Ms. Faile received her bachelors degree in Public Relations from Kennesaw State University and has her certification in Elementary Education. She is a long-time Georgia resident and enjoys spending free time time outside and with her two dogs. The 2023-24 school year will be her first year joining YHALE’s team. She is excited to pursue her passion of early childhood education and guide her students toward academic success with creativity, in a positive and nurturing learning environment.
Mr. Stanford is an Atlanta native. 2015 Graduate of Georgia State University . This will be his 8th year in education, 3 of these years have been served in elementary education. In his spare time he works out, cares for his 50 plus house plants and loves to travel.
Youngran Song is a certified Korean Language Teacher in Georgia who joined YHALE in July 2021. She has been teaching Korean to elementary, middle, and high school students since 2011. She earned a Master’s degree in Education-Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from California State University and an IB (International Baccalaureate) teacher certificate in 2018.
Youngran is passionate about exploring new experiences and cultures. In 2013, she directed her Korean class students to host a “Celebrate Korea” program which performed to a sold-out crowd of people from all the surrounding counties of Valdosta, GA. For her contribution to the globalization of the Korean language and the development of Korean education in America, she was awarded the “Certificate of Appreciation” by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education in Korea on December 15, 2014. She was also awarded “Excellent Person of the Year” by News & Post (an internet-based Korean newspaper) on December 30, 2015, and nominated to represent Wiregrass at the GaTAPP Ambassador Conference on February 26, 2016. The GaTAPP Ambassador Program recognizes and highlights outstanding teachers.
With her Master’s degree and twelve years of teaching experience, Youngran is well-equipped to be a successful teacher. She is married with a son and a daughter and enjoys playing ping-pong and watching K-dramas in her free time.
Ms. Amy earned her Bachelor’s degree in National University of Singapore. She had her post-graduate diploma in education in National Institute of Education. She has been a school teacher in Singapore for more than 10 years. She moved to the US with her family in 2020 and joined YHALE in August 2022. She loves to read and likes nice food. She enjoys spending the weekend with her family to see beautiful scenery.