Faith Hu (胡凤飞)
Faith was a parent at NCLS for 14 years and was a Weiqi (GO) teacher at the school for one year. For several years, she was part of both the Support Education Program and PCC, the latter of which she was president of in 2016. She was the vice principal in 2017. Starting from 2016, she has been a member of the Event Committee.
Faith currently works in a nonprofit company as a principal software engineer and technical leader for many projects.
Faith received her BM in medicine from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China, MS in Computer Science from Concordia University in Canada, and ECFMG Board Certified in USA.
Lijuan has been teaching Chinese in both China and the U.S. for 35 years, including 17 years at Newton Chinese Language School, as Chinese Teacher, Grade Leader, Editor-in-Chief of the School Journal, and Dean of Academic Affairs.
Lijuan received her MS in Library and Information Science from Simmons University in Boston.
Yujuan Yun (员玉娟) has been working at NCLS as SAT I math /SAT II math teacher for last 19 years, as a Chinese class TA for more than 10 years. Many of her SAT math students got perfect score and being accepted to top universities such as Harvard and MIT.
Ms. Yun has been working in Boston Public Schools as a full-time high school math, physics, and Mandarin teacher for more than 10 years. In addition to teaching at PBS, Ms. Yun also worked as a lead teacher, a new teacher developer, a mentor teacher, and a teacher evaluator for many years.
Ms. Yun was selected to serve on the Grade 10 Mathematics Assessment Development Committee (ADC) for MCAS as well as being selected to serve on the Math Grade 10 Standard Setting Panel and the Competency Determination Validation Panel for the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System.
Ms. Yun started her teaching career in China right after graduated from AnYang Normal University in 1982. She taught all levels of Math and Physics courses for more than 10 years before she came to US. She also worked as a secondary math teacher and physics teacher trainer at Beijing Institute of Education for 6 years.
Director of Registration and Student Services Department
2003年陪孩子学中文加入了中文学校这个大家庭, 2006年加入教师团队, 从助教,代课老师开始, 到老师, 年级组长。感恩中文学校提供的大平台, 让我在陪伴孩子成长的同时, 也结交了很多良师益友,发扬了自己的兴趣。
John Zhao (赵志宏)
Director of Marketing
John received his B.S. (1991) and M.S. (1995) in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University in China. He studied at Northeastern University in Boston for Ph,D. degree from 1996 to 1999. He received M.B.A. degree from Babson University in Wellesley in 2011.
John currently works at MathWorks as a marketing director. He manages a global team of product marketing experts in the area of signal processing, wireless communication, and FPGA/ASIC design. He joined MathWorks in 2003. Prior to his current position, he also served as development manager at MathWorks, responsible for the design and development of HDL Coder, an FPGA and ASIC design software product.
John has been an active member of Tsinghua Alumni Association of Great Boston. He was the Chair-elect (2008 to 2009) and Chair (2009 to 2010) of Tsinghua Alumni Association at Greater Boston. He led and participated in many alumni and community activities during that period.
John has been a resident of Newton for over 10 years, and has been a NCLS parent for 7 years. He is excited to serve as the marketing director at NCLS. He is looking forward to bringing marketing expertise and leadership into the NCLS community.
Director of Accounting
Wan Yu has more than fifteen years’ experience in accounting. She began her accounting career at General Design Institute for Non-Ferrous metals in Beijing, China. In 2005, Wan joined Seabridge International Shipping Inc. in Montreal, Canada. Ms. Yu joined FourWinds Capital Management in 2007. She graduated from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting.
Associate Director of Accounting
InTeahouse,Inc. Accountant, HR, OFFICE Manager
Manage all business expenses, such as general business expenses, sponsership expenses, marketing expenses and event expenses.
Coordinate expenses for all company events. such as MIT 100K, Clean Energy Price, Events for potential investors and technology startups.
Help coordinate tea service gatherings for table speakers to give advise to startups in the areas of Funding, Academia, Banking, Government, Robotics, Life Sciences, clean Energy and Fin-tech.
Director of Planning
Participated and involved in school wide activities in NCLS for 13 years
Worked as dance teacher and TA for 5 years
Served as Chair of Events Committee for 2 years
Earned MS in MIS in 1999, worked at MetLife as DBA for 15 years. Started personal business in housing development and also supervise a branch of a clothing company