Faculty / Staff

2021-2022 Faculty/Staff Listing

DIRECTOR

Dr. Molfetas Spiros            B.Sc National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
DEA, Doctorat Paris VI

DEPUTY DIRECTOR, Head of Centre for Counseling & Learning Services

Protopapa Maria B.A. National & Kapodistrian University University of Athens
M.Sc. University of La Verne

 

CO-ORDINATORS

Pateras Lea  IBDP/CP Coordinator B.A. American College of Greece
M.Ed. University of Manchester
Venieris Constantina 

MYP Coordinator

B.A., B.Ed. University of Western Ontario
Savvas Athanasia
PYP Coordinator B.Sc. Ed. Sterling College, State of Kansas
Dr. Tsibiridi Christina Academic Schedule Coordinator B.Sc. M.Sc., London School of Economics
Ph.D. Imperial College
Pattakos Faye Learning Centre Coordinator, Learning Support B.A., M.A. American University, Washington DC
Petris Kathy University Placement, English B.A. American College of Greece

 

 

HEADS OF DEPARTMENT

Del Hoyo Ventura Aurora  Head of World Languages, Spanish Language Acquisition Dip. Ed. Universidad de Valladolid  
Kefallinou Loukia Head of Modern Greek, Modern Greek L&L, MYP Educational Committee, Service as Action Coordinator B.A.  National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
Mitsis Evangelos Science, Mathematics B.A. Mathematics University of Patras
Papatheocharis Ioannis Head of Science, Biology B.Sc. National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
M.Env.Sc. Strathclyde University
Dr.Sotiropoulos George Head of Individuals and Societies, History, Cultural Anthropology, TOK B.A., M.A., Ph.D. University of Kent
Sykioti Ismini Head of English, English L&L, English Language Acquisition B.A. National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
M.A. University of Leeds
Voulgaris Maria Head of Fine Arts Dept., Visual Arts B.A., M.Ed. Ohio State University
John Vradis

Head of Physical & Health Education, PE

B.A. Institute of Physical Education
 

UPPER SCHOOL FACULTY

Adam Angelique French Language Acquisition B.A. French Language and Literature, University of Athens, M.A. Didactics of French as a Second or Foreign Language, Univ. de Strasbourg
Antoniou Marios  Physics, Design B.Sc. University of Athens
Apostolidis Alexandra Sciences, Environmental Systems and Societies B.Sc. University of Patras, Physics
M.Sc. University of Barcelona
Bitouni Anna Mathematics, Dean of Students B. Sc. National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
M.Sc. University of Tennessee, at Knoxville
Angeliki Vyniou Economics and Business
Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens,Greece Concentration in Management, Banking and Finance, Masters Degree in Statistics Athens University of Economics and Business

Bratakou Mouhletz Giara           
Arabic Language Acquisition            B.A Arts & Humanities, University of Aleppo, Syria
Burk Anthony Theatre Arts, Drama Dipl. Odeion Athinon
Dr.Choudaverdis Iordanis Chemistry, Environmental Systems & Societies B.Sc. National & Kapodistrian Univ. of Athens, Chemistry
M.Sc. University of California,Los Angeles
Ph.D. Yale University
Del Hoyo Ventura Aurora Head of World Languages, Spanish Language Acquisition

B.A. Language and Literature Universidad de Valladolid, Spain

Desylla Thomais Modern Greek L&L B.A. National & Kapodistrian University of Athens 
Dipl. Theatre Arts,
Aki Davi Theatre School
Dionysopoulou Antonia Modern Greek L&L, Isotimia, Language A self-taught supervisor B.A. National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
Adv. Dip. Ed., M.A. Ed. University of London
Georgakopoulou Ada Science, Mathematics, Chemistry B.Sc National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Chemistry

