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Amina LaCour


Elementary School Principal

  • B.S., Environmental Policy and Planning, University of California at Davis – California, United States
  • M.A., International Comparative Education, Stanford University – California, United States
  • California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, Mills College – California, United States
  • M.A., Early Childhood Education, Mills College – California, United States
  • Certificate of International Leadership, Principals' Training Center – Massachusetts, United States

Amina is originally from Denmark although she has lived around the world in many countries including Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Norway, Kuwait, Switzerland and the United States. Her passion for international education has also lead her to travel the world. Prior to joining the MET, Amina worked in the American School of Guatemala and Colegio Maya in Guatemala, Saigon South International School in Vietnan, and Copenhagen International School in Denmark. 

Being a Spanish speaker, Amina moved to Panama in 2015 along with her son Gianmarco to enjoy the Panamanian tropics. She joined the MET as our Elementary School Assistant Principal and PYP Curriculum Coordinator and since, has been an integral part in leading our Elementary School's growth and overseeing the delivery and evaluation of our PYP curriculum.

In 2018, Amina was appointed Elementary School Principal.