Our Administration


Sheree Haley

Sheree Haley

Director, Head Administrator

Sheree Haley has Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership & Administration. In the fall of 1997, Sheree Haley accepted the position of Elementary Principal at Grace Academy in Chattanooga, TN USA. She remained in this position, as well as the position of Assistant Headmaster until May of 2011. In addition to her work at Grace Academy, from 2004 until 2011, Sheree Haley was involved in developing fifteen schools and training teachers in Togo, West Africa. In the fall of 2011, Mrs. Haley became the School Principal at American International School (AIS) in Accra, Ghana and then became the Senior Administrator at AIS in the fall of 2012. Mrs. Haley currently holds this position.

Minta Berry

Minta Berry

Business Manager

Minta Berry, native of Cincinnati, Ohio, joined the AIS team in 2011 as a high school teacher. She was named Business Manager for the school in 2012. Minta brings a wealth of business experience to the school. She worked as an editor for 10 years with a major educational publisher and then was a partner in an educational publishing services business for more than 20 years. Her educational background includes a BA in Business Administration and an MBA in Finance. Minta gave her life to Christ at an early age and relishes the opportunity at AIS to combine her business skills with her heart for the Lord.

Mary Yeboah

Mary Yeboah

Marketing Director

Mary Yeboah spent 6 years teaching art in a public school district outside of Chicago before relocating with her family to Ghana. Prior to joining American International School as Director of Marketing and Development she spent three years working in school administration and teaching in various schools throughout Ghana. Mary earned her BA in Art Education from Judson University in Illinois and her Masters in Business Administration with a concentration on marketing from Northern Illinois University. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Leadership for International and Intercultural Education from the University of Minnesota. She lives in Ghana with her husband and four children.

Lynn Tawiah

Lynn Tawiah

Elementary Principal

Anita Lynn Tawiah has served at AIS since September 2006. She hails from Memphis, Tennessee, where she received her Master of Arts in Teaching from The University of Memphis. After moving to Ghana in 2001, she trained teachers and established resource centers in three regions. With nearly 20 years of teaching experience, it continues to be her passion. She is married with three children.

Kim Kershner

Kim Kershner

Secondary Principal

Kimberly Kershner has been in education for 11 years. She has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in elementary education with a minor in mathematics from University of Illinois. She also has teaching endorsements in mathematics, language arts, science, and social science. After teaching in the United States for 6 years, she moved to Ghana where she has been a part of AIS for the past 5 years. She has taught middle school and high school courses including math, English, social studies, and Bible. Now that she has finished a Master’s degree in educational leadership and gained an administrative teaching license, her passion is to help continue to improve the school through leading teachers, analyzing curriculum, and creating a positive school environment for all.

Karen Gorman

Karen Gorman

Secondary Lead Teacher

Karen started teaching at AIS in August 2010, after being sent out to Ghana with her family to start a congregation of Hope City Church. During her time at AIS, Karen has taught all Sciences, Health and Algebra for the High School. She has a BEd (Hons), specializing in Secondary Sciences, and has over 20 years experience in Christian ministry. As Secondary Dean of Students, Karen will focus on pastoral care and student development. She passionately believes in empowering young people to realize and release their potential.