Lin Li is from Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China and holds a Bachelor of Education Degree in English from Wenzhou Normal College. She received her Masters of Education in English Teaching from East China Normal University. Since 2004, she has taught English at Wenzhou Experimental Primary School. She has participated in many teaching contests and research contests, where she has gained experience with current best practices in teaching methodologies like teaching critical language skills. Ms. Lin lives with her husband and is interested in camping, photography, and sports. Her goals for participating in the Teachers of Critical Languages Program are to learn classroom management styles and student assessment techniques in the U.S. She also hopes to create relationships with host students, teachers and schools. She was hosted by Naselle Elementary School (130 students and 7 teachers) in Naselle, Washington (pop. 479).