Assistant Principal and IB Coordinator
Assistant Principal & IB Coordinator
Ms. Elizabeth Hines is the Assistant Principal and IB Coordinator at MMBDA. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Roanoke College and a master’s degree in Education from The College of New Jersey. She joins MMBDA PCS after having spent over 17 years living and working abroad in international schools worldwide including Brazil, Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Germany, the Philippines, and the Czech Republic. She has worked within the International Baccalaureate program for over 10 years and has been an IB Primary Years Programme Coordinator for 8 years. Before working in international education, her teaching experience began at a non-profit organization in Baltimore, after which she became an English as a Foreign Language teacher.
Ms. Hines is driven by the knowledge that every child can learn and that everyone benefits from the support of a caring environment. She has a strong belief that in addition to academic success, developing the IB Learner Profile attributes (Knowledgeable, Thinkers, Caring, Principled, Risk-takers, Balanced, Inquirers, Open-minded, Communicators) and the IB Approaches to Learning (Thinking skills, Research skills, Communication skills, Social skills, and Self-management skills) will place our scholars in good stead and prepare them well for the challenges of the world ahead.
When she is not working, she enjoys listening to audiobooks, trying out new recipes and restaurants, spending time with family and friends, and traveling.