Meet the Principals
High School Principal, Damon Ealey
Damon Ealey is in his second year as High School Principal at CAJ. After serving for 10 years as a teacher in the Greater Toronto area, he moved from Canada to Japan in 2009, with his wife and two boys. Since then, he has served as a biology teacher, head of PE, and most recently as the director of teaching and learning. He is also a global professional with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada.
Middle School Principal, Winnie Langelaar
Winnie Langelaar is the Middle School Principal at CAJ. She also works in the Learning Resource Center at CAJ. Winnie arrived in Japan and CAJ in 2012 as a grade 6 teacher of Bible, math and science and became the middle school principal in 2013. Winnie has taught for over 30 years with experiences in different countries, teaching in grades kindergarten through high school. Outside of school, watching hockey, bicycling and watching movies as well as spending time with friends are her loves.
Elementary School Principal, Jean Hino
Jean Hino is serving in her first year as Elementary School Principal at CAJ, though she has been a part of the CAJ community for more than 20 years. Her family first joined as members of Student Support Services (SSS), then her daughters started school here, then her son, and eventually Jean began working at the school.
Jean has served as an elementary classroom teacher, second grade teacher, interim elementary principal, elementary technology integration specialist, elementary head teacher and elementary curriculum coordinator. She grew up in Pennsylvania, where she graduated from Millersville State University with an elementary and early childhood education degree. Jean first came to Japan to teach English at a church. She met her husband while she was a short term missionary. He is a professor of pathology at Juntendo Medical University. In their free time, they love spending time with their 3 grandchildren.