Staff

Administrators/Teachers

Komet Sae-Zhong (Tong) earned master’s degrees in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from Srinakarinwirote University in Bangkok and in Pastoral Studies from Azusa Pacific University in California, U.S.A. Tong received a bachelor of arts in Mass Communication from Ramkamhaeng University in Bangkok, Thailand. He is a former Santisuk English School (SES) graduate and taught there since 2002 and a recipient of a 2001 Leadership For the New Millennium (LFMN) Scholarship to the U.S.A. Tong is the director and teaching at Santisuk Rachayotin (RYT). He and his wife Gynna have one son.

Regular Teachers

Byrla Busch earned a master’s in special education with concentrations in specific learning disabilities and emotional behavior disorders and a certificate in postsecondary teaching at Bethel University in Minnesota, U.S.A. Byrla completed a certificate in autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and taught children with ASD 17 years in Minnesota, U.S.A. Byrla received a bachelor of science degree in education at Northwestern College in Iowa, U.S.A. She taught English at Santisuk English School (SES) for one month in 2012 and 2016 and will be a native English teacher and board member at Santisuk Rachayotin (RYT). She has two married children with 4 grandchildren and one single son.
Naveed Joseph (Tony) earned a bachelor of arts degree in commerce with an emphasis in accounting, economics, business communication, and statistics from the University of Punjab in Pakistan. Tony passed an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) under the British Council at Islamabad, Pakistan. He is married to Kanwal Joseph (Pinky) and they have one son. He has been teaching English at Santisuk Ladprao since July 2014. He will be teaching and doing finance and IT work, as well as a board member at RYT.
Colleen Combrinck Colleen Combrinck is from Cape Town South Africa. She earned diplomas in Education from the Department of Education and in Theology from Cape Bible Training Center, including TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certificate from Cape Town Training Institute. Colleen had been teaching since 1985 - 2017 in South Africa. She has been teaching at SES (Jan -July 2018) and Rachayotin since August 2018. She also serves on the board at Rachayotin. Her children are adults, a daughter and a son.

Adjuncts

Kanwal Joseph (Pinky) earned a bachelor of arts degree with a concentration in English Literature and journalism from the University of Punjab in Pakistan. Pinky holds a two-year diploma in Ministerial Training from Rhema Bible Training Center in Thailand and passed an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) under the British Council at Islamabad, Pakistan. She is married to Tony and they have one son. She has been teaching English at Santisuk Ladprao since July 2014. She will be teaching and working as an administrator, as well as a board member at RYT.
Berlie De Casa Otico - Bohol, Philippines

Teachers - June Session

teacher Jessie Smith - USA
teacher Isabel Sanchez - USA

Staff

Sinapa Kruepan (Jamie) She received a nursing certificate from The Royal Thai Army Nursing College and worked as a nurse for 1 year. After that she got a job at an international school as a teacher assistant and also as a private English tutor for kids and adults. She also received a TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) certificate from Cebu Graduate School of Theology, Philippines in 2017. She loves and enjoys teaching English. She would love to teach Thai people so that they can read, write and communicate with foreigners confidently. Jamie is an office manager and teacher of Basic 1-3 and Pre-1 at Santisuk Rachayotin