Wu Jiaman is from Jieyang, China. She received her bachelor's degree in English education from South China Normal University. Ms. Wu has been an English teacher at Rongjiang New Town School since 2019. In addition to serving as a classroom teacher, she has mentored students for oral English competitions and recently participated in a drama education workshop. Ms. Wu enjoys reading and exercising in her free time. During her year in the United States, she is looking forward to celebrating American holidays, such as Thanksgiving, attending a music festival or party, visiting local museums and libraries, and shopping at a yard sale. Ms. Wu’s primary objectives for participating in TCLP are to learn firsthand about the education system and culture of the U.S., develop her understanding of language teaching, and deepen her host community’s understanding of China. She will be hosted by Edward E. Sadlowski Elementary School in Chicago, IL.