Dr.Georgiou Dimitra

Computer Science, IT skills, Design

B.Sc. TEI of Thessaly, Mechanical Engineering of Computer Science & Telecommunications
M.Sc. University of Piraeus, Digital Communications & Networks Systems
Ph.D. University of Piraeus, Security of Computer Science
Diploma Education & Teaching Proficiency
-. University of Crete

Vasiliki Yiannioti
History
B.A. National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
Iliopoulou Christina French, Greek Greek Language Acquisition Diplôme de langue et littérature française, Université d’ Athènes
Post Graduate Teacher Specialization in French Language Teaching from the Humanity Studies University in Patra
Kaponikolou Vasiliki Modern Greek L&L B.A. Kapodistrian University Athens, School of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology
Marina Kapsabeli Modern Greek Language Acquisition B A History and Archaeology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, M.A. in Teaching Greek as a Second /Foreign Language, University of Nicosia
Karaoulani Despina English Language Acquisition, English L&L, Saturday Programme Coordinator B. Ed. McGill University, M.Ed. Open University UK
Katiou Jenny English Language Acquisition

B.A. (hons) in english language teaching – University of Greenwich, MA in TESOL–University of Leicester, United Kingdom

Kefallinou Loukia

Head of Modern Greek, Modern Greek L&L, MYP Educational Committee, Service as Action Coordinator

B.A. National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
Dr. Kounadi Anna Music PhD in Performance and Related Studies - Goldsmiths University of London
MMus in Piano Performance, Trinity College of Music, London
PGA in Piano Performance, Trinity College of Music, London
Soloist's Diploma in Piano Performance, Conservatory of Athens
BA in Law, School of Law, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
Koutsandreou Theodoros German Language Acquisition Grosses Sprachdiplom Goethe
Mangina Anna English Acquisition, English Language & Literature B.A. English Studies in University of Athens, Master in “Translation and Translation Theory” in University in Athens
Macarena Benites Spanish Language Acquisition Diploma in Theater, London Open College Network, UK
Daphne Bowen Lab Assistant B. Sc. Physics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Christos Chatzichristidis Physics B.A. National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, M.Sc. Elementary Particle Theory, Ph.D. High Energy Astrophysics, Durham University, UK
Page Juana Spanish Language Acquisition, Art B.F.A. School of Fine Arts Cordoba
M.F.A. Ed. City College of New York
Papatassos William English Language Acquisition, English L&L B.A. Macalester College
Papatheocharis Ioannis Head of Science, Biology B.Sc. National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
M.Env.Sc. Strathclyde University
Parthimou Claire French Language Acquisition B.A. National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (Langue et Littérature françaises)
Pateras Lea

IBDP Coordinator, Psychology, Extended Essay coordinator,Psychoeducational Assessment Specialist

B.A. American College of Greece
M.Ed. University of Manchester
Pattakos Faye Learning Center Coordinator
Learning Support
B.A., M.A. American University, Washington DC
Peters Marilyn Science BSc Biological Sciences (Molecular) Essex University
MSc Applied Animal Behaviour University of Edinburgh
Petris Kathy University Placement, English B.A. American College of Greece
Petroutsou Alexandra Learning Center Support

B.A Psychology, University of Kent
M.A Clinical Mental Health Sciences, University College of London

Piriohos Zoy Physical & Health Education, CAS Coordinator B.Ed. McGill University
D.S.A. Concordia University
Protopapa Maria Deputy Director, Head of CCLS; Psychology, Counseling B.A. National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
M.Sc. University of La Verne
Sekertzi Kyriaki Greek Language Acquisition B.A. in Greek Philology, National and Capodistrian University of Athens, MA in Teaching Greek as Foreign/Second Language, National and Capodistrian University of Athens
Polytimos Galerakis  Business

Political Science and Public Administration University of Athens, Master University of St Andrews, School of Management, Ph.D. in Education Sciences University of Ioannina

Dr. Sotiropoulos George Head of Individuals & Societies, History, Cultural Anthropology, TOK B.A., M.A., Ph.D. University of Kent
Sykioti Ismini


