Ivy Zhou

Ivy Zhou completed her Master’s degree at the University of Virginia (UVa), specializing in Educational Psychology, and her bachelor’s degree at Nanjing University, majoring in Chinese Literature Language. She was also a member of the American Education Research Association (AERA). In 2017, her research paper entitled Influential Factors to Chinese-American Students’ Cultural Identities was accepted and presented at the Annual Meeting of AERA in San Antonio, TX. She has also engaged in a cross-cultural work at the International Rescue Committee (IRC), aimed  at supporting newly settled refugees to conquer their language challenges and mentoring their emotional well-being. Before that, she worked in educational support in Daping Primary School in Yunnan Province.
After her graduation, she was initially a junior high school Chinese teacher and a student’s mentor at Hangzhou Entel Foreign Language School. She has the National High School Chinese Teacher Certification.
Ivy enjoys traveling, photography, watching films and plays. She is now studying Japanese and modern dance.
With her passion for teaching and life, she wishes to bring her energy and ideas of multicultural education to Huili School.