Alan Cohen Interim Head of SchoolAlan received his Bachelor’s degree from Brooklyn College and Master of Science degree from New York University. An educational futurist, he is a Cahn Fellow at Columbia University and the recipient of the Time Warner Principals of Excellence Award, the Outstanding Educator of the Year Award from Education Update, and the Tribeca Film Festival Award for Disruptive Innovation. He currently serves as Co-Chair of the Harvard Principals’ Center Advisory Board. He speaks extensively around the globe, and serves on several national and international boards.
Carol Anne Daroy Office ManagerCarol moved to the USA from the Philippines five years ago and has been in Los Angeles since then. She graduated from West Visayas State University (Philippines) with a BA degree in Political Science, and passed the Civil Service Examination later that year. After graduation, she worked as an English tutor for Korean and Japanese students ranging from the age of 7-60 years old. Prior to joining ICA, Carol worked in administration and accounting for a clothing manufacturer in LA's Fashion District.
Leyla Goldfinger Assistant Head of School/IB CoordinatorLeyla was born in Turkey. She has been in the field of education for thirteen years as an elementary teacher at different international schools in the USA and Turkey. She has her teaching credentials in elementary education from Hacettepe University in Turkey, and holds a Master's Degree in International Curriculum and Instruction from Bilkent University (also located in Turkey). In addition, Leyla has led various other schools in international organizations such as Eco-School and Destination Imagination and holds her IB certification with the International Children's Academy (ICA).