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 is Associate Dean of College of Language Arts and Senior Consultant in International Relations at I-Shou University. She was Dean of International and Cross-strait Affairs Office. Prior to her career in higher education, she served as Deputy Principal and senior administrator of I-Shou International School for more than a decade.
Her experience in K-12 school management was mainly associated with school improvement and reform including authorizations of three International Baccalaureate (IB) programs and an accreditation of Council of International Schools (CIS). She continues to serve as 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 and learning. In relevance to her administrative engagement, her current research concentrates on school improvement, professional learning communities, teacher leadership and social network analysis, cultural approach in higher education development, comparative and international education, and internationalization in higher education.
MR. JE-CHEN LEE, PRINCIPAL
Je-Chen Lee currently serves as Principal of I-Shou International School. Graduating with a bachelor and master’s degree in ESL teaching from the English Department of National Kaohsiung Normal University, Principal Lee served as English teacher and English Language Subject Chair at Municipal Kaohsiung High School (KSHS) and established the I’Earn Taiwan Association in effort to promote international education. Prior to his current appointment, Principal Lee served as I-Shou International School's Director of Library, Student Affairs, International Development, and Academic Affairs Offices. Throughout his tenure, Principal Lee has been involved in the authorization of I-Shou International School’s IB Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programs. Additionally, Principal Lee served integral roles in the school’s accreditation by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and recognition by the Ministry of Education as an experimental program. Principal Lee was recently awarded an EMBA and is pursuing his doctoral degree in Management from I-Shou University.