Kim Engasser

PYP Coordinator

United States


BA of Arts, MS of Science, California Certified Elementary Teacher K-8, ESL Certification and PTC Certification

Kim has been teaching and leading in IB World Schools in Thailand, Hong Kong, Cambodia, China and Italy since 1997. She has taught various grade levels, but teaching Grade 5 and doing the Exhibition have always been her favourites! Her leadership experiences have been as Primary Principal, Assistant Principal, PYP Coordinator, Primary Math Coordinator and Grade Level Team Leader. She is an IB PYP workshop leader, Visiting Team leader for Verification and Evaluation visits. She is also an IB PYP Consultant. Kim is a lifelong learner who believes that education is the best way to make a change. In her free time, she likes to tinker with photography and eat Italian gelato (Alberto Marchetti’s pistachio)! She loves wearing high heels. Kim speaks English, and terrible Thai and Italian.

At TIS since 2021

United States, Thailand, Hong Kong, Cambodia, China, Italy, Japan

Apple Distinguised School

Tokyo International School is a non profit school, which is accredited by the Council of International Schools and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
We are a fully authorized, International Baccalaureate World School, catering for students from Kindergarten 1 (four years old) to Grade 8 (fourteen years old).