Sorry but this form will not work without cookies enabled. Please adjust your browser settings to enable cookies to continue. For more information on how to do this please see ourPersonal Information Collection Statement.

  • The MET Difference

    Cultivating the intellect, imagination, and values of each child.


  • Student Life

    We help build confidence to discover true passions and reach maximum potential.


  • Our Curriculum

    Our IB Continuum School is designed to promote critical thinking and communication skills for all ages.


  • Our Team

    Excellence in teaching where each child is motivated, happy, and inspired to learn.


  • News & Events

    Find the latest updates about school and blogs that focus on learning and parenting from experts in the field of education here.


  • Join Our Community

    We are the only International IB Continuum School in Panama. Join us and learn more.


  • Get in Touch

    Our Admission team is pleased to help your family join ours. Contact us today.


Nydia Manzanares


Elementary School Assistant Principal

  • B.S., Early Childhood Education, Norwich University – Vermont, United States
  • M.A., Family Counseling, Colegio Villanueva, Universidad Complutense de Madrid – Madrid, Spain

Nydia is originally from Honduras although she has also lived in the United States and Costa Rica. She is one of the MET's founding teachers. Before joining the MET as a homeroom teacher in 2011, Nydia had acquired 20 years of experience teaching at different grade levels. She worked at the American School of Tegucigalpa and the Discovery School of Tegucigalpa. In 2018, Nydia was appointed Assistant Elementary School Principal. 

Nydia strongly believes in personalized learning as each child is unique and learns in a different pace and style.

Three of her daughters also attend the MET since its founding, and continue to be proud MET students in our Secondary School.