Meet our team

Tom Bell

The Whole School Counselor and College Guidance Counselor work in partnership with parents, staff, students and the community utilizing data-driven decision to ensure that all students will develop aptitudes in academic excellence and educational planning, occupational exploration, and social/emotional development in order to contribute to a changing world as meaningful global citizens.

Derek Joly

The goal of the NIS Fine Arts department is to foster excitement about music and visual arts in students at an early age, in order to stimulate a sense of self-appreciation, self-worth and self-expression that allows them to grow into passionate, disciplined, appreciative and cultured young adults.

Erin Smith

The Elementary Department at NIS provides high quality holistic education from dedicated professionals, preparing students to become responsible, empathetic, and productive citizens. We aim to inspire a love of learning and curiosity about the world in each student, helping them to become lifelong learners, thinkers, and problem solvers.

Paul Hipperson

The Electives Department provides meaningful experiences, individual support and educational opportunity for success in practical disciplines that are connected to the world beyond our community. We are facilitating foundations for personal growth within the diverse, international demographic that is our student body.

Jim Tuttle

As high school ELA teachers, it is our goal to provide challenging and stimulating materials in order to prepare students for college and careers. We aim to develop the students’ creativity and critical thinking skills of through a variety of reading, writing and spoken language tasks focusing on original thought and critical thinking instead of…

Josie Oakes

The mission of the Early Childhood Center (ECC), Nakornpayap International School, is to assist and guide our students so that they will discover their world through play, creative activities, appropriate instruction, and grow in all aspects of their young lives including physically, socially, emotionally, academically, and morally. The ECC seeks to fulfill this mission by…

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