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  • An International School

    The expansive landscaped campus of Léman International School – Chengdu is nestled amid lush fields and gardens at the foot of Chengdu’s hills.

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  • Student Life at LIS

    Students will uncover talents, abilities and discover new interests and carry them throughout their lives.


  • Experienced and Talented Team

    Our experienced and talented team of professionals is a critical component of our success as a truly outstanding learning institution.


  • Personal Growth

    At Léman we believe the only measure that matters is that of your child’s academic and personal growth.


  • Welcome to Admissions

    Léman International School - Chengdu is the premier international school in southwestern China, serving students from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12.


  • School News

    Find out the latest news from our family.

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J.C. Trowt

  • Master of Arts, University of Michigan Rackham Graduate College;
  • Bachelors History/English with a Concentration in Writing, University of Michigan;
  • Secondary Education certificate, University of Michigan.

J.C. graduated from University of Michigan in 2003 with a B.A. in History and English with a concentration in writing, and a Secondary Education Degree in 2006.  The same year he began his teaching career in the Flint Community Schools where he worked as Chair of the English Department and Team Leader of the Eighth grade until 2012.

During this time, he began his graduate work through University of Michigan’s Rackham Graduate College in the American Cultures program, where he studied the development of English Creole languages in the Caribbean with a focus on the Lesser Antilles. On his summers off, he frequented a number of islands for study, and even made his way over to Venezuela.  J.C. joined LIS since 2015.