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Our Faculty and Staff

Our teachers share a love for students and a passion for learning. With the exception of foreign language teachers, each of our faculty members has U.S. certifications in their respective subject areas. In addition, every teacher has experience teaching in the United States or in international schools. Our teachers help to make the difference at OIS.


 

Teacher Highlights

This Tuesday Teacher Highlight is Mr. Ben Sullivan. Mr. Sullivan has his Masters Degree in Education and nearly twenty years of teaching experience. Mr. Sullivan is teaching our High School classes such as Ethics & Values, Philosophy, Physics, and Life Skills. He is one of our founding teachers at OIS and we are so thankful for everything he does! Thanks Mr. Sullivan!

Today’s Tuesday Teacher Highlight is our High School & University Counselor, Mrs. Erin Macleod. She is one of the founding teachers at OIS. With a Masters in her field and over ten years of counseling experience, our high school students are well informed and well prepared for university opportunities, application processes, scholarships and aid. Mrs. Macleod also supervises the PSAT and SAT tests at OIS. We appreciate all that she does! Thanks Mrs. Macleod!

Ms. Sarah Searle is one of the founding teachers at OIS. Having taught fourth grade, lead various clubs, and coached the High School cross country team, Sarah has an infectious zeal and enthusiasm that she brings to everything she does. This year, she is the Middle School Math Teacher and doing an amazing job. Thanks for all you do, Ms. Searle! 

OIS's Head of School, Mr. Ben Hale is a product of international schools, having grown up all over Asia. He has lived and worked in ​​South Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, and now Malaysia. He is one of the founding team members and was instrumental in the research, design, planning, and supervising of OIS. We are so thankful for everything he does! Thanks Mr. Hale!

OIS High School English Language Arts Teacher and Service Learning Coordinator, Mr. Miles Macleod came to Malaysia having lived and worked for many years in Ghana and South Korea. He has well over a decade of teaching experience and enjoys leading service learning and watching students become better critical thinkers and conscientious global citizens. Thanks Mr. Macleod for all you do!

OIS Pastoral Care Counselor, Mrs. Amy Shuflin came to Malaysia having served a decade at a network school in Venezuela and is one of the founding teachers at OIS. She has over fourteen years of experience in her Pastoral Care role. One of her additional roles is to lead our ‘Senior Seminar’ class which always proves to be a lauded highlight for the graduates. Thanks Mrs. Amy Shuflin for all you do!

Mr. Ben Persson came to OIS as the art teacher. Mr. Persson met his wife in Malaysia and has lived here for years! Having a background in architecture and worked with the renowned designer of the KL Twin Towers, Mr. Cesar Pelli. Mr. Persson decided to turn his creative pursuits towards the rewarding profession of being an educator. OIS is better for it! Thanks Mr. Persson, for all you do!

OIS High School Social Studies Teacher, Mr. Travis Copus, has lived in Malaysia for a number of years. With over thirteen years of experience and current service as High School Lead Teacher, he ​​loves designing and implementing engaging educational activities that bring history to life and make the subject applicable to the modern world.  Thanks Mr. Copus for all you do!

Norma has over twenty years of experience as an educator and serves as the OIS Middle and High School Drama Teacher and Middle School Life Skills teacher. She came to Malaysia having taught for more than a decade in South Korea and is one of the founding OIS teachers. Whether remote or on-campus, Norma gives 110% and inspires her students to be their most creative. Thanks Mrs. Norma Sullivan for all you do!

OIS Music and Choral Teacher, Mrs. Lee Huff is our next Tuesday Teacher Highlight! She has lived and worked in the UK, Vietnam, China, South Korea, and now in Malaysia. With over ten years of experience, she loves to introduce various musical genres to students to broaden their musical experiences and tastes.  Thanks Mrs. Huff for all you do!

Ms. Dianna Mischnick has over twenty years of experience in early childhood education. Dianna joined OIS in 2019 as our K4/K5 Teacher and additionally serves as the Lower Elementary Lead Teacher. Most importantly, Dianna exhibits an amazing gift for reaching our littlest students and bringing out the best in their behavior and academic performance. A huge thank you to Ms. Dianna Mischnick for all you do! 

