School Management

The International School of Myanmar is governed by a group of education and business leaders from the international community in Yangon. The board is responsible for fiscal and philosophical oversight of the school and for the appointment of the Director. The board values an atmosphere of collegiality and welcomes input from all facets of the school community. ISM's leadership team brings a wealth of experience from top schools in Asia, Europe, and the United States.

ISM Board of Directors

  • Daw Hla Hnin Khine, Board Chair
  • Dr Khin Khin Myint, Board Member
  • Daw Naing Naing Mon, Board Member

ISM Board of Directors



  • Daw Hla Hnin Khine, Board Chair

ISM Administration



Dr. Bryn Gabriel, Director

Doctorate of Education, Educational Policy and Supervision, University of Minnesota

Master of Education-Administration and Leadership, University of Southern Mississippi

Bachelor of Arts-History, Berea College, Berea, Kentucky




Paul Sibley - High School Principal

Experienced Educator Certification: Principal and Physical Education

State of New Hampshire (USA)

Master of Education - Curriculum & Instruction, Keene State College, NH

Bachelor of Science - Physical Education, Keene State College, NH




Matt Leishman - Middle School Principal

Master of Arts in Administration and Curriculum, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington

Bachelor of Arts in Education, Washington State University, Pullman Washington

International Principal Certificate, Principal Training Centre, Miami Florida

Certification: British Columbia Ministry of Education, Vancouver British Columbia




Clive Herde

Elementary School Principal

Diploma of Teaching, Elementary, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

Bachelor of Education, Elementary, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

Master of Education, Administration, Heritage College, Washington, USA




Jimbo San Juan - Curriculum Coordinator

Master of Science, Multi-Disciplinary Program, State University of New York, College at Buffalo

Bachelor of Arts, Major in Philosophy, Don Bosco College, Calamba, Philippines

Bachelor of Secondary Education, Major in Physics-Biology, Don Bosco College, Calamba, Philippines




Scott A. Slabaugh - Director, Human Resources & Admissions

Bachelor of Science - Geology - University of Mount Union

Post-Bachelor degree work in Japanese at The Ohio State University

Master Degree work at The Ohio State University (degree not completed)