Chinese Educators to Visit Amity Middle Schools Next Week

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Nov 082018

Twenty-five distinguished Chinese educators, mostly principals, will be visiting the Amity Middle Schools in Bethany and Orange on Tuesday, November 13.

These educators have been selected by Guangdong Province, one of China’s most progressive provinces, to come to the United States this year. The trip for the delegation, which is visiting Connecticut November 4 through November 16, has been arranged by Daniel W. Gregg, Director of International Programs, Connecticut Association of Schools.

The purpose of this visit will be to explore how schools in the United States provide innovative school types and
approaches to address student populations; develop management strategies to ensure teacher quality and student learning; employ innovative teaching methods to improve learning for all students, and promote effective teaching and learning by engaging in dialogue with American educators.

Their visit to Amity will focus on middle school programs in Connecticut. This will be the second year the Connecticut Association of Schools has hosted educators from Guangdong Province. The delegation will be visiting Amity Middle School in Bethany 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and Amity Middle School in Orange 10:45 a.m.
to 12:00 noon.


Chinese Delegation Visits Amity High School

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Dec 102017

The full delegation posed with principal of Amity Regional High School, Anna Mahon, in front of the school

Educators from the Guangdong Province of China visited Amity Regional High School on Monday, December 4, 2017 and spent 3 hours shadowing students and talking with administrators.

The Associate Dean and the Director of the School of Professional Development and Research on Primary and Secondary Education from Guangdong Province led the delegation.

Their goal was to observe teaching and learning in the comprehensive high school.

The 20 guests shadowed about 14 Amity students during their visit.

Before leaving, the Chinese delegation exchanged gifts with their hosts.

(Photos by Daniel Gregg)