Teachers

 
Jane Lin, MS
Principal & Teacher

Mrs. Jane Lin has over 20 years experience in teaching Mandarin in Texas and Taiwan. She earned her Master's degree in Chinese Literature from National Kaohsiung Normal University, 國立高雄師範大學, in Kaohsiung, Taiwan and completed her Secondary School Teachers' Education Program and became a certificated teacher. She had taught Mandarin at National Overseas Chinese Experimental Senior High School, 國立華僑實驗高級中學 in Banqiao (New Taipei City) in Taiwan from 1996 to 2011.

Jane and her family have lived in North Austin for years. She is a compassionate, enthusiastic, and intelligent teacher who always loves working with young children and teens. She and her husband have two beautiful daughters. The family loves to go on road trips during holidays and enjoy family time exploring the National Parks of America.

Jane said the most pleasing words a student can tell her is "Learning Chinese is so interesting and fun". That's why she named her school 'Fun Chinese Program.’

   
 
Pei-Ling Lee, Ph.D.
Assistant Principal &Teacher

Pei-Ling Lee, a native Chinese speaker from Taiwan, has worked in the education field for more than 15 years and taught children using technology to learn Mandarin Chinese for over seven years. Pei-Ling holds a Ph.D. degree in Educational Administration from The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to the Ph.D. program, she already completed her Master’s degree in Educational Technology from the University of Missouri at Columbia.

Pei-Ling has not only designed and developed effective curriculum for improving students’ Chinese language and culture learning but also organized teacher workshops for advancing teachers’ knowledge and skills to better serve their students. She frequently attends teacher training organized by various entities to acquire the most current and best teaching practices of Chinese language learning.

Pei-Ling believes all kids can learn. Students will learn best when they can make a connection between the curriculum and their interests and life experiences.  Differentiated instruction can definitely help students to succeed. "Tell me and I forget. Teach me and remember. Involve me and I learn" (Benjamin Franklin). Franklin’s quote embodies the core tenants of her teaching philosophy she has developed.

   
 


Amy Liao, MS
Teacher

Amy Liao obtained her Master's degree in biomedical engineering from a University in Taiwan.  She actively participated in various children education activities and discovered her passion for helping kids learn. After coming to the United States, Amy works immediately as a Chinese teacher for many years and enjoys teaching kids as well.  Her goals are to build a happy and positive Chinese learning environment for her students, assist them to understand the beauty and meaning of Chinese characters, and enable them to apply the language in real life. 

 

Miranda Ho, MS
Teacher
 

A native Chinese speaker from Taiwan, obtained her Master's degree in Foreign Language from a University in Taiwan, also earned the certification in 2014 by TCSOL (Teachers of Chinese to Speakers of Other Language). She moved to the United States (Texas/Dallas) with her husband in 2016, having a daughter and moved to North Austin in 2017.

She is a passionate, open-minded and active person who is willing to learn/challenge the new. Various causes, she got the chance to join the team of Fun Chines Program to practice what she has learned. Being a newly mother, she would love to work with young children as her daughter, hoping to assist kids to understand/practice the meaning of Chinese characters and the connotation of Chinese Culture happily and naturally. She believes that not only kids learn from her, but she also learn from kids to help both become the better one.  

 



 
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