Panel: Strive to become school leaders



Bonnie Liao, Ph.D., Lead Founder & Trustee, Princeton International Academy Charter School

Li Yan, Principal, High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies, New York, NY

Joy Zhao, former Director, YingHua International School, Lawrenceville, NJ


Have you ever felt frustrated with the school administrators as a parent? Have you ever felt helpless with the district administrators as a teacher? This panel discussion may change your mindset about what you could do to make a positive impact on the American schools and education systems.


The panel will cover the following issues:

- what kind of school-leader type of positions a teacher can grow into?
- certification requirements
- pros and cons for these positions
- misconceptions about these positions
- differences between public and private schools for school leaders
- special opportunities created by the growing number of immersion schools
- strengths and weaknesses in general for first generation immigrants
- What is like to be a typical day of a public / private school principal?
- What does a principal like/dislike the most about his/her job?