ABOUT US

faculty and staff

Margaret Combs

Margaret Combs

Head of School

Administrative Staff

Abbas Syed ITN EW123

Abbas Syed

IT Specialist

America Pereira HR Bookkeeper 1

America Pereira

HR - Bookkeeper

Hala Nahas School Life 2022 23 1

Hala Nahas

School Life

Dejan Omaljev Marketing Specialist

Dejan Omaljev

Marketing Coordinator 

Sindy Arce

Sindy Arce

Receptionist Assistant

Angela Rabefaniraka Administrative Assistant 1

Angela Rabefaniraka

Administrative Assistant

Elyna Dacosta Admission 2022 23 1

Elyna Dacosta

Admission

Karla Gutierrez Reception Assistant 1

Karla Gutierrez

Receptionist Assistant

Jorge Pinto

Jorge Pinto

Marketing Coordinator

Jaqueline Ayad Assistant 2022 23 1

Jaqueline Ayad

Executive Assistant

Crystal Bucio Nurse 1 1

Crystal Bucio

Nurse

Jennyfer Rodriguez HR Assistant 2022 23 1

Jennyfer Rodriguez

HR Assistant

Julissa Picche School life Coordinator 2022 23 1

Julissa Picche

School Life Coordinator

Faculty

Arnaud Renard Music Teacher 2022 23 1

Arnaud Renard

Music Teacher/Event Coordinator

Hiba Kabbani Art Teacher 2 2022 23 1

Hiba Kabbani

Art Teacher

Marie Pierre Lefer French Elementary Teacher 2022 23 1

Marie-Pierre Lefer

French Elementary Teacher

Monica Carrasco Physical Education Teacher

Monica Carrasco

Physical Education Teacher

Alondra Soto Teacher Assistant

Alondra Soto

Teacher Assistant

Christille Le Chatelier

Christille Le Chatelier

FLE Teacher

Mayra Arellano

Mayra Arellano

Preschool Teacher

Delmys Canelas

Delmys Canelas

Childcare Teacher

Aissatou Renard Pre school 2022 23 1

Aissatou Renard

French Pre-School Teacher

Valerie Thomas Collingon –Freanch Middle and High School teacher 1

Valerie Thomas-Collignon

French Middle and High School Teacher

Stephanie Guzman KG and 1st Grade Teacher

Stephanie Guzman

KG and 1st Grade Teacher

Ibtissem Khalfaoui French El Teacher

Ibtissem Khalfaoui

French Elementary Teacher

Leslie Oulman French KG and 1st Grade Teacher

Leslie Oulman

French KG and 1st Grade Teacher

Bethany Niazian Middle and High School History Teacher

Bethany Niazian

Middle and High School History Teacher

Patricia MacLachlan 2nd and 3rd Grade Teacher

Patricia MacLachlan

2nd and 3rd Grade Teacher

Pamela Miltenberger

Pamela Miltenberger

ESL Teacher

Hasnaa Eldanaf Daycare 2022 23 1

Hasanaa Eldanaf

Daycare

Claudia Rotter – Spanish Teacher 1

Claudia Rotter de Moran

Spanish Teacher

Sana Youssef English Elementary Teacher

Sana Youssef

English Elementary Teacher

Yvette Tumminello Middle and High School Teacher 2022 23 1

Yvette Tumminello

Middle and High School Math Teacher

Celine Ohouochif French Middle and High School Teacher

Celine Ohouochif

French Middle and High School Teacher

Mariam Nashed French Preschool Teacher

Mariam Nashed

French Preschool Teacher

Rachid Khalfaoui French Middle and High School Teacher

Rachid Khalfaoui

French Middle and High School Teacher

Lindsey Solenberger

Lindsey Solenberger

STEAM/TECH/SCIENCE Teacher

Margaret Combs

Employee Information

Title(s): Head of School

 

 

Contact Information

School Email: 

mcombs@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s): 

Masters in Education in Higher Education

Bachelors in English and Literature

Abbas Syed

Employee Information

Department(s): IT Department 

Title(s): IT Specialist 

Contact Information

School Email: sabbas@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s): Higher Secondary Degree, CompTIA A+ Certified 

