Bulgarian Language and Literature Department

Teodora Todorova

Department Chair / Bulgarian Language and Literature Teacher
t.todorova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Slavic and Bulgarian Studies

  • Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Studies

  • Professional Qualification: Philologist and Teacher in Bulgarian Language and Literature

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Nina Georgieva

Bulgarian Language and Literature Teacher
nina.georgieva@acsbg.org
  • Master of Аrts in Bulgarian Philology

  • Professional Qualification: Philologist and Teacher in Bulgarian Language and Literature

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Bulgaria

Svetlina Georgieva

Bulgarian Language and Literature Teacher
s.georgieva@acsbg.org
  • Master of Аrts in Bulgarian Philology

  • Master of Arts in Japanese Studies

  • Professional Qualification: Philologist and Teacher in Bulgarian Language and Literature

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Milka Getskovska

Bulgarian Language and Literature Teacher
m.getskovska@acsbg.org
  • Master of Аrts in Bulgarian Philology

  • Professional Qualification: Philologist and Teacher in Bulgarian Language and Literature

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Yana Kircheva

BULGARIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE TEACHER
y.kircheva@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Аrts in Bulgarian Philology

  • Professional Qualification Teacher in Bulgarian Language and Literature

  • South-West University "Neofit Rilski"

Kalin Kirilov

Bulgarian Language and Literature Teacher
k.kirilov@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Literature Theory, History and Criticism

  • Professional Qualification: Master of Bulgarian Philology - Specialist in Literature Theory, History and Criticism

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • Bachelor of Arts in Bulgarian Philology

  • Professional Qualification: Philologist and Teacher in Bulgarian Language and Literature

  • "St. Cyril and St. Methodius" University of Veliko Tarnovo

Yulia Nedeva

Bulgarian Language and Literature Teacher
y.nedeva@acsbg.org
  • Master of Аrts in Bulgarian Philology

  • Professional Qualification: Philologist and Teacher in Bulgarian Language and Literature

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Anna Petkova

Bulgarian Language and Literature Teacher
a.petkova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Bulgarian Philology

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • Professional Qualification: Bulgarian Language and Literature Specialist and Secondary Educator

Fani Popova

Bulgarian language and literature teacher
f.popova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Bulgarian Philology

  • Professional Qualification: Bulgarian Language and Literature Specialist and Secondary Educator

  • Second Qualification Degree

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Valentina Ridjolska

Bulgarian Language and Literature Teacher
v.ridjolska@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Bulgarian Philology

  • Professional Qualification: Philologist and Teacher in Bulgarian Language and Literature

  • "St. Cyril and St. Methodius" University of Veliko Tarnovo

Tatiana Stoyanova, Ph.D.

BULGARIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE TEACHER
t.kalkanova@acsbg.org
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Sociolinguistics

  • Master of Аrts in Bulgarian Philology

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Nikolay Tasev

Bulgarian Language and Literature Intern Teacher
n.tasev@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Аrts in Bulgarian Philology

  • Professional Qualification: Teacher of Bulgarian Language and Literature

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Lora Tomova

Bulgarian Language Teacher for the International Faculty
l.tomova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Аrts in Bulgarian Philology

  • Postgraduate Qualification in Advertising and PR

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Malina Tonova-Ivanova

Bulgarian Language and Literature Teacher
m.tonova-ivanova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Аrts in Bulgarian Philology

  • Professional Qualification Specialist and Teacher in Bulgarian Language and Literature

  • First Qualification Degree

  • "St. Cyril and St. Methodius" University of Veliko Tarnovo

English Language and Literature Department

Jan Zagaja

Department Chair, English Language and Literature Teacher
j.zagaja@acsbg.org
  • Honors Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and English

  • St. Jerome's College, Waterloo, Canada

  • Master of Arts in English Literature

  • University of Waterloo, Canada

  • Bachelor of Arts in Education

  • University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

  • Post Graduate Studies in Romantic Poetry

  • University of Waterloo, Canada

  • Diploma in Creative Writing

  • Humber College, Toronto, Canada

Patrick Bicknell

English Language and Literature Teacher
p.bicknell@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies

  • University of North Carolina

  • Professional Teaching Certificate

Kiara Brooks

English Language and Literature Teacher
k.brooks@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts Russian

  • Middlebury College

  • Bachelor of Theatre Arts

  • DePaul University

  • Professional Qualifications: English Language Arts 4-12, Washington, D.C.

