Main Profile profile for Yan Yanping

Yanping Yan
(Sichuan, China)
Chinese Teacher
Program Year: 
2006-2007
Bio: 
Yan Yanping is from Chengdu, Sichuan Province, majored in English, and holds a Master's Degree. Ms.Yan is a Senior Teacher at the Chengdu No. 7 Middle School (2,400 students and 128 teachers), which is a state-level model school and has been recognized as the best school in Sichuan Province. She has taught English to secondary school students for 23 years. Ms.Yan is the first English language teacher in the East Education Net School of Chengdu No. 7 Middle School and has developed language teaching skills for use in distance learning. (The Net School is open to students in distant, rural areas and uses satellite technology to reach students. It reaches over 50 schools in the SE Provinces, such as Sichuan, Yunnan, Tibet, and Guizhou, among others.) Ms.Yan has previously been to the U.S. as a teacher of Chinese and Chinese culture in Boston, Massachusetts in 1997-1998, when she taught at the Harvard-Kent School. Her awards include "National Model teacher of 2004" and "Model Teacher of Teacher's Ethics in Chengdu." Ms.Yan is a member of the Chengdu Foreign Language Research Society, Research fellow of the National Basic Foreign Language Teaching Research Center, and part-time researcher of the Chengdu Science Foundation. She was hosted by the Brownsburg East Middle School in Brownsburg, Indiana.