Nauczyciele Polskiej Sobotniej Szkoły w Atlancie
Teachers and personnel
School principal, teaches kids 7-9 year old
Agnieszka Bledniak has lived in Atlanta with two daughters for over 20 years. She is involved in the Polish school as a parent, teacher, and now, director. She has been a teacher for 13 years. She highly enjoys teaching children her native tongue. Her hobbies are art, cooking, and reading. As an artist herself, she incorporates art in her Polish language lessons, which has a greatly encouraging and helpful effect for young students.
3-4 year olds' class
Miss Anna was born in Białystok. She has a Masters’ degree in Pre-K Education from the University of Białystok, and a further graduate degree in Early Education from the same University. Before she arrived in Atlanta in 2018, she was a kindergarten teacher in Białystok.
5-6 year olds' class
My name is Zuzia Iwaszkiewicz. I am a senior at Johns Creek High School. I am 18 years old. I was born in Edison, New Jersey, however, my family was born and raised in Poland. My first language was Polish, and I travel to see my family in Poland every year for summer vacation. I have experience in teaching. I used to teach math and reading at Kumon tutoring. I attended Polish Saturday school in 2016 and now I have the amazing opportunity to teach kids at the school. I work really well with children and I am great at communication.
9-10 year olds' class
Miss Magda was born in Nowy Sącz. She studied geology at the University of Science and Technology in Krakow, and marketing at a college in Chicago. She is the mom to twin girls: Milena and Liliana. She loves cooking, decorating and music. Her passion is also reading, especially when the good book is accompanied with a good glass of wine. Since her arrival in Atlanta in 2010 she started participating in Polish community events, starting with the Kids Book Club (Bajecznik), and currently her daughters are also students at the Polish School. Working with children brings her lots of joy, and seeing her students succeed in their studies is the best reward!
Dr Sergiusz Khangulian
Dr. Sergiusz Khangulian (PhD), a Professor of Slavic Studies, active in the Polish expat community. For many years, Sergiusz lectured at the Georgian National University in Tbilisi, and at Heidelberg University (Germany). Since 2010, he has taught at the Polish school in Atlanta.
Mrs. Anna Sroka was born in Lublin, where she studied Political Science at Maria Curie-Skłodowski University. She also has a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Cleveland State University. She came to USA in 2002 as an Au- Pair. She was a polish teacher for nine (9) years at that Polish School of Atlanta and volunteer for the Polish Club of Atlanta.
She is married, and a mom to Summer and Nicholas, and a miniature dachshund named Cookie:). She loves traveling, gardening, yoga, and art
My name is Ewelina Bledniak and I was born in Poland, but have lived most of my life in Georgia. When I was young, I attended this school and was able to become more proficient in my native language. I also learned more about Polish culture and history and developed skills like writing, which I might not have learned well otherwise. Despite my busy schedule as an adult, I have helped as a teacher assistant at the school and I am now a substitute when extra help is needed. Outside of working here, I am a research assistant at the Center for Advanced Brain Imaging.