The ISY student body is a friendly group of learners who look out for each other.  The ISY counselors help to maintain the fantastic spirit found at ISY.

Counseling Guidance Policy

Counseling at ISY

  • We believe students are at the center of all services we provide and should be given the support they need in order to become compassionate global citizens.
  • We believe all students have the right to learn in a safe and supportive environment.
  • We believe educating the whole person is vital to individual success.
  • We believe in celebrating diversity and supporting our students’ personal and cultural identity.

Philosophy Statement

In collaboration with the ISY community, the ISY counseling department provides a comprehensive, developmental counseling program addressing the academic, career/college and social/emotional development of all students. The counseling department’s mission is to assist students to become engaged, compassionate life-long learners who will become a force for positive change in the world.


Counseling Downloads

To view ISY’s Counseling Policies download the ISY Comprehensive School Counseling & Guidance Program

Child protection is taken very seriously at ISY.  We have a detailed policy document which is reviewed every year.  To read the document download the Child Protection Policy (English Version) and Child Protection Policy (Myanmar Version)


Meet the Counselors

Patricia Amundson-geisel

Elementary School Counselor

Ms. Patty has served the ISY community since 2013. As the elementary counselor she supports students, parents and staff by providing social-emotional, academic and educational services.

Mick Amundson-geisel

Secondary School Counselor

Mr. A-G has been a counselor at ISY since 2013. He handles the social/emotional, academic and university admissions needs of students in grades 9 to 12. He has two children attending ISY.

The International School Yangon
20 Shwe Taungyar Street
Bahan Township
Yangon, Myanmar

+95 (0) 9 880 441 040


The 5th Annual ISY Fundraising Gala is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 30, 2024, at the PARKROYAL Hotel Yangon and will be in their Yadanar Ballroom starting from 6:00 pm. The theme will be The Garden of Hope. The Gala supports and links to ISY’s strategic theme of Sustainability. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the event, please see this linked sponsorship document with the sponsorship packages and form. Any questions regarding sponsorship should be directed towards our Advancement Associate, May Su Yadana Bo ( or +95 9 880 441 040, +95 9 964 210 248. You can also see further details about ticket purchases for the event on our ISY Gala webpage and Facebook Event page.