Charlotte (Callie) Carew-Miller

English Language and Literature Teacher
c.carew-miller@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Teaching of English

  • Columbia University

  • Bachelor of Arts in English and Near Eastern Studies

  • Cornell University

  • Professional Qualification: Provisional Teaching License from Massachusetts

Jessica Coates

English Language and Literature Teacher / 10th Grade Dean
j.coates@acsbg.org
  • Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

  • Bachelor of Science in English Education

  • Nicholls State University, Louisiana

Iain Flannery

English Language and Literature Teacher / Tangra Block Leader
i.flannery@acsbg.org
  • Master of Education

  • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana

  • Bachelor of Arts in English, Minor: Religious Studies

  • Stonehill College, Massachusetts

  • Professional Qualification: Grades 5-12 English Language Arts Professional Educator's License, State of Indiana Department of Education

  • Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Cambridge University English Assessment

  • Qualified Teacher Status, UK Department for Education

Chloe Gunn

English Language and Literature Teacher
c.gunn@acsbg.org
  • Master of Teaching, Leadership, and Cultural Competency

  • University of Iowa

  • Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Secondary Education

  • St. Ambrose University

  • Professional Qualification: 5-12 English Language Arts Iowa Standard Teaching License

Amber Hood

English Language and Literature Teacher
a.hood@acsbg.org
  • Master of Education

  • University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Arkansas

  • Bachelor of Arts English, Minor in French

  • Lyon College, Arkansas

Kevin Humbert

English Language and Literature Teacher
k.humbert@acsbg.org
  • Doctoral Candidate in Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature

  • Master of Arts in Humanities

  • San Francisco State University

  • Bachelor of Arts in English and Theatre

  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Mackenzie Kelley

English Language and Literature Teacher
m.kelley@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education with a Concentration in English

  • University of Maine at Farmington, Farmington, Maine

Stephen Morison, Jr.

Dean of Students / English Language and Literature Teacher
s.morison@acsbg.org
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

  • University of Montana

  • Bachelor of Arts in English & History

  • Wesleyan University

  • Certificate in School Management and Leadership

  • Harvard University

Ellen Rennard

English Language and Literature Teacher
e.rennard@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in English

  • Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont

  • Bachelor of Arts in Independent Studies, American Studies Certificate with Distinction

  • Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

  • English 7-12 Professional Class IV Certification (lifetime), Missouri, USA

Tim Ward

English Language and Literature Teacher
t.ward@acsbg.org
  • Master of Philosophy in English Language and Literature 1660-1800

  • University of Oxford, UK

  • Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics

  • Post graduate certificate in Education in English and P.E.

  • University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  • Bachelor of Arts with Honors in English Language and Literature,

  • University of Oxford

Joseph Waugh

English Language and Literature Teacher
j.waugh@acsbg.org
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

  • University of California Riverside

  • Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

  • Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Creative Writing, Minor: Film Studies

  • Whittier College in Los Angeles

ESL Department

Roumyana Ivanova

Department Chair / ESL Teacher
r.ivanova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in English Language and Literature; Russian Language and Literature

  • Professional Qualification: Teacher in English Language and Literature

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Elka Dacheva

ESL Teacher / 8th Grade Dean / Black Eagles Block Leader
e.dacheva@acsbg.org
  • Master in Automatics

  • Technical University of Sofia

  • Professional Qualification: Teacher in English Language and Literature

  • Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarski”

Dimitar Dimitrov

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE TEACHER
d.dimitrov@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in British and American Literature

  • Bachelor of Arts in English Philology

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Julian Friend

ESL Teacher / 8th Grade Dean / Black Eagles Block Leader
j.friend@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Technical Communication

