Xiong Jun is from Hubei province. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Central China Normal University. Since 2008, she has been a head teacher and English teacher at Hanchuan Experimental Middle School. Ms. Xiong has participated and won awards in numerous teaching contests. She has been awarded "Excellent Teacher" many times. Ms. Xiong lives with her family and is interested in reading, traveling, music, and film. Her goals for participating in the TCLP program are to promote culture exchange, to open the eyes of her students through learning and understanding different cultures, and to explore creative teaching methods, classroom management, student motivation and student assessment techniques in the U.S. Ms. Xiong was hosted by Audubon Charter School in New Orleans, Louisiana.