St Paul Hanoi strengthens ties with US school system

17:23 | 08/08/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - St Paul American School Hanoi (SPASH) recently announced strengthening ties with the US Education system by accepting the full management program with the Nacel International School Systems (NISS) which was previously an affiliation of NISS. NISS aims to convey its high quality American-internationalized education to St Paul Hanoi, preparing students of all ages for success in an ever-increasing global community.

Dr Frank Tarsitano, Chief Executive Officer of NISS attended the opening ceremony of the new school year and introduced the new principal, Dr Steven Jordahl as the new superintendent of St Paul highlighting the positive shift in the enrollments of students wishing to participate in programs abroad.

Dr. Frank Tarsitano- Chief Executive Officer

Students from 17 countries make up the quota of students at St Paul Hanoi with an increase in numbers of over 100 percent in the last academic school year.  A big attraction is the introduction of the Advanced Placement (AP) program which guides and prepares students for further studies overseas.  All teachers are fully certified as content teachers with valuable experience teaching at the international level.

St Paul is gearing up to move to its new campus in Splendora, west of the city which will boast state-of-the-art facilities including the first ever custom designed baseball field in Hanoi.  Two swimming pools, tennis courts, soccer fields and indoor and outdoor basketball courts make up the outdoor sports facilities for this new campus.  “With the combination of this exceptional program offered and its new Splendora Campus, St Paul will certainly be rated as a first-class option for any international student,” Dr Frank Tarsitano said.

Principal, Dr Steven Todd Jordahl

St Paul anticipates strong interest from the Vietnamese community  to prepare their children for international studies with summer programs offered at the partner school in Minnesota, the US.  Secondary school students particularly will benefit from this program which will save costs in the long run with this strong US educational background and completed credits,  which can save a year abroad.

St Paul Hanoi will open for the new academic year on August 13 at the present campus in Cau Giay and will be moving to Splendora in December 2014./.

Duong Nga