  • Texas Tech University, USA

  • Bachelor of Arts in English

  • University of Arkansas, USA

Mark Jervis

ESL Teacher
m.jervis@ascbg.org
  • Master’s Degree in Professional Writing: Narrative Non-Fiction

  • Falmouth University, UK

  • Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design

  • Nottingham Trent University, UK

  • Professional Qualification: CELTA Qualified ESL Teacher

Valentina Kalina

ESL Intern
v.kalina@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Arts in English and American Studies

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski"

  • Professional Qualification: Philologist and Teacher in English Language and Literature

Zlatena Kostova

ESL Intern
z.kostova@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Arts in English Language, Literature and Civilization

  • University of Strasbourg, France

  • Professional Qualification: Teacher in English Language

Dimitra Lepidou

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE TEACHER
d.lepidou@acsbg.org
  • Master of Communication in Language, Literature and Mass Media

  • Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology and Cross-cultural Management

  • Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Polia Marinova

ESL Teacher
p.marinova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in English Language and Literature

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski"

  • Master of Arts in English Literature

  • Middlebury College, USA

  • Professional Qualification: Teacher in English Language and Literature

Molly O’Keefe

ESL Teacher
m.okeefe@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

  • Middlebury College, Vermont, USA

  • Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

  • Cambridge University English Assessment

Graeme Pattison

ESL Teacher
g.pattison@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Linguistics; Life Sciences

  • University of Manchester

  • Postgraduate Certificate of Education (English)

  • Birmingham University

  • Professional Qualification: CELTA Qualified ESL Teacher

  • Certificate in Teaching Grammar and Extended Writing for Higher Education

  • Escuela Politecnica Nacional, Quito, Ecuador

Simka Stefanova

ESL TEACHER
s.stefanova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Marketing

  • Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Management

  • University of Portsmouth, UK

  • Postgraduate Teaching Qualification: ESL Teacher

  • New Bulgarian University

Christine Thanasoulas

English Language Fluency Teacher
c.thanasoulas@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Arts in English

  • State University of New York, College at Fredonia

  • Master of Education

  • University of California, Berkeley, USA

Velislava Tsvetkova

ESL Teacher
v.tsvetkova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in English Language and Literature

  • Professional Qualification: Philologist and Teacher in English Language and Literature

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • Master of Arts in English Literature

  • Middlebury College, USA

Laurel Zmolek-Smith

ESL Teacher
l.zmolek-smith@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Education

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies; Creative Writing Minor

  • Teaching English as a Second Language

  • Inter American University in Puerto Rico

Neda Zhecheva, Ph.D.

English Language and Literature Teacher
n.zhecheva@acsbg.org
  • Ph.D. in Intercultural Education

  • Master of Arts in European Studies

  • Bachelor of Arts in English and American Studies

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • Professional Qualification: Teacher in English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages Department

Francesca Meo

Department Chair / French Language Teacher
f.meo@acsbg.org
  • Master’s Degree in Literary Translation and in Linguistics: Foreign Languages and Literatures (French, Italian and English)

  • Aix-Marseille University (France)

  • Professional Qualification: Linguist, French and Italian Teacher, Translator

Maya Boneva-Nikolova

Spanish Language Teacher /11th Grade Dean
m.boneva-nikolova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Spanish Language and Literature with a Minor in French

  • Professional Qualification Teacher in Spanish Language and Literature

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Diana Genova

GERMAN LANGUAGE TEACHER
d.genova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Аrts in German Philology with a Minor in English

  • "St. Cyril and St. Methodius" University of Veliko Tarnovo

  • Professional Qualification Teacher in German language and literature, Literary translation

Yavor Gueorguiev

Teacher of Spanish Language and Culture
y.gueorguiev@acsbg.org
  • Master of Education: ICT in Education

  • Universidad Nacional de Educación, Madrid

  • Master of Arts in Methodology of Foreign Language Teaching

  • Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language and Literature

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Tatyana Hristozova, PH.D.

