M.A. The Chinese University of Hong Kong / B.A. The United International College
Ms. Qi or Qi Laoshi, which means teacher, graduated with a master’s degree in education after earning her bachelor’s degree in ESL teaching. She worked for five years at YK Pao School, teaching three years of ESL and two years of middle school science. She is excited to share more than just Mandarin language with her students, but also her love and appreciation of Chinese culture and tradition. She likes traveling with her husband Mr. Ris, spending time with family, and doing yoga or pilates. Coming to APIS Hawai'i is her first time living permanently outside China, and while she misses Chinese New Year at home with her family, she loves the exciting international atmosphere at APIS and the natural beauty of Hawai'i.