Kyle Wagner joined the faculty community to address a key part of our school's strategic plan: how we can best, as a whole school, develop children's capacities to solve real-world problems and work productively with others, as we shift from over-emphasis on achievement, to a balanced emphasis on the growth of the whole child.
It's the first day of the 22-23 school year, and we are overjoyed to have our students back on campus! We're thinking about what this fresh start means for our community, and feeling the joy of being back together again.
Last Thursday, E-chieh Lin, our Director of Inclusion and Wellness, led our faculty and support staff in a Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) workshop during the most recent professional development days, focusing on how the community can lean into this critical work over the coming year, and how to understand both our personal and institutional motivations for learning the specific skills of JEDI work.
It was an exciting day on the TAS campus earlier this week as both new and familiar faces mingled on campus for a unique, hybrid professional development experience. Head of School Dr. Grace Cheng Dodge welcomed new and returning employees with her opening address, held in the school's auditorium as well as on Zoom.
The back-to-school time is upon us, including important events designed for our newest Tigers, including new TAS employees and families.
Kent Wu ‘95, Chief Operating Officer of JustKitchen, recently spoke to an audience of alumni and upper school students about his entrepreneurial journey. After starting and successfully exiting several businesses in the US, Kent moved back to Taiwan to work on JustKitchen in 2019. This spotlight article was written by The Blue and Gold student journalist Audrey H. '23.
Student to Faculty Ratio
Acre Suburban Campus in Taipei, Taiwan
Students in Grades KA-12
Faculty with Advanced Degrees
Consecutive Years of Gold Medals at iGEM competitions
Middle School and Upper School Sports, Clubs, & Activities
Students enrolled in Upper School Fine or Performing Arts classes
Laptop Program in Grades 3-12
Students Use the Tiger Health & Wellness Center Daily
Days of Mandarin Class Attendance by Lower School Students
National Merit Scholarship finalists and 2 recipients in 2019
US Varsity Sports Teams
Welcome to Taipei American School. We offer students of all ages and backgrounds a bridge from where they are to where they want to be, allowing them to discover a love of learning, to realize their full potential, and to become positive contributors to their local and global communities. Ours is a culture of caring and innovation, and our bridge a shared journey that enables success in many forms.