Head of English, English L&L

B.A. National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
M.A. University of Leeds
Tang (Diana) Fen Chinese L&L

Bachelor of Arts (B.A), English language& Literature/ Letters, Dalian Translation & Interpretation College
M.A. Of Business Administration (MBA), Guilin University of Technology

Terzoglou Theano German Language Acquisition, CAS Grosses Sprachdiplom Goethe
Dr. Tsatis Efstratios

Physics, Mathematics

B.Sc. University of Patras, Physics
M.Sc. Northeastern University, Boston, Physics
Ph.D. University of Patras, Theoretical Physics

Dr. Tsibiridi Christina Mathematics , Head of Mathematics

B.Sc., M.Sc., London School of Economics Ph.D., Imperial College

Valvis Leonidas Physical Education (also teaches in Primary School) B.A. University of Athens T.E.F.A.A.
M.Sc. University of Essex
Venieris Constantina

MYP Coordinator, Personal Project Coordinator, ATL Coordinator, Individuals & Societies

B.A., B.Ed. University of Western Ontario
Vobiris Kostis Music

Μaster in Performance, Royal College of Music, London, Postgraduate Advanced Diploma in Performance, Royal College of Music, London, Degree in Finance National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Postgraduate Advanced Diploma, Piano Performance, Trinity College of Music, London, Soloist’s Diploma in Piano Performance, National Conservatory of Athens.

Voulgaris Maria Head of Fine Arts, Visual Arts B.A., M.Ed. Ohio State University
Voultsiadou Phaedra German Language Acquisition

Friedrich-Alexander University
M.A. University of Erlangen/Nurnberg, Germany

Vradis John Head of Physical & Health Education, PE B.A. Institute of Physical Education
Thomas Marios Crawford MYP Individual & Societies B.A. in Classic Studies University of Manchester, MA Birkbeck College
Asimina Charchanti Greek B.A. National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Master in Linguistics National & Kapodistrian Univeristy of Athens
Katerina Lioni Mathematics

Bachelors in Mathematics, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Master in “Didactic and Methodology of Mathematics”, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens

Rosa Medeiro

Spanish Language Acquisition

B.A. Classical Languages, University of Barcelona Masters in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language, Univ. Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona

Pavlos Meratzis Mathematics B.A. in Mathematics National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Master in Mathematics National & Kapodistrian Univeristy of Athens, Phd. Univeristy of Patras
Margarita Sifnaiou

Mathematics

Bachelor in Condensed Matter and Material Physics, National Kapodistrian Univ. of Athens, MS Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, National Technical Univ. of Athens, PhD Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, National Technical Univ. Of Athens
Evangelos Mitsis Science, Mathematics B.A. Mathematics University of Patras
Marianthi Manolidou Modern Greek Language Acquisition Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology, School of Philosophy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Gina Grammatikou

Librarian, MUN Coordinator IB TOK Teacher, IB CAS and TOK Coordinator

Bachelor of Laws (Monash University)
Bachelor of Economics (Monash University)
CELTA (Cambridge University)

PRIMARY SCHOOL FACULTY

Athanasia Kaza Primary School Principal  
Aurora de Hoyo Spanish (also teaches in Upper School) Dip. Ed. Universidad de Valladolid
Stefania Tsiava Librarian Bachelor of Primary Education, University of West Macedonia
Agaitsi Eleni English as Another Language B.A in English Studies, M.Ed. in TEFL, Bristol University
Anastasiou-Ifantis Helen Grade 2B Diploma of Education, Macarthur Institute of Higher Education, Australia
Bednarz Violetta Grade 1A Bachelor of Primary Education, University of Patras. Masters in Special Needs Education-Inclusive Education, University of Nicosia
Desylla Thomais Greek (also teaches in Upper School) B.A. National & Kapodistrian Univ. of Athens 
Dipl. Theatre Arts,
Aki Davi Theatre School
Digenaki-Wedlock Catherine Grade 2A B.A. of  Education, University of London
Gauvin Micole Grade 4C Wisconcin Teaching Certification 
B.A. Honors Elementary Education & Mathematics
Georgantas Eleni Grade 5B Bachelor of Education – University of British Colombia, ESL Diploma Program – University of British Colombia
Georgakopoulos Giorgos                            Grade 5A BA in Education, University of Patras,
MSc in Education, University of Patras
Iliopoulou Christina Greek for Foreigners/French (also teaches in Upper School) Diplome de langua et litterature francaise, Universite d’Athenes

