APIS strives for excellence in teaching:

  • To ensure measurable, standard-based student performances and achievements by implementing a cutting-edge curriculum and research-based instructional strategies.
  • To assemble a superb group of educators, who are not only excellent teachers but also accomplished individuals serving as role models.
  • To provide a Christ-centered, loving, and caring community that promotes students’ creativity and passion for learning.
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  • Tiaan van der Linde
    Director of Admissions and College Counseling
    M.S. Portland State University / B.A. University of Vermont
    A native of Vermont, Mr. van der Linde was a faculty member, admissions director, coach, and dormitory parent at four independent schools prior to joining APIS Hawai'i. His teaching experience includes English, geography, history, and music. Mr. van der Linde enjoys learning new things from his students and observing students teaching one another. He has visited 40 countries on five continents by airplane, sailboat, cargo ship, and bicycle. He enjoys mountain biking, Nordic and Alpine skiing, sailing, and playing the fiddle.