Marina Lytle

Director

Ms. Lytle received a B.A. in History and a M. Ed. in Special Education from UNC-Charlotte. She earned an Educational Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership from Union University and is currently a Doctoral Candidate in Educational Leadership from Liberty University. Her area of focus is the measurement of school related stress among Asian students in international school settings. Ms. Lytle has 24 years of educational experience that include teaching from grade one through university level and holding various administrative positions. She holds state licensure from Tennessee and North Carolina in SPED K-12, and administrative licensure in Tennessee. She is considered Highly Qualified in Grades K-5.


Rebecca Young

Elementary Principal

Ms. Rebecca Young has been employed by OASIS International schools since 2013, and has taught both Fourth and Fifth Grades at KIA. This is her first year as Elementary Principal. In 2002, she received a Bachelor of Science in Learning Foundations from Union University in Jackson, TN and in 2004 received a Masters of Education from Mid-America. In spring 2017, she will graduate with a Masters of Education in Administration and Supervision from Liberty University. Ms. Young holds a teaching certificate from the state of Tennessee. She grew up in Nashville, Tennessee and has also lived in Mississippi and Florida. Ms. Young has previous experience in office management and in administration in an early childhood center. During her spare time she likes to read, spend time with friends and family, and play piano.


Randy Lounds

Secondary Principal

Mr. Randy Lounds has been working with the OASIS network of schools since August of 2003. Shortly after receiving his bachelor's degree from Wheaton College, Mr. Lounds moved to Uijongbu, South Korea, to teach at a sister school of Kunming International Academy. Mr. Lounds taught German and Spanish for three years before becoming the Secondary Principal in his fourth year in Uijongbu. Mr. Lounds spent a total of eleven years in Uijongbu serving as a teacher and a principal as well as serving as the Interim Director for one year. Mr. Lounds also completed a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration through Cairn University in 2007. He holds a state of Illinois teaching certificate and a state of Pennsylvania administrator's certificate. In addition to his teaching and administrative roles in Korea, Mr. Lounds also coached the girls' varsity volleyball team and started a boys' varsity volleyball team. During Mr. Lounds' eleven years of coaching volleyball in Korea, he coached four conference champion teams and had four different players earn most valuable player awards in the conference tournament. In his free time, Mr. Lounds enjoys playing volleyball, running, and spending time with his family.


Joahna DeLeon

Business Manager

In 1993, Mrs. De Leon graduated from San Sebastian College-Recoletos de Cavite with a B.Sc.B.A.-Accountancy. Mrs. De Leon started working right after college and joined Fildream Estate Realty Development as a Bookkeeper where she worked for two and a half years. The following two years she took a job as an Accounting Supervisor at Philippine Elec Co., Ltd., a Japanese manufacturing company that produces water filtration machines. She then moved to another Japanese manufacturing firm, N.T. Philippines, Inc. that specializes in producing flexible printed circuit products where she spent seven years, first as Chief Accountant, and then she was promoted to Head of the Administration Department after one and a half years of service. Before joining KIA, she worked as a Consultant at a foreign owned Consulting Company in Kunming for five years. She joined KIA in 2010 and is now currently serving as the Business Manager. She loves music and spending time with children.