AASA Announces 2015 Summer Chinese Delegation

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   AASA Members among Educators Participating in 'Discover China' Program

Alexandria, Va. – June 29, 2015 – AASA, The School Superintendents Association, announced today the educators who will participate in the organization’s “Discover China” program.

Sponsored by CAST-the China Association for Science and Technology, the delegation began its tour in Beijing on June 27 and will stay in China for two weeks.

AASA members and staff among the delegation include:

  • Monica Renee Alves, dean of academics, director of global studies, Morgan Park Academy, Chicago, Ill.
  • Nadine Lois Crowe, superintendent, Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District, Spencer, Mass.
  • Elizabeth Ann Eby, teacher, Lanier Middle School, Fairfax, Va.
  • Melissa Farrow, assistant to the superintendent, Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District, Spencer, Mass.
  • Jonathan Flayhan, school administrator, Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District, Spencer, Mass.
  • Charlynne Joy Hopkins, principal, John M. Clayton Elementary School, Frankford, Del.
  • Angela Knapton, school committee representative, Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District, Spencer, Mass.
  • Amy Emiko Enomoto Perez, superintendent, Rosemead, Calif.   
  • Jeffrey Carlos Toshio Perez, biology teacher, Shadow Hills High School, Indio, Calif.
  • Robin Anne Sundquist, food service director, Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District, Spencer, Mass.
  • John Michael Thoma, vice principal, Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District, Spencer, Mass.
  • Diana Guerrero White, assistant principal, Lanier Middle School, Fairfax, Va.

Highlights of the China delegation’s agenda will include school visits, cultural activities, meetings with Chinese educators, and interactions with U.S. K-12 students studying Chinese and their parents.

For more information about AASA’s Discover China program, visit the Cultural Exchange section of the AASA website.   

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