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 superintendent, executive consultant and principal.
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.
DR. PETER NANOS,
Dr. Peter Nanos has served as I-Shou International School's superintendent since 2016. Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, he has been a teacher, counselor, principal, director, and superintendent for over thirty-five years in various international schools located in Greece, Italy, Syria, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Taiwan. Dr. Nanos holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and an M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology from Boston College. As a recipient of the prestigious Overseas Fellow Award from the U.S. Department of State, Office of Overseas Schools, Dr. Nanos earned his doctorate in Educational Leadership and Cultural Studies from the University of Houston where he also served as Director of International Education. Dr. Nanos has extensive IB and research-based bi-lingual program experience and has administered successful, vibrant boarding programs in his current and previous roles. He has served on various association and school boards in addition to numerous accreditation teams throughout his career.
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 has served as International Facilitator of the Summer Institute: Higher Education for Tomorrow organized by the Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong since 2015. Currently, she is Executive Consultant of I-Shou International School and supports the school development in implementing the 21st century initiatives including maker education and technology integration in teaching & learning.
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.