German Language Teacher
t.hristozova@acsbg.org
  • Doctor of Philosophy

  • Académie européenne d'Informatisation (AEI), Belgique, Bruxelles

  • Master of Arts in Philosophy

  • Master of Arts in German Language and Literature

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Anelia Mileva

French Language Teacher
a.mileva@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in French Language and Literature

  • Professional Qualification Specialist and Teacher in French Language and Literature

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Christine Milner

German Language Teacher
c.milner@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Mass Communication

  • The University of Leicester, UK

  • Bachelor of Arts in Modern Languages (German and Russian)

  • The University of Leeds, UK

  • Professional Qualification: Postgraduate Certificate in Education - Secondary German Manchester Metropolitan University (UK)

Maya Todorova

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEACHER
m.todorova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in International Economic Relations

  • University of National and World Economy, Sofia

  • Bachelor of Spanish Philology

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • Bachelor of Economics of Trade

  • University of National and World Economy, Sofia

  • Certificate of Proficiency in Spanish 94%, University of Malaga, Spain

  • Professional Qualification Teacher of Spanish Language and Literature

Maria Veleva

Spanish Language Teacher
m.veleva@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Spanish Language and Literature with a Minor in English

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • Professional Qualification Teacher in Spanish Language and Literature

Liberal and Fine Arts Department

Zornitsa Semkova, Ph.D.

Department Chair / History Teacher / IB Program Coordinator
z.semkova@acsbg.org
  • Doctor of Philosophy in History

  • Master of Arts in History

  • Specialization in Modern and Contemporary History

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • Professional Qualification: Specialist - Historian and Teacher in History

Elena Anatchkova

Teacher Intern
e.anatchkova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture

  • National Academy of Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

  • Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art with a Music Minor and an Integrated Program in Humane Studies

  • Kenyon College, Ohio

Taylor Baldwin

History Teacher
t.baldwin@acsbg.org
  • Master of Education

  • Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology

  • Trent University, Canada

Alexandre Benoit, Ph. D.

History Teacher
a.benoit@acsbg.org
  • Doctor of Philosophy: Early Modern History

  • University of Toronto

  • Master of Arts in Modern History

  • McGill University

  • Bachelor of Arts in History

  • Université de Montréal

  • Professional qualification: Historian and Teacher of History

Nia Decheva

Art Teacher
n.decheva@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Textile

  • National Academy of Art, Sofia

  • Professional Qualification: Pedagogy and Methods of Teaching, Artist and Teacher in Arts,

Nevena Georgieva, Ph. D.

Philosophy Teacher
nevena.georgieva@acsbg.org
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Ethical and Social Problems of the Artificial Intelligence

  • Master of Arts in Political Science

  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • Professional Qualification: Teacher in Philosophy

Veneta Hinkovska

History and Entrepreneurship Teacher / 11th Grade Dean
v.hinkovska@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in International Organizations and Multilateral Diplomacy

  • Bachelor of Arts in History with a Minor in Past and Present of South-Eastern Europe

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • Specialization in Entrepreneurship: Launching an Innovative Business

  • University of Maryland

  • Professional Qualification: Teacher of History

Ivaylo Lozanchev

History Teacher
i.lozanchev@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Arts in Past and Present of Southeastern Europe

  • Professional Qualification Teacher in History

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Vasil Ninov, Ph. D.

Theory of Knowledge Teacher
v.ninov@acsbg.org
  • Doctor of Medieval History

  • Master of Arts in Medieval History

  • Bachelor of Arts in Medieval History

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Yoanna Ninova

History Teacher / 12th Grade Dean / Phoenix Block Leader
y.ninova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Qualification and Redirection of the Workforces

  • Bachelor of Arts in Past and Present of South-Eastern Europe

  • Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Studies

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • Professional Qualification: Teacher in History

David Peev

Philosophy Teacher
d.peev@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Philosophy

  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • Professional Qualification: Teacher in Philosophy

Colleen Puhr

Geography and Entrepreneurship Teacher
c.puhr@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in International School Counseling

  • Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education and History

  • Professional Qualifications: Wisconsin Teaching License for 6-12 grade History

Simeon Simeonov, Ph. D.

