WASC Coordinator and ACAMIS ACE Rep. and Upper PYP Coordinator (G3-5)
Jennifer Nicklas is originally from the United States where she taught art for five years before moving to China in 2012 with her husband and two children. She graduated cum laude from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor’s in Art Education and holds a Master’s of Art Education and Leadership from Boston University.
Jennifer enjoys being involved in the community and has held the position of PTA president, hosted several international arts festivals, organized charity fundraisers, and currently serves as Chair of Arts and Cultural Events for the Association of China and Mongolia International Schools (ACAMIS).
Jennifer enjoys researching and writing about art and her work has appeared in several publications. Jennifer believes the IB philosophy supports the whole student by connecting learning across disciplines and she looks forward to fostering the creativity in all of her students.