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 our.

  • Welcome to Country Day School

    An American School serving an international population of Global Citizens

    Boys reading

  • Encouraging Development in a Safe Environment

    We celebrate success and encourage growth, all within a safe and supportive environment where well-being comes first

    Girl reading

  • Inspiring Every Child

    We attract talented, experienced and world class faculty and staff

    Student looking at book with teacher

  • Encouraging Success

    Students are part of a global learning community that includes peers and teachers from around the world.

    Girls in art class

  • The Panthers Teams

    We promote team effort, dedication and pride to achieve focused goals

    Girls playing football

  • Inspiring Creativity

    We inspire and celebrate the arts as a channel for growth and education

    Orchestra

  • Keep Informed

    Check our news, blogs, calendars and communications

    Outdoor area

  • Join Our CDS Family

    It will be our pleasure to welcome you and your family to our campus

    Young students on floor International School in Costa Rica Colegio Internacional Country Day School

  • Request More Information

    Contact us now and visit our beautiful campus

    Outdoor area

Belany Alan

Belany Alan - Country Day School

Prep Assistant

I was born in 1994 in San José, Costa Rica to a Costa Rican father and Guatemalan mother. I was raised in San José Costa Rica. Ever since I was a little girl always knew I wanted to be a teacher. 

I began studying English in 1999 at multiple well-known institutions in Costa Rica where I have acquired a prominent level of professional English, certified by the American Council of the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTF). 

I graduated with a  Bachelor’s Degree with honors in Bilingual Preschool teaching from the Universidad Latina de Costa Rica in 2017. I am currently studying a Licentiate in Preschool Teaching at Universidad Estatal a Distancia (UNED); with my graduation scheduled for mid-2019.

I am currently studying for a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management in Universidad Estatal a Distancia. I am certified with TKT (Teaching knowledge test) on all 3 modules by the University of Cambridge.

I previously worked as a Kindergarten head teacher in Lean and Play Preschool in Heredia. I began working at Country Day School as a classroom teaching assistant in September of 2016.

In my free time, I enjoy music and playing the violin, which I have studied it for 10 years. I have been happily married since 2016.