English & Library Specialists

ISP students study English with specialist teachers one hour per day starting in first grade. As research shows, there is a natural skills transference between languages that helps students develop literacy in English and in their target language. Learn more about the ISP English program at intlschool.org/english.


English Specialists

Jessie Hanlon
English Specialist

  • From Portland, OR
  • Master of Education with a focus Secondary Education, Grand Canyon University
  • BA in French and Francophone Studies, Humboldt State University, CA
  • BA in Interdisciplinary Studies focus International Business, Humboldt State University, CA
  • Teaching since 2018

Malinda Metcalfe
English Specialist

  • From California
  • BA in Spanish Education
  • Endorsement for TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
  • Teaching since 2004

Reeve Moir
English Specialist

  • BS in Sports Management from Ithaca College
  • MA in Elementary Education and Teaching from Western Governors University
  • Working with youth since 2015

Jacob Muune
English Specialist

  • From Oregon
  • BA in English Literature
  • M.Ed. in Elementary Education


Amy Wyckoff
Head Librarian

  • From Westchester County, New York
  • Master’s in Library Science from Indiana University
  • Teaching in school and public libraries since 2008

Tomoyo Wells
Library Specialist

  • From Japan
  • B.A. in History from Portland State University
  • At ISP since 2010