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I was looking for something different or something like "Montessori" method, i know The Casco School is not like that but i found something even better...
Julia Busteiros
Kindergarten parent
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As a mother the most important for me is to feel my self confident that my little girl is in caring hands, and besides that is learning with high British standards academics. They do sports, dance, arts, and my daughter never want to go home :D...
Martha León
2nd grade parent
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To be honest I was really tired of bad schools in Panama, not only because the lack of education but because of the stolen money... Casco School is doing a really good job in education standards and i feel they have a real sense of social responsibility... congrats for that and thank you...
Elena Merker
3rd grade parent
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With a poor offer of good education in Panama, we have found a rich and nurture kind of education for our children in Casco School, definitely recommended...
Maurice Anderson
3rd grade parent
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Have not enough words to describe the excellent job this guys are doing with all students in Casco School, since academics trough extra curricular courses, but what i most like is the sincere love they show and share with our kids...
Sonya Simons
Kindergarten parent
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At first i was hesitating because of location and all excuses on my mind, but man, what can i say, this kind of education has mark a before and after for my children, obviously not only for the academic stuff but for how confident and independent my kids are now, thank you guys...
Frank Le Blanc
2nd grade parent

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The Casco School / Educators

Ms. Clare Jenkinson

2nd / 3rd Grade Teacher

Ms. Clare Jenkinson. With over 11 years teaching and leading primary school in London, Ghana, Chicago and Panama, Miss Clare created the Casco School. She currently...

Ms. Airam Perdomo

1st Grade Teacher

Ms. Airam Perdomo Graduated as an English and French Literature Researcher at the Central University of Venezuela, Ms Perdomo has very extensive experience in...

Mr. Nicholas Ponsford

​ Teaching Assistant

Mr. Nicholas Ponsford is a learning support mentor throughout our primary school. A native speaker in French, English and Spanish he helps many of our children learning...

Ms. Delyleth Pinto

Year 1 / Kindergarten Teacher

Ms. Delyleth Pinto Enthusiastic and passionate early childhood education teacher with almost 10 years of working experience among preschool and elementary grades...

Ms. Francesca Veal

Preschool Teacher

Ms. Francesca Veal joins us from England. She loves books, stories and art. Developing early reading she brings stories to life for our 3 and 4-year-olds. She develops a very...

Ms. Gabriela Gálvez

Preschool Teacher

Ms. Gabriela Gálvez With over 5 years of experience teaching young learners and adults. Gabriela has realized that she is passionate about teaching young learners as every...

Ms. Irene Como

Preschool Teacher

Ms. Irene Como I am very excited to be working with the Pre-Nursery class this year and teaching the youngest students in our school! I personalize learning for every child in my class...

Ms. Alma

Preschool Assistant

Ms. Alma is our longest serving staff member. She has many years of experience in child care and development. She works with our young babies from 1 to 3 years old

Ms. Yasmin

Preschool Assistant

Ms. Yasmin has been a nanny for many years. She has a very calm and caring nature and supports our preschool teachers with our youngest students.

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I was looking for something different or something like "Montessori" method, i know The Casco School is not like that but i found something even better...
Julia Busteiros
Kindergarten parent
testimonial-min
I was looking for something different or something like "Montessori" method, i know The Casco School is not like that but i found something even better...
Julia Busteiros
Kindergarten parent
testimonial-min
I was looking for something different or something like "Montessori" method, i know The Casco School is not like that but i found something even better...
Julia Busteiros
Kindergarten parent

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1st World Class Teachers

Students are taught by highly-skilled class teachers trained in Early Years and Primary education. Our students love coming to school every day to learn with their friends, amazing teachers, and inspiring and talented community partners. Being friendly, creative and ambitious, our students are an absolute delight and have a thirst for learning within our tightly knitted community.

INSPIRING AND TALENTED PARTNERS

Mr. Humberto Brown

Sports Coach

Mr. Humberto Brown is a Jiu-Jitsu champion of Panama. He trained as a Jiu-Jitsu black belt and competed internationally representing Panama at the UFLA. Humberto is also a personal trainer and fitness coach and previously managed Alley Cat fitness. HE coaches the children in multidisciplinary sports including Jiu-Jitsu, football, basketball, team games and athletics.

