras as well as a Master’s degree in Finance. Throughout his time in university,...

Shalisha Turpin (Jamaica) Elementary Music Teacher

Shalisha Turpin (Jamaica) Elementary Music Teacher

Shalisha Turpin AKA “Drummer Girl Turps” is a talented music teacher and drummer from Kingston, Jamaica. She was the first woman drummer to graduate from the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts where she overcame great adversity to become a music...

Sasha Robinson (Jamaica) Elementary School Teacher

Sasha Robinson (Jamaica) Elementary School Teacher

Sasha Robinson is a highly effective and respected teacher from the beautiful island of Jamaica. Prior to arriving in the U.S., Sasha earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Primary Education from the International University of the Caribbean, and spent seven years developing...

Rupert Wisdom (Jamaica) Elementary School Teacher

Rupert Wisdom (Jamaica) Elementary School Teacher

Rupert is a native of St. Ann, Jamaica and is a dedicated educator with a great sense of humor. Prior to his arrival in the U.S., Rupert earned his Bachelor of Arts in Primary Education from the International University of the Caribbean and a Diploma from Moneague...

Oscar Suarez (Colombia) High School Spanish Teacher

Oscar Suarez (Colombia) High School Spanish Teacher

Oscar is a native of Barranquilla, Colombia, a beautiful city in the north located on the Caribbean sea. Oscar is a dedicated educator, leader, husband and father of their beautiful two year old daughter. Prior to his arrival in the U.S., Oscar earned his Bachelor of...

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