4K and 5K ELA Teacher
Ms. Jordan attends North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and studies Liberal studies. She also serves in the United States Air Force Reserves. While in college Ms. Jordan has volunteered over 100 hours of community service within her community. She has also earned the Air Force achievement medal for her duties while overseas.
Co 4K and 5K ELA Teacher
Ms.Lopez has worked with children ages 5-13 years for two years. She has worked with The Superlative Club as an Art instructor and before and after school coordinator. She loves working with children and believes that all children are the future and can lead us all to great things!
Quote: "It does not matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop!" -Confucius
5K Math and Chinese Teacher
My name is Xue Gao. I began teaching in 2010 in an international school in Beijing, China. from where I originally comes. I received a Master’s degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages .
Xuesong Jin Orona
2nd and 1st Grade Math & Mandarin Teacher
I was educated in China, Graduated from Jiangsu Normal university of Chinese Language and literature.
3rd and 4th Grade Chinese and Math Teacher
My name is Shimin Li and I teach third and fourth grade Chinese mathematics. I graduated from Beijing Language and Culture University with a master's degree in education. I have had six years of Chinese teaching experience. two years in china, one in Australia, and three in the united states.
3rd & 4th Grade ELA & SS Teacher
I have an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from UNC-Greensboro and a graduate degree in Special Education General Curriculum from Grand Canyon University.
5th, 6th, & 7 SS and 7th Grade Science Teacher
I earned a Bachelor of Science in Geography from Appalachian State University. I have a Graduate Certificate in Teaching, Middle Grades Social Studies, from UNCC. When I am not teaching, I enjoy travelling with my family, gardening, thrifting, and doing arts/crafts. I look forward to sharing my love of learning with my students.
5th, 6th, and 7th Grade ELA Teacher
Ms. Cochran is holding her PhD in English Studies and MA in Communication from Illinois State University. She is holding her BA in Teaching English to Non-Native Speakers of English. She has over 10 years of experience teaching English at a secondary level, along with teaching ESL, Composition, and Communication at a postsecondary level.
7th Grade Math, Heath and Physical Education, Library, and Research
Dean Ramsey is a Fulbright-Hays scholar who attended the University of Mississippi and earned dual degrees in Chinese Studies and Accounting. During his undergrad, Dean studied at various universities across China, including in Shanghai, Nanjing, and Xi’an. While abroad, he taught private English lessons to elementary aged students.
My name is Peggy Tsai. I graduated from Christ College, majored in Mass Communication and minored in English in Taiwan. I received my master’s degree in TESOL from Azusa Pacific University in California. Before coming to EVA, I was a Chinese Class TA in Denver Language School. Also, I taught 3rd and 4th grade classes last year in Eva. I will be teaching Science this year. Being a teacher for me is to make a difference in children's lives, and I look forward to another great year with my students and colleagues!
Fine Arts & Music Related Arts Teacher
My name is Yan Han. My majors are primary school education and Chinese language and literature. I have qualifications in China's primary school teaching and kindergarten teaching. I have my ACTFL OPI for Superior in Mandarin. I also have many years of experience in teaching in Chinese education, math, art and music.
My name is Ru Li, and I obtained my bachelor’s degree in education management from Jiang Xi Normal University, and had been teaching Chinese in an elementary school for 6 years in China. This is my third year working at EVA, and I am pursuing a master's degree in education at the University of South Carolina.