Meet the educators.
EdTech Integration Educator
Ms. Barrows hold a Master’s of Education Degree specializing Learning Technologies from the University of Missouri. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with a minor in Educational computing. Annie has many years of experience teaching technology and integrating it into the curriculum to support and expand student learning. She has designed and implemented curriculum to meet current trends in computer science and STEM. Her interests are in robotics and 3D design. She is creating the Exploratorium for Clarion School, where students will explore coding, little bots, and a wealth of digital applications including writing their own.
Graduated from Regent University, Virginia with a Masters of Education (Special Needs), Ms. Scott is our Clarion Counselor. She holds her undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Human Service Counseling degree from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia. She is an experienced and committed Special Educational Needs educator with over 20 years experience supporting children in and out of the classroom. She has planned and implemented strategies across the school and designed intervention for students to succeed.
Physical Education Educator
Mrs. Larsen graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education. Angela taught in the United States before moving to the UAE, she has recently been teaching in Abu Dhabi before moving to Dubai. In addition to her teaching experience, she has taken many professional development courses to stay current in physical education best practices and implementing those ideas. She will coach Clarion teams including soccer, cross country, basketball and is an endorsed coach for US volleyball.
A native French speaker, Rezlene holds a Master of Arts Degree in Foreign Languages from the University of Rouen. She completed her first undergraduate degree at the University of Paris, a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Languages. She holds a second undergraduate degree from the University of Rouen, a Bachelor of Science in Education.
She has been teaching French in Dubai for the past five years and will use a progressive approach to teaching French to foster a love of language learning in our Clarion students.
Taghrid Al Mousli
Mrs. Al Mousli is an experienced Islamic Studies teacher holding her Bachelor’s Degree in Islamic Education from Al Awazai University in Beirut. Originally from Syria, Tagrid has lived in Dubai since childhood and her teaching experience is at schools in Dubai. She believes in progressive methods of teaching and incorporates this into her language lessons. Taghrid continues to expand her knowledge and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Islamic Education.
Originally from Syria, Mrs. Ramadan graduated from Damascus University with a Bachelor’s degree in Arabic language and Literature. Since moving to Dubai, Abeer has taught both Arabic A and B in schools in Dubai. She is enthusiastic and imaginative in her delivery of Arabic lessons and works hard to provide lessons which engage the children and nurture their attitude to learning Arabic in a positive way.
Educated here in Dubai and the UK, Ms. Rea holds a Bachelor of Education (Honors) in Primary Art and Design from Plymouth University. She has taught in schools both in the UK and Dubai. Srei has traveled widely, visiting museums and galleries all over the world to gain inspiration for her teaching. In addition, she has also worked in the US at summer arts programs.
Mrs. Silot received her Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Arts in Havana, Cuba. Since graduating Bertha has taught in both Cuba and Europe before arriving in the UAE five years ago. She has a unique, creative approach to teaching music, allowing children to learn to express themselves through the world of music. Bertha is an extremely accomplished musician, an excellent guitar and piano player along with percussion instruments. She has extensive experience in organizing and teaching choirs, bands and ensembles from Pre-k to adults, composing original music and songs for these groups.