ABOUT

Administrators

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    Nikki Arellano

    High School Level Coordinator

    Niiki is a graduate of the University of Asia and the Pacific, with a degree in Humanities, major in Literature. She is currently pursuing her Master's in Anglo-American Literature at the University of the Philippines. Her work includes presenting at an international conference on William Shakespeare at the National Taiwan University. Currently, aside from being the Level Coordinator for High School, she teaches Literature and Art in high school. 

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    Meg Murrf Trinidad

    Office of Student Affairs

    Meg joined Bannister Academy on its fifth year as the Preschool and Grade School Level Coordinator. She brings with her a wealth of experience from working in a couple of schools after she finished her degree in Education at the University of Asia and the Pacific.

    She is currently handling the Office of Student Affairs. Included in this office are the following: the Personal Formation department which takes care of the school's character education and mentoring program, all student life activities, and all external activities or efforts that promote the school community. Meg also teaches Literature and Latin.

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    Isis So

    Grade School Level Coordinator

    Isis joined Bannister Academy initially just as a faculty member. After a year as a class adviser and teaching, she is now the Grade School Level Coordinator. Her experiences in teaching for more than a decade have brought the school a great deal of help in developing the curriculum for Grade School and in training the teachers in that level. She is currently teaching Social Studies in Grade School. She has a BA in History and Environmental Studies from the University of Toronto and a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education: Teacher of Students with and without Disabilities PreK-2 from the Lesley University.


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    Monaliza Go

    School Registrar

    Mona works as the school's Registar and Administrator. Her experiences include working in the University of Asia and the Pacific in MIS and in the Registrar's Office. She has also worked as a Registrar for other secondary education institutions.

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    Ralph Jude Pakinkin

    Discipline Officer

    RJ graduated with a degree of BA in Humanities, with Professional Certificate in Industrial Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific. He is in charge of ensuring that student policies and rules are followed.  

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    Dr. Antonio N. Torralba

    Founder

    Dr. Torralba's involvement in Bannister Academy is a product of his years of experience in education, both secondary and tertiary. His experience includes:

    • Ten-year experience as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) and the M.A. Humanities Program of the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P)
    • Associate Professor in the same university and a member of the University’s Board of Trustees
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    Nicholas Galvez, Jr.

    Headmaster

    Mr. Galvez took the helm of Bannister Academy bringing with him more than 30 years of experience in the field of education. His experience includes teaching in both grade school and high school, and an extensive number of years spent as an administrator, from being a subject coordinator to being principal. He has also published textbooks in English and he is a regular speaker for teacher conferences. His extansive experience in education helps Bannister keep in track with its mission and vision. He also teaches in High School, handling Latin classes for grades seven and eight. 

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    Raymond B. Villanueva

    Executive Director

    Raymond is a graduate of the University of Asia and the Pacific, with a degree in Entreprenuerial Managament. He pursued further studies in Educational Management at the Ateneo de Manila University. Aside from being the Executive Director of the school, he also teaches subjects in Social Studies and Entreprenuership in high school. 

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