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June 2021

Mr. Andrea Coppola

Middle School Italian Teacher

Field: Middle School

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How long have you taught at IST?
I have been teaching at IST for 3 years.


Describe IST in 3 words.
A multicultural community.

What is your favorite thing about the community?
Being able to develop a special relationship with the students and always being supported by colleagues.


What are the typical characteristics of an IST student?
IST students are curious, competitive, and caring.


What is your favorite memory at IST?
My first field trip to Rome with Grade 7 students. And, of course, watching Shakti wiping the floor with other Houses in every sports competition.


What would you be if you weren’t a teacher?
I would probably be a baker.