Elizabeth (aka Lizzie) was appointed as Head of Dover Campus in August 2018. Lizzie has held several posts since joining the College as a Science and Mathematics teacher in 1996. She led the Middle School as Principal from 2015–2018, and also co-led the Curriculum Articulation Project working with teachers from K1 to Grade 12 across the Dover and East campuses. She was elected by the teaching staff on Dover to serve on the Board of Governors from 2006-2010. Since leading Dover Campus through the CIS-WASC Accreditation process in 2010 she has served as a member of CIS-WASC Visiting Teams accrediting international schools in South East Asia. Prior to joining UWCSEA she taught in Canada, the Dominican Republic and Bahrain. Originally from Montreal, Canada, Elizabeth speaks English and French fluently. She holds a BSc (Geological Sciences) from McGill University and an MSc (Science Education) from Oregon State University.
Elizabeth believes passionately in the potential of every child; she enjoys the energy and enthusiasm that young people generate as they strive to understand who they are and how they connect with the world around them.
In her spare time Elizabeth enjoys swimming, yoga and long walks with her husband Peter and their sons, Max and Leo.