Alan and his wife Donna are new to the ZIS community arriving from Western Colorado in the U.S. Alan just completed his second master’s degree in Information and Learning Technologies School Libraries as he transitioned from classroom teacher to teacher librarian. Previously, Alan worked as a secondary teacher in the U.S for five years before heading overseas to teach in China and South Korea. Alan has supported a variety of extra-curricular activities: senior class sponsor, Model United Nations, photography club, track, and currently volleyball at ZIS. His interests include international travel, photography, and a multitude of outdoor sports that span four seasons “no such thing as bad weather just bad clothes.”