SKYGEMS ACADEMY PODCAST
Principal - Head of School Beanstalk International Bilingual School (Beijing)
Evan Hunt has spent twenty years teaching and working in schools in the United States, Latin America, and Asia. He is currently the Principal – Head of School at Beanstalk International Bilingual School in Beijing. Previously he served as Head of School in Guatemala. In both settings he was able to use his experience to support the needs of bilingual and bi-cultural communities. Mr. Evan is passionate about helping unlock the full potential of a very diverse group of students.
From 2013 – 2015 he was a High School Principal in Shanghai and from 2008 – 2013 an Elementary Principal in Mexico City. He has experience with both the IB Diploma and PYP Programs and overseeing athletics. Mr. Evan has a Masters in Educational Leadership from Lehigh University and recently completed a Fellowship at Columbia in New York. He is a strong believer that children learn best when teachers not only support their student’s academic needs but they also focus on helping them develop socially and emotionally.
Mr. Evan resides in Colorado Springs when he is not overseas, and has two children Ana Alicia who is in Grade 10 and George who is in Grade 7.