Hu Xiaomin is from Zhijiang, China and received her bachelor’s degree in English from Hubei Normal University. She has been an English teacher at Hubei Zhijiang No.1 Senior High School since 2007. She is also a group leader of English teachers and has been awarded the title of “Outstanding Class Teacher” several times. She enjoys playing table tennis and singing, and especially enjoys cooking Chinese food. During her year in the U.S., Ms. Hu looked forward to sharing traditional Chinese holidays with her students. Her primary objective for participating in TCLP was to experience American culture and education in America in person. She was hosted by Tonopah Valley High School in Tonopah, AZ..