The CLSC faculty consists of experienced, native-speaking Chinese teachers who are graduates of universities in the U.S. and China. Staff development, conducted by teaching professionals, takes place throughout the school year.
Sisi Guo graduated from University of Bridgeport with M.S. in TESOL and Elementary Education. As an intern and student teacher in her graduate teaching program, she taught for one and half years in Bridgeport public schools. She was a Chinese teacher at Huaxia Chinese School of Greater New York and Chinese Language School of Fairfield County for over two years. She believes in creating a positive and engaging learning environment for children to learn Chinese. She consistently guides her students to work together and individually to their personal and academic best.
| Xiaoyi Lin
I come from a family of teachers in China. I have always wanted to be a teacher and truly enjoy the profession. My approach to education is child-centered and I reach out to each child in an effort to help each find fun and joy in Mandarin learning. I truly enjoy working with students from diverse backgrounds, who have different interests and needs. I have two master's degrees in education. Furthermore, I hold Connecticut teaching certification in Mathematics Education , Grades K-12, as well as Connecticut teaching certifications in Library Media Specialist K-12, World Languages (Chinese) K-12; TESOL K-12; and Elementary Education.
| Hsuan-Hui Wang
My name is Hsuan-Hui Wang. I am proud to be a teacher at CLSC! I am from Taipei, Taiwan. I received a Master's Degree in Secondary Education from Brandeis University and I am certified to teach Mandarin and math to 7th-12th graders in Connecticut.
I have a true passion for working with our young learners! Helping each child progress in all areas of their development—social, language, and motor. I strive to create a community of learners that nurtures this growth in a positive, fun environment.
I love to watch funny TV series, play video games, rowing, and spend time with friends and family. I look forward to working together with you as partners in your child’s growth and development!!
| Kelly Fangchun Yeh
Hi, I am Kelly Fangchun Yeh. I have prior experience working at a preschool, and I began teaching Mandarin to students ages 2-18 in 2018. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and an Associate degree in Information Management from Kun Shan University, Taiwan. In addition, I have the following certifications: Teachers of Chinese to Speakers of other Languages (TCSOL), and American Council on The Teaching of Foreign Languages- Advanced High Writing and Superior Speaking. Reading suspense novels and watching crime TV shows are my hobbies. My favorite writer is Higashino Keigo東野圭吾.
| Yang Yu
Hello, I’m Yang Yu. I am a Chinese teacher with over 30 years of experience. I graduated from Harbin Normal School and Heilongjiang TV university. I also studied at the National Institute of Education in Singapore . I hold a Teacher's Certificate in China . Prior to coming to the United States, I specialized in teaching elementary and middle school students in China and Singapore. In the US, I taught at various institutions including Lincoln Education Center, Kindergarten School, BASIS Elementary school in NY. I also teach online classes.
Xuejing Zhu, obtained her master degree from Arizona State University, likes writing, reading, and child psychology. To her the most important thing is teaching with love. She wants to create a healthy and happy language learning environment for children, connect the Chinese learning with children’s daily life, and cultivate their love of Chinese and Chinese culture.