Tent Schools International

Emily Klooster

Emily joined our team in 2005, first in communications and later as interim Executive Director. She now leads creative projects for TSI, using her skills in layout, web development, content development and marketing. 

Emily graduated from Calvin University with a degree in English and a minor in Studio Art. She also completed an internship in communications with the international development organization World Renew. Following graduation, Emily spent a year in Seattle with AmeriCorps and another year in Honduras teaching fourth grade at International School Tegucigalpa.

Growing up in Washington and Iowa, Emily’s favorite subjects in school were English, History and Art. Emily is passionate about human rights, the outdoors, her neighborhood public school, the Enneagram, books and traveling with her family. She also likes indie-folk, an organized desk, biking, packing light and anything Scandinavian. Emily and her husband, Jonathan, have three children and a dog named Ozzy.