Academic Leadership

María alicia de la espriella
Preschool CoordinatorMaría alicia de la

Learning always and at all times from the opportunities that life offers us keeps us in constant growth.


  • Bachelors Degree in English. Universidad del Atlántico, Barranquilla, Colombia.
  • Specialization in Childhood Pedagogy. Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia.
  • Masters in Education. Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia.

Professional Background:

  • Parks Administrator. Dade County Parks and Recreation Department, Miami, United States.
  • Assistant Manager. Dade County Parks and Recreation Department, Miami, United States.
  • Preschool Teacher. Marymount School, Barranquilla, Colombia.
Martha uribe
Lowe Elementary DirectorMartha

To educate in the 21st century allows our students: to face our world with responsibility to preserve it, creativity to improve it, character to transform it and love to accomplish it together.


  • Bachelors in Elementary School Education. Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Masters in Multidisciplinary Studies in Education. Buffalo State University, New York, USA.
  • Specialization in Family Counseling. Universidad de la Sabana, Bogotá, Colombia.

Professional Background:

  • Elementary Coordinator. Colegio Bilingüe Richmond, Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Preschool Academic Coordinator. Colegio Nueva Inglaterra, Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Elementary Academic Coordinator. Colegio Bilingüe de Santa Marta, Santa Marta, Colombia.
lina peynado
High School Coordinatorlina

Through education we can change the world, although through an education with a foundation in values, service and faith is when we really accomplish transformation. For this, it is important to teach through example, living with coherence, always guided by God.


  • Psychologist. Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia.
  • Masters in Management and Direction of Teams (currently pursuing). ENEB and Universidad Isabel I, Burgos, Spain. 

Professional Background:

  • Preschool Teacher. Altamira International School, Barranquilla, Colombia.
  • Elementary School Teacher. Marymount School, Barranquilla, Colombia.
  • High School Section Assistant. Marymount School, Barranquilla, Colombia.
Paola Medina
Middle School CoordinatorPaola

Education is the foundation of the knowledge society. Cultivating curious, creative, and collaborative minds not only shapes successful individuals but also molds a tomorrow full of opportunities and global understanding.


  • Biologist. Pontifical Javeriana University Master of Science degree in Multidisciplinary Studies

Professional Background:

Science - Biology Secondary Teacher. The British International School of Barranquilla

Middle School Science Teacher.
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Science Teacher 7th-8th Grade. Colegio Marymount Barranquilla
Kenneth Steenhuisen
Academic DirectorKenneth

Education is the cornerstone, but my vision goes beyond, fostering an environment that inspires innovation. I believe in shaping not only bright minds but also creative minds capable of addressing challenges with innovative solutions.


  • Bachelor's degree in English as a Foreign Language, Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language. Universidad Santo Tomás
  • Literacy Coach, Educational Leadership and Management. Lesley University
  • Master's in Education. Universidad del Norte
Professional Background:

  • Elementary Vice Principal. Marymount School Barranquilla
  • Curriculum Integrator. Marymount School Barranquilla
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