Post Graduate Teacher Specialization in French Language Teaching from the Humanity Studies University in Patra.

Kaponikolou Vasiliki Greek (also teaches in Upper School) B.A. Kapodistrian University Athens, School of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology
Kapsambeli Marina Greek for Foreigners

M.A. in Teaching Greek as a Second /Foreign Language, University of Nicosia
B A History and Archaeology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
PhD Candidate in Sociology, School of Social Studies, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences

Karvela Konstantia Grade 1C Primary Education, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Thessaly -Masters in Effective Learning and Teaching, university College London Institute of Education
Kassimis Nicole Grade 4B

Bachelors in Elementary Education, St. John’s University, N.Y.
Masters in Teaching English as a Second Language, Queens University,N.Y.

Dr. Kounadi Anna Music

PhD in Performance and Related Studies - Goldsmiths University of London
MMus in Piano Performance, Trinity College of Music, London
PGA in Piano Performance, Trinity College of Music, London
Soloist's Diploma in Piano Performance, Conservatory of Athens
BA in Law, School of Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Koutsandreou Thodoris German Grosses Sprachdiplom Goethe
Lampropoulou Katerina Grade 4A B.A. Pedagogy, National & Kapodistrian Univ. of Athens,
QTS from U.K.
Masters in Vocational Psychology and Career Counselling
Karkania Areti Orff The University of Athens, Athens, Greece Biology, Hellenic Conservatory, Athens, Greece Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance and Classical Theory, Master’s Degree in Music Education VanderCook College of Music, Chicago, IL
Metaxa Lida Substitute Teacher B.A in Primary Education, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
Moschovakou Kalliopi Drama 1-3 Archi Drama School – Diploma in acting, Bachelors in Marketing Management, Deree College
Mouthletz Bratakou Giara Arabic B.A  Arts & Humanities, University of Aleppo, Syria
Metaxa Myrto Grade 3 MA on Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, University of Birmingham, Teaching Greek language as a second or foreign
Papachristos Magdalini Grade 1B B.A. Major in Childhood Education, Ryerson University
Papanikolaou Nefeli Grade 3A BSc Psychology, Exeter
MSc Health Psychology, Bath
Post Graduate Certificate in Education, University of Sunderland
Paxinou Elli Art Art and Design, University College for the Creative Arts, Kent, Bachelor of Arts University College for the Creative Arts, Kent, Master of Arts in Contemporary Art Theory Goldsmiths University of London, UK
Piriohos Zoy Physical Education
(also teaches in Upper School)
B.Ed. McGill University
D.S.A. Concordia University
Papadopoulou Helen Visual Arts

UCE Birmingham Visual Arts (children's illustration)
Ornerakis School (children's illustration)

Sapountzaki Natalia Physical Education B.A. University of Thessaly T.E.F.A.A.
Savvas Athanasia Grade 6A/ PYP Coordinator B.Sc. Ed. Sterling College, State of Kansas
Mertzani Vasiliki Substitute teacher

Bachelor of Primary Education, University of Thessalia

Sergounioti Angeliki Grade 6C B.A, M.Sc. in Primary Education, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (QTS from the U.K.), B.A in Philology and Linguistics, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens 
Spiropoulou Maria Greek for Natives B.A., M.Ed., Kapodistrian University Athens, School of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology
Marta Tena Pereiro Grade 3 Educacion Primaria de la Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Tokatlidou Xenia Counselling Psychologist,
Learning Support

