New Members of the AEA American Educational Association (ACS Calvert) Staff,

Welcome to the American Cooperative School of La Paz!

We offer an excellent college preparatory American and international education that enables our graduates to enter their top choice universities in the United States, Canada, Europe and Latin America. It is our goal that each of our students acquire the knowledge and skills and dispositions that will allow them to succeed in college and beyond. We achieve this by hiring a world-class faculty that engages students in the learning process and delivers a broad-based curriculum. Our program includes rigorous academic study, pursuit of the arts, athletics and wellness and involvement in a robust extra curricular offer including student-driven clubs and an extensive community service program.

This orientation guide contains useful information about the American Cooperative School and living in La Paz. It also outlines helpful hints to make your move to La Paz a smooth one. Please take the time to review this guide in the weeks and months to come. Do not hesitate to contact our staff with any questions you may have. In the School Information section, you will find a list of staff members who can help answer your questions.

Thank you for choosing the American Cooperative School! We are thrilled to have you join us in La Paz!


The ACS Leadership Team

  • Jamie Otis, Superintendent
  • Maria Inarra, Elementary Principal
  • Grace Kerscher, Secondary Principal

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