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  • Welcome to Country Day School

    An American School serving an international population of Global Citizens

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  • Encouraging Development in a Safe Environment

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

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  • Inspiring Every Child

    We attract talented, experienced and world class faculty and staff

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  • Encouraging Success

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

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

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Ivania Espeleta

Ivania Espeleta - Country Day School

Counselor

I have been a school counselor for 14 years. In 2012 I began working at Country Day School as the Early Childhood Counselor. I love my job because it gives  me the opportunity to grow, every day, professionally and personally.

I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Psychologist from Universidad Centroamericana de Ciencias Sociales (2004)  and a Master’s Degree in Pedagogy with Emphasis on Development and Comprehensive Early Childhood Care from Universidad Nacional (2009). In addition, I am certified in International Infant  Massage Instructor and Psychoanalytic Psychodrama. I have training in Conscious Discipline, Tribes, Intervention in Crisis in Situations of Disaster, CPR, and  AED.  I love professional learning and am constantly looking to increase my knowledge.

I like sports, in particular, running. I am currently training to participate in an international marathon.

I also enjoy going to music concerts and traveling both in Costa Rica and internationally.  My passion is to have new experiences which can I know new people and places.