Mr. Jeremy is the school director. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley. In 1997, he moved to Japan and learned about early childhood education while teaching at preschools in Nagasaki. He has been teaching children in Japan almost ever since. He and his wife Tomomi have three children. His hobbies include reading, running and hiking.
Mrs. Ellen is the head preschool teacher. An American, she was born in Japan and has spent much of her life here. She graduated from the University of Hawaii and has more than twenty years of teaching experience. She has two grown daughters. Mrs. Ellen enjoys baking sweets.
Mrs. Amy has served in various ways at New Hope Preschool almost from the beginning. Currently she is the office manager, and she also teaches PE. She graduated with a B. A. in communications from Spring Arbor University in Michigan. She likes drawing illustrations, watching live drama, watching and doing sports, and riding her motorcycle. When you come to preschool, you will probably see her motorcycle!
Miss. Mayuko is a Japan-licensed childcare worker. She graduated from Osaka Christian College and worked at a kindergarten and an international school. She went to Australia on a working holiday and learned English. Her interests include hiking and watching musicals.
Mr. Isaku received his B.A. in linguistics from the University of Oregon and M.A. in Religion from International College and Graduate School in Hawaii. He met his wife Nozomi in Hawaii, and returned to Japan in 2002 and has been a pastor at New Hope Tokyo since then. He is learning to become a better father of two children every day. His passion is to see children's character built up and their dreams released for great causes.