Leadership Team

Mr. Ben Hale

Mr. Ben Hale

Head of School
Dr. Jessica Hale

Dr. Jessica Hale

Secondary Principal
Dr. Jacob Huff

Dr. Jacob Huff

Elementary Principal
Mr. Marc Shuflin

Mr. Marc Shuflin

Business Manager

Community Relations Department

Bekah Dawson

Bekah Dawson

Director Of School Advancement
Caren Ayika

Caren Ayika

Marketing Specialist
Cheryl Woo

Cheryl Woo

Communications Specialist

Faculty and Staff

Jeremy Anderson

Jeremy Anderson

Director of IT and EDU Systems
Sarah Anderson

Sarah Anderson

Local Member Care Associate
Meganne Benger

Meganne Benger

Secondary Science Teacher
Beulah Benjamin

Beulah Benjamin

Academic Secretary
Shelby Blackburn

Shelby Blackburn

Elementary Teacher
Abby Cavanaugh

Abby Cavanaugh

Learning Support Coordinator
Chad Cavanaugh

Chad Cavanaugh

Athletic and Activities Director
Esther Chen

Esther Chen

Mandarin Teacher
Howard Cheng

Howard Cheng

Secondary Mandarin Teacher
Gek Lan Cheong

Gek Lan Cheong

HR Specialist
Caleb Chew

Caleb Chew

Facilities Manager
Travis Copus

Travis Copus

Secondary Social Studies Teacher
George Dzukey

George Dzukey

Handyman
Romeo Eslao

Romeo Eslao

Facilities Assistant
Alicia Gifford

Alicia Gifford

Physical Education Teacher
Konnor Gifford

Konnor Gifford

Secondary Social Studies Teacher
Allison Gingerich

Allison Gingerich

ELL Teacher
Julia Han

Julia Han

Korean Teacher
Sarah Harder

Sarah Harder

Elementary Teacher
Linda Ho

Linda Ho

Administrative Assistant
Xinyi Hou

Xinyi Hou

Elementary Chinese Language
Lee Huff

Lee Huff

K-12 Music Teacher
Dickson Kam

Dickson Kam

Secondary Math Teacher
May Lasavath

May Lasavath

Middle School ELA Teacher
Pauline Liew

Pauline Liew

Administrative Assistant
Li Hwa Lim

Li Hwa Lim

Accountant
Hannah Lins

Hannah Lins

Elementary Teacher
Erin Macleod

Erin Macleod

Guidance Counselor
Miles Macleod

Miles Macleod

Secondary ELA Teacher
Dianna Mischnick

Dianna Mischnick

Elementary Teacher
Ali O'Leary

Ali O'Leary

Information Literacy Specialist
Callie Peh

Callie Peh

Arrowsmith Teacher
Benjamin Persson

Benjamin Persson

K-12 Art Teacher
Samuel Phang

Samuel Phang

IT Assistant
Andre Quimpo

Andre Quimpo

Design and Technology
April Quimpo

April Quimpo

Elementary and LSP Assistant Teacher
Faye Sacramento

Faye Sacramento

ELL Teacher
King Sacramento

King Sacramento

Physical Education Teacher
Sarah Searle

Sarah Searle

Elementary Teacher
Yoong Shen Law

Yoong Shen Law

Elementary Teacher
Amy Shuflin

Amy Shuflin

Pastoral Care
Bethany Singh

Bethany Singh

Pastoral Care Coordinator
Ben Sullivan

Ben Sullivan

Secondary EV Teacher
Norma Sullivan

Norma Sullivan

Secondary Life Skills and Drama Teacher
Michelle Tan

Michelle Tan

Assistant Teacher
Mun Yee Tee

Mun Yee Tee

School Nurse
Rebecca Unruh

Rebecca Unruh

Director of Curriculum
Catherine Uvang

Catherine Uvang

Bahasa Malaysia Teacher
Carolyn Ward

Carolyn Ward

4th Grade Teacher
Ashley Whitlow

Ashley Whitlow

Elementary Teacher
Jane Yoon

Jane Yoon

Secondary ELA Teacher
Izzah Zulkiply

Izzah Zulkiply

Accountant

Board of Governors

Oasis International Schools provides Oasis International School - Kuala Lumpur with resources, oversight, and support. The following are the current Board of Governors:

Tau Boon Lim

Dr. Josephine Kim

Mr. Blake Weaver

Mr. Pete Simano

Dr. Harry Phillips