History Teacher
s.simeonov@acsbg.org
  • Doctor of History

  • Brown University

  • Master of Arts in Social Sciences

  • University of Chicago

  • Master of Arts in History

  • Bachelor of Arts in History

  • Heidelberg University

Dimitrije Solar

Entrepreneurship and Civics Teacher
d.solar@acsbg.org
  • Master of Political Pathology in a Globalized World with Specialization in International Terrorism

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • Bachelor of Arts in Financial Management and Marketing

  • University of Finance, Insurance, Business, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation Sofia

Vassilena Stoyanova

Philosophy Teacher / Golden Lions Block Leader
v.atanassova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Psychology

  • "Georgi Rakovski" Military Academy

  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy

  • University of Edinburgh

  • Bachelor of Arts in History and Philosophy, Profile in Cultural Anthropology

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Christopher Van Swol

Civics and US History Teacher / 9th Grade Dean
c.vanswol@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Arts in History with a Minor in Political Science

  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, USA

Stiliana Vodenicharova

Music Teacher / 9th Grade Dean
s.vodenicharova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Music Education

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • Bachelor of Arts in Jazz and Pop Singing

  • State Music Academy "Prof. Pantcho Vladigerov"

Ian Yeats

Economics Teacher
i.yeats@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Science in Geological Sciences

  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics

  • The University of Texas at Austin

Miglena Zhecheva

Geography Teacher / 10th Grade Dean
m.zhecheva@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Geography

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • Professional Qualifications: Climatologist, Teacher in Geography, History and English

Mathematics and Computer Science Department

Nadejda Konstantinova

Department Chair / Math Teacher
n.konstantinova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Valentina Borisova

Computer Science Teacher
v.borisova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science

  • Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarski”

  • Professional Qualification: Teacher in Mathematics and Computer Science

Joycelyn Craft

Math Teacher
j.craft@acsbg.org
  • Master of Science in Teacher Leadership; Gifted & Talented Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education in Mathematics

  • University of Portland

Hava Daniels

Math Teacher
h.daniels@acsbg.org
  • Master of Science in Mathematics

  • Salem State University

  • Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education in Mathematics

  • New York University

Nikolay Dimitrov

MATH TEACHER
n.dimitrov@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Spas Dimitrov

Math Intern Teacher
spas.dimitrov@acsbg.org
  • ACS Class of 2022

Douglas Dunn

Computer Science Teacher
d.dunn@acsbg.org
  • Master of Business Administration: Entrepreneurship

  • Master of Education: Classroom Management and Educational Technology

  • Bachelors of Science in Comprehensive Chemistry and Physics; Minors: Mathematics and Computer Science

  • University of Rio Grande

  • Professional Teaching Licensure in AYA Physical Sciences / Chemistry / Physics / Integrated Mathematics / Computer Technologies

Radka Gencheva

Math Teacher
r.gencheva@acsbg.org
  • Master of Science in Mathematics

  • Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • Professional Qualification: English and American Studies

Ani Ivanova

Math Teacher
a.ivanova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science

  • Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • Professional Qualification Teacher in Mathematics and Computer Science

Borislava Kirilova, Ph. D.

Math Teacher
b.kirilova@acsbg.org
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics

  • Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

  • Мaster of Science in Applied Mathematics

  • Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • Professional Qualification Teacher in Mathematics and Computer Science

Elka Kondakova

Computer Science Teacher
e.kondakova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Science, Engineer in Instrumental Еlectrical Мicromachines and Аpparatus

  • Technical University of Sofia (Plovdiv Branch)

  • Professional Qualification: Teacher in Computer Science and Information Technologies

  • Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarski”

  • Professional Qualification: Teacher in Profiled Тraining in Computer Science and Information Technologies

  • Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski”

Krista Kozhuharova

Math Teacher
k.durcheva@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Informatics

  • Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski”

Ivan Prichkapov

Math Teacher
i.prichkapov@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Business Administration

  • American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad

  • Professional Qualification: Teacher of Mathematics

  • New Bulgarian University, Sofia

Joaquin Rolon

Math Teacher
j.rolon@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Creative Writing

  • Escuela de Escritores Madrid, Spain

  • Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology Engineering

  • Universidad Tecnológica de Chile, Santiago, Chile

Paulina Todorova, Ph. D.

