Sino Language


At Sino Language & Beyond, we do not

only offer US-China exchange programs

to students, but also to school leaders

- the US superintendents and principals.

The 4th annual Discover China-Professional Development Program

(Beijing - Shenyang - Shenzhen)

A two-week program in China to help educators start or strengthen their institution's Chinese programs and partnerships.

Please check the following documents to get prepared for the trip
Program Introduction
Tentative Itinerary
Feedback from previous programs

US - Beijing 10/09 - 10/10
Leave for Beijing

Beijing 10/10 - 10/13
10/10: Arrive in Beijing, check in hotel.
10/11: AM: Meet with the leaders from the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State
PM: Meet with education officials from the Beijing municipality and district education commission
Evening: enjoy Beijing Roast Duck
10/12: AM: Meet with principals from varies schools
PM: Visit school and meet with local students and teachers
10/13: Full day: Cultural Activity: Hike the Great Wall, Summer Palace. Explore the Beijing Olympic sites - the Bird Nest and Water Cube
Evening: attend a breathtaking Chinese acrobatic show that has been existed in China for thousand years

Shenyang 10/14 - 10/17
10/14: AM: Cultural Activity: Explore the Forbidden City
PM: Travel to Shenyang via high-speed rail
10/15: AM: Educational meeting with local officials in charge of cultural exchange and education
PM: Meet with principals from varies schools in Liaoning province.
10/16: AM: Continue meet with principals from varies schools in Liaoning province
PM: Cultural activities
10/17: AM: Visit school, observe class and meet with local students and teachers
PM: Cultural activities

Shenzhen 10/18 - 10/21
10/18: AM: Fly to Shenzhen
PM: Check-in hotel and relax
10/19: Full day: China-US K-12 Education Summit Forum (Guangdong Provincial Education Commission and school principals in Guangdong)
Evening: banquet with local education officials of Shenzhen and Guangdong
10/20: AM: Open class –School and student management
PM: Open class –Teaching methodology and student centered teaching
10/21: Cultural Activity: Explore Shenzhen

10/22 Homebound flight