Betty-Joan Mouzak was born in Ohio, U.S. She grew up in Glyfada, Attica, and received her high school diploma from the 1st Lyceum of Glyfada, of which she also served as a flag bearer. She studied Biological Sciences at the National Kapodistrian University of Athens and did postgraduate studies in Human Genetics at the Medical School of the University of Michigan in the United States. She is fluent in English (she holds the PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATE IN ENGLISH with distinction) and she also speaks French. She has been trained in New Technologies, High School Assessment, Distance Education, Physical Sciences Teaching, School Library Organization, Skills Workshops and School Unit Management.
She worked in research projects at the E.K.P.A. (for two years), in Ag. Savvas and the Children’s Hospital.
She taught biology in the preparatory departments of admission to English universities (Foundation Programmes) to high school graduates at the Costeas-Geitonas Schools for two years and at the British Council for three years. At the same time she worked as a Professor of Applications at the Tei of Athens at the School of Health and Welfare Professions (for four years). For a decade she taught biology and chemistry in the department of the International Baccalaureate of Geitonas School. Since 2006, after successful examinations at A.S.E.P., she fulfilled her dream of offering her services in her mother’s birthplace – in Kastellorizo – and since 2007 she has been acting as Director of the Gymnasium with Lyceum Classes of Kastellorizo.
Each school year she coordinates school activities within the framework of Cultural and Environmental Programmes, as well as Health Education Programmes, many of which have been distinguished;