As a private and independent school, I-Shou International School is governed by a Board of Governors as prescribed by Taiwan law and best practice guidelines set forth by the Council of International Schools.
In their fiduciary role, as Board of Governors, they are responsible for the overall stewardship of the School. These responsibilities include establishing the School’s direction and priorities while also overseeing its financial and administrative functions. The Board of Governors works closely with the principal, International headmaster, and executive consultant.
The Board is comprised of 11 members. Board members are selected based on their capability to dedicate time and energy to the school, their representation of school and community stakeholders, and the match between their skills and resources and those needed for effective governance of the School. Examples include expertise in education, facilities development, finance, fundraising, human resources, information technology and law.
CHIEN WEI (ROGER) LEE, PRINCIPAL
Principal Roger Lee has served as Principal of I-Shou International School since August 1, 2022. Principal Roger Lee holds a M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a B.S. in Mathematics. He is an extremely experienced and well-regarded professional, having served in education for 33 years. He served as Principal of the National Experimental High School at Hsinchu Science Park from 2017 to 2022, in addition to holding roles in previous assignments including Director of General Affairs, Director of Student Affairs, and mathematics teacher.
In recent years, Principal Roger Lee has participated and assisted in numerous, important program initiatives of the Ministry of Education and has served as a consultant to committees for International Education, Bilingual Education, Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), and the Mathematical Olympiad, just to name a few.
Principal Roger Lee strives to develop, implement and manage the curriculum, in cooperation with the high-quality, dedicated IIS faculty, leading IIS through its next level of development in becoming a model for international schools. Principal Roger Lee is committed to promoting quality education and sincere care for IIS students, and further cultivating students’ talents with excellence, quality and taste.
Matt was educated in Liverpool, Manchester and Bedfordshire England and began teaching in September 1997 at Parmiter’s School, a leading state school in Hertfordshire, UK. Since then he has worked in outstanding state and independent schools in the UK before moving to The British School in Tokyo in 2007 as Director of Sport and Outdoor Education, and then subsequently tasked to be the founding Head of Sixth Form during a pivotal time in the school’s history.
Matt joined I-Shou International School as International Secondary Department Director in 2020 following significant senior leadership roles in both Singapore and Warsaw, Poland. Following two successful and productive years as Academic Director, when he also taught IB Diploma Business Management and Sports Exercise Health Science, he was promoted to the post of International Headmaster with responsibility for the school’s three International Baccalaureate Continuum programmes. Along with a vast amount of experience leading IBO programmes, International Headmaster Matt is also an International Baccalaureate Diploma Examiner and a Council of International School qualified accreditor, regularly serving on school accreditation teams.
With this extensive leadership experience worldwide, International Headmaster Matt is dedicated to leading I-Shou International School in its pursuit of all-round excellence, working collaboratively with and through the school’s first-rate faculty, staff and administration. Matt deeply values the development of productive relationships and the connections among school community members in service to students. He consistently seeks to ensure that I-Shou students are provided every possible opportunity to attain their future dreams.
In his limited spare time, Matt enjoys football, skiing, playing music and spending time with his wife and two young children. As a multi-cultural family, they enjoy travelling to experience new cultures and find their return to Asia a thoroughly rewarding experience following five wonderful years in Europe.
DR. ANNA WARANGKANA LIN,
Dr. Anna Warangkana Lin possesses administrative experience in both higher education and K-12 school. She is Senior Consultant in International Relations at I-Shou University. Dr. Lin has been appointed by the Kaohsiung City Government as a Commissioner of Kaohsiung International Relations Committee in 2021-2023. She served as Dean of International and Cross-strait Affairs Office and Associate Dean of College of Language Arts. Prior to her career in higher education, she was Deputy Principal and senior administrator of I-Shou International School for more than a decade. Dr. Lin received her doctoral degree in Education from The University of Hong Kong and her master’s degree in Business Administration from University of Southern California. She is a founding committee member of the International School Chinese Language Education and Workshop (ISCLE) organized annual conferences in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, China and Australia since 2012. She served as International Facilitator of the Summer Institute: Higher Education for Tomorrow organized by the Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong in 2015-2019. Concurrently, she is also Executive Consultant and Interim Director of Research, Development and Supervision Center of I-Shou International School. She supports the school development in implementing the 21st century initiatives including maker education and technology integration in teaching & learning. As a Principal Investigator, she has been awarded over three million New Taiwan Dollars research grants from Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Education, and National Science and Technology Council since 2018.