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Main Profile profile for Bao Qingmei

Bao Qingmei
(Dalian, China)
Chinese Teacher
Program Year: 
2018-2019
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Bio: 
Bao Qingmei is originally from Yantai, China. She received her bachelor's degree in English literature from Jinzhou Normal College (now Bohai University). She has been an English teacher at the high school attached to Dalian University of Technology since 2009, where she is also a head teacher for the twelfth grade and a team leader of the English department. As a team leader, she led her team to win an award for excellent teaching staff from the Dalian Education Committee. Ms. Bao enjoys sports, traveling, and reading in her spare time. She has a husband and a son. During her year in the United States, Ms. Qingmei looked forward to learning new teaching methods, sharing teaching experiences with her new colleagues, participating in different activities at her host school, and celebrating Chinese cultural holidays with her students. Ms. Bao’s primary objectives for participating in TCLP were to teach about Chinese culture and tradition in order to promote intercultural understanding, and to build a strong connection between her home and host schools. She was hosted by STEP Academy in St. Paul, MN.