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Ms. Louise Xu, Pinyin Teacher

Louise Xu possesses a master’s degree in English and a bachelor’s degree in English, and minors in psychology and art. She has been teaching at West Valley Chinese Academy since 2010. She also works as an English lecturer at California State University, Northridge and loves teaching and working with students.

Ms. Eva Chen, Book 1B Teacher

Eva Chen is a native Chinese speaker who studied nursing and psychology in Sichuan University in China and Dominican University of California. She possesses several years of experience teaching the Chinese language to non-native Chinese speakers before coming to the United States. She loves children and wants to integrate Chinese culture in her lessons to help the children develop their own interests. Her classroom is filled with fun and diverse language learning experiences.

Ms. Lucy Lu, Book 4 Teacher

Lucy Lu has devoted nearly 20 years to teaching Chinese. She has taught Chinese at many different schools and programs, and worked with students of all ages – from as young as the age of three to individuals who are more than 60 years old. She possesses a degree in accounting but found that teaching Chinese is truly her passion and something she really enjoys. She began teaching at West Valley Chinese Academy in 2005. She wants her students to enjoy learning, and this is reflected in her teaching methodology.

Ms. Cairong Wang, Book 6 Teacher

Cairong Wang graduated from Beijing Normal University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy. She has dedicated herself to being an educator in China and the United States for many years. She always enjoys teaching, and spending time with students.

Ms. Hui Zhou, Book 7 Teacher

Hui Zhou possesses a doctorate degree in literature from Renmin University in China. She has been teaching Mandarin for many years, excels in integrating Chinese culture into language instruction, and enjoys helping students with life skills.