Chef Russo

School Chef

Chef Russo trained in Argentina with a speciality in Italian cuisine. At the casco school, we know the importance of diet in children's development and have a healthy, nutritious and delicious lunch program. Our food is prepared fresh each day.

Ms. Sahara González

Music Teacher

Ms. Sahara González works with the Danilo Perez foundation and is a professional musician and Singer. She has appeared many times in the Panama Jazz Festival. Sarah teaches a wide range of instruments, how to read music, sing and brings her creativity to ensure all children develop a passion for music and Arts.

Mr. Gustavo Polanco

Arts Teacher

Mr. Gustavo Polanco works for the Olga Sinclair foundation. He studied a fine arts degree and has since taken art courses in Italy, France and Spain. He teachers the children about different artists, mediums and styles developing their technical skills while giving them creative freedom.

Ms. Naomi Judge

Yoga Teacher

Ms. Naomi Judge originally trained in Australia as a children's nurse. She has since developed her yoga practice and now leads our children through a holistic yoga practice teacher Friday. It gives our students important time to reflect, set goals and develop strength and balance.

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Ms. Clare Jenkinson

Ms. Clare Jenkinson

TCS Director
  • BSc – Management and information systems, University of Leeds, UK
  • Postgraduate Certificate of Teaching, Brishgrossette University, UK
  • International Certificate in School Leadership, London College, UK

​Ms. Clare Jenkinson

With over 14 years teaching and leading schools in the UK, Ghana, USA and Panama clare remains the director of the casco school. She is passionate about brining high quality bilingual education to Panama.

The Casco High School builds on the success of the Casco Schools preschool and primary program.

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Ms. Maria Bhattay

Grade 8/ Year 9

Ms. Maria Bhattay

MA in Education and Education Leadership (2022) BSc Honours in Combined Social Sciences and Social policy Masters certification in Teaching English as a Foreign Language/ TESOL

With over 10 years of teaching experience in the UK and Panama, I have considerable experience in teaching languages, specifically English. I am greatly dedicated to my role as a teacher and believe that a student’s success is a teacher’s success, thus, I am always committed to providing the best possible education for my students. My motto as a teacher has always been to take my students from “I can’t, I won’t, I manage” to “I can, I will, and I excel”.

I have a cheerful persona and believe in having a positive outlook towards life. I hope to always relay this positivity to my students. I love to study and constantly learn, as I grow and develop as a teacher, educator and leader.

In my free time I enjoy working out, taking part in different activities to keep fit and above all take the most pleasure in spending time with my children.

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Ms. Sue Adames

School Principal

Ms. Sue Adames

B.S in Microbiology and Parasitology (University of Panama)
TESOL (University of Leicester)
FCE and CAE of (Cambridge University – English Assessment) Masters in Educational Centers Administration (Tech University – Spains). Certificate in Supervision an Assessment of Educational Centers (University of Panama) Certificate in Scientific Experiences in the classroom and Data Analysis (SENACYT and Fundación Omar Dengo – Costa Rica)

Certified teacher with 18 years of experience in the Panamanian, American and British system. Within my extracurricular activities I can list the National Science Fair, the National Math Olympics, the Debate Club and the Concurso de Oratoria Nacional. In all of these I have been an advisor or lead teacher, having my students won in many of these competitions. 

I am an avid reader and love to discuss books in book clubs or groups online. I am also a sports fan. I have actively participated in several sports teams as part of the parents group or academic/school support group. I rarely miss a game and I am always rooting for my students on the bleachers.

When I am not teaching, reading, competing, or cheering; I am a full time mom of two children.

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Ms. Ingrid Carrasco

Computing and Global Perspectives / Economics / Finance Literacy

Ms. Ingrid Carrasco

Degree in Finance.
MBA in Business Management. Specialization in Higher Education. Microsoft Certified Trainer MOS. FCE First Certificate of English Cambridge University.

With over 14 years experience in education and industry Ingrid is delighted to be part of The Casco high school. She is an experienced teacher of Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business, IT and Higher Education.

And has also taught and trained adults. She previously worked in the finance and accounting industry and uses her professional experience to enhance students learning. She has also participated in a form of Ted Talk for an online platform about Education, E-commerce and Technology for the future.