Staff Development Advisory Council

The SDAC is a group of curriculum coordinators and instructional leaders who work directly with the Tri-Association Executive Director and serve as a liaison between the schools in the region and the Association. This group provides feedback on SD initiatives, helps set the focus for conferences, and supports schools in the region in the implementation and sustainability of new initiatives.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Attend an annual meeting to be held during the Annual Educators' Conference.
  • Participate in virtual meetings during the year as needed.
  • Serve as a curriculum leader in support of new curriculum initiatives that may be adopted by the schools in the region.
  • Contribute articles for the newsletter on a rotating basis.
  • Act as a liaison between the Association and the schools in the region.
  • Make a commitment to serve on the SDAC for a minimum of two years.

Staff Development Council Members

Nancy Coates Colegio Americano de Puerto Vallarta Mexico
Katy Meyers American Nicaraguan School Nicaragua
David Fayad Colegio Bolivar Colombia
Gloria Aleida Gonzalez Colegio Granadino Colombia
Anahi Paredes American School of Tegucigalpa Honduras
Melanie Henning American School Foundation of Monterrey


Kyle Martin International School of Panama Panama
Liliana Borrero Colegio Nueva Granada Colombia
Trisha Nikrandt The Columbus School Colombia
Matt Hajdun The Columbus School Colombia