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Mike Ronski

Mike Ronski

Middle School Math and STEAM Teacher

I grew up in Ohio and received my bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.   After a 10 year career as a Reactor Engineer at a Nuclear Power plant in Wisconsin and completion of a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin system, I began a new career as a research scientist developing new products for Kimberly Clark.  Five years later, my family relocated to Puerto Rico and I started a consulting company to provide custom computer programming and training to companies.  

A move to South East Asia offered an opportunity to start teaching in a classroom.  While living in Malaysia and teaching at Mont’Kiara International School, I completed my teaching license program and received my license through the State of Florida.  I spent the last two years teaching at Singapore American School, the highest rated American school in Singapore.  

A continual theme in my career is teaching and helping others develop critical thinking skills.  One of the greatest joys that I experience is the “Ah ha” moment when the person that I am helping finally masters a problem or issue that has been perplexing them.  I am very grateful for the opportunity to teach students and to be part of the CDS family.

 

 

Aside from teaching, I am an instructor and practitioner of martial arts and am pursuing a second degree black belt in Choi Kwang Do.  I enjoy the outdoors; golfing, gardening and especially time in and near to the ocean.   

My wife and I have two daughters that attend CDS, one in middle school and the other in high school.  We are avid travelers and have enjoyed the opportunities to explore the areas that we have lived.  Costa Rica has a plethora of things to offer and I look forward to growing personally and professionally in the extraordinary environment.