School Faculty

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Dr. Danny Brown is our consultant for NLIS and pastor of New Life International Church.  He has a B.A. in Religious Studies, an M.A. in Teaching E.S.L., and a Ph.D. in Foreign Language Education.  Dr. Brown is a full-time English teacher at Yamanashi Eiwa College.



Sari Ito has a BS in Early Childhood to 6th grade from the University of Texas and has passed the Texas teacher's license test. She teaches our kindergarten. She has 2 years of experience teaching.

​伊藤 沙梨先生は、バチェラーサイエンス幼児期から小学6年の教員免許をアメリカ、テキサス州で合格。アメリカテキサス大学の学士号をもち、現在幼稚園生を教えています。伊藤先生は、2年間教えてきた経験があります。


Suzy Brown, the founder, and principal of the school has a B.S. in Elementary Education and an M.A. in Language and Literacy.  Mrs. Brown is a licensed teacher with 9 years of elementary teaching experience in the public school system in Texas, USA.  Mrs. Brown taught English part-time for 18 years at Yamanashi Eiwa College in Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan.

この学校の創設者で、校長でもあるスージー・ブラウン先生は、初等教育の学士号を持ち、語学や文学に関しては修士号を取得しています。また、教員免許を持ち、アメリカ・テキサス州の公立小学校で9年間教えた経験もあります。 ブラウン先生は、甲府の山梨英和大学で非常勤として18年間教えてきています。


Claudia Stadius is a trained, licensed teacher. She teaches our 1st/2nd class.  She has a BS  in education and has over 15 years of experience teaching in Japan. 

クラウディア スタディウス先生は、実習を受け、教員免許を持つ常勤の先生で、年長-小学1年生を受け持っています。教職の学士号を持ち、日本で15年以上教えてきた経験もあります。

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Aiko Veale is our accountant and secretary.  She is an experienced and licensed bookkeeper and teacher.  She can answer any questions in Japanese, as needed.


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Christian Brown teaches our 5/6 grade class and physical education to grades 3-6.  He has a BA in Communications from Dallas Baptist University and has over 13 years of teaching in Japan.


Jonathan Rasson teaches our junior high.  He taught for 4 years in Yamanashi in the JET program in junior high and has a master's degree from Waseda University. For more information about Mr. Rasson, and a look at the subjects he teaches in the junior high, please look at his site:

 ジョナサン ラッソン先生は、中学1-2年生を受け持ち、また、小学5年生〜中学1年生の体育も教えています。これまでに、山梨県の中学校で4年間JETプログラムで教えてきた経験があり、早稲田大学の修士号も持っています。


Mrs. Tomoko Furuya is a highly qualified and experienced Japanese teacher with a master's degree.   She teaches Japanese classes.



Kiyoyasu Kawaguchi teaches Eiken classes and ESL classes after school.  Mr. Kawaguchi is a highly qualified and experienced teacher with over 30 years of college teaching. 



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Mr. Naoyuki Furuya is a highly qualified and trained language teacher.  He teaches Japanese.



Reiko Maruyama holds a Japanese to foreigners' license, a kindergarten license, and an education degree.  She teaches Japanese classes, and she has started a Japanese as a Second Language after school class.



Stephen Veale is our chaplain.  He teaches the children stories from the Bible every Friday.  He is an experienced teacher from New Zealand. 


Future teachers:  

All classroom teachers should have at least a bachelor’s degree from an English-speaking country, and a certification to teach. He or she must be a native English speaker (highly fluent for kindergarten) and an active Christian.  For more information contact Suzy Brown at Please send your resume (CVC) with a letter describing your teaching philosophy and your faith.

Positions needed: 

One full-time position for a high school teacher is available from April 2022.  Only qualified applicants please apply.


One part-time position for junior high and high school Japanese literature classes is to begin in April 2022.  Good pay, great students!  4 days a week, Monday through Thursday, hours are typically between 10 and 12.  Kokugo texts and workbooks are used for these classes.

今後、教師募集の条件この学校で教える常勤の先生は、全員英語のネイティブであり、毎週教会に通う熱心なクリスチャンであることが条件になります。また、英語圏の国の学士号+教員免許を取得しているか、修士号を取得していることも条件になります。詳しいことはスージ ブラウンまでご連絡下さい。( また、ご自身の信仰と教育に対する考えを述べたものを送って下さい.