Distinguished educators from China will be visiting Amity Middle School in Bethany and Amity Middle School in Orange on November 13, 2018.
Twenty-five distinguished Chinese educators, mostly principals, will be visiting the Amity Middle Schools in Bethany and Orange on November 13, 2018. 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 4th through November 16th, 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.