About Us

Hendrik Taatgen holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from SUNY at Stony Brook.  He taught at Indiana University and Chapman University College, and published on anthropological research he conducted in a community of Catholics and Protestants in Ireland, and on Community Policing in Washington State.  He began his career in international school administration one week before 9/11, and has worked at several schools in the Middle East including The American International School in Gaza.  Presently he is Director of The International Programs School in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia.    

Marga Kapka has an M.A. in English Literature from Western Washington University where she taught composition and completed credentials for secondary English education. She has published on the immigrant experience in the U.S.A, and taught in public schools in Washington while earning credentials for teaching English as a Second Language. She began her international teaching career in 2000 and has taught in schools in the Middle East, including The American International School in Gaza.  Currently she teaches English and is Language Specialist at The International Programs School in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia.