Dawn Bush, Support Teacher

We are delighted to welcome Ms. Dawn Bush to our IST family as our new kindergarten support teacher; she is very excited to be working in an international, academic setting, using the PYP model of learning.

Coming from a family of educators, Ms. Bush was inspired by the many excellent teachers in her life to follow in their footsteps, and has worked with children in many different settings; such as day camp, church, and private childcare. Having fostered a love for caring for and nurturing children, becoming a teacher was a natural progression for her.

Ms. Bush’s work has taken her all over the US, including Missouri, New York, and Texas. She initially taught Spanish in Ft. Worth, Texas for a number of years before relocating to New York City, where she experienced a variety of teaching opportunities, including preschool, special education, and ESL education in an international school. During this time, Ms. Bush also trained in positive behavior support programs that emphasized social emotional learning (e.g. Second Step and Conscious Discipline), an area of study close to her heart – Ms. Bush believes every child can learn in a nurturing environment.

Ms. Bush studied at the University of North Texas, earning her BA in Spanish and Secondary Education. While in New York, Ms. Bush also earned her MS in Early Childhood Special Education, from Fordham University. Currently, she holds Texas teacher certification in Core Subjects (EC-6), ESL, and Special Education.

Email address:​ d.bush@ISTexas.org

Upcoming Open House!

Date: April 18, 2018
Time: 9:30am

Click here to RSVP or call (512) 351-3403


IST Trailblazer Speaker Series: William Kamkwamba

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Congratulations to our IST Trailblazers who participated in the International Singapore Math Competition today! This is an international mathematics competition that is held annually.
We are so excited to take part in the ISMC again and couldn't be more proud of our committed mathematicians!

To learn more about Singapore Math at IST visit us at ISTexas.org.
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This March, IST students and their families visited China for an international cultural immersion and service trip. Our student travelers took part in many exciting activities which included a service project at the Woolong Giant Panda Center, a student exchange at Shanghai American School , Calligraphy & Kungfu class at East China Normal University, along with many other exciting activities.

The trip was a stunning success and helped the students to further their language acquisition in Mandarin, as well as broaden their global awareness and cultural appreciation.

To learn more or schedule your private tour visit us at ISTexas.org!
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What a wonderful Grandparents and Special Friends day we had last Friday! The day was filled with lots of hugs, smiles and laughter! Throughout the day the students were able to participate in fun activities with their special friend/grandparent which included creating an art canvas together, planting flowers, reading over looking Lake Travis, and more!

To learn more about International School of Texas or to RSVP for our upcoming Open House on Wednesday, April 18th at 9:30 am visit us at www.istexas.org!
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Contact Info

Address:
International School of Texas
4402 Hudson Bend
Austin, TX 78734
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Phone: (512) 351-3403
Fax: (512) 364-0277
Email: info@istexas.org

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