Meet The Team - Cambodia

Meet the amazing team that works with and cares for our students everyday

Meet the Staff

Dara Heng

Principal

With more than 30 years in executive positions within retail sales, Ms. Wheeler has overseen all retail activity, leasing, operations, marketing and management of high-end and luxury brand retail stores and multi-store centers. Ms. Wheeler is currently a consultant to a highly recognized, cutting-edge personal flotation device firm. She has served on the boards of numerous cultural, arts and educational non-profit organizations and has provided pro bono development consulting for such non-profit groups as the Manchester Arts Partnership, the Manchester Film Festival, Southern Vermont Arts Center, the Vermont State Craft Center, the Frog Hollow Board and the Ronald McDonald House.

Chhaylon Kheang

Assistant Principal

Chaylon Kheang is the assistant school principal, as well as a teacher for numerous subjects. She has a Master’s Degree in Management. Chhaylon has been at TGC since 2010 and has 20 years of prior management and teaching experiences. Besides her role as the assistant school principal, she teaches Khmer, Math, Physics, Science, Home Affairs, as well as works with the Mentoring and Social Program.

Chanthou Seourng

Administrator

Chanthou Soeurng has been the administrator of The Global Child since 2015. She has a Bachelor’s Degree.

Makara Phou

Accountant

Makara Phou is the accountant at The Global Child. She has a Bachelor’s Degree and has been working at TGC since September of 2015.

Cheng Lim Kouy

Cook

Cheng Lim Kouy, affectionately known by the students as “Mum Lim,” has been with The Global Child since its inception in 2004. She is responsible for all the high-quality food prepared and served to all students and staff. Mum Lim also provides ongoing support and encouragement for the students and helps ensure their safety and happiness.

Mot Pov

House Mother

Mot Pov has been The Global Child’s House Mother, also known as “Mum Pov,” since 2004. She is responsible for the beauty, cleanliness, and safety of the school and its grounds, and supervises the students who assist her. Mum Pov also acts as the gardener.

Orn Pheoun

Maintenance Technician

Orn Pheoun, has worked at The Global Child since 2011 and currently serves as a maintenance technician. He has a Bachelor’s Degree.

Meet the Teachers

Soben Sorn

English Teacher and Social Worker

Soben Sorn has been with The Global Child since 2014, serving as an English teacher and TGC’s social worker. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature and spends his time reading international news, both in Khmer and in English. Soben has 5 years of experience in teaching.

Piseth Nou

English Teacher

Piseth Nou is a part-time English teacher at The Global Child and has been with us since 2011. He has a Master’s Degree in Education with a specialization in English. Piseth has 12 plus years serving as an English teacher.

Sophea Noun

History Teacher

Sophea Noun has been with The Global Child since 2014, teaching history, geography, and social science. He has dual Bachelor’s Degrees in History and Geography and Computer Science and is working on a Master’s Degree in General Management. He has worked as an educator for 9 years, including his time at TGC.

Sinath Chheang

Chemistry Teacher

Sinath Chheang has been Chemistry at The Global Child since 2011. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. Sinath has over 22 years of experience in education and in his capacity as a Chemistry teacher.

Chhean Chheng

Biology Teacher

Chhean Chheng has been working with The Global Child since 2011 and has served as a Biology teacher (both in Khmer and English). He has a Master’s Degree in Management. Chhean has over 18 years of experience as a teacher, many of those spent teaching Biology.

Vinida Kham

Biology Teacher

Vinida Kham has been working with TGC since 2011, teaching Biology and Earth Sciences. She is a secondary teacher in Education with over 30 years of experience as an educator.

Nget Bunthet

Biology Teacher

Nget Bunthet has worked with The Global Child since 2015 and teaches Biology and Earth Sciences. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and has taught sciences for over 14 years.

Kimkourng Hong

Math Teacher

Kimkourng Hong has been working at The Global Child since 2017, serving as a Math and Science Teacher. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education with a concentration in Math. Kinkourng has worked as a teacher for over 15 years.

Sonita Sem

Math Teacher

Sonita Sem has been working with The Global Child since 2017 as a Math teacher. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education with a concentration in Math. Sonita has been teaching for 4 years.

Chea Savy

Khmer Teacher

Chea Savy teaches Khmer and also does research and teaches at the local university. He has a Master’s Degree and likes to discuss his work over coffee.

Manin Oem

Computer Teacher

Manin Oem has been teaching Computer classes at The Global Child since 2010. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.

Da Yun

Computer Teacher

Da Yan has been working at The Global Child since 2013, teaching computer classes. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.

Savann Oun

Art Teacher

Savann Orn has been working in the field for over 11 years. He currently works at The Global Child as an art teacher. Savann received a Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management and completed his art studies at Phare Ponleu Selapak Art School.

Phit Chhim

Art Teacher

Phit Chhim has taught/ worked in the field for over 15 years. He teaches the student’s collage art and architecture. Phit is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in Architecture.

Khay Khandy

Morality Teacher

Khay Khandy is the Morality teacher at The Global Child and has been teaching here since 2017. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science. In Khay’s role, he helps teach the students about the central principle of Morality and good behavior.

Sophanna Prak

Music Teacher

Sophanna Prak has been teaching music for 7 years and serves as The Global Child’s music teacher. For years, Sophanna has been composing, playing, and sharing his original music.

Hourn Hun

Dance Teacher

Hourn Hun has worked at The Global Child since 2013 serving as one of the traditional Khmer dance teachers.

Sokhun Lun

Dance Teacher

Sokhun Lun has worked for TGC since 2013 as a Khmer traditional dance teacher. She has a certificate in Khmer Traditional Dance.

Phearun Dek

Karate Teacher

Phearun Dek has been a part of The Global Child since 2004, serving as a karate teacher. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature.

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