• A Global Family

    The world is full of opportunities. We give your child a place to grow so they can reach out and grab them.

    Our School

  • Learning for Everyone

    Whatever your child needs, our curriculum inspires them to reach their full potential.

    teacher with students

  • Building The Whole Child

    Our students have the confidence to achieve, but also the character and values to become valued members of society.

    students playing water polo

  • Teachers Who Care

    Our experienced teaching staff care about the education of their students, and are always prepared to go one step further.

    Our Teachers 2017

  • Join Our Community

    Our close-knit community of parents, teachers and students is our pride and joy. We hope you can be a part of it.


  • A World of Excitement

    Our packed calendar of events and activities will make each day special.

    Les Martinets Trip

  • Helping Children Grow

    Your child can go anywhere. We aim to give them the confidence to get there.

    DCIS Proms 2016

Staff Profile: Maritess Regado

Maritess Regado

DSE Pathways Class Teacher (1TR)

Maritess earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Bachelor of Arts in Guidance and Counselling degrees from St. Scholastica’s College Manila, Philippines.


Tess is proud to share that she has been teaching in special education for fourteen years now. Prior to coming to Singapore she was a special educator in the Philippines for four years. She also has experience working with infants, toddlers, teenagers and adults with special and exceptional needs.

Following her graduation, Maritess worked as a human resource practitioner handling recruitment, employee relations and training and development. In 1999 she decided to join the educational setting and worked as a college guidance counsellor and lecturer of psychology. This was also the year she was introduced to the exciting world of special education. In 2001, she began teaching children with special needs. She teaches academic subjects, social skills, life skills, behaviour modification and provides support and accommodations in the classroom. 

Maritess was born and raised in Las Pinas City, Philippines.

She moved to Singapore eleven years ago and since then has considered this country her second home. She was born into a family of educators who instilled into her a love of learning. The core of her teaching philosophy stems from her love of children, regardless of their differences. Tess believes in developing a relationship with her students based on respect, fun and a want to succeed.

Share this page: