College & Career Counselor
Mr. Thong Nguyen (Peter) has been named College & Career Counselor beginning August 1, 2023. Originally from Vietnam, Mr. Thong immigrated to the U.S. when he was 7 years old as part of the boat people. In 2010, Mr. Thong returned to Vietnam to visit his family and learn more about Vietnamese culture. Since then he has been involved in several business start-ups and has taught at American and IB based international schools.
Mr. Thong holds the following degree and certifications.
International Student Advocate Certificate from NACAC (National Association for College Admission Counseling)
MA of Education from The College of New Jersey
BA Elementary Education from The College of New Jersey
CELTA certificate from Cambridge University Press and Assessment
BA from George Fox University, with a double major in Business and History
Aside from spending time with his family, Mr. Thong loves to play sports, chess (Chinese and American) and is passionate about helping others to discover and maximize their talents and gifts to achieve their purpose and goals.