Originally from Santiago, Chile where she worked at an international school for 14yrs, Ms Claudia Fidalgo will be joining KAS from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia where she has been teaching for the last 11 years. She is now a Spanish citizen and considers Barcelona as her home, where her youngest daughter is currently studying.
Ms Fidalgo has experienced the Diploma Programme as a Geography & TOK teacher, examiner, CAS coordinator, as well as a parent since both her daughters completed the program, she has been the Diploma coordinator for the last four years in Malaysia and will be the new Diploma Programme coordinator at KAS this next school year.
Ms Fidalgo has a bachelor’s degree in History and Geography education, a master’s degree from the State University of New York (SUNY), and a certificate of international school leadership from the Principals’ Training Center.
When not at work, Ms Fidalgo enjoys the outdoors, loves hiking, trekking, running, and most recently freediving. She is looking forward to discovering Taiwan’s trails and beaches. She will be traveling alone with her 2 furry-kids, Pepper and Olive.