Faith Mailu, Co-Founder and Director of Cloud Nine Early Childhood.
Faith’s background is in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math and she has over 20 years’ experience in the engineering and science industry. Her experience as Mom and as a tutor and mentor fueled her interest in education. Faith is a certified private pilot and has a passion for travel and aviation. She is also an experienced property manager, holding her own company in the United States. She holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and a M.S. in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Amy Gyatso, Co-Founder and Director of Cloud Nine Early Childhood.
Amy has over 20 year’s experience in the field of teaching and learning. She began her career as a high school art teacher and transitioned to early childhood. She then went on to work across public, private and nonprofit sectors to create educational programs for early childhood through adult learners. For nearly 10 years she has also worked in the contemporary art industry working with galleries, museums, and individual patrons. Amy holds a B.F.A. in Art Education and Photography from Syracuse University and completed interdisciplinary graduate studies at New York University at the intersection of Community, Culture and Education.
Lhamo holds B.A. Degree in English Literature and History and a M.S. in Library and Information Science. She has worked as an English teacher, addressing individual learning needs, supporting social and emotional growth, and mentoring students to encourage further education. Her experience as a university librarian, and communications assistant in the tourism industry will be valuable assets for our students. She is skilled at sourcing information and resources and has a creative, playful and inclusive approach towards teaching. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, swimming, and photography.
Lisa Bai, Teacher.
Lisa is a math whiz and excelled in engineering. She has her B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering. However, after volunteering to teach young children Chinese in Thailand, Lisa fell in love with teaching. She has a passion for working with young kids and hopes to share her love of math and friendly and caring nature with our Cloud Nine students. Lisa holds a Certified English - 4 certificate. She loves to volunteer and play sports.