Edgar Miranda was named principal of International Community School in July 2014.
He has 41 years of experience as a teacher and educational administrator. Most recently, he had been principal of Anglo-American School of Sofia, Bulgaria. He was principal in Rochester (N.Y.) City School District and Hemstead (N.Y.) Union Free School District. His background also includes serving as director of The Xerox Center for Multicultural Education, SUNY Geneseco, N.Y., and director of bilingual education for Rochester (N.Y.) School District. He has a master's degree in educational administration from C.W. Post College and a master's degree in bilingualism and a bachelor' degree in elementary education from Hofstra University.
A native of Puerto Rico, Mr. Miranda did not speak English when he first attended elementary school in the United States. So he understands firsthand the experience of ICS's non-English speaking students.
He and his wife, Bernadette, have five adult children and four grandchildren.
Alisa Bouer joined the International Community School of Georgia (ICS) as associate principal in December 2013.
Having served in the education field since 1998, Ms. Bouer has worked with students and families in elementary and high schools. She holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Central Florida and master's degrees from Clark Atlanta University and University of West Georgia. Her studies focused on educational leadership, social work and psychology. She brings expertise to ICS in the areas of community outreach, English language learners, diverse communities, title 1 schools, special education, student support team and data achievement.
A native of southern Florida, Ms. Bouer has lived in Atlanta since 1994 and has three children.