Jerome Lingo is currently teaching in the American International School of Johannesburg, South Africa as a Middle School Math and Learning Support Teacher. He recently finished his masters degree in Multidisciplinary Studies in State University of New York, Buffalo State. Prior to South Africa, he taught in several international school across the globe, namely, International School of Tanganyika in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Academia Cotopaxi in Quito, Ecuador where he co-built the first intensive learning support program in South America and had the privilege to present among other educators in Association of American Schools in South America (AASA) conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is also a part of MARIO Framework board of educators, an educational movement partnering with teachers and schools around the world to reimagine special education in international schools and a founding member of SENIA (Special Education Network and Inclusion Association) Africa. On top of teaching, he is also a volleyball coach in his former and present schools. An adrenaline junkie and enjoys seeing the world while ticking some bucket list activities – Skydiving in Cape Town, swimming with the whale sharks, paragliding in Brazil, and swimming at the edge of a waterfall to name a few.