Ms. Chen is from Beijing, China and received her Master of Arts degree in English Teaching Methodology from the Foreign Language Department at Beijing Normal University. Since 2006, she has been teaching English to students between the ages of 15-18 at the Experimental High School attached to Beijing Normal University. She is married and has a 13 year old son. Her hobbies include reading, traveling, and watching movies. While working with Teachers of Critical Languages program, Ms. Chen is hoping to help American students learn Chinese language and Chinese culture. In addition, she desires to exchange classroom management techniques, teaching methodologies and student assessment strategies with American teachers. Ms. Chen was hosted by Shrine Catholic High School (425 students and 35 teachers) in Royal Oak, Michigan (pop. 57,000).