Teachers

Phoebe Wang  / Assistant Directorimg_20160511_165213

I  graduated from Chinese Culture University in Taiwan with a Bachelor degree in Foreign Language & Literature, in Taiwan I worked 10 years as a teacher and administrator in the early childhood education field. I moved to the US in 2015. I believe that love and method are the best way to stay with kids in their growth. I love to perform on the stage since I was little, such as singing, drama and Chinese traditional cross talk. I’m so glad to be a part of Sleepy Tigers and hope to share more joy with everyone.

Work hours: Monday-Friday, 8:15am-5:15pm.


Wenjun Wang / Lead Teacher

I’m from Xi’an, China. I graduated from the Eastern New Mexico University with a bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education. After that, I graduated from the University of Kansas with a master degree in the TESOL program. I have  been teaching Chinese to global students at all ages with different learning goals online and in person for more than two years. I was also an assistant teacher in the Children Development Center of the Eastern New Mexico University​, where I learned rich interaction skills with children. I’m a people person, has a passion for teaching Mandarin​, also has a soft spot for children.

Work hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:30pm. Rainbow Room


Yang Yang / Teacher

am from Shanghai, China. I graduated from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities with a bachelor degree in Visual Arts (primarily ceramics) and a master degree in Art Education with MN K-12 teaching license. I have been working with students from Pre-K to high school age during my master program by using DBAE(Discipline Based Art Education) method. Besides, I also taught preschool kids art as an assistant teacher in Shanghai for around two years. I love to use art as a visual tool to facilitate kids’ learning process and I believe understanding is the key to build up the relationship with them.

Work hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30pm-5:30pm. Blue Room.


Amber (Liming) Wang / Assistant Teacher

I graduated from University of Pittsburgh with a master degree in Foreign Language Education. I also enrolled in course of Early Childhood Education during my study at University of Pittsburgh. Besides, I participated in an Early Childhood Education program in Florence, Italy and visited Reggio Emilia teacher training center and several local preschools. I have been a volunteer Chinese teacher in Carnegie Library in Pittsburgh for two years, and I also was an assistant teacher in Pittsburgh Chinese School where I taught children in different ages. In addition, I was a volunteer in an national early education organization-Jumpstart in University of Pittsburgh for one year, in which I read storybooks for children each week. My experience helps me learn children development theories and rich interaction skills with kids. I believe every child is a unique individual, and I am making efforts to explore each kid’s potential and qualities.

Work hours: Monday-Friday, 8:45am-5:45pm. Blue Room.


Siwen Xue / Assistant Teacher

I have more than 4 years experience teaching / tutoring children and adults in Mandarin for both everyday and business purposes.  I graduated from Zhejiang Wanli University with a Bachelor degree in Chinese Language and Literature in China. I love children, the growth in a child always amazes me. In my free time, I like riding bike, boxing, reading  and cooking.

Work hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. Rainbow Room


Sandy Mei / Food Manager, Teacher Aide

2015-08-18 10.45.40I have been teaching preschool age children in China for over 17 years, I moved to the United States 3 years ago. I like kids and love to taking care of them. In my leisure time, I love to read and cook. I believe have a healthy body and healthy mind are the most important things for young children. My biggest accomplishment is the satisfaction from the parents and have children to grow healthy and happily in our school.

Work hours: Monday-Friday, 10:00am-6:00pm.