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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 took the principal leadership position at TIPS in March, 2019. Having joined Tokyo International Progressive School (formerly International Secondary School) in 2006, Ms. Sato has since served the school in many capacities, from volleyball coach, classroom teacher and senior teacher to her current position of principal.

In addition to her school wide leadership duties, Ms. Sato continues to teach middle school science and sponsor the art club to all ages at TIPS.

Teaching Staff

Mr. Jason Wan

Mathematics Classroom Teacher

Dr. Soulef Batnini

Learning Support Coordinator
Classroom Teacher

Mr. Luigi Mondino

Classroom Teacher
Club Director

Mr. Kurtis Tomlinson

Science Classroom Teacher

Ms. Saki Koh

Classroom Teacher
Student Council Sponsor

Mr. Nikolai Jessen-Petersen

Classroom Teacher

Mr. Nabi Nazari

Classroom Teacher

Mr. Shane Cook

Classroom Teacher

Office Staff

Ms. Junko Nakamura

Office Manager

Ms. Yu Matsumura

Office Administrator

Bus Staff

Mr. Wonjae Heo

Bus Driver

Ms. Hay-Lyn Dukiling

Bus Monitor
Teacher Assistant

Mr. Arai

Bus Driver

Ms. Yunita Sugimura

Bus Monitor


Ms. Emiko Kakimoto


Mr. Jermaine Daz

Occupational Therapist
Social and Emotional Learning Specialist

Ms. Emi Young

Speech Therapist

Ms. Carol Akiyama

Behavior Therapist