Global Kids Leadership & Staff

Becky Quick

  • Global Kids Extended-Day Program Manager
  • BA in Cultural Anthropology, University of Oregon
  • At ISP since 2022

Becky has worked with preschool to elementary aged children for over 10 years, including teaching in a Head Start program for over six years.  She has her degree in cultural anthropology with a minor in business administration from the  University of Oregon.  Her education and professional skills has also given her a solid background in the diversity of cultural experiences, child development, education, and general administrative work.  When Becky is not working, she enjoys cultivating many plants as one of her hobbies.

Ryan Scheel

  • Extended Programs Director & Capstone Coordinator
  • BFA in Art, UCLA and University of Oregon
  • At ISP since 2022

Ryan has been working in education since 2000 in California, D.C., and in Oregon. Experience at Sidwell Friends, Knowledge Beginnings, IRCO, and the French American International School has given him the opportunity to learn from and work alongside educators from all over the world.

When not working, Ryan enjoys spending time exploring the outdoors with his wife and dogs, listening to music, and working on his culinary skills.

Matthew Willard

  • Extended Programs Coordinator
  • Ball State University: K-12 Vocal/General Music Education
  • At ISP since 2021

Emily Arnold

  • From Hayfork, CA
  • Degree in Art History from Willamette University
  • At ISP since 2022

Kaitlyn Barnes

  • From Illinois
  • BA in English from University of Illinois
  • At ISP since 2023

Benito Marcus

  • BS in Geology from Western Washington University
  • At ISP since 2021

Kennedy Poppe

  • From Klamath Falls OR
  • In-progress degree from Portland State University, pursuing a BA in Children, Youth, & Family Studies with a minor in Elementary Education
  • At ISP since 2021

Lizbeth Ponce

  • From Portland, OR
  • At ISP since 2022

Nikki Rodriguez

  • From Kansas
  • BA in Environmental Sciences from Portland State University
  • At ISP since 2023

Gabriela Shaffer

  • From Oakland, CA
  • BA in Japanese Language & Culture from the University of Puget Sound
  • At ISP since 2022

Joseph Willis

  • From Oregon
  • BA and BFA in Art & Illustration from Reed College and PNCA; BA in Japanese Language and Masters of Education from Portland State University
  • At ISP since 2021