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Primary Staff

Adminstration Team
Name Title Email Address
Donald Macintyre Director
Maha Al Romaihi Deputy Director
Paul Neary  Primary School Principal
Jo Ellis Assistant Principal
Joanna Mathison Assistant Principal
Mathew Dyer Assistant Principal
Howard Menand IV Principal
Sarah Wade Assistant Principal
Cory Carson Principal
Sarah McGinley Assistant Principal
Primary School Staff
Name Grade/ Department Email Address
Paul Neary Principal
Matt Dyer Assistant principal
Joanna Mathison Assistant principal
Dalal Ahmed PYP coordinator
Wendy Egan Curriculum coordinator
Rania Skerji Administrator
Nasra Al Henzeb Receptionist
Muna Hammoudeh Admin Assistant
Maha Said Admin Assistant
Alison Gilford PS3A
Hajar Hanafy PS3A - Arabic teacher
Amy Brawner PS3B
Nisrein Abu Salhu PS3B - Arabic teacher
Lynette O’Keefe PS3C
Ahlam Abdulalim PS3C - Arabic teacher
Catherine Cutten PS3D
Reda Hamed PS3D - Arabic teacher / lead teacher
Sana Alavi LT PS3E - Lead teacher
Alaa Olyan PS3E - Arabic teacher
Jose Hampton PS3F
Noora Ghloom PS3F - Arabic teacher
Yara Aoude PS4A
Najla Al Marri PS4A - Arabic teacher
Rima Najjar PS4B
Sawsan Duqm PS4B -Arabic teacher
Lisa Reid PS4C - Lead teacher
Jomana Abdulmajeed PS4C - Arabic teacher
Hannah Ledger PS4D
Wafa Latif PS4D - Arabic teacher
Katie O’Sullivan PS4E
Deena Ibrahim PS4E - Arabic teacher
Susan Kidd PS4F
Dabia Al Kuwari PS4F - Arabic teacher
Sandra Forth KGA
Jody Kruger KGB
Abo Chebib KGC
Pamela Roberson  KGD
Susan Cooper KGE - Lead teacher
Johanna Hagglund KGF
Radwa Saudi Instructional Assistant
Shaikha Al Mesriaif Instructional Assistant
Nadia Ahmed Instructional Assistant
Teresa Antony Instructional Assistant
Amina Habish Instructional Assistant
Aisha Al Sumaiti Instructional Assistant
Lakshmi Gopalan Instructional Assistant
Hanna Abu Zaid Instructional Assistant
Razna Al Ahbabi Instructional Assistant
Wadha Al Hajjaji Instructional Assistant
Noura M Al Hajri Instructional Assistant
Muna Al Dabhani Instructional Assistant
Lesley Shaw Instructional Assistant
Haydee Kalathas Instructional Assistant
Beena Mathew Instructional Assistant
Leslin Antony Instructional Assistant
Tinju Sajith Instructional Assistant
Eman Daloul Instructional Assistant
Jacquie Nowak Grade 1A
Sharon Lofton Grade 1B
Donna Fernandez Grade 1C
Surrey Maraku Grade 1D
Elizabeth Kennedy Grade 1E
Shagufta Rashid Grade 1 - Learning Support / Lead Teacher
Peggy Scrimali Grade 2A
Sandra Lee Grade 2B
Aoife Boyce Grade 2C
Inma Lopez Grade 2D
Kasia Gray Grade 2E
Bryony Russell Grade 3A
Daniel Thorpe Grade 3B
Brenda Boehlke Grade 3C
Vickie Spiers Grade 3D
Julie Nelson Grade 3E
Claire Wright Grade 4A
Lorie Eberly Grade 4B
Ryan Shaughnessy Grade 4C
Rosalia Cha Grade 4D
Glen Clafferty Grade 4E
Jason McKearney Grade 5A
Alisha Dufour Grade 5B
Gregory Jamison Grade 5C
Melissa Woods Grade 5D
Peta Scholtz Grade 5E
Asma Al Noaimi GR4 - Lead teacher Arabic - Islamic - Qatar History
Jameela Al Shammari KG - Arabic - Islamic
Noura Al Nuaimi KG - Arabic - Islamic
Ahlam Ali GR1 - Arabic - Islamic- Qatar History
Hala Fawzy GR1 - Arabic - Islamic- Qatar History
Enas Mheidat GR2 - Arabic - Islamic- Qatar History
Zahra Yousuf A. Alqudah GR2 - Arabic - Islamic- Qatar History
Mashael Al Henzab GR3 - Arabic - Islamic- Qatar History
Asma Hdaib GR4 - Lead teacher Arabic - Islamic - Qatar History
Doa'a Abu Joudeh GR3 - Arabic - Islamic- Qatar History
Reda Elbayouk GR5 - Arabic - Islamic- Qatar History
Huda Al Kuthairi GR5 - Arabic - Islamic- Qatar History
Abeer Sami Arabic B - Culture
Seham Soliman Arabic B - Culture
Nagwa Metwaly Arabic Sub Teacher
Amani Al Yafei Arabic Assistant
Heidi Beeman Support/Technology Teacher - LT for Libraries/ Technology
Laurene Van Der Weerd Library -  Primary Teacher/Librarian
Metha Al-Naimi Library - Arabic Materials Specialist
Reem Al Kuwari Library Assistant - Primary
Muneera Al Mannai TIF-Technology Integration Facilitator
Suzanne Wolstenholme ECE Teacher/Librarian
Shabana Mansoor ECE Teacher/Librarian
Jennie Andreasen Music Teacher
Caleb Doyel Music Teacher
Beckie (Heather) Dobbs Visual Arts Teacher - Lead Teacher for the Arts
Angelique Kuyper Visual Arts Teacher
Rui Marques P.E Teacher
Rebecca Perry P.E Teacher
Desirey Webdale PE Teacher
Valeria Romanelli Swimming Teacher
Katherine Gardner Support Teacher
Matt Maloney Support Teacher
Cindy Hogan Support Teacher
Heather Barnstead Support Teacher
Shagufta Rashid Support Teacher
Sandra Alsweiler Support Teacher
Hessa Abdulla Binown Assistant for Literacy/Math Specialist
Sozan Saghmout Counselor
Aileen Bacalso School Nurse
Asma Al Noaimi Differentiation Co (TAP) - Arabic/Islamic Studies Co.
Jason Maraku Gifted & Talented Coordinator-(TAP) (Whole School)
Nupur Gujadhur Sub teacher
Agnes Braganza Sub teacher
Joana Filipa Marques Portela Lower Primary Sub
Andrew David Spiers Sub teacher
Dr. Biji Phillip Student Services Coordinator
Katie Walker Speech-Language Pathologist
Denise Ramirez School Psychologist
Kay Thomson Senior Learning Specialist
Emily Canfield Instructional Coach

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About Qatar Academy

Qatar Academy is part of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, a private, chartered, non-profit organization founded in 1996, by His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the father Emir.

It is the mission of Qatar Academy to provide internationally accepted, comprehensive, English medium programs plus Arabic and Islamic studies from pre-school through to secondary graduation. Comprising a Primary School and a Senior School, it occupies a magnificent campus in Doha.

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