High School Principal: Academia Cotopaxi
Anthony G. Vandarakis is the High School Principal at Academia Cotopaxi International School, in Quito, Ecuador.
Mr. Vandarakis completed his undergraduate degree at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois in 1997. In 2001, he was recognized by the Golden Apple Foundation for Excellence in Teaching and awarded a full scholarship for graduate school. He received his master's degree in education with a focus on Educational Leadership from the University of Illinois at Chicago (2002).
Mr. Vandarakis continued his higher education at Loyola University, on a Boeing Corporation Scholarship, receiving accelerated instruction in Aviation Science. In May of 2008, Mr. Vandarakis completed his Administrative Certificate requirements and holds a Type 75 Administrative Certificate from DePaul University.
Mr. Vandarakis enjoys living in South America and is actively traveling both with the Academia Cotopaxi student groups and on his own.