Our Team

Our Team

Neli Ivanova- Pisanova

Country of birth: Bulgaria
Qualifications: Elementary Education – 1-8th gr L. A. Budlong School Chicago Il. USA; High School Education – Language High School “Ivan Vazov” ,Plovdiv- French and Russian;
Higher Education – Bachelor in Economic of Tourism, Agricultural University of Plovdiv; Master in Management of Tourism, University of Food Technologies, Plovdiv; Second Master – Primary and Elementary Education, University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski”
Certifications: Animator – British academic center
Years of experience: Ten years of experience in the field of Tourism and Management and two years of teaching experience at Children Language and Art workshop “SunShine”
Current responsibilities:CEO of Children Art and Language workshop and Language Studio “SunShine”; English and Art teacher at Children Art and Language workshop “SunShine”; Animator at Children Art workshop “SunShine”; Supporting American projects in English

Elena Kocheva

Country of birth: Bulgaria
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree – English teacher and translator in German as Second language. Master’s degree – Spanish teacher, University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski”
Years of experience: Five years as a teacher in Spain and Bulgaria.
Current responsibilities: Teaching Spanish, English and German language; English and Spanish teacher at Children Art and Language Workshop and Language Studio “SunShine”; Support teacher in Children Art classes at Children Art and Language Workshop “SunShine”; Supporting American projects in English and Spanish.

Kameliya Atanasova Ugleshova

Country of birth: Bulgaria
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree- Bulgarian Philology; Master’s degree- Applied Linguistics in German, University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski”
Certifications: Test DAF
Years of experience: Seven years of experience in all edicational levels – Foreign Language High-school “Professor doctor Asen Zlatarov”, town of Haskovo ; German language center “Martin Luther” , University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski”
Current responsibilities:German language teacher at Children Art and Language Workshop and Language Studio “SunShine”.

Bogdanka Adamu

Country of birth: Bulgaria
Qualifications: BA Russian Philology (Plovdiv University); MA English (Plovdiv University); MSc Education (State University of New York SUNY)
Certifications: ESL, IGCSE (English), Cambridge PDQ (Leadership in Education);AS Examiner; AS English General Paper (EGP); International Baccalaureate (CAS); teacher trainer in the EC programme “Support for Success” by the Ministry of Education and Science
Years of experience: over 35 years in various countries
Current responsibilities: Co-founder of SunShine Language Studio and teacher of Russian and English in the Cambridge program

Boyanka Ivanova

Country of birth: Bulgaria
Qualifications: MA Russian and English; MSc Education
Certifications: Plovdiv University -Russian Philology; National Luis University, USA-English as a second language, Political Science, Learning Behaviour Specialist L2; teacher trainer in the EC programme “Support for Success” by the Ministry of Education and Science
Years of experience: Over 30 years teaching experience – 10 years in Bulgaria; 23 years in United States of America
Current responsibilities: volunteer teacher in English and in Russian

David Gwyn Jones

Country of birth: UK
Qualifications: MBA (INSEAD); MS Computer Information Systems; MSc Management Research (Oxford); PGCE Secondary Education Mathematics
Certifications: SKE O level & A Level Mathematics; IB Diploma Computer Science
Years of experience: over 15 years in various countries
Current responsibilities: consultant and IB teacher in mathematics and computer science for the IB и A Level; teacher in phonics.

Stepan Kolchev

Country of birth: Moldova
Qualifications: Bachelor – teacher of mathematics and physics from Pedagogical University Ion Kreanga in Chisinau.
Certifications: school pedagogy
Years of experience: over 35 years of experience as a teacher of mathematics and physics and a teacher in the Russian language
Current responsibilities: Teacher in Russian