B.Sc Psychology, University of East London
M. Sc in Child Development, University of London
Diploma in Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Institute of Behaviour Research and Therapy

Tsiavou Evangelia Grade 2C B.Sc. New York University
Dr. Tzivelopoulou Esther   Bachelor of Primary Education, National & Kapodistrian Univ. of Athens
MSc in Education, University of Edinburgh
PhD in Education, University of Edinburgh
Valvis Leonidas Physical Education 
(also teaches in Upper School)
B.A. University of Athens 
M.A. University of Essex
Voultsiadou Phaedra German (also teaches in Upper School) Magister in Linguistik der deutschen Sprache, Neuere deutsche Literaturwissenschaft  und Pädagogik
FRIEDRICH ALEXANDER UNIVERSITÄT ERLANGEN – NURNBERG

MELINA’S 3

Traka Marissa  M3 Coordinator and nursery teacher
Christina Katsarou Nursery teacher
Andria Theodorakou Junior Pre-K teacher
Marianna Triantafyllou Assistant
Terzopoulou Xenia  Assistant
Zakopoulou Jennie Junior PreK Teacher
Tiamzon Rovie Caretaker


 

MELINA’S 4

Barry Helga 

Early Years Principal
Summer School Coordinator

Banti Aliki Greek Teacher & IT Teacher
Chatzipavlou Christina Greek Teacher - Assistant
Constantelou Vasiliki Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
Diamantopoulou Marianna Kindergarten Teacher
Exarchou Bridget Kindergarten Teacher
Haros Penny Kindergarten Teacher
Kokkinia Tessie Pre-Kindergarten Assistant
Metheniti Stella Early Years Psychologist
Michaelidou Maria Administrative Assistant
Karkania Areti ORFF
Giova Sofia Greek teacher - Assistant
Tselou Margarita Greek Teacher
Sakarelou Konstantina Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
Mone Flora Caretaker
Anthi Petratou Pre-Kindergarten Assistant
Vivi Danesi Greek teacher - Assistant

STAFF

Administrative Assistants

Adamopoulou Despoina
Michaelidou Maria
Tsoltos Valentina

Traka Marissa

 

PA to the Director
Melina’s Kindergarten 4

Primary School

Melina's Kindergarten 3

Business Office

Fanis Malakontas

Mitsi Koutroumanou

Sissy Gioldasi

Ariana Zervos

Director

Accountant

 

 

Admissions Officer for Middle School & High School/ Greek Government Liaison for Middle School & High School(p/t) Kelly Bahliitzanaki  

Greek Government Liaison for Melina’s & Primary School

Marianthi Manolidou

 

Kindergarten & Primary Admissions

Assistant PYP Coordinator

Boutserou Dimitra  
IT Systems Batzias Ilias
Paliopoulos Apostolis
Administrator
Assistant
Marketing & P.R. Siori Vicky  
Lab. Technician Bowen Daphne  
Librarian Grammatikou Georgina  
Maintenance

Karavatsos Thanasis
Del Rosario Joey
Ioakovidou Margarita

Karavatsou Efi
Mone Flora
Tiamzon Maria Rovie
Villanueva Wilma

Co-ordinator
ISA
ISA

Melina's 4
Melina's 3
ISA

School Nurse Paliourgiotou Georgia  
Security Guard Skrinos Yiannis (also transportation)  
Reception Christodoulou Maria  
Transportation Coordinator Apostolos Zakkas  
School Bus Drivers

Zakkas Apostolos
Adamopoulos Stavros
Alexidis Dimitris
Dimitroulakis Manos
Kokonezos Lefteris
Kostas Apostolis
Kataras Kostas
Manolias Athanasios
Ntavoul Giannis
Pantsos Athanasios
Stergiou Vasilis

Skrinos Yiannis