Computer Science Teacher
p.todorova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Science, Major Mathematics and Computer Science

  • Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarski”

  • Professional Qualification Teacher in Informatics

Rositsa Todorova, Ph. D.

Computer Science Teacher
r.todorova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Science, Major Mathematics and Computer Science

  • Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarski”

  • Professional Qualification Teacher in Informatics

Rebecca Trythall

Math Teacher
r.trythall@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

  • University of Kent, UK

  • Professional Qualification: Teacher in Mathematics

  • University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Katerina Velcheva, Ph.D.

Teacher of Advanced Mathematics
k.velcheva@acsbg.org
  • Doctor of Mathematics

  • Stanford University, USA

  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with a Minor in Economics

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Elka Veselinova

Math Teacher
e.veselinova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language

  • Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"

  • Master of Science in Mathematics

  • Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski"

Eda Yavuz

Computer Science Teacher
e.yavuz@acsbg.com
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer and Educational Technology

  • Marmara University of Istanbul

Márrian Yovchevski

Teacher of Informatics and Advanced Computer Science
m.yovchevski@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Arts in Design Technology and Applied Informatics

  • VIA University College & TEKO Design Business School, Denmark

  • Professional Qualifications: IB Computer Science Teaching Diploma; IB Information Technologies in a Global Society Teaching Diploma; International General Certificate of Secondary Education: Computer Science

Science Department

Diana Vladimirova

Department Chair / Chemistry Teacher
d.praznikova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Science in Forensic and Industrial Bioanalytical Techniques

  • London Metropolitan University, UK

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Computer Science

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • Professional Qualification: Teacher in Chemistry and Computer Science

Arash Arjomand, PH.D.

BIOLOGY TEACHER
a.arjomand@acsbg.org
  • Doctor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

  • Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

  • Honors Degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology

  • Bachelor of Biological Sciences

  • Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia

Dan Betts

Chemistry Teacher
d.betts@acsbg.org
  • Master of Science in Science Education with a focus in Chemistry

  • Master of Arts in Education in Curriculum and Instruction

  • Bachelor of Science in Aquaculture, Fisheries and Wildlife Biology

  • Clemson University, South Carolina, USA

Thomas Brandenburg

Biology Teacher
t.brandenburg@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Concentration in Microbiology

  • University of Tennessee, USA

  • Professional Qualification: Teacher in Biology 6-12

Krasimira Chakarova, Ph.D.

Physics Teacher
k.chakarova@acsbg.org
  • Doctor of Nuclear Physics

  • Master of Science in Nuclear Technology

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • Professional Qualification: Physicist and Teacher in Physics and Astronomy

Brenna Coldren

Physics Teacher / 12th Grade Dean / Phoenix Block Leader
b.coldren@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Science in Geophysics with a Minor in Mathematics

  • The University of Texas at Austin

  • The University of Colorado at Denver

  • Professional Teaching License in Secondary Science Education

Ganka Dineva, Ph.D.

Biology Teacher / Magma Block Leader
g.dineva@acsbg.org
  • Doctor of Developmental Genetics

  • Bergen University, Norway

  • Master of Science in Molecular Biology and Human Genetics with a Minor Human and Animal Physiology

  • Professional qualification Pedagogy in Biology

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Hristina Grancharova

Chemistry Teacher
h.grancharova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Pedagogy in Chemistry

  • Master of Science in Chemistry - Polymers

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Chemistry

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Atanas Ivanov

Lab Assistant
a.ivanov@acsbg.org
  • Master of Science in Aquaculture

  • Bachelor of Science in Aquaculture

  • Trakia University, Stara Zagora

Georgia Ivanova

Chemistry Teacher
g.ivanova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Science in Analytical Chemistry

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

  • Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"

