Our Leadership Team

Bertrand Ferret, Headmaster and Head of Secondary
Jean-Francois Lopez, Head of Primary School
Karine Afopa, Assistant to the Head of School & CEO/Registrar

Zahra Boudaoui, Assistant to the Deputy Head of Secondary & IB Coordinator

Sylisse Thai, Assistant to the Head of Primary
Wendie Meymarian, Curriculum Development & Instructional Coordinator

Kerry Briard, Director of Admissions and Development

Thiri Caplinger, Advancement Coordinator/Admissions

Aisha Dibaki, Advancement Coordinator/Development

Lorraine Gachelin, Director of Communications and Community Development

Fanny Kerwich-Doyle, Advancement Coordinator/Events

Joseph Lasseigne, Advancement Coordinator/Communications

Afterschool Programs
Shari Bow, Churchill Programs Coordinator

Maria Gdalina, Waterview Programs Coordinator


Jesse Llamas, Athletics Director

College Counseling

Jennifer Kim, College Counselor 


Kym Brinkley, Waterview Campus Counselor

Jennifer Kim, Waterview Campus Counselor

Jessika Lara,  Waterview Campus Counselor

Kelley Loyd, Churchill Campus Counselor

Lynsey Stacks, Churchill Campus Nurse

Laurent Lebaillif, Chief Financial Officer
Amber Shaikh, Accountant
Elisabeth Altunian, Accounts Payable/Purchasing Agent

Human Resources

Zilla Webb, Director of Human Resources

Information Technology
Douglas Lee, Director of Technology

Language Institute
Yohanis Mibrathu, Director of Language Institute/Language Camps

Student Affairs
Shari Bow, Student Affairs, Churchill Campus
Sophie Davis, Head of Student Affairs, Waterview Campus

Staff/Faculty Directory

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  • Equivalency of French Diplomas

    • Most evaluators consider obtaining the French Baccalauréat equivalent to 24 credit hours, just like the International Baccalaureate.
    • The French Ministry of Education delivers 5 diplomas: DEUG or BTS (after 2 years), License (after 3 years) equivalent of an American Bachelor's, Maîtrise (after 4 years) equivalent of an American Master's and a Doctorat (after 5 to 6 years) equivalent of an American Doctorate.
    • To be certified by the French Ministry of Education, French teachers have to have at least a Licence (equivalent of a Bachelor) and go through a school called IUFM for two years. The first year is an academic year, where they have to take a competitive examination at the end of the year. If they succeed, they are accepted into the second year to complete the rest of the academic program and train in real-life classes as interns for a specified number of hours. If they are successful, they receive their certification diploma at the end of the second year. This certification is valid to teach pre-K through 5th grade for those who get the "Professeur des Ecoles " diploma, and to teach 6th through 12th grade for those who get the "Professeur Certifié" diploma for a specific subject in Secondary.
    • A "License" is an equivalent to an American Bachelor's; a "Maîtrise" is an equivalent to an American Master's; a "Doctorat" is an equivalent to an American Doctorate.
    • The "Professeur des Ecoles" diploma and "Professeur certifié" diploma are a two-year French teaching certification given by the French Ministry of Education.

Lower School Campus

6039 Churchill Way, Dallas, TX 75230
Tel: (972) 991-6379; Fax: (972) 991-6608

Upper School Campus

17811 Waterview Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75252
Tel: (469) 250-0001; Fax: (214) 570-4900