America Pereira

Employee Information

Department(s): Admission 

Title(s): Accounts Receivable/Payable 

Contact Information

Education

Degree(s):

Bachelors in Business Administration

Hala Nahas

Employee Information

Department(s):

School Life

Title(s):

School Life Assistant

Contact Information

Education

Degree(s):

Bachelors in International Affairs and Political Science

Dejan Omaljev

Employee Information

Department(s): 

Marketing

Title(s): 

Marketing Coordinator 

Contact Information

School Email:

domaljev@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s): 

Hotel Management Degree
Digital Marketing Specialist Apprenticeship Certification

Sindy Arce

Employee Information

Department(s): Staff  

Title(s):

Receptionist Assistant

Contact Information

School Email:

sarce@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s):

High School Diploma

Angela Rabefaniraka

Employee Information

Department(s):

Administration 

Title(s):

Administrative Assistant

Contact Information

Education

Degree(s):

Bachelors of Arts in Anglophone studies

Bachelors in American Literature and Civilization English Department

Elyna Dacosta

Employee Information

Department(s):

Administration

Title(s):

Admissions Coordinator

 

Contact Information

Education

Degree(s):

Bachelors in Accounting

Karla Gutierrez

Employee Information

Department(s): 

Reception Desk

Title(s):

Administrative Assistant

Contact Information

Education

Degree(s): 

High School Diploma

San Jacinto College in Computer Science Degree in Process

Jorge Pinto

Employee Information

Department(s): Staff  

Title(s):

Marketing Coordinator 

Contact Information

School Email:

jpvega@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s):

Masters Degree in Project Management

Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering

Associates in Graphic Design

Associates in Web Design

Jacqueline Ghobrial Ayad

Employee Information

Department(s):

Administration 

Title(s):

Executive Assistant

Contact Information

School Email:

jayad@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s):

Bachelors of Business Administration

Crystal Bucio

Employee Information

Department(s):

Clinic

Title(s):

Nurse 

Contact Information

School Email:

cbucio@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s):

Bachelor in Science in Nursing (BSN)

Registered Nurse (RN)

Jennyffer Rodriguez

Employee Information

Department(s):

Administration 

Title(s): 

Human Resources Assistant

Contact Information

Education

Degree(s): 

Associates in Human Resources

Bachelors in Human Resources Degree Pending

Julissa Picche

Employee Information

Department(s): 

School Life

Title(s): 

School Life Coordinator

Contact Information

School Email:

jpicche@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s): 

Masters in Hotel and Tourism Management

Bachelors in Archaeology

Arnaud Renard

Employee Information

Department(s):

Faculty 

Title(s):

Music Teacher/Event Coordinator

Contact Information

Education

Degree(s):

Master’s Degree in Science and Education of Music and Musicology

Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities and Social Science of Education

Hiba Kabbani

Employee Information

Department(s):

Faculty

Title(s):

Art Teacher

Contact Information

School Email:

hkabbani@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s):

Bachelor’s Degree of Science

Marie-Pierre Lefer

Employee Information

Department(s): 

Faculty

Title(s): 

French Elementary Teacher

Contact Information

School Email:

mplefer@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s): 

Master’s Degree in Humanities & Social Sciences Education

Certified French Foreign Language Teacher

Monica Carrasco

Employee Information

Department(s): 

Faculty 

 

Title(s): 

Physical Education Teacher

Contact Information

School Email: 

mcarrasco@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s):

Bachelors of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies General Education

Alondra Soto

Employee Information

Department(s): 

Faculty

Title(s): 

Teacher Assistant

Contact Information

School Email: 

asoto@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s): 

High School Diploma

San Jacinto College- Degree in Process in Education

Christille Le Chatelier

Employee Information

Department(s): Faculty  

Title(s):FLE Teacher

Contact Information

Education

Degree(s):

Doctorate in Physical Chemistry, Masters in Condensed Matter, Bachelors in General Engineering, CAFEP in Mathematics

Mayra Arellano

Employee Information

Department(s): Faculty  

Title(s):Preschool Teacher

Contact Information

Education

Degree(s):

Associated Degree in Early Learning, CDA Certified

Delmys Canelas

Employee Information

Department(s): Faculty   

Title(s):