Pavlina Ivanova

Chemistry Teacher
p.ivanova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering

  • University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Sofia

  • Professional Qualification: Teacher in Chemistry and Environmental Protection

Veronika Koleva

Chemistry Teacher and Lab Assistant
v.koleva@acsbg.org
  • Master of Science in Applied Chemistry

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, and Pedagogy

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Silvia Rousseva

Physics Teacher
s.rousseva@acsbg.org
  • Master of Science in Solid State Physics

  • Professional Qualifications Teacher in physics and astronomy and Teacher in English language and literature in secondary schools

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Jill Sculerati

Biology Teacher
j.sculerati@acsbg.org
  • Master of Science in Geosciences

  • Mississippi State University

  • Bachelor of Science in Technical Communication: Technical Writing with Minors in Chemistry and History

  • Tennessee Tech University

  • Florida (USA) Professional Teaching Licensure

Christian Youngs

Physics and Astronomy Teacher / Prep Science Teacher / Dulo Block Leader / Student Council Advisor
c.youngs@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences

  • University of Michigan, USA

Sports Department

Stefka Papazova

Department Chair / Sports Teacher
s.papazova@acsbg.org
  • Master Sports Teacher and Tennis Coach

  • National Sports Academy, Sofia

  • Professional Qualification: Press Journalism

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Valeri Banchev

Sports Teacher / Athletics Director
v.banchev@acsbg.org
  • Master of SPA Culture, Eastern and Aqua Practices

  • Bachelor of Arts in Volleyball Coaching and Education

  • National Sports Academy, Sofia

  • Professional Qualification: Sports Teacher

Raya Gigova

Sports Teacher / Flaming Tigers Block Leader
r.gigova@acsbg.org
  • Master: Sports Teacher and Skiing Coach

  • National Sports Academy, Sofia

  • Second Qualification Degree

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Adrian Gruev

Sports Teacher
a.gruev@acsbg.org
  • Master of Sports Management

  • Bachelor of Arts in Football Coaching

  • National Sports Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria

  • Professional Skiing Instructor

Vladimir Marinov

Sports Teacher
v.marinov@acsbg.org
  • Master: Sports Teacher, Football Coach, Waterskiing Coach, and Sports Journalism

  • National Sports Academy, Sofia

Mark McGivern

Sports Teacher
m.mcgivern@acsbg.org
  • Bachelor of Science in Sports Coaching & Development

  • Abertay University, Dundee, Scotland

Dancho Stoychev

Sports Teacher
d.stoychev@acsbg.org
  • Master: Sports Teacher and Waterskiing Coach

  • National Sports Academy, Sofia

Vesselina Tepeshanova

Sports Teacher / Falcons Block Leader
v.tepeshanova@acsbg.org
  • Master: Sports Teacher and Track and Field Coach

  • National Sports Academy, Sofia

  • Professional Qualification Business Management, Marketing and Advertising

  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Arts Program

Boris Pankin

Arts Program Director
b.pankin@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Drama Theater Directing

  • National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts, Sofia

Marian Bachev

Bulgarian Drama Program Director
m.bachev@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Performing Аrts Management

  • Bachelor of Arts in Drama Theater Acting

  • National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts, Sofia

Anastasiya Nedelcheva

Dance Program Director
a.nedelcheva@acsbg.org
  • Major Dance Program

  • Sofia Opera and Ballet

  • National School of Dance Art, Sofia

  • Swiss Professional Ballet School, Zurich

Kristian Popov

ACS Choir Conductor / Musical Group Vocal Director
k.popov@acsbg.org
  • Master of Arts in Choir Conducting

  • Bachelor of Arts in Conducting and Clarinet

  • National Academy of Music "Pancho Vladigerov”, Sofia

Milena Tsolova

ACS Choir Accompanist / Instrumental Program Advisor
m.tsolova@acsbg.org
  • Master of Music in Piano Performance

  • University of South Florida, Tampa, USA

  • Bachelor of Music in Piano and Music Education

  • State Music Academy "Prof. Pantcho Vladigerov"