Hillary Storey is originally from Portland, Oregon, and will be joining KAS as an Early Years Teacher. She brings with her 15 years of experience working with young children in the classroom. She utilizes play-based learning, emergent and project approaches and is also familiar with the IB program. Hillary has spent one year teaching in China, six in Tokyo, and two years in Egypt prior to coming to Taiwan. She began her teaching career in the Houston, Texas area working as a Spanish Bilingual Pre-K and K educator for 10 years prior to entering international education. Before becoming an educator, she worked in social services helping young children. She holds an Associate’s degree in Social Work, a BS in Sociology, and an MEd in Teacher Leadership.
Hillary enjoys doing many things such as spending time with her nieces and nephews, traveling, relaxing at the beach/coast, and watching the theater and opera. Her happy place is the opera house and she loves to sing. She is currently studying classical voice and hopes to be a part of the fine arts community at KAS and in the city of Kaohsiung.