Administration

 
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Rossen Dimitrov

President

I have a degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Varna and a PhD in Computer Science from Mississippi State University. I work in the software industry. President of the school since 2002. Member of the Board of Directors of the Bulgarian Center in New England.

Email: rossen@bg-school.org

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Silviya Mihaleva

Academic Director, Teacher

I have many years of experience as a teacher of students and two master's degrees - one is in the field of education (linguistics) and the other is in business administration. I have the privilege and pleasure of working with knowledgeable, ambitious and talented colleagues. I am happy that I have the opportunity to teach the children and integrate them into the Bulgarian culture.

Email: silviya@bg-school.org


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mariela mihaleva

Secretary

I have informatics degree from Sofia University "Kliment Ohridski" and a second pedagogical specialty as Teacher in Mathematics and Informatics, but I chose the career of a programmer. I have been a part of the Bulgarian School since 2003 as a parent, a volunteer in organizing events, and later I worked as a Secretary on the Board of Directors. I am proud to be part of the core of the Bulgarian community in Boston and to contribute to preserving Bulgarian language, traditions and culture.

Email: mariela@bg-school.org

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zlatka shishkova

Financial and Economic Director, Teacher

I have a bachelor's degree in economics and computer science, and a master's degree in business administration. I have worked in the field of educational software - both individual and classroom, business consulting for schools and school districts. Treasurer and board member. I am very glad to be a part of this school where my children learned Bulgarian and are proud of their origin!

Email: zlatka@bg-school.org

Teachers

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darina tsonevska

Teacher

I have graduated in Economics and Labor Organization with a Master's Degree in the Labor Exchange subject to the development of the labor market at UNWE. I have been in the early childhood education system since 2011, and in 2013, after receiving the CDA - Child development accreditation, I started working at one of the Kindergartens of MIT.
From August 15, 2016 I was appointed as the coordinator for the educational part of the age group from 15 months to 3 years. I hold all the certifications required for the state of Massachusetts and the federal level for a senior teacher and administrator in the field of early childhood education from 0 to 6 years of age. In my work, I advocate Reggio Emilia's philosophy that a child is an able individual who needs to be given a field and an opportunity for expression. It is extremely important to me as a teacher and parent to keep the spark of patriotism in the hearts of our children.

Email: darina@bg-school.org

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zdravka nikolova

Administrator, Teacher

I have completed pre-school pedagogy with a qualification as a children's music teacher, elementary school pedagogy and social-pedagogical activities management. I have worked in almost every field of education. I love children, music and science. I try to convey the best of Bulgarian life and culture.

Email: zdravka@bg-school.org


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elena mancheva

Teacher

I have completed Pedagogy of Music Education at AMTII "Prof. Assen Diamandiev", Plovdiv, Bulgaria. I joined the family of the Bulgarian School in 2016 as a first grade teacher. I love Bulgarian music and the folklore song is an integral part of my every day! It is an honor for me to be a teacher of wonderful children and to help them discover the richness of the Bulgarian language and the grandeur of Bulgarian culture.

Email: elenam@bg-school.org

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Miryana Mihaylova

Teacher

I am a mother of two wonderful boys. I graduated with Ceramics degree at the National Academy of Arts in Sofia. I have an Art Teacher qualification for all grades including high schools.

I work in the field of functional ceramics, but sculpture has also drawn me.

I am glad to join the team of the Bulgarian school and to contribute to the upbringing of the children.

Email: miryana@bg-school.org


Vasilka Georgieva

Teacher

I graduated from ESP / elementary school pedagogy / at South-West University "Neofit Rilski", Blagoevgrad. I worked as a primary teacher in Bulgaria for many years. It is a challenge and a pleasure to work with many alert, ambitious and smart students.

Email: vasilka@bg-school.org

petya koeva-dobreva

Teacher

I have a degree in Bulgarian Philology and have many years of experience as a teacher of Bulgarian language and literature. I have worked with students in grades 5 through 12 with outstanding literary interests. Fourth generation teacher. I am currently the coordinator of PhD students in Northeastern University. I believe in the future of Bulgaria and I want to help the children maintain their roots and feel proud that they are Bulgarian.

Email: petya@bg-school.org


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margarita ivanova

Teacher

I have a degree in psychology and a second major in history from Sofia University "Kl.Ohridski" and film education at the National Academy of Theater and Film Art. I have many years of experience as a psychologist and teacher. It is a challenge and a pleasure for me to spend every hour with my wonderful students in the Bulgarian school!

Email: margarita@bg-school.org

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jasmina atanassova

Teacher

I have a degree in business administration from University of Central Oklahoma and am a licensed tour guide for Bulgaria. I love Bulgarian history and folklore. I believe that Bulgarian culture is a privilege and a richness and I want to help children feel this.

Email: jasmina@bg-school.org

Parent-Teacher Organization

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veneta andreev

I am a tax accountant. I graduated from Sofia Mathematics High School. I have a bachelor's degree in Macroeconomics from UNWE Bulgaria and a master's degree in accounting from Suffolk University in Boston. Apart from mathematics, my real passion is education. And more precisely innovative, interesting and effective methods for expanding and developing consciousness in children and adults. For fun, I love to cook, but most of all, I love spending time with family and friends!

Email: bulgarian.school.po@gmail.com

viktoriya anastasia

I work as a financial analyst at Harvard. I have a degree in accounting from Northeastern University and a master's degree in finance from Brandeis University. I have two children who study at the Bulgarian School. I love children and it gives me great pleasure to be surrounded by them, so I am glad to be a part of the Parent Teacher Organization at our school. At Sofia University I studied one year of pre-school pedagogy and then one year of public administration. I've been in the US for 20 years and married to an American, so I try very hard to uphold the Bulgarian traditions and culture in our family. It is very important to me that my children know where their roots are and be proud of their origins.

Email: bulgarian.school.po@gmail.com