Academic Staff


Rolando M. Quinones

Principal – EtonHouse International Pre-School Yangon, Myanmar

Rolando has been in the education sector for more than a decade with valuable international teaching and leadership experiences. Prior to joining EtonHouse, he has been a teacher of various age groups, a teacher-trainer and a principal in four other international schools. Rolando is very excited to be part of the EtonHouse community and to share his vision of education in the twenty first century. He believes in encouraging children to love learning and to strive for what they are passionate about so that they may eventually discover their fullest potential.

Throughout his school days, he was a consistent student achiever and graduated as valedictorian. His work as a student leader in his university was applauded and recognized. Rolando was even nominated as one of the top ten outstanding students of the entire country. His passion for education continues to grow every time he sees children who are hungry for knowledge. He believes that students are the assets of the nation and he considers it his duty to support the students’ educational endeavor.

Myo Sandi Tun THEIN

Vice Principal

MSc (Business IT), BSc (Hons) (Computing), BA (English)

Sandi was born in Malaysia and spent most of her life at overseas, gaining international exposure and experiences. She was schooled at the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and United Kingdom.

Upon completion of her Bsc (Hons) in Computing from Coventry University (UK), she returned back home to contribute what she had learnt. She worked as a computer teacher at International School of Myanmar and throughly enjoyed her time working with children. She contributed in the school’s curriculum development. She crowned triumph in her classes due to her patience, positive, caring and loving attitudes. She was the only local Myanmar teacher to solely take upon an after-school activity club, which was one of the most popular.

She furthered her post-graduate studies at UK and privately tutored young children during her free time. Later, she moved to Singapore to work as a training executive, at National Institute of Education. She mainly liased with the Ministry of Education (Singapore) and University of Wisconsin (USA), and gave trainings to school administrators, teachers and students, ranging from primary to Junior College level.

Sandi thrives her best in education and is passionate about teaching. She truly believes in life-long learning and is eager to contribute in shaping today’s children for tomorrow’s future. It is undoubtedy true that her knowledge and experience in an international education context will be of great assests. Moreover, she is entuhasitc about upgrading her knowledge and skills.

Deborah Blanchard

Nursery 1 Core Teacher

Miss Deb is from New Zealand. She has many years teaching experience in different types of early childhood settings.

She was originally trained at the Dunedin College of Education, University of Otago. She did full time study specifically in Early Childhood Education. She also holds a post – graduate qualification in mental health.

Moreover, Ms Deb holds a certificate in Practical Management. For two years, she was the Community and Family Services Manager for a branch of Salvation Army. She also holds a music qualification having completed up to Grade 5 in pianoforte and theory at Trinity College of Music. She enjoys helping children reach their potential as confident and competent learners. Ms Deb is very excited to assist children as they all embark on their inquiry-learning journey.

Maria Jennifer Joy H.  Cancio

Pre-Nursery Core Teacher 

Joy has lived, studied and worked in the Philippines.

She graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy.

She has an appreciation for diversity and considers it a privilege to teach students in a nursery level.  She is caring and patient person who loves and enjoys working with children of preschool age. She used to work in a call center for 10 years as a supervisor and a trainer.

Joy is extremely passionate working with kids that brings her back to teaching. She was offered to work here in Myanmar as a private teacher and also during her free time she spent time doing private tutorial. Joy loves to cook and bake and the kids love baking with her.

This page was last edited on September 5, 2016