Lyn Sato

Career Counselor

Ms. Lyn Sato grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. Ms. Sato graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor’s degree in History. Later she earned a Master’s of Arts in Teaching from the University of Southern California with a credential to teach in the state of California.

Ms. Sato joined Tokyo International Progressive School (formerly International Secondary School) in 2006 and has served the school in many capacities, from volleyball coach, classroom teacher and senior teacher to her current position of principal.

Ms. Sato continues to teach high school math and art to all ages at TIPS. She is a long term resident of Japan and the mother of four grown children.

Teaching Staff

Mr. Jason Wan


Ms. Pauline Varanal

Learning Support Coordinator

Mr. Brock Spore

High School Social Studies
Athletic Director

Mr.Luigi Mondino

English Academic Coordinator

Ms. Hisami Kimoto

Japanese Language & Culture
Humanities & Sciences

Ms. Atsuko Osaki

Teaching Assistant
English Teacher

Mr. Nikolai Akira Jessen-Petersen

Support Teacher

Office Staff

Ms. Masayo Kido

Office Administrator

Ms. Junko Nakamura

Office Manager

External Staff

Dr. Misa Tsuruta

School Counselor

Ms Kati Reiners