Ms. Birbil graduated Magna Cum Laude from New York University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education with a minor in Philosophy. Ms. Birbil pursued her teaching career while simultaneously receiving her Master’s degree in Education from The University of La Verne. With her Graduating Thesis, entitled The Socio-Emotional Benefits of Animals in the Classroom, and her Black Belt in Mixed Martial Arts, Ms. Birbil puts forth a select brand of empathy and perseverance into her life’s work.
She is a Greek-American who was born in Spain and grew up in Spain, Italy, England, South Africa, Mexico, The United States (Austin, TX. and New York City) and Greece. A true citizen of the world and a self-professed (Adult) Third Culture Kid, she understands the make-up of our student body as she too has traveled the world attending international schools.
Ms. Birbil has attended various Professional Development Training and Seminars. Some of which include a PYP training seminar in Burgos, Spain; a NESA conference in Athens, Greece; and several Learning Differences conferences hosted at ACS Athens campus.