Suzy Brown, the founder and principal of the school, has a B.S. in Elementary Education and an M.A. in Language and Literacy.  Mrs. Brown is a licensed teacher with 9 years of elementary teaching experience in the public school system in Texas, USA. She also worked for two years at the University of Texas as a student-teacher trainer, observing, evaluating, and advising teacher trainees, and  deciding whether they were ready to receive a state teacher's license.  Mrs. Brown taught English part-time for 18 years at Yamanashi Eiwa College in Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan.   

この学校の創設者で、校長でもあるスージー・ブラウン先生は、初等教育の学士号を持ち、語学や文学に関しては修士号を取得しています。また、教員免許を持ち、アメリカ・テキサス州の公立小学校で9年間教えた経験もあります。さらに、テキサス大学で、実習生の指導者としても2年間働きました。そこでは、実際に実習生の授業を見学し、評価した後にアドバイスをあげたり、その実習生が卒業して教員免許を取得してもいいかどうかを最終的に決定する、といったことなども任されていました。 ブラウン先生は、甲府の山梨英和大学で非常勤として18年間教えてきています。

Christian Brown teaches grades 4 and 5 and physical education grades 1-3.  He has a BA in Communications from Dallas Baptist University and has over 12 years of teaching experience in Japan.  The students love him and he is a dedicated, gifted teacher.


Claudia Stadius is a trained, licensed teacher.  She teaches 1st grade. She has a BS  in education and has over 15 years of experience teaching in Japan. She is a gifted teacher and we are blessed to have her with us. 


Future teachers:

All classroom teachers must be English speakers and active Christians. He or she must have at least a bachelor’s degree, a certification to teach from an English-speaking country, or hold a Master's degree. 

For more information contact Suzy Brown at Please send your resume (CVC) with a letter describing your faith and your teaching philosophy.


詳しいことはスージ ブラウンまでご連絡下さい。( また、ご自身の信仰と教育に対する考えを述べたものを送って下さい。

Consultant for NLIS and pastor of New Life International Church, Danny Brown, has a B.A. in Religious Studies, an M.A. in Teaching E.S.L., and a Ph.D. in Foreign Language Education.  Dr. Brown has been a full-time English teacher at Yamanashi Eiwa College for 22 years. 


Jonathan Rasson teaches our 6th/7th grade class and physical education to 4th through 7th grades.  He taught 4 years in Yamanashi in the JET program in junior high and has a masters degree from Waseda University.  He's doing a great job challenging our students and helping them grow.

ジョナサン ラッソン先生は、小学6年生と中学1年生を受け持ち、また、小学4年生〜中学1年生の体育も教えています。これまでに、山梨県の中学校で4年間JETプログラムで教えてきた経験があり、早稲田大学の修士号ももっています。

Kiyoyasu Kawaguchi teaches Japanese classes to grades 1, 2, and 4 and ESL classes after school.  Mr. Kawaguchi is a highly qualified and experienced teacher with over 30 years of college teaching.  


Mrs. Tomoko Furuya is also a highly qualified and experienced Japanese teacher with a master's degree.   She teaches Japanese classes to grades 2, 5, 6 & 7.   


Aiko Veale is our accountant and secretary.  She is an experienced bookkeeper and teacher, as well. She can answer any questions in Japanese, as needed.


Stephen Veale is our chaplain.  He teaches the children stories from the Bible every Friday.  He is an experienced teacher from New Zealand.