Yue Long

(龍宇 Lóng, Yǔ / Serena Chen)

Mandarin Language Teacher

Yue Long (Serena) was born and raised in Taiwan and is a native Mandarin Chinese speaker. Serena has experience designing, developing, and teaching lesson plans for preschoolers through ninth graders. In addition to teaching Mandarin at the Lexington Chinese School and 2nd Nature Academy, Serena is accomplished in a variety of Chinese arts and crafts, such as calligraphy, dough figuring, and paper cutting and imbues a cultural knowledge into her language instruction.

Education

  • Master of Science in Resource Economics and Policy from University of Maine

  • Bachelor of Business in International Trade from Tunghai University (Taichung, Taiwan)

Work Experience

2015

Received five years Senior Teacher Award from Association of Chinese Schools, USA

2014 & 2015

Attended the “Overseas Cultural and Traditional Arts Teacher Training,” sponsored by the Overseas Chinese Affairs Commission (OCAC, Taiwan)

2014-Present

Mandarin Chinese teacher at 2nd Nature Academy

2010 & 2014

Attended “Computer Assisted Instruction in Chinese,” sponsored by the Overseas Chinese Affairs Commission (OCAC, Taiwan)

2010-Present

Director of Teaching at Lexington Chinese School