Childcare Teacher

Contact Information

School Email:

dcanelas@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s):

High School Diploma

Aissatou Renard

Employee Information

Department(s):

Faculty 

Title(s):

French Pre-School Teacher

Contact Information

School Email:

arenard@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s):

Master’s Degree in Communication, CAP Petite Enfance Certification

Valerie Thomas-Collignon

Employee Information

Department(s): 

Faculty

Title(s): 

French Middle and High School Teacher

Contact Information

Education

Degree(s): 

PhD in Microbial Ecology,

Masters Degree in Microbial Ecology, Master in Biochemistry

Stephanie Guzman

Employee Information

Department(s): 

Faculty

Title(s): 

KG and 1st Grade Teacher

Contact Information

School Email: 

sguzman@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s): 

Bachelors in Communications

Ibtissem Khalfaoui

Employee Information

Department(s): 

Faculty

Title(s): 

French Elementary Teacher

Contact Information

School Email: 

ikhalfaoui@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s): 

Bachelor Degree of Arts Educational Studies

Leslie Oulman

Employee Information

Department(s): 

Faculty

Title(s): 

French KG and 1st Grade Teacher

Contact Information

School Email: 

loulman@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s): 

Masters in International Studies

Bachelor of Commerce

Certified French to Teach French

Bethany Niazian

Employee Information

Department(s): 

Faculty

Title(s): 

Middle and High School History Teacher

Contact Information

School Email:

bniazian@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s): 

Masters International Education

Masters of Linguistics

Bachelors of Political Science

TESOL Certified

Texas Teacher Certification in ELAR/Social Studies 4-8 with ESL

Patricia MacLachlan

Employee Information

Department(s): 

Faculty

Title(s): 

2nd and 3rd Grade Teacher

Contact Information

School Email: 

pmaclachlan@lihouston.org

 

Education

Degree(s): 

Master of Special Education

Bachelors of General Education

Pamela Miltenberger

Employee Information

Department(s): Faculty  

Title(s): ESL Teacher

Contact Information

Education

Degree(s):

Masters of Education in Supervision and Gifted Talented, Bachelors of Science in Education

Hasnaa Eldanaf

Employee Information

Department(s):

Faculty 

Title(s):

French Child Care Teacher

Contact Information

School Email:

heldanaf@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s):

Associate in Arts in Child Development

Childcare Service Training Certified

Claudia Rotter de Moran

Employee Information

Department(s): 

Faculty

Title(s): 

Spanish Teacher

Contact Information

School Email: 

crdmoran@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s): 

Master’s Degree in Teaching Spanish as a Second Language

Master’s Degree in Higher Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications  

Sana Youssef

Employee Information

Department(s): 

Faculty

Title(s): 

English Elementary Teacher

Contact Information

School Email: 

syoussef@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s): 

Bachelor’s Degree in Physics

Bachelor’s Degree in Arts & Sciences

Yvette Tumminello

Employee Information

Department(s): 

Faculty

Title(s):

Math Middle and High School Teacher

Contact Information

School Email: 

ytumminello@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s): 

Doctor Degree in Education

Master’s Degree of Science, Bachelor of Science

Texas Certification-

  • Counselor (PK-12)
  • Mid-Management Administrator (PK-12)
  • Classroom Teacher 

Celine Ohouochi

Employee Information

Department(s): 

Faculty 

Title(s): 

French Middle and High School Teacher

Contact Information

Education

Degree(s):

Masters in Biochemistry

Bachelors in Biochemistry

Mariam Nashed

Employee Information

Department(s):

Faculty

Title(s): 

French Preschool Teacher

Contact Information

School Email: 

mnashed@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s): 

Bachelors in French Literature

Rachid Khalfaoui

Employee Information

Department(s): 

Faculty

Title(s): 

French Middle and High School Teacher

Contact Information

School Email: 

rkhalfaoui@lihouston.org

Education

Degree(s): 

PHD of Science

Masters of Science, Physics and Chemistry

Masters of Information Systems

Bachelors of Science in Physics and Chemistry

Lindsey Solenberger

Employee Information

Department(s): Faculty  

Title(s):STEAM/TECH/SCIENCE Teacher 

Contact Information

Education

Degree(s):

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts: Elementary Education