KAS welcomes Joseph Gassner to the MYP English and Individuals & Societies classrooms in 2019. Joseph hails from California with a MA Education (University of California Irvine, 2012), BA Political Science (University of California Los Angeles, 2010), and an IB MYP Certificate (California State University San Marcos, 2016). He began teaching in California public schools in 2011. Later, he moved to Asia where he taught in international schools in Vietnam and South Korea. He has experience with IB, AP, and Cambridge based curriculum. When Joseph is not in the classroom, he enjoys playing tennis, hiking, reading (especially philosophy and graphic novels), going to hip-hop shows, cooking, and traveling with his wife, KAS third grade teacher Catherine Gassner.