Instructor and Head of Teacher Development
Kira holds a B.S. in Secondary English Education from the University of South Florida and a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from the University of Argosy. She has more than 20 years of experience in teaching and leadership in public and private educational institutions, where she has pioneered innovative curriculum development and collaborative approaches to learning. She began her teaching career in a fine art program for adolescents, and then later taught English for 11 years at a public high school in the US. Simultaneously, she was heavily involved with curriculum development with the local county school board. She then became the director for a private school in the US that specialized in multi-sensory learning environments, before moving to Hong Kong. At Capstone, Kira teaches advanced-level writing and implements creative staff development strategies to help students and teachers realize their true potential.