SSIS proudly introduces our new Chemistry Teacher Mr. Roger Tu from the United States. He graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and M.A.T. in Science Education. After ten years teaching at an inner-city high school in Philadelphia, he moved overseas to teach at Concordia International School Shanghai for eight years and Asia Pacific International School-Seoul Campus for two years. As a teacher, he has served as a volleyball coach, helped with the robotics team, advised a service organization and led several service trips in China and Southeast Asia. In 2015, Mr. Tu spent a gap year volunteering as the director of service learning for the Concordia Welfare and Education Foundation, a Hong Kong based NGO focused on poverty alleviation in China and Cambodia. He has been very involved in various ministries in his home churches, including youth ministry, outreach, audio/visual team, and media team. Mr. Tu likes to cook, play board games, and go on service trips. He is also a father to his three children.
Founded in 1996, the Shanghai Singapore International School aims to develop each student into a responsible global citizen, with a strong sense of character preparing them for success in any life or career path they may choose.