Degrees and Certifications:
M.ED. M.A. VA PreK-12 Chinese License
Ms. Zhao earned her master's degree in Education from George Mason University. She taught Chinese I, II, and III in Loudoun County for seven years after working for Fairfax County Public Schools for one year. She also worked as a teaching fellow for STARTALK Chinese Teacher and Student Academies in UVA in 2018 and 2015. She now serves as a board member of the Chinese Language Teachers Association of Virginia (CLTA-VA).