Elena C. Racho is the Director of Mentari International School Jakarta and Systems Principal of Mentari schools. Prior to moving to MISJ, Elena spent 22 years at Jakarta International School where she taught and served as the Science and Social Studies Coordinator for a number of years. In the Philippines, Elena spent 10 years as the Elementary and Secondary Principal of a big private school. Her teaching experiences also include 4 years in Thailand where she taught in the Elementary and Middle School.
Elena brings with her a wealth of teaching and supervisory experience along with professional skills she learned from various training programs she attended in Asia, the USA and Europe. A passionate teacher and an inspiring teacher-trainer, she actively shares her expertise with teachers and her colleagues in the field of education and teacher training. She conducts workshops for teachers in Jakarta and in the Philippines. Elena and Albert have four children who grew up in Jakarta but are now residents of the U.S.A. and Canada.