Leonardo Gifted School is partner or member of: COBIS - Council of British International Schools, ECHA - European Council for High Ability, WCGTC - World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, AERO - Alternative Education Resource Organization, BPLUSA - Big Picture Learning Design USA, University of Bucharest - Faculty of Phychology and Educational Sciences, University of Connecticut - Neag School of Education, Simon Fraser University - Faculty of Education

Staff & Teachers

The team

Member of Board of Directors

Director of Education, Ramona Paduraru

Ramona is a Sociologist  who graduated Sociology – Organizational Management at the University of Bucharest with ERASMUS scholarship in 2007, Denmark, Viborg (Animation as a learning tool– pedagogical module), certified as a Trainer of Trainers in 2006; certified in 2007 in Outdoor Education with Outdoor Bounds, Sovata, Romania; certified in 2011 as Camps Animator- Straja, Romania; guided in gifted education by Florian Colceag starting in 2008 to present; certified in 2014 for continuous professional development in teaching gifted and talented children by ICEP Europe – Ireland. Click for more



Psychologists Team




Principal Psychologist: Cristiana Haică

Owns two Master’s Degrees in Educational Systems Management & Human Resources; a Doctor’s degree in Medicine; Supervisor in Clinical Psychology, certified as trainer of trainers in 2006. Principal Psychologist, graduated Psychology in 1997. Click for more






Psychologist & School Counselor: Monica Dobre

Counsellor under supervision and psychotherapist in specialization program in the Romanian Society of Experiential Psychotherapy Institute (SPER).
Specialization in – Unifying experiential psychotherapy & counselling  for individual and adult groups, child, couple and family. Click for more




MA Clinical Psychologist, PhD, Psychotherapist / Psychological Assessments: Armand Veleanovici

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Psychologist: Gabriela Cosma

Specialised in Experiential Assessment and Counselling, Personal Development of Adult, Child, Couple and Family. Degree in Psychology at University of Bucharest. Click for more